Nick Markanich of the Charleston Battery scored the game’s only goal in the 112th minute to send them to the Fourth Round.
Miguel Ibarra provided the spark and Khori Bennett provided the early goal as Charlotte Independence comfortably defeated Appalachian FC in the Second Round of the 2023 US Open Cup.
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The Fusion U-23s, who were the USL League Two runner-up last season, defeated the Independence 4-2 to earn the club’s first win over a pro team since 2006.
The Florida Soccer Soldiers found a way. Despite being the underdogs, despite a long trip up to Charlotte from Miami, despite going a man down in the second half and despite trailing by a goal in extra time.
The Ocean City Nor’easters have no problem with being the underdog in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.
North Carolina will host MLS’ Houston Dynamo on June 14 in the next round of the USOC.
In front of a crowd split 50-50 between Independence blue and Eagles orange, the USL’s Independence won a thrilling match 3-2 behind a second half brace from substitute Enzo Martinez and now move on to face North Carolina FC in round three.
The Charlotte Independence defeated the team they replaced in the USL by a score of 2-0
Charlotte Independence’s bid for a second-straight upset against an MLS team was short lived as the Chicago Fire erased an early deficit Tuesday to secure a 3-1 victory at Toyota Park.