The good news is it was just a friendly, but this was a very bad day at the office for the US.
A close game turned wild in the final minutes, as Brian Carroll’s last gasp winner ended Ocean City’s inspired run in the U.S. Open Cup.
Take one innocent mistake. Add U.S. Soccer’s inept bureaucratic management. Stir. Get angry. Take on The Man. Now you have Ocean City’s protest vs. U.S. Soccer. PSP dives into this mess before tonight’s match.
PSP’s Earl Reed runs over the big picture related to the big New York City FC announcement.
In the second round US Open Cup battle of the Union affiliates, amateur side Reading United scored early and held on to defeat pro side Harrisburg City Islanders.
A 67th minute goal from Ken Tribett proved to be the difference as amateur side Ocean City Nor’easters upset professional side Pittsburgh Riverhounds in the second round of the US Open Cup.