This weekend is the final weekend of the PDL, so teams and fans will not only be scoreboard watching for playoff positioning, but also to try to move up in the overall league standings to improve their chances of qualifying for next year’s US Open Cup.
The Portland Timbers Under-23s punched their ticket to the Second Round of the 2018 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup by defeating the visiting Kitsap Pumas 5-0.
It’s never too early to start looking ahead to the 2018 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.
With the Premier Development League (PDL) playoffs kicking off today, let’s take a look at the probable and possible qualifiers to next year’s Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.
Cristian Roldan and Joevin Jones scored second-half goals to send the Sounders past the Kitsap Pumas at Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwil, Wash.
For the third year in a row, the Cosmos began their US Open Cup run with a shutout of an amateur club.
San Antonio avoided being the 8th upset victim of the Des Moines Menace with a 2-1 comeback victory.
Or for the Premier Development League’s Kitsap Pumas in its 3-1 victory over against the USL’s Sacramento Republic FC, a massive scouting report put together by a former Sports Illustrated writer.
The Menace defeated a professional team for the seventh time in club history, which ranks second most in the Modern Era among amateur clubs.
Back in 2013, in their US Open Cup debut, FC Tucson upset an Arizona-based USL team. This year, Arizona United made sure history didn’t repeat itself.