2011 Desert Diamond Cup

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2011 Desert Diamond Cup
Tournament details
Host countryUnited States
DatesMarch 4 – 5
Teams4
Venue(s)1 (in 1 host city)
Final positions
ChampionsSporting Kansas City (1st title)
Runners-upNew York Red Bulls
Third placeFC Tucson
Tournament statistics
Matches played4
Goals scored21 (5.25 per match)
Top scorer(s)Pat Perkins
2012

The 2011 Desert Diamond Cup (formerly known as the Desert Cup and also known as the FC Tucson Desert Diamond Cup) was a preseason soccer tournament held at Hi Corbett Field in Tucson, Arizona. The tournament, the first edition of the Desert Cup, was held from March 4-5, 2011 and featured two Major League Soccer clubs along two US Club Soccer clubs.

The tournament was won by Sporting Kansas City, who edged the New York Red Bulls on goal differential.

Teams[edit]

The following four clubs competed in the tournament:

Matches[edit]

Arizona Sahuaros1 – 6Sporting Kansas City
Baker Goal 86' Report Jones Goal 35'
Mravec Goal 53'
Sapong Goal 56'
Myers Goal 77'
Zusi Goal 83'
Ubiparipovic Goal 90'
New York Red Bulls3 – 1FC Tucson
Hertzog Goal 19' Goal 53' (pen.)
da Luz Goal 68'
Report Gauna Goal 62'

Arizona Sahuaros3 – 3FC Tucson
Perkins Goal 11' Goal 14' Goal 26' Report Diouf Goal 4'
Gauna Goal 69'
Goodfellow Goal 74'
New York Red Bulls2 – 2Sporting Kansas City
Henry Goal 22'
Richards Goal 76'
Report Arnaud Goal 20'
Kamara Goal 61' (pen.)

Final standings[edit]

Club Pts Pld W L T GF GA GD
Sporting Kansas City 4 2 1 0 1 8 3 +5
New York Red Bulls 4 2 1 0 1 5 3 +2
FC Tucson 1 2 0 1 1 4 6 -2
Arizona Sahuaros 1 2 0 1 1 4 9 -5

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