2013 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup
Dating back to 1914, the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup (known as the U.S. Open Cup until 1999) is the oldest cup competition in American soccer and among the oldest soccer tournaments in the world. The 100-year-old single-elimination event is open to every affiliated amateur and professional team in the United States.
The Columbus Crew will host the Dayton Dutch Lions (USL PRO) in a third-round match of the 2013 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at Crew Stadium on Tuesday, May 29 at 7:30 p.m. ET.
Crew Soccer Nation Fan Club (Black and Gold levels) members can purchase tickets for $10 in advance. Tickets for the general public are $12 in advance and all day-of-match tickets are $15. Children 12 and under will be admitted for free with a complementary ticket, and parking for the match is $5.
Third Round - Crew vs. Dayton Dutch Lions May 29 at 7:30 p.m. ET
A full Lamar Hunt US Open Cup tournament bracket can be viewed here.
Open Cup Format
All 16 MLS teams based in the United States will play in the third round. Match-ups for who the MLS teams play will be geographically based.
The soonest two MLS teams could play each other would be the fourth round.
Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup History
|1998||Finalist||2-1 (OT) loss at Chicago (MLS)|
|1999||Semifinalist||3-2 loss vs. Rochester (A-League)|
|2000||Quarterfinalist||1-1 tie vs. New York (MLS); lost 7-5 in PKs|
|2001||Quarterfinalist||2-1 loss at New England (MLS)|
|2002||CHAMPION||1-0 win vs. Los Angeles*|
|2003||Round of 16||4-3 loss vs. New York (MLS)|
|2004||Round of 16||2-1 (OT) loss vs. Chicago (MLS)|
|2005||Round of 32||3-1 (OT) loss vs. Dallas (MLS)|
|2006||Round of 16||2-1 (OT) loss at D.C. United (MLS)|
|2007||Qualifying||1-0 loss vs. Los Angeles (MLS)|
|2008||Qualifying||3-2 (OT) loss at Chicago (MLS)|
|2009||Round of 16||1-1 (3-5 PKs) loss at Rochester (USL-1)|
|2010||Finalist||2-1 loss at Seattle (MLS)|
|2011||Round of 32||2-1 loss vs. Richmond Kickers (USL-Pro)|
|2012||Round of 32||2-1 loss vs. Dayton Dutch Lions (USL-Pro) - RECAP|
*Oct. 24, 2002 - The Crew wins its first-ever championship, defeating Los Angeles 1-0 to win the U.S. Open Cup title at Columbus Crew Stadium, behind Freddy Garcia's goal and Jon Busch's shutout.
Crew Open Cup History
vs. USSF Division I Teams (MLS): 9-9-1
vs. USSF Division II clubs: 5-1-1 (A League: 1995-2004, later USL-1: 2005-2010, presently NASL)
vs. USSF Division III clubs: 4-2-0 (USL-D3 Pro League:1999-2003, then USL Pro Soccer League: 2003-2005, then USL Second Division: 2005-2010, now USL-Pro)
vs. USSF Division IV clubs: 1-0-0 (PDL and NPSL clubs)