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December 2, 2016
OPEN AND SHUT CASE
Pancyprian blanks Greek Americans in Open Cup, 4-0

In a confrontation of fierce rivals, the Pancyprian Freedoms recorded a 4-0 win over the New York Greek Americans in the U.S. Adult Soccer Association's Open Cup at the Metropolitan Oval in Maspeth, Queens Thursday night.


December 1, 2016
MET OVAL DERBY
Pancyprian Freedoms vs. Greek Americans in USASA Open Cup tonight

In one of the most compelling amateur derbies and battle of former national champions, the New York Greek Americans will take on the Pancyprian Freedoms in a U.S. Adult Soccer Association Open Cup match Thursday night.


October 24, 2016
JUGGLING THE SCHEDULE
2017 Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup fixtures announced; MLS teams will enter competition June 14

The U.S. Soccer Federation announced Monday that the third round of Open Division local qualifying for the 2017 Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup has been rescheduled. The federation also announced the schedule for the 2017 competition.


October 20, 2016
NOT THIS YEAR
CSL Report: Lansdowne Bhoys, a Cinderella team last year, already eliminated from Open Cup

A surprise package in last season’s competition, Lansdowne Bhoys bowed out of the 2017 Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup second round qualifiers 3-2 to FC Motown Celtics in Bridgewater, N.J. Sunday.


September 15, 2016
COMEBACK KIDS
CSL Report: Lansdowne Bhoys rally from 2-goal deficit to defeat Freedoms in extratime in Open Cup

Lansdowne Bhoys got off to a dramatic start in the qualifying round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at Tibbetts Brook Park Saturday. The Cosmopolitan Soccer League champions erased a two-goal deficit in the last 15 minutes to knockout three-time holders Pancyprian Freedoms 3-2 in extra time.


September 13, 2016
FIRST STEP
FC Dallas captures U.S. Open Cup

FC Dallas took the first step toward its goal of a treble with a 4-2 victory over the New England Revolution in the U.S. Open Cup final at Toyota Stadium Tuesday night.


August 19, 2016
FINAL DATE SET
U.S. Open Cup title to be decided Sept. 13

The 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup final between FC Dallas and the New England Revolution will be played at 10 p.m. ET Tuesday, Sept. 13, at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, U.S. Soccer announced Friday.


August 11, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Trophies, Tennessee and transfers

Victories by New England and Dallas over Chicago and Los Angeles, respectively, in the Lamar Hunt/ U.S. Open Cup semifinals this week give both teams another chance to fill two of the barest trophy cases in all of MLS, even including all the expansion teams since the original 10 and the folded teams.


August 10, 2016
'07 REMATCH
FC Dallas stuns Galaxy with two late goals

FC Dallas scored on two late corner kicks to take a 2-1 extra time win over the Los Angeles Galaxy in the semifinals of the U.S. Open Cup at the StubHub Center Wednesday night.


July 15, 2016
LESSONS LEARNED
After Open Cup elimination by Philly, Red Bulls prepared for a league rematch

Don’t expect the Red Bulls finish like they did several weeks ago in a 2-1 loss to the Philadelphia Union in the Round of 16 in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup.


June 30, 2016
VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS
Of Cosmos' Open Cup loss to the Revolution

If you are a Cosmos fan, you might not want to watch this. If you are a New England Revolution, you probably will want to watch this over and over again.


June 29, 2016
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Strikers pull an upset, advance to quarters

CHICAGO - Thee NASL's Fort Lauderdale Strikers kept their Cinderella run alive in The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 with a 2-1 extra time victory against Major League Soccer's Orlando City SC Wednesday night.


June 29, 2016
HAMSTRUNG
Roversio leaves Cosmos’ loss with pulled hamstring

The Cosmos might have lost more than a match in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup Wednesday night. They might have lost center back Roversio for Saturday's North American Soccer League fall season opener against the Ottawa Fury due to a hamstring injury.


June 29, 2016
TAKING THE BLAME
Maurer on his error and momentum change in Cosmos' Open Cup elimination loss: 'It's all on me'

After the Cosmos were shown the door from yet another frustrating fifth-round exit in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup Wednesday night, there was some finger-pointing going around the team about the blame.


June 29, 2016
BACK IN THE NET
Meara to start in goal vs. Philly

Ryan Meara will be up for his first start in a Red Bulls jersey since returning from his loan stint with New York City FC as the one-time rising star perhaps signaling his return to form and health with the nod for this Wednesday night.


