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LAFC Falls to Portland Timbers 1-0 in Quarterfinals of 2019 U.S. Open Cup

July 11, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Los Angeles FC News Release

The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) was eliminated from the Quarterfinals of the 2019 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup after the Club fell 1-0 against the Portland Timbers on Wednesday night at Banc of California Stadium.

In the third meeting between of the year between the two sides, both teams threatened throughout the contest, but a late goal by forward Jeremy Ebobisse in the 84th minute was the difference as the Black & Gold were defeated at home for the first time in 2019.

LAFC returns to MLS action this Friday, July 12 on the road against the Houston Dynamo. The match is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. PT at BBVA Stadium and will be broadcast on UniMás, ESPN 710 AM, KFWB 980 AM.

Last week, the Black & Gold became the quickest team to reach 100 points in the post-shootout era and remain in first place in the Supporters' Shield standings with a 13-2-4 record (43 points).

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