More than 30,000 fans watch as Cincinnati’s Djiby Fall delivers a third consecutive game-winning US Open Cup goal.
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This win marks the first time in club history that FC Cincinnati has moved on to the Fourth Round after bowing out, 1-0, to the Tampa Bay Rowdies in the Third Round last season. Cincinnati will host MLS-side Columbus Crew SC on June 14.
Oklahoma City advances to the Fourth Round, where they will face MLS side Colorado Rapids at Dicks Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado on June 13.
The Republic were led by a goal and an assist from forward Trevin Caesar to earn the right to host their first-ever MLS side in their home stadium in the Fourth Round against Real Salt Lake.
Tommy Heinemann’s goal in second-half stoppage time was the winner for the Deltas of the NASL, who advanced to the Fourth Round to face another Bay Area club, the San Jose Earthquakes of Major League Soccer, on June 14.
It took 120 minutes and eight rounds of penalty kicks on Wednesday night, but Tulsa Roughnecks FC managed to sneak past visiting San Antonio FC in the third round of the U.S. Open Cup.
By the end of the night, Christos FC was the last amatuer team still standing in the tournament, which earns them a $15,000 cash prize. The win also makes them the 13th amateur team in the Modern Era to reach the Fourth Round, where they will play D.C. United of Major League Soccer on June 14.
North Carolina will host MLS’ Houston Dynamo on June 14 in the next round of the USOC.
The City Islanders cruised to a 3-0 victory, setting the stage for its fourth Open Cup game against MLS’ Philadelphia Union in the past six years on June 14.
GPS Omens came into Wednesday night’s third-round U.S. Open Cup match in Rochester as the clear underdogs but proved over the course of 120 minutes that they deserve respect on merit, despite losing 2-1 to the Rochester Rhinos.