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Things you should know about the Second Round of the US Open Cup

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Only two USASA clubs have advanced to the Third Round since 1996. Bavarian SC defeated the Reading Rage (USL D3 Pro) 1-0 in the Second Round of 2003. Dallas Roma FC became the first USASA team to defeat a USL First Division team when they eliminated Miami FC 1-0 in 2006.

PDL teams winning Second Round games doesn’t happen often, but it’s not unheard of during the Modern Era (1995-present). 17 PDL teams have made it to the Third Round. The Michigan Bucks have done it more than anyone else, advancing to Round 3 four times.

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MLS-owned USL teams no longer eligible for 2016 US Open Cup, confirms USSF

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A little more than two months after it was initially posted on their website and reported by, the United States Soccer Federation has confirmed that all Major League Soccer-owned teams that compete in the United Soccer Leagues (USL) will not be eligible for the 2016 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup and beyond.

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