June 29, 2016
IN THE MIDDLE OF A CONUNDRUM
Sean Davis tries to find more minutes in a talented Red Bulls central midfield trio

In many ways, the 2016 season has been as trying for Red Bulls midfielder Sean Davis as his rookie campaign a year ago.


June 28, 2016
WANTING TO TAKE THE FIFTH
Cosmos meet the Revs as they attempt to hurdle their fifth-round Open Cup obstacle

Since returning to the North American Soccer League three years ago, the Cosmos have won two Soccer Bowl titles and reached the semifinals of a third playoff. Now, they hope to take the fifth for the first time, as in the fifth round of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup.


June 28, 2016
HE'S REALLY CLOSE
SWP looks recovered from hamstring injury

Shaun Wright-Phillips may be close to seeing the pitch again after the Red Bulls midfielder was injured a couple of weeks ago.


June 28, 2016
FOCUSED ON THE CUP, NOT THE DERBY
Red Bulls concerned about Philly in Open Cup before even thinking about NYC FC

There is a much-hyped match this Sunday at Yankee Stadium for the Red Bulls, who face rival New York City FC in yet another derby match. But in many ways, the bigger match comes midweek for the Red Bulls.


June 23, 2016
HE'S PROBABLY OUT
Gio: Duk likely unavailable for Open Cup

Don't expect Cosmos forward Yasmani Duk to be available for next week's Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup game against the New England Revolution next week.


June 20, 2016
FREQUENT FLIER MILES, ANYONE?
Marsch on upcoming stretch of games: the league 'has done us no favors'

This is shaping up to be a tough stretch for the Red Bulls, a crazy fixture schedule that led their head coach Monday to say that the league “has done us no favors.”


June 16, 2016
SLIM AND NONE
Cosmos face little or no options for a medium-sized Open Cup venue in the metropolitan area

The Cosmos are between a rock and hard place when looking for small- or medium-soccer venues to host Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup matches.


June 16, 2016
WHY IT'S BELSON AND NOT SHUART
Stover: Hofstra says Cosmos can't host Open Cup matches involving MLS teams

The Cosmos are unable to host future Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup matches involving Major League Soccer teams at Hofstra University in the future because of what has transpired in the past.


June 16, 2016
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Round of 16 set

The final 12 teams needed to fill in the 2016 U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 Bracket were decided Wednesday night with the NASL's New York Cosmos and Ft. Lauderdale Strikers the only two non-Division I clubs to join the host of MLS sides that make up the rest of the field for the business end of the competition.


June 16, 2016
JUSTIN'S TIME
Rookie Bilyeu acquits self well in 1st pro start

The first time he touched the ball in his first professional start, Justin Bilyeu mistakenly slipped a pass to a Rochester Rhinos player. He made sure he didn't do that again Wednesday night.


June 16, 2016
VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS
Of Cosmos' Open Cup win over NYC FC

Here are the video highlights of the Cosmos' 1-0 fourth-round win over New York City FC in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup at Fordham University Wednesday night.


June 16, 2016
TAKING THE FIFTH (ROUND)
Open Cup draw: Red Bulls at Philly, Cosmos host Revs

The Red Bulls and the Cosmos will have to wait another round before they can clash again in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup.


June 16, 2016
FOUR DON'T SCORE
Red Bulls rack up their 4th shutout in a row

He scored the winning goal, converting a penalty kick in the 20th minute, but Sacha Kljestan knew where the Red Bulls' bread was buttered in their Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup encounter with the Rochester Rhinos Wednesday night: defense.


June 16, 2016
ALMOST A FULL DECK
Marsch's action live up to his words as he uses virtually a regular Starting XI vs. Rhinos

Actions certainly speak louder than words. Many Major League Soccer coaches claim the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup is important for their teams, but they deploy a second-team lineup and wind up exiting the competition earlier than planned. Then there's Red Bulls head coach Jesse Marsch.


June 16, 2016
IN HIS OWN WORDS
Video: Vieira talks about NYC FC loss

New York City FC head coach Patrick Vieira talks about his team's loss and elimination from the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup.


June 15, 2016
THE GAME-WINNER
Szetela lifts Cosmos to Open Cup win

Here's a quick look at Danny Szetela's game-winning goal that vaulted the Cosmos to a 1-0 victory over New York City FC in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup at Fordham University Wednesday night.


June 15, 2016
VIEIRA'S VIEW
'I strongly believe the players didn't perform today and that is unacceptable'

If you think you might be watching reruns of New York City FC these days, you might not be too far off. City's elimination from the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup included eerily similar themes that has plagued the team not only this season but last year as well.


