Pair of Cupsets Highlight Final Night of 2019 U.S. Open Cup Second Round

CHICAGO (May 15, 2019) – Two Cupsets by Forward Madison FC (USL League One) and Orange County FC (NPSL) highlighted a night as Division II (USL Championship) veteran teams mostly took caring of business in a Second Round of a 2019 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, U.S. Soccer’s inhabitant championship.

With a execution of a Second Round, 22 teams (19 from USL Championship, one from USL League One, and dual Open Division amateurs) pierce on to face one another in a Third Round on May 28-29. There they will strive for a right to face Division we (Major League Soccer) foe in a Fourth Round scheduled for Jun 12. All a Third and Fourth Round games will be accessible to watch on ESPN+.

After a Third Round concludes, U.S. Soccer will control a Fourth Round Draw on Thursday, May 30 to establish a pairings with MLS clubs.

While USL Championship teams went 15-1-3 (1-2 in PKs) in their 19 games opposite reduce antithesis in a Second Round, amateurs Florida Soccer Soldiers and Orange County FC slipped past a pros on PKs. Soccer Soldiers degraded Miami FC on Tuesday night, while OCFC suspended likewise named neighbors Orange County SC this evening. Now a dual pledge sides will wish one some-more cupset carries not usually a prerogative of confronting an MLS side in a Fourth Round though a $25,000 esteem awarded to a group to allege farthest from any reduce division.

With their cupset of El Paso Locomotive, Forward Madison FC claimed a $25k esteem as a Division III (USL League One) group to allege farthest in a foe as good as a eminence of being a usually reduce joining group to flog a aloft multiplication competition in regulation. 

SECOND ROUND RECAPS:
Indy Eleven (USL Championship) 1, Lansing Ignite FC (USL League One) 0
Despite personification a final 73 mins with 10 men, Indy Eleven managed to cheep past Lansing Ignite FC, 1-0, to win a initial Open Cup compare given 2016, during Sellick Bowl during Butler University in Indianapolis, Ind. Thomas Enevoldsen scored a game-winner on his usually event of a diversion in a 57th minute. Tyler Gibson instituted a scoring method by promulgation a prolonged turn to Patrick Barrett on a right wing. Barrett flicked a turn to Enevoldsen, who headed a absolute shot off goalkeeper Kyle Ihn’s hands and into a net. 

Indy Eleven played down a male after goalkeeper Evan Newton was red carded for a tainted during a collision with an onrushing Elma Nfor in a 17th minute. Newton creatively was awarded a yellow card, though afterwards was given his marching orders. Steeve Saint-Duc transposed NFor, who indispensable medical diagnosis before he was taken off on a stretcher. Jordan Farr took over for Indy in goal, acquitting himself good to sign a purify sheet. Indy Eleven will accommodate Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC in a Third Round event during Highmark Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pa. on May 29 during 7 p.m. ET.

North Carolina FC (USL Championship) 4, Richmond Kickers 1 (USL League One)
North Carolina FC snapped a 1-1 deadlock with a three-goal fusillade in a second half en lane to a 4-1 delight over a Richmond Kickers as brazen Robert Kristo cumulative a prop during Sahlen’s Stadium during WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C. Andre Fortune gave a hosts a lead in a 16th notation as he powered a shot from atop a chastisement area into a right corner. Richmond, however, equalized behind a 34th-minute measure from Wahab Ackwei. The final 45 mins was all North Carolina FC, that struck for 3 goals during an 18-minute span. Kristo carried North Carolina into a 2-1 lead, streamer in Caleb Duvernay’s severe cranky from 7 yards in a 52nd notation before converting a chastisement flog 9 mins later. Malawi general Yamikani Chester, who is on loan from MFK Vyškov (Czech Republic) tallied off a Manny Perez feed to give North Carolina FC a 4-1 win. North Carolina FC will horde a pretender amateur-side Florida Soccer Soldiers (Fla.), who constructed a cupset of a Charlotte Independence on Tuesday night, in a Third Round during Koka Booth Field 2 during WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C. on May 29 during 7 p.m. ET.

