Three MLS sides upset in U.S. Open Cup fourth round

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A trio of lower tier teams sent MLS clubs packing as the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup sealed its Round of 16 field on Wednesday.

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Two USL sides and an NASL entrant knocked off Columbus, Orlando City, and Real Salt Lake, with Orlando losing at home and RSL buried by three goals.

FC Cincinnati 1-0 Columbus Crew

Well-traveled 32-year-old striker Djiby Fall scored a 64th minute goal to give 30,160 fans in Cincinnati an absolute thrill in what’s been a trying season for FCC.

Orlando City 1-3 Miami FC

Stefano Pinho scored a hat trick before the hour mark, and a Giles Barnes 79th minute marker was the only goal the MLS hoss could muster at Orlando City Stadium.

Sacramento Republic 4-1 Real Salt Lake

A crowd of 11,569 saw the hosts build a 3-1 halftime lead and then polish off RSL with a 71st minute goal from Danny Barrera.

Taking it personally? Yep. Here’s RSL’s lone goal scorer.

LA Galaxy 3-1 Orange County SC

Not an upset, but a wild strike from LA’s Jose Villarreal:

Elsewhere
New England Revolution 3-0 Rochester Rhinos
New York Red Bulls 1-0 New York City FC
Philadelphia Union 3-1 Harrisburg City Islanders
DC United 4-1 Christos FC
Atlanta United 3-2 Charleston Battery
Saint Louis FC 0-1 Chicago Fire
North Carolina FC 2-3 Houston Dynamo
FC Dallas 2-1 Tulsa Roughnecks
Sporting KC 4-0 Minnesota United
Colorado Rapids 3-2 Oklahoma City Energy
LA Galaxy 3-1 Orange County SC
San Jose Earthquakes 2-0 San Francisco Deltas
Seattle Sounders 2-1 Portland Timbers

The fifth round draw is scheduled for 11 a.m. ET Thursday.