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.
With the win, the Fire advance to the Semifinals for the fourth year in a row. They also become the first club in the 103-year history of the US Open Cup to reach four straight Semifinals twice (2003-06, 2013-16).
The final four is set for August 10.
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.
For the second year in a row, the Cosmos eliminate spoil the opening game for NYCFC.
The Strikers eliminate a team from Major League Soccer for the first time in club history.
Zachary Herivaux was the hero for the Revs, scoring the game-winner in extra time.
The NASL Spring Champions gave the Fire all they could handle
Diego Rubio scored the game-winning goal in the second extra time period to lead the defending US Open Cup champions to a 2-1 win.
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.