Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup final. Who:
Los Angeles Galaxy vs. New England Revolution. When:
Saturday, Oct. 27, 2 p.m. PT (5 p.m. ET). Where:
Fullerton (Titan Stadium). TV:
Fox Sports World (live). Tickets:
Available (714-278-2783). Injuries:
Los Angeles -- None, but F Luis Hernandez is suspended by U.S.
Soccer from the competition for an incident with Peter Nowak in last year's U.S. Open Cup semifinal. New England -- D Yari Allnutt, out (foot surgery), D Rusty Pierce, questionable, (L hamstring),
D Ted Chronopolous, probable (L hamstring).
By The Numbers:
Number of Open Cup matches the Revolution have played outside of the New England area. Prior to this year's final,
the Revs had played five games in Foxboro Stadium (Foxboro, Mass.) and one in Veteran's Memorial Stadium (New Britain, Conn.).
Championship game appearances by the Galaxy: 3 MLS Cup
finals, 2 CONCACAF Champions Cup finals, 1 U.S. Open Cup final.
Championship game appearances by New England: 2001 U.S. Open Cup final.
Championship games won by the
Galaxy: 2000 CONCACAF Champions Cup.
Teams from New England that have won the U.S. Open Cup. Most recent: Ponta Delgada of Fall River, Mass., in 1947.
Teams from the state
of California that have won the U.S. Open Cup. Most recent: Greek-American A.C. of San Francisco in 1994.
Galaxy players who have scored in this year's Open Cup. In four games, L.A.
outscored its opponents 10-2 to reach the final.
Revolution players who have scored in this year's Open Cup. In four games, New England outscored its opponents 13-3 to reach the final.
Days since the Revolution's most recent competitive match, a 3-1 loss to the MetroStars Sept. 7.
Years of Open Cup competition. First winner was Brooklyn Field Club of N.Y.
Entrants in this year's Open Cup competition.