FC Tucson picked up the club’s first US Open Cup win since 2018.
The talented Southern California club is rebounding after getting suspended for an entire season by the UPSL.
Back in 2013, in their US Open Cup debut, FC Tucson upset an Arizona-based USL team. This year, Arizona United made sure history didn’t repeat itself.
FC Tucson defeated Pomona’s San Nicolas FC on Wednesday night at Kino Stadium by a score of 3-0. The match was part of opening day of the US Open Cup, with Tucson getting the right to advance in that tournament.
FC Tucson could say that they hope the third time in the US Open Cup is the charm, but they have already had eye-catching performances in past tournaments.
In 2013, FC Tucson completed a remarkable run in the US Open Cup, defeating two pro teams before being stopped by the Houston Dynamo. They hoped to repeat that performance this year. It is not going to happen. FC Tucson saw defeat at home to USASA club Chula Vista FC 2 – 1.
Chula Vista FC’s academy works in the shadows of both the Nomads academy in La Jolla and Tijuana’s academy on the other side of the border.
With a 6-1 win over the San Diego Flash, FC Tacoma 253 became the 91st and final entry into the 102nd edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.
Welcome to our continuing series of Meet the USASA features where we annually profile the clubs representing the United States Adult Soccer Association in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. Advancing from the four regional tournaments, these often unknown clubs have great stories to tell and each year, our goal is to allow fans to get to know them as they attempt to become this year’s Cinderella story.