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LAFC comes in to the Open Cup Semifinal after defeating Fresno FC, Sacramento Republic FC and the Portland Timbers at Banc of California Stadium, LAFC take to the road for the first time in the USOC to meet the Dynamo.
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In a 3-2 win over the Timbers, an own goal by David Guzman was followed by a Carlos Vela strike eight minutes later to put LAFC in front 2-0 late in the first half. Julio Cascante puled the Timbers back a goal with a stoppage-time goal. Marco Urena and Vytas scored one minute apart in the second half.
The semifinal will be a good game to watch this Wednesday with most players healthy and ready to go. This is the Dynamo’s fourth straight home game in this year’s USOC after defeating NTX Rayados and Minnesota United FC before knocking off defending champion Sporting Kansas City, 4-2 in the quarterfinals on June 18.
Game Time/ Location: 5:30 p.m. PST BBVA Compass Stadium