CFC Falls In Open Cup On Penalty Kicks

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

The Chattanooga Football Club traveled to Greensboro, NC on Tuesday to face off with the Carolina Dynamo of the USL Premier Development League in the US Open Cup tournament.   The Chattanooga team fell behind 1-0 early, then led 3-1 before falling in penalty kicks after both teams scored in overtime. 

The Dynamo took a 1-0 lead  into halftime on Tuesday before a flurry of scoring in the second half. 

CFC would score three straight goals to take a 3-1 lead.  The Dynamo answered on a penalty kick in the 76th minute and scored the equalizer in the 87th minute. 

In the 115th minute, Fynn Glover scored off a corner kick to give Chattanooga a 4-3 lead.  Two minutes later, Dynamo answered sending the game to penalty kicks. 

Dynamo out scored Chattanooga 4-1 to secure the win.  

Chattanooga plays their next game this Saturday at Gulfcoast Texans. 

Their next home game is May 25th at Finley Stadium against the Mississippi Storm. 

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