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Earthquakes beat Republic FC 2-1 in US Open Cup

Published on NewsOK Modified: June 11, 2014 at 11:33 pm •  Published: June 11, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cordell Cato scored in the second half to give the San Jose Earthquakes a 2-1 victory over Sacramento Republic FC on Wednesday night in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup.

San Jose midfielder Khari Stephenson converted a penalty kick in first-half stoppage time after Justin Braun put third-tier Sacramento ahead with a glancing header in the 42nd minute.

The Earthquakes will face MLS rival Seattle or the amateur side PSA Elite in the fifth round June 24.