TUESDAY, 13 JUNE - 7:30 MARYLAND SOCCERPLEX, GERMANTOWN
Christos FC of the Maryland Major Soccer League have made it through to the fourth round of the US Open Cup. They will meet up against DC United at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Germantown on Tuesday evening, 13 June at 7:30. Christos is the last remaining amateur side in the Cup.
Join us in the Maryland State Soccer Association section for this historic derby. Those of you who purchased tickets through MSSA, we will be at or near the Will Call section set up by DC United for pick up. All tickets have been placed in separate envelopes. Stop by and give us your name to pick up your tickets. For those on the bus, we will have tickets when you step off the bus.
Those who purchased bus tickets, the first stop is at Gunpowder Lodge, 10092 Belair Road, Kingsville, MD 21087. The bus will depart at 4:20. It will then pick up passengers at Jimmy's Famous Seafood located at 6526 Holabird Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224 around 4:50. The bus will return to Jimmy's and then to Gunpowder Lodge after the match.
Christos Makes Open Run Advance to 4th Round of US Open Cup
Region I finals to be played later in the month. (5 June) Christos FC has had a remarkable cup season. It took the Maryland treble winning the Rowland, Stewart and Maryland Over-30 Cup. In Region I qualifiers, Christos will look to defend the Werner Fricker Cup against Lansdowne Bhoys of Eastern New York and take the Gerhard Mengel Cup in its encounter against Danbury United of Connecticut. But before playing those finals on 18 June, it has a Lamar Hunt US Open Cup derby against DC United on 13 June at the Maryland SoccerPlex. The match kicks off at 7:30.
Christos run in the Open Cup started with a visit to Fredericksburg FC of the NPSL on 10 May in round 1. Pete Caringi III scored a hat trick in the 3:0 victory and earned player of the week honors for his efforts. A week later, Christos headed south again on I-95 to meet the Richmond Kickers of the USL with goalkeeper Phil Saunders taking player of the week honors with a 1:0 shutout of the 2nd division professional side. Saunders recorded 7 saves while Geaton Caltabiano put away the game winner in the 79th minute. A change in direction for round 3 with the side flying to the Windy City to take on Chicago United FC of the USL PDF. Levi Houapeu netted in the first minute and Saunders & Co. held on for a third shutout. Not only did Christos get rewarded with the derby against MLS DC United but as the last remaining amateur side in the tournament, they will receive a $15,000 prize from US Soccer.
To see the results of this past MSSA Cup season, go to the tabs above.
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