June 15, 2016
'WE WANT TO BE THE KINGS OF NEW YORK'
Szetela scores late game-winner as Cosmos nip NYC FC in 4th round of U.S. Open Cup, 1-0

Danny Szetela says the Cosmos want to be the kings of New York. On Wednesday night, he certainly turned out to be the head of the class with a heady play to boost the defending North American Soccer League champions past New York City FC in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup Wednesday night.


June 16, 2016
DRAMATIC WIN
Cosmos defeat NYC FC in Open Cup on Szetela's late goal

Midfielder Danny Szetela scored off a header in the 88th minute to lift the Cosmos to a 1-0 victory over New York City FC in the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup at Fordham University Wednesday night.


June 15, 2016
MOVING ON
Red Bulls stop Rhinos in Open Cup, 1-0

Sacha Kljestan converted a penalty kick in the 20th minute as the Red Bulls held on for a 1-0 fourth-round win over the Rochester Rhinos in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup at Sahlen Stadium Wednesday night.


June 15, 2016
OH, YES!
YES Network to televise NYC FC-Cosmos Open Cup

The YES Network will televise the fourth-round match of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup match between New York City FC and the Cosmos Wednesday.


June 14, 2016
WANTING TO ERASE THAT 'BITTER TASTE'
NYC FC gets another shot at the Cosmos in another derby game in the U.S. Open Cup

Patrick Mullins remembers the "bitter taste" left in his mouth after the Cosmos staged a miracle comeback to eliminate New York City FC from last year's Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup in a shootout.


June 14, 2016
WILL THEY HAVE A FIELD DAY?
NYC FC, struggling at Yankee Stadium, will call a larger pitch in the Bronx home for one night

For one night at least, New York City FC will call another field home in this borough. Instead of playing at cavernous Yankee Stadium, baseball park that limits the length and width of the playing field, City will welcome the Cosmos at Jack Coffey Field on Fordham University, a multi-purpose stadium that can accommodate futbol, gridiron football and even the outfield for the baseball field.


June 14, 2016
ANOTHER ATTEMPT AT GOING DEEP
Cosmos ready for another shot at NYC FC as they aim for Open Cup crown

Winning the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup isn't just about pride for the Cosmos, it's about the possibility of representing the North American Soccer League in the CONCACAF Champions League.


June 6, 2016
OH, YES!
YES Network to televise NYC FC-Cosmos Open Cup

The YES Network will televise the fourth-round match of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup match between New York City FC and the Cosmos on Wednesday, June 15, the network announced Monday morning.


June 3, 2016
THEY'RE ON SALE NOW
For NYC FC-Cosmos Open Cup game at Fordham

Tickets for the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup match between New York City FC and the Cosmos at Fordham University on June 15 are on sale now.


June 2, 2016
STANDING TALL
Orozco's header seals Cosmos' Open Cup win

Despite being the shortest player on the field at 5-5, Cosmos forward Yohandry Orozco stood tall for so many reasons Wednesday night.


June 2, 2016
AN OPEN AND SHUT CASE
Lansdowne Bhoys eliminated from Open Cup

The Lansdowne Bhoys' run in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup ended Wednesday night.


June 1, 2016
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Kitsap Pumas pull off upset, 7 NASL clubs advance

The Third Round of the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup was highlighted by a surprising "Cupset" as the PDL's Kitsap Pumas earned a 3-1 away win at the USL's Sacramento Republic on Wednesday night. Javier Castro's brace and Mike Ramos' tally were enough to push the PDL side past the perennial USL power and into a Fourth Round date with Seattle Sounders FC (MLS).


June 1, 2016
MORE DERBY DAYS AHEAD
Cosmos derail Express, 2-0, move on to play New York City FC in Open Cup fourth round once again

Here we go again. For the second consecutive year, the Cosmos will take on New York City FC in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup. The Cosmos made sure of that, registering a 2-0 triumph over the Jersey Express in the third round of the competition.


June 1, 2016
MOVING ON
Cosmos dominate Jersey Express, will play NYC FC in Open Cup 4th round

Ayoze and Yohandry Orozco scored goals to lift the Cosmos to a 2-0 victory over the Jersey Express in the third round of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup at Belson Stadium at St. John's University Wednesday night.


May 31, 2016
LEARNING ON THE RUN
Revamped Jersey Express prepares for another shot at the Cosmos in Open Cup

With the team undergoing a major overhaul during the off-season, there are not many members of the Jersey Express who remember playing the Cosmos in last year's Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup.