Louisville City FC (USL Championship) 3, Reading United AC (USL League Two) 0
Louisville City FC done quick work of Reading United AC, distinguished twice inside of 20 mins as a USL Championship group available a 3-0 win during Lynn Stadium on a University of Louisville campus in Louisville, Ken. Abdou Thiam struck for a initial idea in a 12th notation as he tapped in Niall McCabe’s pin-point feed from a right side from point-blank operation for a 1-0 Louisville City advantage. After some nifty passing, George Davis IV found himself with loads of space on a left side and took a turn toward a net before tucking it home in a 19th minute. Sunny Jane, a connoisseur of Trinity High School in Louisville, put a crawl on a diversion with a 22-yard giveaway flog to a nearby left dilemma in a 88th minute. Goalkeeper Chris Hubbard purebred a shutout. In a strife of dual USL Championship sides, Louisville City FC will acquire Birmingham Legion FC to Lynn Stadium in a Third Round match-up on May 29 during 7 p.m. ET

Memphis 901 FC (USL Championship) 3, New York Red Red Bulls U23 (USL League Two) 1
Right behind Josh Morton done a many of his initial start of a season, recording a prop for Memphis 901 FC, that won a initial Open Cup game. Memphis available a 3-1 feat over a New York Red Bulls U23 patrol during AutoZone Park. The visitors gave Memphis a shock by sketch initial blood in a fifth notation on a idea by JP Marin. Memphis, however, got behind on lane as Cam Lindley found a operation usually 3 mins after on a 22-yard giveaway flog to a nearby left post. Morton’s initial idea of a dusk snapped a tie in a 26th notation when he overlapped and forced a goalkeeper to come out of a net before tucking a turn home. He combined an word idea in a 73rd minute, cashing in on a Lindley dilemma flog with a header from 4 yards. Memphis 901 FC will acquire Hartford Athletic (USL Championship) in a Third Round confront during Mike Rose Soccer Complex in Memphis, Tenn. on May 29 during 8 p.m. ET.

Birmingham Legion FC 4 (USL Championship), West Chester Predators (Pa.) 1
Eddie Opoku enjoyed a dream opening for Birmingham Legion FC, scoring a goal, aiding on dual others and being fouled in a box to set adult a chastisement flog in Birmingham Legion FC’s 4-1 delight over a pledge West Chester Predators during BBVA Compass Field in Birmingham, Ala. Chandler Hoffman gave a horde side a lead in a 21st notation after Opoku was taken down in a box. Hoffman converted a penalty, banishment his try to a reduce right corner. In a 36th minute, it was Femi Hollinger-Janzen’s spin to applaud as he headed home an Opoku dilemma flog for a two-goal margin. 

Three mins into a second half Birmingham goalkeeper Trevor Spangenberg done certain that lead stood adult as he done dual saves on bang-bang plays usually seconds apart, denying a giveaway flog and afterwards a rebound. Spangenberg’s teammates came behind to prerogative him as Prosper Kasim found a net in a 51st notation for a 3-0 advantage off an Opoku feed from a left wing. Opoku got his deserved idea in a 89th minute. After a excellent run down a right side, he entered a chastisement area, danced around a chastisement area to find a right container before scoring from 7 goals in a 89th minute. Birmingham will revisit Louisville City FC in a third turn during Lynn Stadium in Louisville, Ken. on May 29 during 7 p.m. ET.

Greenville Triumph SC (USL League One) 1, Charleston Battery (USL Championship) 2
There was small doubt that Ian Svantesson was a male of a hour for a Charleston Battery. Actually, make a one of a 12 mins as he achieved some goal-scoring heroics during a final 12 mins of a compare to lift a Battery to a thespian 2-1 feat over Greenville Triumph SC during Legacy Early College Field in Greenville, S.C. Coached by former U.S. general captain and MLS standout John Harkes, Greenville Triumph SC was meditative of pulling off a cupset after Max Hemmings had given a hosts a lead with his initial idea in a Triumph SC uniform on a half hour, putting in an Aaron Walker dilemma kick. Svantesson, however, had other plans, creation a many of his opportunities in a detriment moments. First, he tallied from tighten operation in a 79th notation off a worried feed. A notation into blocking time, he surfaced himself. Running down a turn on a right flank, Svantesson flog his male and dismissed a shot usually as he got to a finish line and it deflected off goalkeeper Dallas Jaye into a net for a game-winner. The Battery altered on to accommodate associate USL Championship side Nashville SC in a third turn during Dean A. Hayes Track and Soccer Stadium during Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tenn. on May 29 during 8:30 p.m. ET.

