Channel1 Los Angeles
13 de Junio de 2018
LAFC Hosts USL Side in Round of 16 on Wednesday, June 20 at 7:30 PM PT
The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) will take on Sacramento Republic FC of the United Soccer League in the Round of 16 of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at Banc of California Stadium on Wednesday, June 20 at 7:30 p.m. PT.
Media interested in covering the game can apply for credentials HERE.
Tickets for the U.S. Open Cup contest are now on sale to LAFC Supporters, Season Ticket Members and the General Public. All tickets are General Admission, with North End Supporters Section on sale for $10 and the East Side of the Stadium for $20.
Goals from forwards Diego Rossi and Latif Blessing were the difference as LAFC won its first-ever U.S. Open Cup match with a convincing 2-0 victory over USL side Fresno FC. Meanwhile, Sacramento Republic FC advanced past the Fourth Round following a 2-1 extra time victory over the Seattle Sounders FC.
The U.S. Open Cup matchup will be the second meeting between LAFC and Sacramento in 2018 after the two California clubs met on February 25 for a preseason match. Defender João Moutinho scored his first professional goal in a 1-0 win for the Black & Gold.
The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, the oldest soccer competition in the United States, is an annual tournament open to all United States Soccer Federation (USSF) amateur and professional affiliated soccer teams. This year, 94 teams will participate, including reigning champions Sporting Kansas City and 19 other Major League Soccer clubs.