Jefferson Savarino dribbled uncontested from midfield after a sloppy Rapids turnover for the game’s only goal at the half hour mark.
Behind early goals from Rapids forward Jonathan Lewis and Michael Edwards, Colorado held on to knock out last year’s Open Cup runner up 4-2 in an entertaining, back and forth match.
The Colorado Rapids broke a seven-year Lamar Hunt US Open Cup winless streak Wednesday, rolling past the Northern Colorado Hailstorm 3-1 in Third Round play.
Every sport has its go-to underdog story. For American soccer, it’s the 1999 Rochester Raging Rhinos
This year’s Semifinal marks just the 10th time in the US Open Cup’s 106-year history that all four remaining teams have never lifted the trophy.
Kevaughn Frater’s late equalizer would prove to be the biggest moment of the night as New Mexico United forced extra time and defeated the Colorado Rapids 4-2 in a penalty kick shootout to advance to the Round of 16.
Nashville SC advanced to the Fifth Round of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup with a 2-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids at Vanderbilt Stadium on Wednesday night.
FC Dallas advanced to the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Quarterfinal for the 16th time in the club’s history with a 3-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids.
For the first time in the Rapids’ US Open Cup history, they overcame a two-goal deficit to advance to the next round of the tournament.
With the win, FC Dallas advances to the Quarterfinals for the 15th time in club history. Only one team in the 103-year history of the US Open Cup has more Quarterfinal appearances.