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For the second straight tournament game, Kelyn Rowe scored twice to send the New England Revolution to a 4-2 Fourth Round US Open Cup win over the New York Red Bulls at Harvard University on Wednesday. The Revolution advance to the Quarterfinals, travelling to face a DC United on Wednesday, June 26.
Hoping to change their US Open Cup performances of past, the New York Red Bulls picked up only their fourth win since reaching the 2003 tournament final as they avoided embarrassment by eliminating the PDL Reading United AC 2-0 on a pair of second half goals Wednesday night in the Third Round. Lloyd Sam was involved in both strikes with a goal and assist.
Since 1996, only six teams have advanced to the Semifinals after beginning play in the First Round. The Rochester Rhinos (2009), Charleston Battery (2008), Carolina RailHawks (2007), San Francisco Bay Seals (1997) and the Seattle Sounders who did it twice in 2007 and 2008. San Francisco remain as the only “third division” club (now the USL Pro) to advance to the final four during that span.
The Red Bulls were fined for having a suspended player listed on their gameday roster.
The New York Red Bulls, who are notorious for throwing their second team into the Open Cup and losing early, decided to take a different approach into their game against the Charleston Battery. This approach would serve them well, as for once they avoided being upset by a lower division side, winning 3-0 and advancing […]
A stunning first night of US Open Cup Quarterfinal action was highlighted by a shocking upset registered by the USL Pro Richmond Kickers in Kansas City and the actions by coaches before and after each game. Tune in at 9:30 pm ET here for another edition of TheCup.us Live Blog as we follow who becomes the last to join the Final Four with LA visiting Seattle.
The Chicago Fire earn their record-tying eighth trip to the US Open Cup semifinals after defeating the self-depleted New York Red Bulls 4-0 at Toyota Park in the Quarterfinals of the 2011 tournament.
Struggling to find success in MLS, the Chicago Fire are looking to find some glory in the US Open Cup and will have to go through one of the leaders of their Eastern Conference as they play host to the New York Red Bulls.
The United States Soccer Federation announced the pairing and hosting scenarios for the 2011 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Semifinals Thursday, unveiling that Real Salt Lake and Sporting Kansas City would host the winners from the opposite side of their bracket with victories in the Quarterfinals. The USSF also officially revealed a schedule change for the Quarterfinals.