D.C. United completes unlikely run to U.S. Open Cup final

D.C. United defender Chris Korb, right, controls the ball against Fire midfielder Joel Lindpere.
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Neither Chicago nor D.C. United is above .500 in MLS competition, but advanced to the U.S. Open Cup semifinals by beating a combination of MLS and lower-level professional squads. United had beaten Richmond of the USL Pro circuit, and MLS foes Philadelphia and New England, to earn the right to play Chicago.

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