US Open Cup qualifying for the Premier Development League is already underway for 2011 as the season began on April 30. It is arguably the most exciting portion of the event for the league as the task of qualifying can be more daunting than the professional opponents awaiting them in the tournament proper. In the […]
Kansas City Brass
US Open Cup qualifying for the PDL Central Conference, the last conference to begin qualification play, opens with three games on May 14 and a fourth the following evening.
The Cleveland City Stars continued their dream start to the 2007 season, remaining unbeaten on the year with a 4-0 victory over the PDL’s Kansas City Brass.
Cleveland struck first in the 19th minute off the foot of Ian Leibbrandt, with help from a John DeVae cross. The Stars nearly scored on three occasions following the goal, and finally put one in the back of the net just before halftime. Gerardo Alvarez sent a cross to Adam Moffat, who beat the Brass goalkeeper to give Cleveland a 2-0 lead going into the break.