PHX Rising wins, moves on to 1st USL Cup final

By Shane Dale

Less than two years since they were rebranded and relocated to the East Valley, Phoenix Rising FC's climb to the top of the United Soccer League is nearly complete.

Behind the earliest goal in USL history and a late goal from a worldwide legend, third-seeded Rising upset top-seeded Orange County SC by a 2-1 score in California on Saturday night.

Chris Cortez scored just 65 seconds into the game to give Rising a lead it would not relinquish. Didier Drogba, who won Premier League titles with Chelsea FC in England and is a member of Rising's ownership team, supplied a second-half goal [READ MORE HERE]

Source: ABC 15 Sports

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