Galaxy eliminated from U.S. Open Cup with loss to Portland

The Galaxy’s short keep in the UNITED STATE Open Cup came to an end Friday night.

Many thanks to a Sebastian Blanco first-half goal, the Portland Timbers held off the Galaxy 1-0 in a round of 16 video game at Providence Park.

The Timbers will certainly face the winner of Wednesday’s LAFC-Sacramento Republic video game in the quarterfinals.

MLS clubs got in the Open Cup in the fourth round. The Galaxy beat amateur club FC Golden State Pressure 3-1 on June 6 to progress to Friday’s round of 16 match.

After Blanco’s objective, the Galaxy virtually had the equalizer later in the half. Its best opportunity came on a Dave Romney header towards objective, yet it was cleared off of the line by Portland’s Larry Mabiala.

Aside from that short minute, Portland dominated the opportunities and also flow of the video game during the first half.

The Galaxy battled to locate the last mix in the 2nd half, however the attack took a success as both Ola Kamara and also Emmanuel Boateng were required off with injuries.

Ari Lassiter replaced Kamara and also Baggio Husidic came on for Boateng as the Galaxy moved right into a 3-5-2 development in an effort to ignite the strike.

In the 89th min, Lassiter terminated a shot on goal from atop the 18-yard box, but Portland goalkeeper Jeff Attinella was able to tip it over the crossbar for a Galaxy edge kick.

This was the third meeting this season in between the groups. The Galaxy won the period opener, 2-1 in March and also the teams played to a 1-1 make use of June 2.

The Galaxy didn’t have Sebastian Lletget (ankle joint) or Romain Alessandrini (quad) on the journey. Additionally missing was Zlatan Ibrahimovic, that was away on a previously set up journey to Russia for the Globe Mug in support of his sponsors.

The Galaxy will go back to MLS use June 30.

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