The night before they were scheduled to host Corinthians FC of San Antonio in the opening round of the 2016 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, the North Texas Rayados learned that they had been disqualified.
After 120 minutes of scoreless, back-and-forth play, the Laredo Heat made four straight penalties to beat NTX Rayados in the first round of the U.S. Open Cup Wednesday night at the Texas A&M International Soccer Complex.
North Carolina-based Triangle Brigade won the tournament in their first attempt and are expected to join North Texas Rayados in the 2015 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.
The North American Soccer League’s (NASL) San Antonio Scorpions managed to defeat the upset-minded North Texas Rayados of the United States Amateur Soccer Association (USASA) by a final score of 4-2 in a third round US Open Cup match.
In rematch of last year’s tournament, we had a sequel that, unlike most Hollywood films, was far better than the original by a wide margin as the Rayados fell behind three times, and equalized each time, including the third time in second half stoppage time.
The 100th edition of the US Open Cup had its first round on Tuesday and Austin Aztex won their first US Open Cup game since the squad’s rebirth thanks to a 3-0 win against amateurs NTX Rayados despite playing with 10 men for a majority of the contest.
USASA Region III, representing most of the southern part of the United States, has submitted their two entries for the 100th edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.
Naoyas Aizawa sandwiched an assist between two goals, and while it wasn’t quite a feast for the El Paso Patriots, a 3-1 win over the North Texas Rayados was satisfying enough to whet their appetite for more in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
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