1999 U.S. Open Cup

Updated March 3, 2017 | Infoplease Staff

Dating back to 1914, the U.S. Open Cup is the oldest soccer competition in the United States and is among the oldest in the world. The U.S. Open Cup is a single-elimination tournament open to all amateur and professional teams in the United States. Thirty-two teams competed for the 86-year-old Dewar Cup trophy in the 1999 U.S. Open Cup.


Aug. 11, 1999 at the Cotton Bowl and the Rose Bowl

Rochester Raging Rhinos (A-League) def. Dallas Burn (MLS), 2-1 OT

Columbus Crew (MLS) def. Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS), 3-1

Aug. 13 at Raymond James Stadium

Colorado Rapids (MLS) def. Tampa Bay Mutiny (MLS), 1-0

Aug. 18 at Blackbaud Stadium

Charleston Battery (A-League) def. Staten Island Vipers (A-League), 1-0


Sept. 1, 1999 at Hampton Roads, Va.

Colorado Rapids def. Charleston Battery, 3-0

Rochester Raging Rhinos def. Columbus Crew, 3-2


Sept. 14, 1999 at Columbus, Ohio

Rochester Raging Rhinos def. Colorado Rapids, 2-0

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