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US Open Cup Second Round Results

The second round of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup had plenty of goals, penalty shoot-outs, upsets, and even a little intrigue. We love this tournament!

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Last night, seventeen USL clubs entered the second round of the US Open Cup. There were a few upsets, but the majority of the USL sides will move on in the tournament. With new clubs posting their first Open Cup wins and lots of scoring - see Rochester and Wilmington - read up on all that went down across the Second Round!

Second Round Results

Indy Eleven NPSL 1-2 FC Cincinnati

More than 8,000 were on hand to see FCC win their first-ever Open Cup match.

Charlotte Independence 2-0 Charlotte Eagles (PDL)

In the Charlotte Derby, the city's current USL club defeated the former USL side on the road.

Aromas Cafe FC (USASA) 0-4 Richmond Kickers

An early goal from Sunny Jane set the tone for the rest of the match as the Kickers walked away with another tournament win.

Miami Fusion FC (NPSL) 0-6 Wilmington Hammerheads FC

With two goals in the first ten minutes of the match, Wilmington posted their first Open Cup victory since 2013.

Detroit City FC (NPSL) 1-1 (1-3 PKs) Louisville City FC

After both sides scored goals in extra time, Louisville was eventually able to prevail and advance on PKs.

Southie FC (USASA) 0-7 Rochester Rhinos

The Rhinos left the result of this match in little doubt, scoring the most goals of any club in the Second Round.

Lansdowne Bhoys FC (USASA) 2-0 Pittsburgh Riverhounds

The Riverhounds were the first USL side to fall in the Open Cup, failing to score against the club from The Bronx.

Harrisburg City Islanders 2-0 West Chester United SC (USASA)

Harrisburg scored two goals against tournament newcomers West Chester, enough to advance to the next round.

The Villages SC (PDL) 2-2 (4-2 PKs) Charleston Battery

In what seemed like the upset of the round, The Villages SC fielded an ineligible player, and may have to forfeit, leaving a third-round berth opposite the NASL's Jacksonville Armada in doubt.

Reading United AC (PDL) 0-0 (1-4 PKs) Chattanooga FC (NPSL)

Chattanooga converted on all four penalty attempts, enough to advance in the tournament for the third consecutive year.

AFC Cleveland (NPSL) 0-2 Saint Louis FC

Saint Louis FC defeated the Ohio club in a pretty routine victory.

OKC Energy FC 0-0 (10-9 PKs) Mississippi Brilla FC (PDL)

After 120 minutes of play, OKC outlasted Mississippi Brilla FC 10-9 in a penalty shootout.

Corinthians FC of San Antonio (NPSL) 1-3 San Antonio FC

SAFC defeated their cross town rival to win their first ever US Open Cup match.

Tulsa Roughnecks 0-2 Des Moines Menace (PDL)

A pair of second-half goals doomed the Roughnecks, as their tournament campaign came to a crashing halt.

Harpo's FC (USSSA) 0-1 Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC

For the second year in a row, the Switchbacks defeated Harpo's FC.

Sacramento Gold (NPSL) 0-2 La Maquina (USASA)

La Maquina won their first Open Cup match in the club's history scoring two goals over Sacramento Gold.

Arizona United SC 5-0 FC Tucson (PDL)

After last year's loss, Arizona United bounced back and shut out their new rival to the south, in the clubs' first competitive meeting.

Sounders FC U-23 (PDL) 0-1 Kitsap Pumas (PDL)

The Pumas were able to find the back of the net in second-half stoppage time to defeat Seattle's U-23s.

CD Auguiluchos USA (NPSL) 0-5 Sacramento Republic FC

Read up on Republic's win in George Shiel's recap here.

Orange County Blues 1-1 (2-4 PKs) LA Wolves FC (USASA)

The night ended with another USL team losing, as the Blues fell in PKs to the LA Wolves.


Arizona, Rochester, Sacramento, and Wilmington scored a combined 23 goals.

Pittsburgh, Tulsa, and Orange County were the first USL clubs to fall, with the Roughnecks and Riverhounds both failing to find the back of the net.

What are your thought's from the Second Round? Which clubs do you think will advance the furthest? Let us know in the comments below!