The dream came to an end on Wednesday night for the Brooklyn Italians as Lansdowne Bhoys took a 2-0 win at LIU Athletic Center to move on to the Second Round of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.
Rasmus Hansen delivers 2018 US Open Cup’s first upset for Brooklyn Italians, earns TheCup.us Player of the Round
Hansen is the first Brooklyn Italians player, and the first Danish player to be named Player of the Round. The award is voted on by TheCup.us staff and a select panel from the North American Soccer Reporters.
2018 US Open Cup: Hansen’s brace helps Brooklyn Italians stun NY Cosmos
Despite only training together for a couple days before the match, the Italians were the ones with the winning strategy in the match and rode two second-half goals from Rasmus Hansen to end the Cosmos’ cup aspirations with a 3-2 win.
2015 US Open Cup Round 1: Joe Holland carries Long Island Rough Riders to 3-1 win over Brooklyn Italians
On the strength of two goals and an assist from Joe Holland, the Long Island Rough Riders defeated the Brooklyn Italians 3-1 to give the Riders their first tournament win since 2012.
2014 US Open Cup Round 3: New York Cosmos win Open Cup debut, will host Red Bulls in Round 4
The Cosmos will host MLS’s New York Red Bulls at Shuart Stadium in Hempstead, NY on June 14. When asked about the upcoming game versus the Red Bulls, Cosmos head coach Giovanni Savarese said that he thinks it will great for the sport of soccer.
2014 US Open Cup Round 2: Brooklyn Italians rally to beat Jersey Express, earn date with New York Cosmos (video)
The 4-2 road victory earned the Italians the right to face the NASL Soccer Bowl champions New York Cosmos in the third round.
2013 US Open Cup First Round: Argjent Duka’s hat trick lifts newcomers Icon FC over Brooklyn Italians
US Open Cup first timers Icon FC is kept its dream alive after defeating the Brooklyn Italians 4-1 on the strength of a hat trick by Argjent Duka in Brooklyn on Tuesday.
Great Lakes Division teams decline 2013 US Open Cup berths as NPSL entries finalized
TheCup.us has also confirmed that the NPSL is no long guaranteeing spots in the First Round of the 2013 US Open Cup to particular clubs or regions.
2012 US Open Cup Second Round: Rochester Rhinos stay perfect against amateurs, blank Brooklyn Italians 3-0
The Rochester Rhinos remain perfect against lower level clubs with their 10th victory over an amateur club in the completion, downing the Brooklyn Italians of the National Premier Soccer League at Sahlen’s Stadium, 3-0. They advance to a Third Round meeting with the Philadelphia Union.
2012 US Open Cup First Round: Brooklyn Italians win historic match in Maine, top GPS Portland Phoenix 3-2
The first US Open Cup Final was played in Brooklyn. But on Tuesday evening, the Brooklyn Italians of the NPSL were the first club to travel to Maine with GPS Portland Phoenix of the PDL being the first side to represent the state according to TheCup.us records. The trip was worth it as they returned to the Big Apple with a 3-2 victory.