May 31, 2016
ONLY ONE THING ON HIS MIND
Savarese: Cosmos are only concerned about the Jersey Express, not about Saturday or NYC FC

Pardon Giovanni Savarese if he has tunnel vision these days. The Cosmos head coach is thinking only about the Jersey Express. Not the Fort Lauderdale Strikers and not New York City FC.


May 27, 2016
RED BULLS NOTEBOOK
Looking ahead to Open Cup

After Saturday's game, the Red Bulls won't have to worry about playing in MLS competition when they host the Seattle Sounders at Red Bull Arena on Sunday, June 19.


May 26, 2016
HOPING TO CONTINUE THE FAIRY TALE
CSL Report: Lansdowne Bhoys to meet Rochester Rhinos in Open Cup 3rd round next Wednesday

Lansdowne Bhoys’ fairy tale debut in the 103rd Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open continues next Wednesday with a third round tussle away to another professional side, the Rochester Rhinos in Rochester, N.Y.


May 20, 2016
MOVING ON
Express reaches Open Cup 3rd round

Jersey Express has done it again by reaching the third found of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup for a second consecutive year after defeating New York Pancyprian Freedoms Thursday night.







May 19, 2016
NYC FC-COSMOS CONFRONTATION?
They could meet again in Open Cup June 15

For the second year running, the Cosmos could be heading for a Lamar Hunt/Open Cup confrontation with New York City FC, according to the competition's fourth-round draw that was held Thursday morning.


May 18, 2016
FROM BHOYS TO MEN
Lansdowne Bhoys upset Riverhounds in Open Cup

Chalk one up for the underdogs. Lansdowne Bhoys pulled off a Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup upset on the road, stunning 10-man Pittsburgh Riverhounds, 2-0 in a second-round game at Highmark Stadium Wednesday night.


May 12, 2016
AN OPEN DATE
Cosmos to host Express-Freedoms winner June 1

For the third consecutive year, the Cosmos will host at least one Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup match. The North American Soccer League side was selected to host a third-round game at Belson Stadium at St. John's University in Queens on Wednesday, June 1 at 7:30 p.m.


May 12, 2016
LET FREEDOMS RING
Pancyprian Freedoms edge Red Bulls U-23's in Open Cup

The New York Pancyprian Freedoms overcame a first-half deficit to register a 2-1 victory over the Red Bulls Under-23 at Belson Stadium in the first round of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup at St. John's University Wednesday night.


May 11, 2016
SOME EXTRA EFFORT
Lansdowne Bhoys stun Rough Riders to advance in Open Cup

Lansdowne Bhoys stunned the Long Island Rough Riders, 2-1, in a hard fought and hotly contested first round game of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup Wednesday night.


May 11, 2016
OPEN CUP SHOCKERS
CSL's Pancyprian Freedoms, Lansdowne Bhoys pull off 1st-round upsets; Jersey Express also advances

Upsets were the theme of the night in the three area matches in the first round of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup Wednesday night. The N.Y. Pancyprian Freedoms and Lansdowne Bhoys of the Cosmopolitan Soccer League pulled off shockers as the Jersey Express also moved onto the second round, which will be played on Wednesday May 18.


May 10, 2016
US OPEN CUP
Rough Riders vs. Lansdowne, Red Bulls U-23 vs. Freedoms, Express vs. Clarkstown Eagles

Six area teams in three matches will vie in the first round of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup matches on Wednesday.


April 6, 2016
OPENING THE DOOR
6 area teams in 1st round of Open Cup May 11

Six area teams will vie in the first round of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup matches on May 11, according to the schedule that was released by U.S. Soccer Wednesday.


March 30, 2016
NEW COMPETITIONS
EDP Plans U20 and U23 Open Cups

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - New Jersey-based EDP announced today that it will be working hand-in-hand with the United States Adult Soccer Association to expand its EDP Open Cup to U20 and U23 men's and women's teams across the nation including an additional open-age division for women.


February 5, 2016
U.S. OPEN CUP RECORD
92 teams set for 103rd edition of tournament

The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup’s 103rd edition will kick off May 11 with a record number of teams.


January 7, 2016
THIRD ROUND PAIRINGS
US Open Cup play resumes April 2

CHICAGO - The pairings for the Third Open Division Qualifying Round of the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup have been finalized. The six fixtures will take place across the country from April 2-3 and qualify the match winners for the tournament proper.


January 7, 2016
NO DOUBLE-DIPPING
MLS teams' USL affiliates no longer eligible for Open Cup

U.S. Soccer has revised its Open Cup policies to allow professional clubs controlling teams at multiple levels to enter only their highest-level professional team.


