U.S. Open Cup: Amateurs get chance against Galaxy

Southern California's La Maquina, one of two amateur teams still alive, goes up against the LA Galaxy on Tuesday as MLS clubs enter the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.

The 17 MLS teams, who  enter in the fourth round, are joined by seven teams from the NASL, six for the USL and one each from the PDL and UPSL, where La Maquina plays.

Goalkeeper Luis Sosa recorded shutouts in all three Open Cup games for La Maquina, which is based in Santa Ana. It is one of 43 teams from California, Nevada and Arizona NPSL. It was banned from the UPSL spring season for a fight involving players, owners, coaches and fans from La Maquina and San Nicolas FC in the fall playoffs.

The Galaxy has been off for two weeks and is expected to field a team of reserves.

U.S. Open Cup, Results:
First Round: May 11
Second Round: May 18
Third Round: June 1

U.S. Open Cup, Schedule:
June 14 in Sandy, Utah
Real Salt Lake (MLS) vs. Wilmington Hammerheads (USL)
June 14 in Portland, Ore.
Portland Timbers (MLS) vs. San Jose Earthquakes (MLS)
June 14 in Carson, Calif.
LA Galaxy (MLS) vs. La Maquina (UPSL)
June 14 in Commerce City, Colo.
Colorado Rapids (MLS) vs. Colorado Springs Switchbacks (USL)
June 15 in Chester, Pa.

Philadelphia Union (MLS) vs. Harrisburg City Islanders (USL)
June 15 in Bronx, N.Y.

New York City FC (MLS) vs. New York Cosmos (NASL)
June 15 in Columbus, Ohio
Columbus Crew (MLS) vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies (NASL)
June 15 in Rochester, N.Y.
Rochester Rhinos (USL) vs. New York Red Bulls (MLS)
June 15 in Jacksonville, Fla.
Jacksonville Armada FC (NASL) vs. Orlando City SC (MLS)
June 15 in Cary, N.C.
Carolina RailHawks (NASL) vs. New England Revolution (MLS)
June 15 in Bridgeview, Ill.
Chicago Fire (MLS) vs. Indy Eleven (NASL)
June 15 in Boyds, Md.
D.C. United (MLS) vs. Fort Lauderdale Strikers (NASL)
June 15 in Blaine, Minn.
Minnesota United FC (NASL) vs. Sporting Kansas City (MLS)
June 15 in Dallas, Texas
FC Dallas (MLS) vs. OKC Energy FC (USL)
June 15 in Houston, Texas
Houston Dynamo (MLS) vs. San Antonio FC (USL)
June 15 in Tukwila, Wash.
Seattle Sounders FC (MLS) vs. Kitsap Puma

Round of 16: June 29
Quarterfinals: July 20
Semifinals: August 10
Final: September 21

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