Fire rout Orlando Lions 5-1 in US Open Cup

Updated: June 26, 2013, 10:44 PM ET
Associated Press

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- Chris Rolfe scored twice and the Chicago Fire beat the Orlando City SC Lions 5-1 on Wednesday night in a U.S. Open Cup quarterfinal match.

Rolfe beat goalkeeper Miguel Gallardo on a 7-yard header to open the scoring in the sixth minute and on a short kick from even closer range in the 64th, breaking the contest open.

The Fire hosts D.C. United in an all-MLS semifinal match on Aug. 7.

Orlando pressed hard in the first 15 minutes of the second half, tying the ...

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