U.S. Soccer

San Antonio FC (USL) 3, Corinthians FC of San Antonio (NPSL) 1
Playing their first-ever U.S. Open Cup match, it took San Antonio FC only three minutes to find their first goal in the competition as Jason Johnson finished off a feed from debutant Jacques Francois. Corinthians responded after halftime as Callum Chapman-Page helped make a game of it for the amateur side in the 47th minute. Undeterred, San Antonio FC powered towards the win, as newcomer Francois restored the lead with a scorching blast in the 70th minute, before icing the match four minutes later. With the 3-1 win, San Antonio FC will visit Des Moines Menace in Third Round play on June 1.

Corinthians FC of San Antonio (NPSL) at San Antonio FC (USL)
Time/Location:
7:30 p.m. CT; Toyota Field; San Antonio, Texas
Corinthians FC of San Antonio Previous Appearances (Best Finish): First appearance (Second Round: 2016)
San Antonio FC Previous Appearances: First appearance

  • Corinthians FC of San Antonio advanced to the second round following a forfeit from their first round opponent NTX Rayados.
  • Corinthians FC qualified for the tournament thanks to an At-Large bid following their 10-3-1 record in NPSL play last season.
  • In the midst of their first USL season, San Antonio FC makes their first appearance in the tournament in 2016.
  • Eight matches into their inaugural campaign, San Antonio FC sits 10th in the USL’s Western Conference.
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