Diego Rubio scored the game-winning goal in the second extra time period to lead the defending US Open Cup champions to a 2-1 win.
Sporting Kansas City/Kansas City Wizards
Nemeth’s record-tying four-game goal-scoring streak played a big role in Sporting Kansas City’s third US Open Cup title and as a result, he was voted the TheCup.us Player of the Tournament.
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Jordi Quintilla’s conversion in the eighth round of penalties was the difference as Sporting Kansas City topped the Philadelphia Union 7-6 in kicks after a 1-1 regulation draw.
Feilhaber was involved in all three goals in Sporting Kansas City’s 3-1 Semifinal win over Real Salt Lake.
Feilhaber scored a goal and dished out his tournament-best fourth assist as Sporting reached their third Open Cup Final.
The suspension comes as Sporting Kansas City prepares for a crucial Semifinal at home against Real Salt Lake on August 12. Espinoza will then miss either the Open Cup Final or his club’s opening match of the 2016 US Open Cup tournament, whichever occurs first.
All four games in this year’s Quarterfinals were decided in the 86th minute or later and more fans were there to watch (across the round) than any year in the Modern Era.