2013 US Open Cup First Round: Dearborn Stars defeat giant-killing Michigan Bucks 2-0 in Open Cup debut
The Dearborn Stars made their first appearance in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary and the amateur club made quite an entrance.
A dozen clubs are making a return appearance in the event, including 10 that were in the tournament this past year. Four sides will be making their US Open Cup debuts in 2013.
Some nights, the ball just won’t go in, no matter how well it’s hit or how open the net is. For the Michigan Bucks, it summed up their night in general, losing 2-1at home in extra time to the Dayton Dutch Lions, still winless in USL Pro, in the Fourth Round of the US Open Cup.
2012 US Open Cup Third Round: Michigan Bucks put out 2011 finalist Chicago Fire in historic extra time upset
On Tuesday, in front of a capacity crowd at the Ultimate Soccer Arenas in Pontiac, Mich., the Bucks, who are the first amateur team to upset an MLS side, became the first to do it twice with a 3-2 extra time victory over the Chicago Fire.
2012 US Open Cup Second Round: Michigan Bucks’ last minute PK earns another upset over Pittsburgh Riverhounds
Michigan moves on into the Third Round, hosting the MLS side Chicago Fire, on May 29 at Ultimate Soccer Arenas in Pontiac, Michigan.