The Fort Lauderdale Strikers pulled out another victory over a Major League Soccer club on Wednesday night in the fifth round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup as they defeated the Orlando City SC Lions 2-1 in extra time at Camping World Stadium. The Strikers, who got by D.C. United several weeks ago in Maryland during the fourth round, will now travel to take on the Chicago Fire in a quarterfinal match on July 20.
Fort Lauderdale got the game-winning goal during the 120th minute as PC scored to give them the victory. Both teams were able to get goals in the first half. Jose Angulo put in a tally for the Strikers in 12th minute and Kevin Molino evened it 1-1 for Orlando City SC in the 16th minute.