With the U.S. riding a three-game winning streak (including the 4–3 friendly victory over Germany), and what promises to be a lively home support in Rio Tinto, the home team is the clear favorite.
Interview / US Open Cup
PSP talks with Ethan White ahead of DC United’s US Open Cup showdown with the Philadelphia Union.
The USMNT put together perhaps their most complete performance of the Jurgen Klinsmann era, and soundly defeated Panama 2–0 to move to the top of the Hex.
US Open Cup
What is it about US Open Cup matches that spark such intense rivalries? Adam Cann explores.
Match previews / US Open Cup
Last season the Union needed a US Open Cup run to keep spirits high as they spun down the Nowak rabbit hole. A year later, the team they beat to keep the 2012 USOC run alive is equally desperate for a catalyzing victory in cup competition.
Even without two key players from Friday night’s win over Jamaica, the US is still a better team than Panama.
The US picked up three big points in their quest to qualify for the 2014 World Cup with a first half goal from Jozy Altidore and stoppage time winner from Brad Davis.
With Jamaica needing a win, expect the Jamaican team to come out very strong from the opening whistle.