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Sac Republic FC advance to US Open Cup semi-finals

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In what was one of the greatest games in franchise history, Sacramento Republic FC defeated the Los Angeles Galaxy in a 2-1 game on Tuesday night. With this victory, Sac Republic, a United Soccer Leagues team, advances to the semi-finals. for the US Open Cup, making it the first time in team history. Major League Soccer teams such as LA Galaxy tend to progress much more often than USL teams. The two teams faced off for the quarterfinal game in Southern California. Players Rodrigo Lopez and Luis Felipe Fernandes scored the team’s two goals in the fourth and 70th minutes of the game. At a Sacramento County Watch Party, held at Pete’s Restaurant and Brewhouse, fans told KCRA 3 of their appreciation for the team. life,” said Republic FC fan Bob Nelsen. “We love this football team. We’ve owned season tickets since the very first season they started, and we see as many games as we can.” Nelsen and his family attended the watch party and predicted a Sac Republic win over LA Galaxy.” Just judging by the surroundings tonight, it’s going to be amazing,” fan Geraldine Nelsen said ahead of the watch party. “MLS we’re coming.” José Salazar brought his two young daughters to the watch party. He couldn’t underestimate his love of the sport and his support for the Republic of the Sac. “I’m a huge fan. I love football. I grew up watching football from my hometown,” Salazar explained. “The fact that we now have a team here in Sacramento means the world to me.” Sac Republic made their first-ever appearance in the quarterfinals. final of a US Open Cup in May after defeating the San Jose Earthquakes. It is also the only USL Championship team remaining in the tournament. The US Open Cup, also known as the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, is the oldest American football competition, dating back to 1913. It’s similar to cup competitions in Europe where smaller clubs compete against those of bigger teams.The winning club receives $300,000.

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In what was one of the greatest games in franchise history, Sacramento Republic FC defeated the Los Angeles Galaxy in a 2-1 game on Tuesday night.

With this victory, Sac Republic, a team from the United Soccer Leagues, advances to the semi-finals of the US Open Cup, making it the first time in the history of the team. Major League Soccer teams such as LA Galaxy tend to progress much more often than USL teams.

The two teams faced off for the quarterfinal game in Southern California. Players Rodrigo Lopez and Luis Felipe Fernandes scored the team’s two goals in the fourth and 70th minutes of the game.

At a Sacramento County Watch Party, held at Pete’s Restaurant and Brewhouse, fans told KCRA 3 of their appreciation for the team.

“Football is life,” said Republic FC fan Bob Nelsen. “We love this football team. We’ve owned season tickets since the very first season they started and we see as many games as we can.”

Nelsen and his family attended the watch party and predicted a Sac Republic win over LA Galaxy.

“Just judging by the surroundings tonight, it’s going to be amazing,” fan Geraldine Nelsen said ahead of the watch party. “MLS here we come.”

Jose Salazar brought his two young daughters to the watch party. He couldn’t underestimate his love of the sport and his support for the Republic of the Sac.

“I’m a huge fan. I love football. I grew up watching football from my home town,” Salazar explained. “The fact that we now have a team here in Sacramento means the world to me.”

Sac Republic made their first-ever quarterfinal appearance at a US Open Cup in May after defeating the San Jose Earthquakes. It is also the only USL Championship team remaining in the tournament.

The US Open Cup, also known as the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, is the oldest competition in American football, dating back to 1913. It resembles cup competitions in Europe where smaller clubs face off against those of bigger teams. The winning club receives $300,000.

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