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Sounders-Chivas USA Open Cup semifinal shifts to July 11; tickets on sale this morning

Post by Don Ruiz / The News Tribune on June 28, 2012 at 12:46 pm with No Comments »
June 29, 2012 8:36 am

Here’s the updated news from the club:

Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. PT for the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup semifinal match between Seattle Sounders FC and Chivas USA. The game is scheduled for Wednesday, July 11 at Starfire Sports Stadium in Tukwila, Wash. Kickoff is 7 p.m. PT.

Tickets are available at the CenturyLink Field box office, by calling 1-800-745-3000 or visiting Tickets are general admission and priced at $20 for covered grandstand and $16 for uncovered bleachers.

The match will be streamed live on, beginning at 6:45 p.m.

Sounders FC is vying to become the first team in the 99-year history of the tournament to win four consecutive U.S. Open Cup titles. Seattle beat the Atlanta Silverbacks, 5-1, in the third-round and ousted Cal FC, 5-0, in the fourth-round before defeating the San Jose Earthquakes, 1-0, on Tuesday night in the quarterfinals.

Chivas USA beat Ventura County, 1-0, in the third-round and defeated the Carolina Railhawks, 2-1, in the fourth-round. Chivas scored a stoppage-time winner on Tuesday night in the quarterfinals to advance past Charlotte, 2-1.

The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, the U.S. Soccer Federation’s National Championship, is an annual competition open to all amateur and professional soccer teams affiliated with U.S. Soccer. It is the oldest annual team tournament in U.S. sports and among the oldest soccer tournaments of its type in the world.

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