Harpo’s FC earned and maintained an early 2-0 lead against Albuquerque Sol FC in the First Round of the 2016 U.S. Open Cup. Christopher Salvaggione cleaned up a loose rebound in the 14th minute followed by a Shane Wheeler left-footed tally in the 33rd minute for Harpo’s. The Boulder, Colo.-based club will travel downstate to take on the Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC in the Second Round on Wednesday, May 18th.
Harpo’s FC (Colo., Open Division) at Albuquerque Sol FC (PDL)
Time/Location: 6:30 p.m. MT; St. Pius X High School; Albuquerque, N.M.
Harpo’s FC Previous Appearances: Second appearance
Albuquerque Sol FC Previous Appearances: First appearance
- Harpo’s FC returned to the U.S. Open Cup for the second straight year after defeating Colorado Rovers SC 4-1 on October 24 and Colorado Rush 3-1 on November 22.
- Albuquerque Sol earned their U.S. Open Cup bid via an At-Large berth after finishing 8-3-3 in PDL play last season.