Been following this year's US Open Cup? If so, then this is old news: on May 13, Jersey Express defeated New York Greek American Atlas Astoria Soccer Club, 3-0, in the first round of US soccer's oldest ongoing competition.
The Newark-based PDL side moves on to play New York Red Bulls II in the second round, scheduled for May 20. Jersey Express will host the match at Lubetkin Field, part of the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Kick off is scheduled for 8 pm.
The Express plays in the Mid Atlantic Division of PDL: the same league as the New York Red Bulls U-23 team. The club is the reigning PDL Eastern Conference champion, but lost its opening game of the 2015 season, 2-1, to Long Island Rough Riders.
The winner of the second round match between the Express and NYRB II will play New York Cosmos in the third roundof this year's USOC.
If NYRB II beats Jersey Express, it will play the Cosmos at St. John's University's Belson Stadium on May 27. Kickoff for that game is scheduled for 7:30 pm. The Cosmos are initiating ticket sales on May 18.
For information regarding tickets to NYRB II's USOC match in Newark, contact the Jersey Express ticket office.