Atlanta United tops Orlando to reach USOC Final (video)

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Eric Remedi scored a goal and helped set up Emerson Hyndman for another as Atlanta United clinched a spot in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup final with a 2-0 defeat of Orlando City SC in Florida on Tuesday.

The marker for Hyndman, the American midfielder on loan from Premier League side Bournemouth, was his first for the Five Stripes.

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Remedi had one assist in nearly 1600 MLS season minutes heading into the match.

Minnesota United and Portland Timbers stage the other semifinal on Tuesday in Minnesota, and the winner with meet Atlanta on Aug. 27 or 28.