Deshorn Brown’s first career hat-trick helped the Colorado Rapids advance to the fifth round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Tuesday night, trouncing soon-to-be MLS side Orlando City 5-2 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.
An early goal had the Rapids off on the wrong foot, but it would be all Colorado – and Brown, in particular – from there, with the Jamaican international terrifically taking all three goals and upping his season total (in all competitions) to eight.
The Colorado Rapids will host the Atlanta Silverbacks of the North American Soccer League (NASL) next Tuesday, June 24 at 7 p.m. MT at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in the fifth round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Tickets are available now, with special rates for Rapids season and partial ticket plan holders.
When the Colorado Rapids host Orlando City SC tonight in their US Open Cup fourth round encounter, it will be second successive meeting between the two teams in this competition and the MLS club will be eager to erase the memories of 12 months ago.
A Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup meeting between the Colorado Rapids and Real Salt Lake will not happen this year after the Utah team were knocked out at the fourth round stage on Saturday, by Atlanta Silverbacks of the NASL. The Silverbacks advanced with a 2-1 win.
With the victory, Atlanta moves on to the fifth round and will face the winner of the Colorado Rapids and Orlando City SC, who meet each other on Tuesday at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, kick-off 7 p.m. MT.
COMMERCE CITY, Colo – The Colorado Rapids will host a Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup fifth round match should they defeat Orlando City SC on Tuesday, June 17 in a game at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.
If successful against Orlando, then Colorado would face the winner of the match between Real Salt Lake and the Atlanta Silverbacks, which takes place on Saturday, June 14 in Atlanta. The date of the fifth round encounter would be either June 24 or 25.
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (Wednesday, May 28, 2014) – The Colorado Rapids will face Orlando City SC of the third-tier USL Professional Division (USL Pro) in a Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup fourth round matchup at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on Tuesday, June 17 at 7 p.m. MT. Tickets to the match can be purchased by clicking here or by calling 303-825-GOAL.
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (Friday, May 16, 2014) – The Colorado Rapids learned today their potential opponents for the fourth round of the 2014 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, facing either the Tampa Bay Rowdies or Orlando City at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. The match will take place between June 10-18, with the exact date and ticketing information to be announced soon. Tampa Bay and Orlando will play each other in the third round on May 28.
The Colorado Rapids take on Orlando City SC in the third round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. MT at the Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla (WATCH LIVE STREAM). It is Colorado's fourth-ever Open Cup match against a team from Florida.