November 23, 2015
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Second round qualifying concludes

CHICAGO - The Second Qualifying Round for the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup concluded with eight matches this past weekend. Harpo's FC (Colo.) and San Francisco City Football Club - both participants in the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup - took one more step towards the 2016 tournament, while past giant-killers Cal FC and Chula Vista FC fell at the second hurdle.


November 20, 2015
THEIR CUPS RUNNETH OVER
CSL Report: Lansdowne Bhoys reach Amateur Cup regional final, 3rd round of Open Cup

In a 72-hour spell, Cosmopolitan Soccer League champions Lansdowne Bhoys reached the U.S. Amateur Cup regional final and stormed into the third round of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup.


November 12, 2015
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Qualifying continues this weekend

CHICAGO - The Second Open Division Qualifying Round for the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup begins with five East Coast matches this weekend. The fixtures get underway at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, Nov. 14, when three-time tournament champions New York Pancyprian Freedoms play host to Jersey Shore Boca at Wards Meadows Field #75 on Randall's Island in New York, N.Y.


October 22, 2015
A HAUNTING RETURN
CSL Report: Pancyprians' Megaloudis scores 2 to defeat ex team, Greek Americans in Open Cup

Chris Megaloudis returned to haunt his former club with a brace at the Metropolitan Oval last Sunday in Pancyprian Freedom’s 4-2 extratime win over New York Greek Americans at the start of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup qualifiers.


October 15, 2015
QUALIFYING STARTS
First round of Open Cup this weekend

CHICAGO - The first qualifying round for the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup is set to begin this weekend. The action starts at 12 p.m. ET on Saturday, Oct. 17, with Southie FC matching up with Battery Park Gunners in Roxbury, Massachusetts, a game that kicks off a weekend of 10 East Coast games.


September 30, 2015
OPEN CUP CHAMPIONS - AGAIN
Sporting KC outlast Union in PKs

Krisztian Nemeth scored the 1-1 equalizer and Jordi Quintilla buried an eighth-round penalty kick to give Sporting Kansas City their third Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup crown, 7-6 in PKs over the Philadelphia Union at PPL Park Wednesday night.


September 25, 2015
DESTINATION VIEWING
ESPN2, UDN to broadcast US Open Cup final

CHICAGO -- The 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Final between the Philadelphia Union and Sporting Kansas City will be broadcast live on ESPN2 and the Univision Deportes Network on Sept. 30.


September 16, 2015
OPENING THINGS UP
US Soccer awards open division slots for 2016 Open Cup

CHICAGO - Three Cosmopolitan Soccer League teams have received Open Division berths in the 2016 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.


August 12, 2015
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Union, Sporting KC advance to final

CHESTER, Pa.---The Philadelphia Union advanced to the final of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup for the second straight year, defeating the Chicago Fire 1-0 at PPL Park Wednesday night.


July 22, 2015
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Igboananike leads Fire over Orlando

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.---Kennedy Igboananike scored two late goals to lead the Chicago Fire to a 3-1 win over the Orlando City SC Lions in a Lamar Hunt US Open Cup quarterfinal match at Toyota Park Wednesday night.


July 22, 2015
JESSE'S REACTION
Marsch on Open Cup elimination: 'It hurts bad'

Red Bulls head coach Jesse Marsch says that Tuesday's elimination from the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup was a bump in the team's road, certainly not the end of it.


July 21, 2015
LAMAR HUNT US OPEN CUP
Union, Sporting KC advance

HARRISON, N.J. – The Philadelphia Union prevailed over the New York Red Bulls on penalty kicks on Tuesday, winning their US Open Cup quarterfinal match at Red Bull Arena despite a 40th-minute ejection, allowing a goal in the fourth-minute of second-half injury time and seeing a ball hit the post in extra time.


July 21, 2015
AGAINST THE GRAIN
Red Bulls enjoy huge advantage, suffer Open Cup elimination by 10-man Union

It was almost as if New York had too many advantages. Playing at home, getting a man advantage in 40th minute, and outshooting the Philadelphia Union, 32-8, still wasn't enough to keep the Red Bulls from being eliminated from the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup on Tuesday.


July 21, 2015
PAYING THE PENALTY
Despite playing most of the match a man up, Red Bulls fall to 10-man Philly in Open Cup in PKs

Philadelphia prevailed over the Red Bulls on penalty kicks on Tuesday, winning despite a 40th-minute ejection, allowing a goal in the fourth-minute of second-half injury time and seeing a ball hit the post in extra time to advance to the semifinals of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup


July 20, 2015
STREAM ON
Red Bulls' Open Cup game will be live on the web

The Red Bulls may be making the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup a priority but the timing of the match isn't exactly ideal.