Des Moines Menace (USL League Two) 1, Saint Louis FC (USL Championship) 1 (1-3 PKs)
Eighteen-year-old goalkeeper Patrick Schulte done his initial veteran start for Saint Louis FC, though it was what he achieved during a finish of a compare opposite a Des Moines Menace that incited heads. Schulte done 3 saves in a shootout to boost a Missouri side to a 3-1 penalty-kick tie-breaker win after a teams played to a 1-1 lift after 120 mins in a diversion that saw 3 players red carded during Cownie Soccer Park in Des Moines, Iowa. Schulte pacifist to his left to repudiate Joshua Coan and Nick Perea on a Menace’s initial and third attempts, respectively, before sprawling to his right to stop Gaoussou Bayakoyo for his final save. Russell Cericone converted a game-winning penalty. All a goal-scoring occurred in a initial half as Kyle Greig headed in an Austin Jepson dilemma flog for a visiting side in a 13th notation before Perea curled things adult on a chastisement flog in a 38th minute. The compare was punctuated by cards, lots of cards. Besides a reds, dozen yellow cards were awarded, including one to Des Moines screw Jordan Bell during a shootout. Des Moines went down to 10 group when Koray Easterling picked adult his second yellow of a compare during law blocking time. The sides were evened adult in a second extratime when Saint Louis’ Albert Dikwa was given a heave-ho for his second yellow in a 114th minute. The Menace, however, went down to 9 group when it mislaid one of his best chastisement takers, Gerber Chavez, for his second yellow on an brash plea on Schulte during midfield 4 mins into damage time in a second extratime. Saint Louis plays Forward Madison FC during World Wide Technology Soccer Park in a third turn on May 29 during 8 p.m. ET.

Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC (USL Championship) 1, FC Denver (Colo.) 0
Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC indispensable usually one idea to dispatch FC Denver during Weidner Field in Colorado Springs, Colo. Kwasi Donsu drilled a 30-yard shot into a bottom left dilemma late in a initial half and a hosts done certain that idea stood up. Switchbacks FC snapped a seven-game winless strain (0-5-2), dating behind to a 1-0 home win over San Antonio FC on Mar 23. Head manager Steve Trittschuh, a former U.S. general who played in a 1990 World Cup, hoped that a feat will accelerate his group to success in joining play during New Mexico United on Saturday. “Let’s wish we can lift that certainty into this weekend,” he said. “These games aren’t easy. You demeanour during a scores of a teams that played a reduce multiplication team, it’s hard. It’s tough to play teams like that. They were really approach and so we had to conflict tonight. A win’s a win, so hopefully we take that into this subsequent weekend.” The Switchbacks will possibly transport to Phoenix Rising FC or horde New Mexico United in a ThirdRround on May 29, tentative a outcome of their second-round match.

El Paso Locomotive FC (USL Championship) 0, Forward Madison FC (USL League One) 3
During a seven-minute camber in a opening half, Forward Madison FC (USL League One) took control of a diversion by anticipating a net twice en lane to a startling 3-0 feat over El Paso Locomotive FC during Southwest University Ballpark in El Paso, Texas. Jiro Barriga Toyama, off an support by Paulo Jr., gave a visitors all a scoring they indispensable in a 19th minute. Toyama also set adult Christian Diaz’s measure in a 26th minute. Jeff Michaud finished a subjection with Madison’s third idea in a 76th minute. Goalkeeper Brian Sylvestre was credited with a purify sheet. Forward Madison will play Saint Louis FC, shootout winners over a Des Moines Menace on Wednesday night, during a World Wide Technology Soccer Park in Fenton, Mo. on May 29 during 8 p.m. ET.

Phoenix Rising FC (USLC) 1, New Mexico United (USLC) 1, 2-2 AET (3-4 PKs)
New Mexico United won a initial U.S. Open Cup diversion as a bar by downing dried rivals Phoenix Rising 4-3 on PKs in a back-and-fourth diversion that featured a tip category arrangement from both goalkeepers. Ultimately, it was United ‘keeper Cody Mizell who done a essential stop on Rising’s AJ Cochran in a final turn of a chastisement fire out to put New Mexico by to a Third Round. Junior Flemmings had given Phoenix a lead from a chastisement symbol in a 65th notation though a span of goals from Devon Sandoval in a 79 and 95th mins looked to have cumulative a quip for United. But fitting a hotly contested compare in that both teams refused to give an inch, Adam Jahn came off a dais to nick a equalizer for Phoenix in a 101st minute. With both ‘keepers station high to force a diversion into penalties, it was Mizell who came adult with one some-more save than his reflection Carl Woszczynski to send New Mexico to a Third Round date with a Colorado Springs Switchbacks on May 29 in a Centennial State.

