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Chicago Fire crash out of US Open Cup at hands of Michigan Bucks

Michigan Bucks became the first amateur team from Detroit to beat a Major League Soccer team in over a decade on Tuesday night.

The USL Premier Development League outfit managed to get the better of Chicago Fire with a 3-2 extra-time victory at Pontiac's Ultimate Soccer Arenas.

Midfielder Mermin Crnkic fired the Bucks into the lead in the third minute of overtime to eventually give his side the lead which delighted Michigan's proud coach Gary Parsons.

"It's soccer," Parsons told the Detroit News. "You might not be as good as another team position-by-position, but it's more of a team game than any game I know. It takes every guy working hard."

Crnkic added: "This is ours. We stunned them."

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