July 20, 2015
A FULL HOUSE?
Marsch said he will field a team as close as possible to a Starting XI vs. Union in Cup

Since he was hired in January, Red Bulls head coach Jesse Marsch has talked about making the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup a priority. So far through two matches in the tournament, he has done just that.


July 20, 2015
GETTING THEIR PRIORITIES STRAIGHT
Kljestan: Red Bulls would rather be playing in Open Cup Tuesday than friendly on Wednesday

When the Red Bulls locker room heard that head coach Jesse Marsch was making Tuesday's Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup a priority, there was universal enthusiasm for the decision to go after hardware instead of a meaningless friendly.


July 19, 2015
QUICK TURNAROUND
Red Bulls get 2 days rest before Open Cup

Just as the Red Bulls get back down to earth after their 2-0 win at Orlando City FC, they have to get right back up for the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open quarterfinal against the Philadelphia Union on Tuesday.


July 15, 2015
GIVING THE WALKING BOOT THE BOOT
Marsch encouraged by Chris Duvall's quick recovery, which is faster than Red Bulls thought

Chris Duvall might still be injured, the Red Bulls right back suffered a serious right knee injury two weeks again in a Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup win over the Cosmos, but there are signs that the healing process is doing quite nicely.


July 15, 2015
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Quarterfinal-Match Day 1 roundup

SANDY, Utah - Real Salt Lake used a late goal by Aaron Maund to down the LA Galaxy, 1-0, in the opening 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Quarterfinal on Tuesday night, booking a place in the Semifinal for the second time in three years.


July 9, 2015
IT'S AN OPEN AND SHUT CASE
Marsch will field the strongest possible lineup in the Open Cup over the ICC

The International Champions Cup won't be in the way, so says New York Red Bulls head coach Jesse Marsch when he spoke on Thursday about his team placing a priority on the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup versus a friendly tournament later this month.


July 8, 2015
TWO DAYS, TWO GAMES
Red Bulls to play Union in Open Cup, a day before taking on Chelsea

Talk about fixture congestion. In a first, the Red Bulls will play two games within two days at Red Bull Arena on July 21 and July 22.


July 2, 2015
A REAL TOUGH BREAK
Broken right leg shelves Duvall for 3 months

Chris Duvall will miss at least the next three months as the Red Bulls right back underwent surgery on Thursday morning for a right leg injury suffered late in Wednesday night's 4-1 win over the Cosmos in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup.


July 2, 2015
SELF-INFLICTED WOUNDS
Mistakes doomed Cosmos in loss to Red Bulls

There was no mistake what doomed the Cosmos in their 4-1 loss to the Red Bulls in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup round of 16 game Wednesday night: mistakes.


July 1, 2015
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Round of 16 roundup-Match day 2

HARRISON, N.J. – Three days removed from their comeback win over New York City FC, the New York Red Bulls downed the New York Cosmos 4-1 in the round of 16 of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at Red Bull Arena Wednesday night.


July 1, 2015
SPINNING THE TURNSTILES
Red Bulls draw franchise record Open Cup crowd

HARRISON, N.J. – Everybody has U.S. Open Cup fever, as a franchises-record crowd of 11,442 watched Wednesday night's Round of 16 at Red Bull Arena.


July 1, 2015
GETTING THEIR REVENGE
Red Bulls exact payback over Cosmos

Revenge, revenge, is all he wants revenge. Revenge, revenge is all he comprehends. And that is what the New York Red Bulls got in a 4-1 U.S. Open Cup win over the New York Cosmos on Wednesday night, a win that was about revenge for the MLS side.


July 1, 2015
TOAST OF THE TOWN
Red Bulls down Cosmos 4-1 in Open Cup

New York is red for another night. Three days removed from their comeback win over New York City FC, the New York Red Bulls downed the New York Cosmos 4-1 in the round of 16 of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at Red Bull Arena Wednesday night.


June 30, 2015
LAMAR HUNT US OPEN CUP
Round of 16 roundup -Match Day One

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.---Mike Magee scored two goals and Lovel Palmer added a goal and an assist to defeat the Charlotte Independence 3-1 in a Round of 16 of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at Toyota Park Tuesday night.



