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United are just the second open division pro team to reach Round 4, joining the 2016 Kitsap Pumas, back when they were a member of the Premier Development League.
There was no love lost between the former NASL foes Wednesday night as the Tampa Rowdies and the Jacksonville Armada met in the Second Round of the 2018 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. The two clubs fought aimlessly for possession throughout the match, but it was the Armada who ultimately came away with the victory, 1-0.
In the matchup between the Jacksonville Armada FC and SIMA Aguilas, it was the experience of the Armada that prevailed as they came away with a 2-0 win to advance to the next round.
As a late addition into the 2018 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, the Jacksonville Armada FC came ready to play as they kicked off against The Villages SC Sunday night at Southern Oak Stadium on the campus of Jacksonville University.
The New York Cosmos B, Jacksonville Armada Under-23s, and Miami FC 2, the three reserve teams for the remaining clubs in the North American Soccer League (NASL), will be allowed to enter the US Open Cup.
The Charleston Battery advanced to the Fourth Round where they will face MLS expansion team Atlanta United.
The Jacksonville Armada FC struck twice late in the first half to erase an early deficit and defeat Miami United FC in the second round of the Lamar Hunt U.S Open Cup 2-1 Wednesday night.
Southern Oak Stadium dripped with emotion in the build-up, the aftermath of the weekend’s tragic act of violence and hatred in Orlando heavy in the air.
A capacity crowd of 1,200 saw the Armada win for the first time since an April 15 NASL league triumph over The Miami FC.