#USOC2019 Final – Story of the Game (Video)

August 27, 2019 will remain a pivotal date in the history of Atlanta United FC as it marks the first time the Georgia club, which began life in 2017, claimed the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup – the oldest prize in American soccer. On the end of a smashing run of form, the 2018 Major League Soccer champions earned the right to host the 2019 USOC Final at their Mercedes-Benz Stadium and the game – and 2-1 win over fellow MLS side Minnesota United – was played out in front of 35,709 fans (a record crowd for a U.S. Open Cup Final currently in its 106th consecutive year). Despite a valiant effort from the North Country Loons, who were also playing in their debut Open Cup Final, the all-conquering 5-Stripes would not be denied on the night.