What started with 94 teams has been whittled down to seven. The Fourth Qualifying Round for the 2019 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup took place over the weekend of April 6-7 with six matches playing out.
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Virginia United and their supporters scored twice to tie the game before defeating Maryland’s World Class Premier Elite FC in a penalty kick shootout.
Cal FC outclassed Santa Ana Winds FC by a score of 4-1 on Sunday at the Lake Forest Sports Park. The win sent Cal FC back to the Open Cup for the first time since 2015, and Winds FC back to the drawing board.
Twice, the hometown Academica SC snatched victory from the jaws of defeat, scoring two late goals to send the match into extra time, and then scoring another equalizer deep into stoppage time of the second extra time period. In the end, the match would be decided by a penalty kick shootout and the hosts did not disappoint.
Comebacks in soccer are part of what makes this game so compelling and FC Denver accomplished one of the biggest in recent Lamar Hunt US Open Cup history against Southwest FC.
Maritsa, who traveled to Dallas from St. Louis, were unable to prevent Rayados from extending their Modern Era (1995-present) qualifying record as the home team came away with a 5-0 win.
West Chester United won a fourth straight 2019 US Open Cup qualifying match away from home to qualify for the First Round of the competition with a 3-0 win over Boston-based Safira FC at Dilboy Stadium in Somerville, Mass.
UPDATE: 2019 US Open Cup qualifying scores / schedule This weekend, the last six entries into the 2019 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup will be determined. The fourth and final round of the Open Division Local Qualifying tournament for the 106th edition of the US Open Cup will feature four games on Saturday, April 6 […]
The Florida Soccer Soldiers have punched their ticket to the 2019 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup without playing their final Open Division Local Qualifying tournament game.
Cal FC defeated Cal United in penalty kicks by a score of 7-6 after a 1-1 draw on a cold and rainy night at the Orange County Great Park Soccer Complex in Irvine, Calif.