Colorado at Tampa Bay, May 29, 2012

Final: Colorado 3, Tampa Bay 1

It might not have been as crisp as the scoreboard indicated, but first half goals from Edu and Andre Akpan and a second half injury time tally from Kamani Hill allowed the Colorado Rapids to advance in the US Open Cup with a 3-1 win against the Tampa Bay Rowdies Tuesday night, marking the first time since 2007 that the Rapids have advanced beyond the tournament’s play-in stage. RECAP

Full Match Highlights

Colorado, KC meet in 4th Round

Once again, Colorado and Kansas City will square off where the winner moves one step closer to another championship. The Rapids will visit Sporting KC on June 5 in the 4th Round of the 2012 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park (6:30 MT), marking the ninth time these teams have met in an elimination round of a competition. MORE