2013 U.S. Open Cup

The 2013 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup was the 100th edition of the oldest ongoing competition in American soccer. Qualification began in November 2012 in the fifth tier, although the United States Soccer Federation did not announce the format until March 5, 2013.[1]

2013 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup
CountryUnited States
ChampionsD.C. United (3rd title)
Runners-upReal Salt Lake
Matches played67
Goals scored220 (3.28 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Dwayne De Rosario
Frédéric Piquionne

The defending champions were Sporting Kansas City, who were knocked out of the competition in the Fourth Round. D.C. United received a $250,000 cash prize and a berth into the 2014–15 CONCACAF Champions League for winning the tournament, while Real Salt Lake received $60,000 for being the runner-up. Three teams received $15,000 for being the top finisher from each lower division - FC Tucson (USL PDL), Orlando City (USL Pro), & Carolina RailHawks (NASL).


Two play-in matches were conducted between 2 NPSL teams and the entrants for USCS and SS with the winners entering the First Round.[2][3]

Enter in Play-In Round Enter in First Round Enter in Second Round Enter in Third Round
2 teams/1 team/1 team
6 teams/8 teams/16 teams/4 teams
6 teams/8 teams
16 teams
National Premier Soccer League
United States Club Soccer
  • Fresno Fuego Future[5]
United States Specialty Sports Association
National Premier Soccer League
United States Adult Soccer Association
Premier Development League
  • $: Winner of $15,000 bonus for advancing the furthest in the competition from their respective divisions.[11]
  • $$: Winner of $60,000 for being the runner-up in the competition.
  • $$$: Winner of $250,000 for winning the competition.


Home team is listed first, winners are in bold.

Play-In Round (May 7) Advances to First Round
USCS Fresno Fuego Future 3
NPSL FC Hasental [12] 5
NPSL FC Hasental
NPSL Georgia Revolution
USSSA Colorado Rovers 1(3)
NPSL Georgia Revolution[13] 1(5)
  First Round
(May 14/15)
Second Round
(May 21)
Third Round
(May 28/29)
PDL GPS Portland Phoenix 2     USLP Rochester Rhinos 1     USLP Rochester Rhinos 1
USASA Mass Premier 0     PDL GPS Portland Phoenix 0     MLS New England Revolution 5
NPSL Brooklyn Italians 1     USLP Richmond Kickers 4     USLP Richmond Kickers 0(2)
USASA Icon FC 4     USASA Icon FC 1     MLS D.C. United 0(4)
PDL Reading United 2     PDL Reading United 1     MLS New York Red Bulls 2
NPSL FC Sonic Lehigh Valley 0     USLP Harrisburg City Islanders 0     PDL Reading United 0
PDL Carolina Dynamo 4(4)     NASL Carolina RailHawks 3     NASL Carolina RailHawks 2
NPSL Chattanooga FC 4(1)     PDL Carolina Dynamo 1     MLS Los Angeles Galaxy 0
PDL Orlando City U-23 1(3)     USLP VSI Tampa Bay FC 1     NASL Tampa Bay Rowdies 1
USLP VSI Tampa Bay FC 1(5)     NASL Tampa Bay Rowdies 2     MLS Seattle Sounders FC 0
USASA Red Force FC 2     PDL Ocala Stampede 1     MLS Colorado Rapids 1
PDL Ocala Stampede 4     USLP Orlando City 2     USLP Orlando City 3
PDL Des Moines Menace 1     NASL Minnesota United 0     MLS Sporting Kansas City 2
NPSL Madison 56ers 0     PDL Des Moines Menace 1     PDL Des Moines Menace 0
PDL FC Tucson 2     NASL San Antonio Scorpions 2(3)     MLS Houston Dynamo 2
USLP Phoenix FC 1     PDL FC Tucson 2(4)     PDL FC Tucson 0
PDL Austin Aztex 3     PDL Austin Aztex 0     MLS Portland Timbers 5
USASA NTX Rayados 0     USLP Wilmington Hammerheads 2     USLP Wilmington Hammerheads 1
PDL Ventura County Fusion 3     USLP Los Angeles Blues 5     USLP Los Angeles Blues 1
NPSL FC Hasental 2     PDL Ventura County Fusion 1     MLS Chivas USA 2
PDL Portland Timbers U23s 3     PDL Portland Timbers U23s 0     USLP Charleston Battery 1
NPSL Sacramento Gold 2     USLP Charleston Battery 1     MLS San Jose Earthquakes 0
PDL Seattle Sounders FC U-23 5     USLP Charlotte Eagles 3     USLP Charlotte Eagles 0
USASA Doxa Italia 1     PDL Seattle Sounders FC U-23 0     MLS Chicago Fire 2
NPSL Georgia Revolution 4     NPSL Georgia Revolution 2     MLS Real Salt Lake 3
PDL Real Colorado Foxes 3     NASL Atlanta Silverbacks 3     NASL Atlanta Silverbacks 2
PDL Laredo Heat 2     NASL Fort Lauderdale Strikers 1(7)     NASL Fort Lauderdale Strikers 0
USASA PSA Elite 0     PDL Laredo Heat 1(6)     MLS FC Dallas 2
PDL Ocean City Nor'easters 2    
NPSL New York Red Bulls U23s 0     PDL Ocean City Nor'easters 1     MLS Philadelphia Union 2
USLP Pittsburgh Riverhounds 0     PDL Ocean City Nor'easters 1
USLP Pittsburgh Riverhounds 1(5)    
USASA RWB Adria 1(3)    
USLP Dayton Dutch Lions 3    
PDL River City Rovers 0     USLP Dayton Dutch Lions (aet) 4     MLS Columbus Crew 2
USASA Dearborn Stars 1     USLP Dayton Dutch Lions 1
PDL Michigan Bucks 0    
USASA Dearborn Stars 2    
Fourth Round
(June 12/13)
(June 26)
(August 7)
(October 1)
MLS Chicago Fire 2
MLS Columbus Crew 1
MLS Chicago Fire 5
USLP Orlando City 1
MLS Sporting Kansas City 0
USLP Orlando City 1
MLS Chicago Fire 0
MLS D.C. United 2
MLS D.C. United 3
MLS Philadelphia Union 1
MLS D.C. United 3
MLS New England Revolution 1
MLS New England Revolution 4
MLS New York Red Bulls 2
MLS D.C. United 1
MLS Real Salt Lake 0
MLS Real Salt Lake (aet) 5
USLP Charleston Battery 2
MLS Real Salt Lake 3
NASL Carolina RailHawks 0
NASL Carolina RailHawks (aet) 3
MLS Chivas USA 1
MLS Real Salt Lake 2
MLS Portland Timbers 1
MLS FC Dallas 3
MLS Houston Dynamo 0
MLS FC Dallas 2
MLS Portland Timbers 3
MLS Portland Timbers 2
NASL Tampa Bay Rowdies 0


