The 2016 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup is a little more than nine months away, but 18 amateur teams have already earned a spot in the 103rd edition of the tournament.
Chattanooga FC nearly got revenge for a 5-0 thumping they suffered at the hands of the Silverbacks, but in the end, Atlanta prevailed 2-1 in extra time.
Richmond Kickers head coach Leigh Cowlishaw has said the team’s secondary goal in the US Open Cup is to bring an MLS team to Richmond. With the club’s 3-0 Third Round win over the NASL’s Jacksonville Armada FC that goal was achieved.
Despite blowing away their opponents on the stat sheet, the Rochester Rhinos were only able to put one past Greater Binghamton Thunder goalkeeper Jason Stenta in a 1-0 victory.
The Sacramento Republic set an attendance record while Tommy Stewart scored a hat trick in a 4-2 win over the Sonoma County Sol.
Unlike last round where penalty kicks seemed to be the hot commodity, the match between Louisville City FC and Lansing United ended in 90 minutes with Louisville scoring three minutes into the second half.
For the second year in a row, Chattanooga FC eliminated the Wilmington Hammerheads in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.
Heviel Cordoves scored in the first half and was sent off in the second half, but the Charleston Battery were able to hold on for a 1-0 win over Miami United in the Second Round.
Tomasz Zahorski became the first player from Poland to score a hat trick in the US Open Cup’s Modern Era.
Two second-half goals pushed the Richmond Kickers past Virginia Beach City FC and into the US Open Cup’s Third Round Wednesday night with a 2-0 victory.