The Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the North American Soccer League (NASL) upset Major League Soccer (MLS) host Orlando City SC 2-1 last night on a goal from Victor “PC” Giro in stoppage time of extra time.
2016 US Open Cup
For the third time in as many years, the New York Cosmos were bounced out of the US Open Cup in the Round of 16, this time falling to the New England Revolution 3-2. Late goals would, once again, be the culprit in denying them a result.
The Dynamo were eliminated in the Quarterfinals last year by Sporting Kansas City. Now, Houston is denying the defending champs a return trip to the Round of Eight.
With the win, FC Dallas advances to the Quarterfinals for the 15th time in club history. Only one team in the 103-year history of the US Open Cup has more Quarterfinal appearances.
The Galaxy are back in the Quarterfinals for the second straight year.
All but one game in the round was decided by one goal or less.
The two halves of the Fifth Round US Open Cup game between the Philadelphia Union and the New York Red Bulls could not have been any different. But after getting dominated in the first half, the Union came from behind to earn a 2-1 victory.
The Sounders advance 4-1 in the penalty kick shootout after a 1-1 draw in regulation.
Behind two first half goals from forward David Accam, Chicago dispatched of Columbus 2-1.
Which eight teams will survive to reach the Quarterfinals?