Play-In Round

First Round

Second Round

Third Round

Fourth Round

  • 1 Game was postponed and moved to June 13 due to severe weather.[15]




Real Salt Lake (MLS)0–1D.C. United (MLS)
Beckerman  45+1'
Rimando  90'
Report Riley  21'
Neal  45'
DeLeon  58'
Korb  80'
Attendance: 17,608
Referee: Juan Guzman (California)

Top Goal Scorers

Final standings as of October 1, 2013.

Rank Scorer Club Goals
1 Dwayne De Rosario D.C. United 5
Frédéric Piquionne Portland Timbers 5
3 Argjent Duka Icon FC 4
David Geno Seattle Sounders FC U-23 4
Kwadwo Poku Georgia Revolution 4
Kelyn Rowe New England Revolution 4
7 Dom Dwyer Orlando City S.C. 3
Georgi Hristov Tampa Bay Rowdies 3
Hakan Ilhan Carolina Dynamo 3
Mike Magee Chicago Fire 3
Chris Rolfe Chicago Fire 3
Devon Sandoval Real Salt Lake 3
Gustavo Villalobos FC Hasental 3

See also


  1. "Largest-ever field, increased prize money highlight 2013 US Open Cup". MLSsoccer.com. Retrieved March 5, 2013.
  2. Format of 100th edition of US Open Cup released: Year of change for prize money, hosting decisions & team numbers (5 March 2013). TheCup.us
  3. 2013 US Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Release Archived 2013-05-11 at the Wayback Machine (5 March 2013). ussoccer.com.
  4. "Great Lakes Division teams decline 2013 US Open Cup berths as NPSL entries finalized". thecup.us. Retrieved 9 April 2013.
  5. "2013 US Open Cup field to be completed this weekend, Play-In Round matches set, draw coming soon". thecup.us. Retrieved 28 April 2013.
  6. "Colorado Rovers to represent United States Specialty Sports Association in 100th Lamar Hunt US Open Cup". thecup.us. Retrieved March 22, 2013.
  7. "2013 US Open Cup qualifying: USASA Region I, II, IV and US Club Soccer in action this weekend (with updates)". thecup.us. Retrieved 21 April 2013.
  8. Hakala, Josh. "2013 US Open Cup field is complete, Play-In Round matches set, draw coming soon". thecup.us. Retrieved 30 April 2013.
  9. "KC Athletics withdraw from 2013 US Open Cup after Dearborn Stars' protest upheld". thecup.us. Retrieved 29 April 2013.
  10. "2013 US Open Cup qualifying: Nine USASA Region III teams to battle for two berths in New Orleans this weekend (UPDATED)". thecup.us. Retrieved 14 April 2013.
  11. "Orlando City SC and Carolina Railhawks Advance to Quarterfinals in Fourth Round Upsets". ussoccer.com. Archived from the original on 2013-06-16. Retrieved 13 June 2013.
  12. "Sports briefs: Fuego clinch play-in spot for U.S. Open Cup tournament". Fresnobee.com. Retrieved April 29, 2013.
  13. "Georgia Revolution". 2013 Georgia Revolution. Retrieved April 29, 2013.
  14. "Sports briefs: Fuego clinch play-in spot for U.S. Open Cup tournament". 2013 Georgia Revolution. Retrieved April 29, 2013.
  15. "Match Commissioner, Frank Klopas talk U.S. Open Cup postponement". chicago-fire.com. Retrieved 13 June 2013.
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