The head coach of the amateur Rochester River Dogz, a “farm team” for the NPSL's Rochester Lancers, Doug Miller doesn't mind using his former team's historic run as the last non-MLS team to win the competition as motivation for his players.
NTX Rayados find themselves back in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup for the seventh year in a row, the longest streak of any open division local entry in the Modern Era (1995-present).
In their US Open Cup qualifying debut, the Brick Lions from New Jersey earn the comeback victory and will host their second round match.
The Galaxy played more than 100 minutes with 10 men as Rafael Garcia received a straight red card in the 17th minute.
Former Chivas de Guadalajara forward Edwin Borboa scored twice as La Maquina (UPSL) continues its run in the US Open Cup with a 2-0 victory over fellow UPSL team LA Wolves FC.
The Rochester Rhinos are known as giant killers, but they are also dominant against amateur clubs. They improved to 16-0-0 all-time against amateur clubs with a win over Lansdowne Bhoys.
The talented Southern California club is rebounding after getting suspended for an entire season by the UPSL.
For the third year in a row, and the fourth time in the last six years, the Orange County Blues are being sent home by an amateur team.
La Maquina become just the second amateur team in the Modern Era to win their first two US Open Cup matches in club history by way of shutout.
The Rhinos broke the club record for goals in a US Open Cup