El Farlolito (NPSL) 0, Fresno FC (USL) 1
Second-half surrogate Qudus Lawal took advantage of a mistake by goalkeeper Luis Castro to measure a usually idea of a compare in a 75th notation to boost Fresno FC to a 1-0 win over El Farolito during ancestral Boxer Stadium in downtown San Francisco, Calif. Lawal, a forward, slipped a turn into a net from tighten operation after Castro forsaken a worried feed in front of a net. El Farlolito, that degraded Academica SC (Calif.), 2-1, final week, could not conjure adult a sorcery to lift off a cupset this time around. Fresno goalkeeper Sam Howard recorded a shutout by tipping Carlos Montes’ 84th-minute blast usually over a crossbar. Jemal Johnson roughly gave a visitors a lead in a 35th minute, though his 10-yard shot restrained off a crossbar. El Farolito’s Starting XI enclosed former Panama inhabitant group midfielder Aramis Haywood, 34, who done 5 general appearances and participated in a 2011 Concacaf Gold Cup. The diversion kicked off during 2:30 p.m. PT instead of during night since a track did not have lights. Fresno FC will accommodate another USL Championship side, Sacramento Republic FC, in a Third Round during Papa Murphy’s Park in Sacramento, Calif. on May 29 during 10:30 p.m. ET.

Sacramento Republic FC (USLC) 1, Reno 1868 FC (USLC) 0
After holding a 4-1 detriment to their eastward neighbors during a weekend in joining play, Sacramento Republic exacted some punish with a 1-0 U.S. Open Cup win opposite Reno 1868 during Papa Murphy’s Park in Sacramento. An uniformly played event saw a teams scarcely separate possession while accumulating tighten to a same series of passes, tackles and sum shots. But a one stat resolutely in Sacramento’s preference was shots on goal, that eventually told in such a tighten compare when Sam Werner grabbed a late leader in a 82nd notation to send a California bar to Third Round for a date with Fresno FC on May 29 in Sacramento.

Orange County SC (USLC) 2, Orange County FC (NPSL) 2, (3-5 PKs)
The opening exchanges were even between these dual teams who play out of a same track and whose names are distant by usually one letter. Orange County SC, a full pros from a USL Championship, usually took a lead in a 13th notation since of a fumble in a OCFC rearguard – when Joshua Davis headed an Aodhan Quinn cranky from a left into his possess net from an ungainly position. From that set-back, Orange County FC grew into a diversion and went on a hunt for an equalizer. They got it after 27 minutes, when Dakota Collins slotted home a miscarry from a Joshua Bynoe shot to top off a pretentious lightning counter-attack. Orange County SC put complicated vigour on a NPSL amateurs for probably a whole of a second half and when Darwin Jones put OCSC adult with a header in a 87th minute, it looked like they’d hermetic a deal. But Ryan Holland, OCFC’s English-born center-back, had other ideas. He scored dual mins into blocking time to force an extra-time event that threatened a leader during both ends. However, this diversion – one unfailing to turn a classical derby – indispensable a chastisement shootout to confirm a winner. In a end, OCFC won a night scoring 5 to OCSC’s 3 from a mark and they now pierce on to face Eric Wynalda’s Las Vegas Lights in a Third Round.

Second Round Results

Northeast Region

Date

Game (home group listed first)

Result

Venue

May 14

Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC (USLC) vs. Dayton Dutch Lions (USLL2)

3-0

Highmark Stadium; Pittsburgh, Pa.

May 14

Hartford Athletic (USLC) vs. New York Cosmos B (NPSL)

2-1

Al-Marzook Field (Univ. of Hartford); Hartford, Conn.

May 15

Indy Eleven (USLC) vs. Lansing Ignite FC (USLL1)

1-0

Sellick Bowl (Butler Univ.); Indianapolis, Ind.

May 15

North Carolina FC (USLC) vs. Richmond Kickers (USLL1)

4-1

Sahlen’s Stadium during WakeMed Soccer Park; Cary, N.C.

May 15

Louisville City FC (USLC) vs. Reading United AC (USLL2)

3-0

Lynn Stadium (Univ. of Louisville); Louisville, Ky.

May 15

Memphis 901 FC (USLC) vs. New York Red Bulls U23 (USLL2)

3-1

AutoZone Park; Memphis, Tenn.

May 15

Birmingham Legion FC (USLC) vs. West Chester United (Pa.)

4-1

BBVA Compass Field; Birmingham, Ala.

Southeast Region

Date

Game (home group listed first)

Result

Venue

May 14

Charlotte Independence (USLC) vs. Florida Soccer Soldiers (Fla.)

1-1, 2-2 AET (4-5 PKs)

Mecklenburg County Sportsplex; Matthews, N.C.