TALKING OPEN CUP
Video: Cosmos' Savarese, Stokkelien, Mendes preview Red Bulls game

As the Cosmos put their finishing touches on their preparation for their Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup match with the Red Bulls on Wednesday night, head coach Giovanni Savarese, forward Mads Stokkelien and captain and defender Carlos Mendes talk about the encounter.


June 30, 2015
COSMOS, PART II
Red Bulls plan to use as many first-line players as possible vs. Cosmos in Cup

It will be another chance for Red Bulls head coach Jesse Marsch to back up his statement last January that his team will take the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup seriously. And with the Cosmos coming into Red Bull Arena, the emotions of the match will be charged.


June 30, 2015
IN THE STARTING XI
Marsch says Sam will start vs. Cosmos

The Red Bulls will get a boost ahead of Wednesday's Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup match against the Cosmos with midfielder Lloyd Sam set to get the start.


June 30, 2015
NO QUARTERS
If Cosmos beat Red Bulls, they will play Open Cup quarterfinals at D.C., Philly

If the Cosmos win Wednesday's Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup game against the Red Bulls and Cosmos, the quarterfinals will not be held in the metropolitan area.





Regardless who wins Wednesday's Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup game between the Red Bulls and Cosmos, the quarterfinals will not be held in the metropolitan area.


June 29, 2015
MORE MSG, PLEASE
MSG+ to televise Red Bulls vs. Cosmos

For the first time in the franchise's history, a Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup game will be aired on MSG Network when it tells the Red Bulls-Cosmos encounter from Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J.


June 29, 2015
WEDNESDAY'S CHILD?
Marsch fairly confident Sam will be ready for Cosmos

Thought to be ready for this past weekend, Red Bulls midfielder Lloyd Sam may be ready for Wednesday's Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup tilt against the Cosmos.


June 25, 2015
SHUT OUT OF THE OPEN CUP
Dempsey banned for at least 2 years

The U.S. Open Cup Adjudication and Discipline Panel Friday suspended Seattle Sounders FC forward Clint Dempsey six Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup matches or the next two years of U.S. Open Cup competition, whichever is greater.


June 23, 2015
GETTING HEALTHIER
Senna looking good for Open Cup, Roversio to start training more with Cosmos Thursday

The Cosmos could be at full strength for their Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup game against the Red Bulls next Wednesday. Midfielder Marcos Senna is training full time with the North American Soccer League team and defender Roversio is expected to go at 80 percent with the club on Thursday.


June 22, 2015
TICKET INFO
For Red Bulls-Cosmos Open Cup match July 1

The Red Bulls will host the Cosmos in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 match on Wednesday, July 1 at 7:30 p.m.


June 19, 2015
OFFSIDE REMARKS
Dempsey deserves a nice, long, stiff ban

I always thought that if Clint Dempsey was going to get into trouble again, it would be because of his elbows and not his hands.


June 19, 2015
OFFSIDE REMARKS
Cosmos make a big dent, but there's much more work to be done especially with attendance

The Cosmos barely had enough time to celebrate their comeback and ultimate shootout win in one New York derby than they discovered they would be participating in yet another within two weeks.


June 18, 2015
A CHANCE FOR SOME REVENGE
Red Bulls can avenge last year's Cosmos loss

Revenge, perhaps, is coming. Last year, it was the Cosmos who bounced the Red Bulls out of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup, a loss that was embarrassing for the MLS side and was a point of pride for the NASL.


June 18, 2015
IT'S A REMATCH
Cosmos vs. Red Bulls in Open Cup Round of 16

It's a rematch. About 11 hours after prevailing over New York City FC in the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup, the Cosmos discovered they would take on the Red Bulls in the Round of 16.


June 18, 2015
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Fourth Round roundup: Match day 2

Unlike the first night of 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Fourth Round action, Wednesday night provided two upsets as the tournament field was whittled down to the Round of 16.


June 18, 2015
WANTING TO TURN BACK TIME
Kreis: a loss in 90 minutes would have been better than 120 because of Saturday game

If New York City FC head coach Jason Kreis would have had to do it all over again, he would have had his Major League Soccer team lose in regulation and not go through the 30 minutes of extratime and penalty kicks Wednesday night.


June 18, 2015
ALL YOU NEED TO SEE
Video: Cosmos highlights in win over NYC FC

If you did not make it out to Shuart Stadium or missed watching the game on TV or online, you can catch the Cosmos' thrilling Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup win over New York City FC here.


