Despite having to wait an extra half-hour to make their US Open Cup debut, Southern States SC made the most of their opportunity with a 3-1 victory over the Georgia Revolution
In recent years, the Third Round has been one of the most compelling rounds of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. The reward for winning a Third Round game is a matchup with a Major League Soccer team. Or better yet, a home game against a MLS team.
The fans that remained for the 10 p.m. kickoff from John Crain Field on the campus of the University of Oklahoma were treated to an explosion of goals as Oklahoma City Energy FC dropped the Tampa Bay Rowdies, 4-3, in the Third Round of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup on Tuesday night.
Oklahoma City Energy FC was able to exact a measure of revenge in the Second Round of the 2019 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, dropping visiting NTX Rayados FC, 3-1,
Wichita made league history becoming just the second amateur NPSL team to upset a pro team in the tournament since the league was founded in 2003.
Three lower division sides’ hopes are still alive as Major League Soccer entered the fray in the Fourth Round of the 2017 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. The United Soccer League’s FC Cincinnati and Sacramento Republic, as well as the North American Soccer League’s Miami FC, disposed of their MLS opponents. This marks the first time since 2014 that at least three lower division teams will be represented in the Round of 16.
This win marks the first time in club history that FC Cincinnati has moved on to the Fourth Round after bowing out, 1-0, to the Tampa Bay Rowdies in the Third Round last season. Cincinnati will host MLS-side Columbus Crew SC on June 14.
Saint Louis FC punched its ticket to the third round of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup after dispatching 10-man FC Wichita, 4-3 after extra time, at the Stryker Soccer Complex in Wichita, Kansas.