The American Dream. That is something that most Americans whose families have been in the United States for generations take for granted. In 2007, Osvaldo Alonso defected while playing for the Cuban National Team during the CONCACAF Gold Cup. On Tuesday, he helped lead the Seattle Sounders to a historic third consecutive US Open Cup […]
2011 US Open Cup Final
The Seattle Sounders became the first team in MLS history to win three consecutive titles in any event, including MLS Cup.
2011 US Open Cup Final Scoreboard CenturyLink Field – Seattle, WA TV: Fox Soccer AUDIO: 97.3 KIRO FM Chicago Fire 0 FT 2 Seattle Sounders 77′ – Fredy Montero 90′ – Osvaldo Alonso
Only two clubs in the history of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup (formerly known as the National Challenge Cup) have won five championships. TheCup.us takes a look back at those two clubs and how they did it.
Historically, Major League Soccer teams are not supposed to win in Mexico. In the past few weeks, however, both FC Dallas and the Seattle Sounders have etched their names in history with victories south of the border in the CONCACAF Champions League. On Tuesday the two clubs, both also in contention for the regular season and MLS Cup titles, look to book a spot in US Open Cup Final.
The United States Soccer Federation has unveiled the hosting possibilities for the 2011 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. The match will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 4, regardless of the location. The combination of winners of the Semifinal match-ups, which will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 30, will determine where the championship will be decided. Seattle to host if Sounders advance while Dallas would travel to Chicago or host Richmond should Seattle not reach a third consecutive final.