NUMBER FOUR Sounders win Open Cup over Union in extratime
Clint Dempsey and Seattle Sounders FC won the US Open Cup 3-1 over Philadelphia Tuesday night at PPL Park. Linda Cuttone/Sports Vue Images
CHESTER, Pa.-- A Clint Dempsey goal in the first overtime period was the edge the Seattle Sounders needed over the Philadelphia Union Tuesday night, as the visitors came from behind to win the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup championship, 3-1. Complete story
Broken down, 47 professional clubs will compete as will 44 amateur teams. THIS CUP RUNNETH OVER 91-team field will be largest for U.S. Open Cup
CHICAGO - The 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, which kicks off in late April, will feature a record number of participating teams and a revised format, setting a fixed bracket beginning at the Round of 16 to the championship match.