Third Round of U.S. Open Cup Features Three Upsets
USASA’s Roma FC Defeats MLS Team Chivas USA;
CHICAGO (July 13, 2006) – U.S. Soccer announced the quarterfinal pairings for the 2006 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup today. The third round of the tournament kicked off July 11, as Real Salt Lake defeated the Virginia Beach Mariners, 2-1, in overtime. Action continued on July 12 as the rest of the third round provided some quality upsets by USASA, PDL and USL Second Division teams, including Roma FC’s (USASA) win against Major League Soccer club Chivas USA. The fourth round will take place on August 2, with eight new teams—all from Major League Soccer—entering the tournament.