The 2014 edition of the Portland Timbers weren’t bothered at all by the ghosts of Hollywood United (2008) and Cal FC (2012), as the home team cruised to a 3-0 win over Orlando City U23s.
Orlando City U-23s/Central Florida Kraze
2014 US Open Cup Round 3: Orlando City U-23s upset Charleston Battery in record-breaking PK shootout (video)
Orlando City U-23s became the first amateur team in Open Cup history to defeat the Charleston Battery at home, advancing Wednesday night via a Modern Professional Era record 14-round shootout after 120 minutes of play ended in a 2-2 draw.
2014 US Open Cup Round 2: Orlando City U23s earn first tournament win, 2-1 over Jacksonville United
The winless streak, which included a 2-1 loss to Jacksonville in 2012, was the longest active Open Cup losing streak in American soccer.
2013 US Open Cup First Round: VSI Tampa Bay hangs on to win in PKs over Orlando City U-23
VSI Tampa Bay (USL PRO) won over the Orlando City U-23 (USL PDL) in penalty kicks Tuesday night 1-1 (5-3) at the Seminole Soccer Complex in Sanford, Fla. The first round match of the 100th U.S. Open Cup paired Tampa Bay in its first appearance in the US Open Cup against Orlando City U-23 in its sixth appearance.
Meet the 16 Premier Development League teams entering the 2013 US Open Cup
A dozen clubs are making a return appearance in the event, including 10 that were in the tournament this past year. Four sides will be making their US Open Cup debuts in 2013.
2012 US Open Cup First Round: Jacksonville United last minute heroics snag a victory from Orlando City U-23
Jacksonville United FC stormed back late in the match to come back from a 1-0 deficit to beat Orlando City U-23 2-1 in the First Round of the 2012 US Open Cup.
Source: 2013 US Open Cup to feature 16 Premier Development League teams
According to sources at the United Soccer Leagues’ annual general meeting in Tampa, Fla., the Premier Development League will have 16 entries into the 2013 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup for the second straight year.