Miami Fusion FC (NPSL) 4, Boca Raton Football Club (Fla.) 1 (a.e.t.)
After a 40 minute delay, both Boca Raton FC and Miami Fusion FC were unable to gain any momentum to tally in the first halt. But minutes after the beginning of the second half, the Fusion’s David Santamaria notched a goal in the 51st minute. Boca Raton wasn’t calling quits yet, countering in the 63rd minute when sub Gabe Taboada equalized. The match was taken into overtime, where the Fusion took over the game. Alan Faccini secured a brace, while Daniel Marugo and reached tallied a goal, ending the match 4-1 in favor of the Fusion. The Fusion will move on to play Wilmington Hammerheads on May 18 in Round 2.
Boca Raton Football Club (Fla., Open Division) at Miami Fusion FC (NPSL)
Time/Location: 7 p.m. ET; Broward College South Campus; Pembroke Pines, Fla.
Boca Raton Football Club Previous Appearances: First appearance
Miami Fusion FC Previous Appearances: First appearance
- Boca Raton FC qualified via the Open Division, defeating Real Miami Club of Football 2-1 in extra time on October 25, and then downing Uruguay Kendall 5-4 on penalty kicks following a 1-1 draw on November 22.
- Miami Fusion FC qualified via an At-Large berth after winning the NPSL’s Sunshine Conference with an 8-1-1 record in 2015.