Against an emotional and motivated Toronto side, the Union came out prepared, disciplined, and dominant.
Scott Pugh on why he wants the Union to win the 2014 US Open Cup.
Daily news roundups
Union defeat Toronto. USA defeats Czech Republic. River Cup on Saturday. More news.
Video of Jim Curtin’s postgame press conference and interviews with Andrew Wenger, Sebastien Le Toux, and Maurice Edu. Also, postgame quote sheet, including comments from Zac MacMath.
The Union coped well against a struggling Toronto team, taking all three points before Saturday’s return match.
After a 39th minute goal from Alejandro Bedoya, Nick Rimando backstopped a young US squad through a threatening second half.
Philadelphia Soccer History / US Open Cup
On May 3, 1936, Philadelphia German Americans became the first amateur team, and the first team from the city of Philadelphia, to win the US Open Cup.
Infographic / Union
Kevin Kinkead takes a infographical look at the Union’s new shirt sponsorship deal.