Every rivalry match contains an added layer of drama when points are on the line, but when that shared history extends to tournament play, well, there’s usually no shortage of rich subplots.
A reserve-laden New England Revolution team beat an undermanned Rochester Rhinos (USL) 3-0 in Wednesday’s US Open Cup fourth round in front of 1,633 fans at Chapey Field in Providence, Rhode Island.
The more things change, the more they stay the same: it’s a phrase that rings especially true for Massachusetts-based USASA side GPS Omens.
Like many great success stories in American soccer, the idea of Southie FC started with a couple of college buddies who weren’t quite ready to give up playing the beautiful game after graduation.
Matt Danilack nearly scored a last-gasp equalizer for GPS Portland Phoenix, but the flag went up as AFC Cleveland survived to secure a 1-0 win in Wednesday’s U.S. Open Cup first round tie at Deering High School in Portland, Me.
Roy Sandeman scored on each side of the break as Boston-based USASA outfit Southie FC picked up a win in their inaugural US Open Cup appearance.
A match that started out evenly-played eventually turned into a demolition as Worcester FC fell 5-0 to Lansdowne Bhoys FC in Saturday’s second qualifying round of the 2016 US Open Cup tournament at Foley Stadium in Worcester, Mass.
Bond’s ‘banana kick’ broke a scoreless match in the 58th minute while goalkeeper Zac Lubin, a former TheCup.us Player of the Round, kept the sheet clean to steer the Roughnecks to a Second Round victory.
Daniel Kraynak’s successful penalty sent Greater Binghamton Thunder FC (NPSL) on to the second round of the U.S. Open Cup tournament after beating Western Mass Pioneers (PDL) 1-1 (4-3 on PKs) on Wednesday at Lusitano Stadium.
The Western Mass Pioneers pushed the Rochester Rhinos to extra time, but a pair of late goals doomed the PDL side in a 2-1 loss at Sahlen’s Stadium in the Second Round of the U.S. Open Cup.