FC Dallas (MLS) scored twice in each half and got big performances from both a club veteran and teenager making his debut to help the Hoops advance past OKC Energy (USL Championship).
Oklahoma City Energy FC
The fans that remained for the 10 p.m. kickoff from John Crain Field on the campus of the University of Oklahoma were treated to an explosion of goals as Oklahoma City Energy FC dropped the Tampa Bay Rowdies, 4-3, in the Third Round of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup on Tuesday night.
Oklahoma City Energy FC was able to exact a measure of revenge in the Second Round of the 2019 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, dropping visiting NTX Rayados FC, 3-1,
Dallas-based amateur club NTX Rayados scored three times in extra-time and took down visiting OKC Energy 5-2 in a wild Round 2 affair on Wednesday night at Richland College.
For the first time in the Rapids’ US Open Cup history, they overcame a two-goal deficit to advance to the next round of the tournament.
FC Dallas’ Colombian playmaker Michael Barrios scored twice in a span of three minutes in the first half to help Dallas defeat OKC 4-1 in a “home” game on the campus of TCU in Fort Worth.
It was the first Open Cup game held in Oklahoma since 1997 when Los Lobos (USASA) welcomed the Central Jersey Riptide to Tulsa for a first round game (Riptide won 1-0). 17 years later, the tournament has returned to the Sooner State.