Scoring chances were hard to come by, but Sporting Kansas City’s Ike Opara scored off a second-half corner kick to provide all of the scoring his side needed in a 2-0 win over the Houston Dynamo in the US Open Cup Round of 16 on a muggy early evening Wednesday in south Texas.
OKC Energy FC blitzed visiting Moreno Valley FC, 5-1, on Wednesday night to advance to the third round of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.
Energy FC advances to play FC Dallas, its MLS affiliate in the Fourth Round.
Oklahoma City’s USL side advances to face intra-city foe Rayo OKC in the third round of the U.S. Open Cup. Rayo OKC, a first-year NASL side, will host the first-ever meeting of the two teams on June 1.
The Oklahoma City Energy FC booked a place in the Fourth Round of the US Open Cup with a thunderbolt of a goal from substitute striker Peter Toth in the 83rd minute.