PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers will play host to the LA Galaxy in the Round of 16 of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at Providence Park on Wednesday, June 29, at 7:30 p.m. (Pacific), it was determined today as regions, pairings and host scenarios were announced by U.S. Soccer.
Tickets for the Round of 16 match against the Galaxy are included as part of Timbers Annual Memberships. Individual tickets are on sale now and available for purchase online at www.timbers.com, by phone at (888) 736-6849 and at the Providence Park box office.
The winner of the Round of 16 match between Portland and the LA Galaxy will play host to the winner of Real Salt Lake and Seattle Sounders FC in the quarterfinals of the tournament. Additionally, the winner of the West region will host the semifinal match against the winner of the Plains region, which includes the Colorado Rapids, FC Dallas, Houston Dynamo and Sporting Kansas City.
The Timbers advanced to the Round of 16 for a fourth straight year with a 2-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes at Providence Park on June 14. Portland has posted a 7-4 record in U.S. Open Cup play since joining MLS in 2011, including the team’s deepest run in the annual competition in 2013, reaching the semifinals against Real Salt Lake. The June 29 match will mark the first time the Timbers and Galaxy have met in U.S. Open Cup play.
The Galaxy enter the match after defeating UPSL side La Maquina FC 4-1 in the fourth round of the tournament, scoring three goals in extra time to advance.