Oh boy. Last night was a fun one in the 2013 US Open Cup. More MLS struggles and more questions as to how serious some teams are taking this tournament.
Let’s get down to the upsets first. We nearly had three of them.
Orlando City SC 1, Sporting KC 0
Orlando City SC pulled off one of the biggest upsets in this tournament’s history last night when they went to Kansas City and knocked off the defending Cup champions Sporting KC 1-0. Former Vancouver and D.C. United forward Long Tan had the game’s only goal, scored early in the match.
Orlando frustrated SKC on the night. OCSC was playing without its Sporting KC loan players, including Dom Dwyer, who has already broken the USL PRO single-season scoring record.
That didn’t matter in the end. Now Dwyer will be able to play in another USOC match for the Lions.
The loss for Sporting KC proved just how hard it is to win this tournament in back-to-back years. Continue Reading →