May 14

Tampa Bay Rowdies (USLC) vs. The Villages SC (USLL2)

4-1

Al Lang Stadium; St. Petersburg, Fla.

May 14

Nashville SC (USLC) vs. South Georgia Tormenta FC 2 (USLL2)

3-2

Dean A. Hayes Track Soccer Stadium (Middle Tennessee State Univ.); Murfreesboro, Tenn.

May 15

Greenville Triumph SC (USLL1) vs. Charleston Battery (USLC)

1-2

Legacy Early College Field; Greenville, S.C.

Central Region

Date

Game (home group listed first)

Result

Venue

May 14

OKC Energy FC (USLC) vs. NTX Rayados (Texas)

3-1

John Crain Field (Univ. of Oklahoma); Norman, Okla.

May 14

Austin Bold FC (USLC) vs. Tulsa Roughnecks (USLC)

2-0

Bold Stadium; Del Valle, Texas

May 14

San Antonio FC (USLC) vs. Laredo Heat SC (NPSL)

2-0

Toyota Field; San Antonio, Texas

May 15

Des Moines Menace (USLL2) vs. Saint Louis FC (USLC)

1-1, 1-1 AET (1-3 PKs)

Cownie Soccer Park; Des Moines, Iowa

May 15

Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC (USLC) vs. FC Denver (Colo.)

1-0

Weidner Field; Colorado Springs, Colo.

May 15

El Paso Locomotive FC (USLC) vs. Forward Madison FC (USLL1)

0-3

Southwest University Ballpark; El Paso, Texas

May 15

Phoenix Rising FC (USLC) vs. New Mexico United (USLC)

1-1, 2-2 AET (3-4 PKs)

Casino Arizona Field; Tempe, Ariz.

West Region

Date

Game (home group listed first)

Result

Venue

May 14

Las Vegas Lights FC (USLC) vs. Cal FC (Calif.)

2-0

Cashman Field; Las Vegas, Nev.

May 15

El Farolito (NPSL) vs. Fresno FC (USLC)

0-1

Boxer Stadium; San Francisco, Calif.

May 15

Sacramento Republic FC (USLC) vs. Reno 1868 FC (USLC)

1-0

Papa Murphy’s Park; Sacramento, Calif.

May 15

Orange County SC (USLC) vs. Orange County FC (NPSL)

2-2, 2-2 AET (3-5 PKs)

Orange County Great Park – Championship Soccer Stadium; Irvine, Calif.

Third Round Schedule

Date

Game (home group listed first)

Time

Venue

May 28*

OKC Energy FC (USLC) vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies (USLC)

7:30 p.m. CT

John Crain Field (Univ. of Oklahoma); Norman, Okla.

 

May 29

North Carolina FC (USLC) vs. Florida Soccer Soldiers (Fla.)

7 p.m. ET

Koka Booth (Field 2) during WakeMed Soccer Park; Cary, N.C.

 

May 29

Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC (USLC) vs. Indy Eleven (USLC)

7 p.m. ET

Highmark Stadium; Pittsburgh, Pa.

 

May 29

Louisville City FC (USLC) vs. Birmingham Legion FC (USLC)

7 p.m. ET

Lynn Stadium (Univ. of Louisville); Louisville, Ky.

 

May 29

Saint Louis FC (USLC) vs. Forward Madison FC (USLL1)

7 p.m. CT

World Wide Technology Soccer Park; Fenton, Mo.

 

May 29

Memphis 901 FC (USLC) vs. Hartford Athletic (USLC)

7 p.m. CT

Mike Rose Soccer Complex; Memphis, Tenn.

 

May 29

Nashville SC (USLC) vs. Charleston Battery (USLC)

7:30 p.m. CT

Dean A. Hayes Track Soccer Stadium (Middle Tennessee State Univ.); Murfreesboro, Tenn.

 

May 29

Austin Bold FC (USLC) vs. San Antonio FC (USLC)

7:30 p.m. CT

Bold Stadium; Del Valle, Texas

 

May 29

Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC (USLC) vs. New Mexico United (USLC)

7 p.m. MDT

Weidner Field; Colorado Springs, Colo.

 

May 29

Las Vegas Lights FC (USLC) vs. Orange County FC (NPSL)

7:30 p.m. PT

Cashman Field; Las Vegas, Nev.

 

May 29

Sacramento Republic FC (USLC) vs. Fresno FC (USLC)

7:30 p.m. PT

Papa Murphy’s Park; Sacramento, Calif.

 

* Date altered 5/15

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