June 17, 2015
IT'S MAURER TO THE RESCUE
Goalkeeper makes 3 big saves in shootout win

Down the stretch of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup encounter with New York City FC, Cosmos goalkeeper Jimmy Mauer was called on to make a pair of key saves. Maurer wasn't certain if those two vital stops helped him in the shootout, but it certainly did not hurt.


June 17, 2015
ANOTHER ONE DOES BITE THE DUST
After overcoming NYC FC, Cosmos can lay claim to being best pro team in New York

As the 11,426 spectators filled out of Shuart Stadium Wednesday night, the sounds of Queen's immoral "Another One Bites the Dust" played in the background. How appropriate because another did bite the dust as far the Cosmos were concerned.


June 17, 2015
CONVERTING THE GAME-WINNER
Gorskie on his PK: ‘One of the best moments of my life’

After Hunter Gorskie’s sixth-round penalty kick trickled past New York City FC keeper Eirik Johansen, he made a mad dash for the sideline beating on his heart before being mobbed by his teammates.


June 17, 2015
THE WAIT WAS WORTH IT
Zubar scores in more ways than one in his first game back with the Red Bulls

Exactly days 100 since he last played in a competitive match for the Red Bulls, Ronald Zubar finally got some game action in the team's 3-0 victory over the Atlanta Silverbacks in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup Tuesday night.


June 17, 2015
NOT TAKING THEM LIGHTLY
NYC FC's Wingert: 'We know it's going to be a tough challenge. We're not scared about it'

As a 12-year Major League Soccer veteran, New York City FC defender Chris Wingert has been around the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup and then some.


June 17, 2015
LAMAR HUNT/U.S. OPEN CUP
Fourth-round roundup: Match day 1

Home field advantage played a huge role in the first match day of the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup, with eight of nine hosts advancing to the tournament's Round of 16.


June 17, 2015
TALKING CUP
Video: Cosmos' Mendes, Fernandes Chirishian on Open Cup

Cosmos defender and captain Carlos Mendes and midfielders Leo Fernandes and Hagog Chirishian talk about their Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup match with New York City FC.


June 17, 2015
STRIVING TO BE HEAD OF THE CLASS
East River Derby: Cosmos seek another MLS scalp, NYC FC wants to avoid being one

Wednesday night's Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup confrontation -- aka the East River Derby -- pits a team (Cosmos) that is in a must-win situation against another (New York City FC) that is in a can't win situation, no matter what it does.


June 17, 2015
DIFFERENT APPROACHES
For starters, Gio tips his hand, Kreis won't

Cosmos head head Giovanni Savarese did not have a problem saying that he will use as many Starting XI players as possible in Wednesday night's Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup encounter. His NYC FC counterpart, Jason Kreis, however, wasn't as forthcoming.


June 16, 2015
MAKING THE MOST OUT OF LITTLE TIME
Sean Davis scores 1st pro goal in Open Cup win

It hasn't been easy finding playing time for Sean Davis on the Red Bulls because the players ahead of him -- Sacha Kljestan, Dax McCarty and Felipe -- have been playing so well.


June 16, 2015
DAY-TO-DAY
Lloyd Sam suffers ankle, groin injuries in win

In a game in which the Red Bulls had in hand quite early, not everything went rosy for the home side in its 3-0 triumph over the Atlanta Silverbacks in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup Tuesday night.


June 16, 2015
PUTTING ACTIONS BEHIND WORDS
Red Bulls show how serious they are about Open Cup, using 10 starters in 3-0 win

The Red Bulls certainly are serious about going deep in this year's Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup. Instead of using reserve players, head coach Jesse Marsch deployed a Starting XI that included 10 regulars. Then his team went out and proved how serious they were by recording a 3-0 fourth-round victory over the Atlanta Silverbacks at Red Bull Arena.


June 16, 2015
DAVID VS. RAUL? MAYBE, MAYBE NOT
Villa says he is looking forward taking on the Spanish legend -- if he plays for NYC FC

Almost as big as Wednesday's Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup game between New York City FC and the Cosmos is the confrontation two Spanish scoring legends bumping heads in America.


June 15, 2015
HE'LL TRY TO STRIKE
Gio: 'Raul is a very important player for us and he will be playing for sure'

Will it be Raul vs. David Villa when the Cosmos meet New York City FC in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday? Maybe, maybe not.


June 15, 2015
FROM FAMINE TO FEAST
Even after a long rest, Marsch must juggle Red Bulls lineup for future games

There will be enough strong elements from the Red Bulls in their Starting XI for Tuesday night's Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup game. It is clear that the club isn't letting its North American Soccer League opponent off the hook as they prepare for the encounter at Red Bull Arena.


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