UPDATE: Here are the results from last night’s Second Round action and the schedule for Round 3 After Arizona United SC capped an amazing comeback last night, one wild game is already in the books in the second round of the 101st edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. Tonight, in what is regarded as […]
2014 First Round
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This past Wednesday saw the First Round of the 101st Edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. 16 amateur teams were scheduled to square off — but only 7 matches took place — for the right to move on in one of the world’s longest running soccer competitions.
It was a battle of amateur clubs featuring former professional players making their second consecutive trip to the tournament and a goal by David Olguin in the 81st minute was enough to send Red Force to a rare Florida victory.
In a battle of Southern California amateur clubs, PSA Elite won a penalty kick shootout against the Los Angeles Misioneros to advance to Round 2 for the second time in three years.
The Ventura County Fusion became the first Premier Development League team to win US Open Cup matches in four straight seasons Wednesday night with a 2-1 win over the NPSL’s CD Aguiluchos USA.
RWB Adria has had their share of heartbreaks in their US Open Cup history. Wednesday, they were the heartbreakers, as they eliminated Detroit City FC on penalty kicks after a full time score of 2-2.
The Western Mass Pioneers proved the old truism that it’s not how you start, but rather, how you finish following a 4-1 First Round Open Cup win over GPS Massachusetts on Wednesday at Lusitano Stadium.
It took extra time after a scoreless 90 minutes of regulation time but Lehigh Valley United were victorious by the score of 1-0.
With the win, the Red Bulls pick up their first Open Cup victory as a NPSL team, and deny the Voltage the first win by a Vermont team in tournament history.