Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Atlanta wins with eight players; Carolina beats Galaxy again
by Paul Kennedy, June 25th, 2014 12:46AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  mls, nasl, us open cup

MOST COMMENTED

[U.S. OPEN CUP] Eric Wynalda's magic touch in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup continued.

Two years ago, he led amateur Cal FC to the quarterfinals. This year, his Atlanta Silverbacks are in the final eight after a 2-1 win over the Colorado Rapids in which the NASL club finished with eight players (against 10 for the hosts).

Two goals by Jaime Chavez -- a former member of Cal FC -- gave Atlanta a 2-0 lead before Dillon Powers pulled one back for Colorado.

Chavez didn't finish the game as he was one of four players sent off, along with both head coaches, Wynalda and Colorado's Pablo Mastroeni, in an ugly incident in the second half. Atlanta's Kwadwo Poku, Borfor Carr and Chavez and Colorado's Marc Burch all saw red cards.

Incident @50:40



-- For the third year in a row, the NASL's Carolina RailHawks eliminated the LA Galaxy from the Open Cup, winning, 1-0, on Daniel Jackson's breakaway in overtime to advance to the quarterfinals.

The Galaxy started Robbie Keane, and Landon Donovan played the last 64 minutes, so this was not a second-string squad it brought to Cary. The Galaxy, who had a 31-6 edge in shots, won the tournament in 2001 and 2005 while reaching the final on two other occasions. It has lost to non-MLS competition five times in the history of the tournament.

-- Sebastien Le Toux's second goal of the game, from the penalty spot, in the 115th minute gave the Philadelphia Union a 2-1 win over the New York Cosmos, who had beaten the New York Red Bulls in the fourth round.

First Round: Report
Second Round: Report
Third Round: Report
Fourth Round: Report | Report

2014 U.S. Open Cup:
FIFTH ROUND, RESULTS
June 24
Philadelphia Union 2 New York Cosmos (NASL) 1
Houston Dynamo 2 FC Dallas 3
Carolina RailHawks (NASL) 1 LA Galaxy 0
Seattle Sounders 1 San Jose Earthquakes 1
(Seattle Sounders win 4-1 on penalties.)
Colorado Rapids 1 Atlanta Silverbacks (NASL) 2
Sporting KC 1 Portland Timbers 3

FIFTH ROUND, SCHEDULE
June 25
*New England Revolution vs. Rochester Rhinos (USL PRO)
*At Stevenson Field in Providence, R.I.
Chicago Fire vs. Columbus Crew


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Eagles-Hounds match has huge playoff implications    
[USL PRO: Week 24] Four teams are secure with playoff berths and the home-field advantage in ...
Cech and Rosicky are Czech holdovers from 2006 win    
[CZECH REPUBLIC-USA] The Czech Republic roster for Wednesday's game against the USA in Prague includes Chelsea ...
Tab Ramos: U.S. Soccer values Hugo Perez     
[U.S. SOCCER] Tab Ramos, U.S. Soccer's Youth Technical Director, said that the Federation's decision to end ...
Klinsmann calls in five new players    
[USA MEN] U.S. natonal team coach Jurgen Klinsmann named his 22-player squad for Wednesday's match against ...
Hernandez's first Monterrey goal is Copa MX winner    
[AMERICANS ABOARD] Monterrey striker Alonso Hernandez, a late addition to the 2013 U.S. U-20 World Cup ...
Donovan shines as Galaxy romps    
[MLS: Week 25] Outplayed from the opening kickoff, D.C. United crumbled under a constant onslaught and ...
Landon's 141st: from the penalty spot    
[VIDEO PICK: Donovan Scoring Record] Landon Donovan added to his all-time MLS scoring record with a ...
Concacaf Champions League scoreboard    
[WEEK 3: Wednesday] Leon, the 2014 Mexican Clausura champion, needed a goal from Mauro Boselli in ...
Moti's exploits propel Ludogorets into group stage    
[UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Romanian defender Cosmin Moti got his 15 minutes of fame -- and a ...
NWSL's Year 2 attendance drops 3 percent    
[CROWD COUNT] NWSL attendance dropped from 4,270 fans a game in 2013 to 4,139 fans in ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives