Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup

Sacramento Republic U.S. Open Cup MLS Podcast

The Last Word SC Radio crew gets together to discuss the recent U.S. Open Cup matches and hot and cold MLS teams as we hit the middle of the season.


New England Revolution midfielder Damian Rivera on May 11, 2022
Jamie Rooke - May 24, 2022

PREVIEW – A fine balance has to be struck when it comes to MLS managers and coaches managing the various different competitions. It has been a hectic month or so with midweek league games as well as two rounds of the US Open Cup. The New England Revolution is slowly improving when it comes to […]

Gyasi Zardes scores

PODCAST – Hello Rapids fans! This week on Holding The High Line, we’re contributing to Robin Fraser’s Swear Jar. Rabbi and Red banter about the upcoming Super Soccer Sunday. We recap an Open Cup loss to Minnesota and the win over LAFC and the “unprecedented circumstances” between the two. Mark breaks down this graph and […]

la galaxy defense destroyed
Rob Jalón - May 15, 2022

It was over in 23 minutes.  What should have been a battle for second place turned into a Texas rodeo as the Los Angeles Galaxy was destroyed by F.C. Dallas 3-1 on Saturday night.  LA Galaxy defense destroyed by Dallas Both clubs entered the match with two of the stingiest defenses in the league, but […]

union omaha

OMAHA – Union Omaha hosted Northern Colorado Hailstorm on Wednesday night. It was the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Round of 32. They were two of just eleven non-MLS teams left in the competition. It was one of just three matches in the round between non-MLS teams. Both teams were coming off weekend losses in […]

Colorado Rapids open cup

PODCAST – Hello Rapids fans! This week on Holding The High Line, VAR is back. Rabbi and Red banter about former Burgundy Boys living their best lives. We recap Saturday’s disappointing loss to San Jose Earthquakes including the non-PK call. Red has an interview with Gyasi Zardes. Then we preview the Double Game Week, with […]

u.s. open cup third round

The U.S. Open Cup third round is on the books. On Wednesday night, 13 of the 24 games of the round took place. For Rachael Kriger’s review of the 11 Tuesday matches, click here. U.S. Open Cup Third Round Wednesday Roundup Three MLS teams survive USL sides 2-1 RBNY got out to a 2-0 start […]

In the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup third round, Detroit City took headlines by storm with a stunning 2-1 win over the Columbus Crew.

usoc third round

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, the four cohosts are back with Matt back from vacation. We do MLS Contenders, Pretenders, and Pleasant Surprises. Then Rachael gets us caught on on the CONCACAF Champions League Semifinals and looks ahead to Seattle Sounders and Pumas in the final. The crew […]

2022 mls season preview

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? On this episode of Last Word SC Radio, we do a full 2022 MLS Season Preview. The four cohosts predict the results of each conference from 1-14 and give their reasoning. We also guess individual season awards and who will win what trophies. Last Word SC Radio: 2022 MLS Season […]

mls 30 for 30

EDITORIAL – Major League Soccer has started its 26th season. During the past year, I’ve listened to the 25 Stories that Made MLS series and Grant Wahl’s American Prodigy podcast. I’ve been thinking about the “what if ESPN decided to do a 30 For 30 or several about MLS/American Soccer?” question for years. With MLS […]

CONCACAF Champions League

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? Last Word SC Radio is back. Dan and Matt get together to talk about MLS teams in the CCL draw, the MLS CBA getting sorted out, and more. We discuss the new U.S. Open Cup format that’s making it more of a closed club. Also, are FC Cincinnati making moves […]

open cup final

PREVIEW – The 2019 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Final is upon us. Atlanta United FC hosts Minnesota United FC. Both teams joined Major League Soccer in 2017 under very different circumstances, but their paths have crossed again. 2019 U.S. Open Cup Preview: 2017 Expansion Teams Clash MLS teams that join the league in the […]

Podcast (August 8, 2019) – What’s up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, Matt and Dan are back for a podcast as the MLS secondary transfer window closes. Last Word SC Radio: Secondary Transfer Window Madness The guys recap the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Semifinals and take a look at what an […]

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Shaun Goodwin - Aug 7, 2019

Saint Paul, Minnesota — You’d never be able to tell Minnesota United was playing in its biggest game to date on Wednesday night. But controlling the second half, the Loons kept the Portland Timbers at bay, winning 2-1 to advance to the U.S. Open Cup final. A pair of goals from Darwin Quintero and Mason Toye […]

U.S. Open Cup Semifinals

PREVIEW (August 5, 2019) – The 2019 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Semifinals are taking place this week. First Orlando City host Atlanta United on Tuesday night. Then, in a rematch of their league game on Sunday, Minnesota United host Portland Timbers. U.S. Open Cup Semifinals Preview: Massive for all Four Teams These U.S. Open […]



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