Gold to face La Máquina in Second Round of U.S. Open Cup

Sacramento Gold FC will face La Máquina FC in the Second Round of the 2016 U.S. Open Cup at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18 at Westminster High School.

Sacramento advanced to the Second Round for the first time in club history with a 3-1 win over the Burlingame Dragons Wednesday. After falling behind late in the first half, the Gold struck back twice over a span of two minutes, followed by an 89th minute clincher.

La Máquina -- which competes in the United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) under the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA) -- also earned its first ever Open Cup win Wednesday. The SoCal squad scored an impressive 2-0 road victory over the Portland Timbers U-23 team.

The winner of this May 18 matchup will move on to play the winner of Ventura County Fusion/LA Wolves vs. Orange County Blues on Wednesday, June 1.