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2022 US Open Cup
Following each year’s competition, TheCup.us honors a player with the distinction of being named “Player the Tournament” for their outstanding performance. However in 2012, an additional honor was added: TheCup.us Lower Division Player of the Tournament.
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It finally happened. After eight seasons in Major League Soccer, Orlando City finally lifted their first silverware as they beat Sacramento Republic 3-0 on Wednesday night.
On Wednesday night, the Sacramento Republic FC, the underdogs from the second-tier USL Championship, will travel to Florida to take on Orlando City SC.
Two teams separated by 2,800 miles but connected by a shared season in the USL Pro league in 2014 – Sacramento’s first season of USL play, Orlando’s last before moving up to MLS – are now meeting again for a chance at US Open Cup glory.
After 120 minutes of a scoreless draw had passed, the only remaining form of defense left against Sporting Kansas City was Sacramento Republic’s goalkeeper Danny Vitiello. Tied at 4-4 in penalty kicks, only 12 yards separated him from glory and it came down to the last kick. Sporting veteran Graham Zusi stepped up to the […]
After a scoreless draw, the match would be ultimately decided by penalty kicks, with Republic FC winning 5-4 over Sporting KC to advance to the 107th US Open Cup Final against Orlando City SC.
On a rainy night in Central Florida, Orlando City scores four second half goals to beat the New York Red Bulls 5-1 en route to the club’s first US Open Cup Final.
The Semifinals of the 2022 U.S. Open Cup have a little bit of everything in the four clubs seeking a spot in the Final. New York Red Bulls: The team that has struggled in the Open Cup since switching to the Red Bulls name, not only find themselves within reach of their first Cup championship. […]