Cleveland SC was grateful to wait the extra 30 minutes to dry off as a 90th minute goal gave the home side a chance to win their first ever US Open Cup game in extra time over Chicago FC United.
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By the end of the night, Christos FC was the last amatuer team still standing in the tournament, which earns them a $15,000 cash prize. The win also makes them the 13th amateur team in the Modern Era to reach the Fourth Round, where they will play D.C. United of Major League Soccer on June 14.
Chicago FC United knocked off the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, 3-1, on Wednesday night in the second round of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.
The postponed match was held at Joe Bean Stadium in Wheaton, Ill., this time under sunny skies. The hosts used a late Grand Rapids own goal to propel them to a 1-0 First Round victory.