Vermont Green, who led Carolina Core 1-0 in the US Open Cup match, ended up losing 2-1, eliminating them from the competition. In the first half, Vermont Green took an early lead when Yaniv Bazzini scored a penalty kick in the 28th minute. Goalie Nathan Schnur made five key saves to keep his team ahead, but Carolina Core fought back in the second half.

Carolina Kora’s Papa Ndoye scored a penalty to level the score at 1-1 in the 60th minute, followed by a goal from Joshua Rodriguez in the 70th minute. Despite having several chances to equalize, Vermont Green was unable to do so and ultimately lost the game 2-1.

After the game, head coach Adam Pfeiffer expressed his gratitude for the support of the fans and community despite their defeat. He praised his team’s efforts against strong opposition and acknowledged the challenges they faced during their time on the field.

Vermont Green will now shift their focus to preparing for their upcoming USL2 campaign which starts on May 18 against Boston City. The team has time to regroup and get ready for their next season after exiting out of this competition.

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