The Deltas scored two set piece goals to come from behind and avoid the Cupset against the PDL Burlingame Dragons. Kyle Bekker provided the two deadly free kicks from similar spots on the field that resulted in a goal in each half.
From minute one until the final whistle, this game was all Republic all the time as the Sacramento club ended their drought in an emphatic fashion: a 4-0 victory that advanced them to a third round game against USL expansion club Reno 1868 FC. The winner of that game will host a Major League Soccer team in Round 4.
The US Open Cup can be a real surprise when it comes to upstart teams like the PDL’s FC Golden State Force but the USL’s oldest club on the West Coast, the newly-labelled Orange County Soccer Club was dominant winning 5-2 in the Second Round at Citrus College in Glendora, California.
The Tulsa Roughnecks of the United Soccer League took a commanding lead in the first half and took care of business at home the rest of the way with a 5-3 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup win over the Oklahoma City Energy U23s on Wednesday night. Pavel Kondrakhin scored twice for the Roughnecks in the victory.
91 teams will square off in the 102nd edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. Who will be this year’s Cinderella story? Who will earn a spot in the CONCACAF Champions League? Check out the schedule and results right here.