LA Galaxy to host Club Tijuana in CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal on March 12

Galaxy to host first leg on March 12; second leg to be played in Tijuana on March 18

CARSON, Calif. (Monday, January 6, 2014) – The LA Galaxy and CONCACAF announced today that the Galaxy will play the first leg of their 2013-14 CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal against Club Tijuana at StubHub Center on Wednesday, March 12. That game, which is the first leg of the two-leg, aggregate goal series, will kick off at 7 p.m. (PT). The second leg of that series will be played at Estadio Caliente in Tijuana, Mexico on Tuesday, March 18, with kickoff also scheduled for 7 p.m.

Tickets for the Galaxy’s home leg of this series at StubHub Center are included as Bonus Game A for all 2014 Galaxy Season Ticket Members. Season Tickets are available by calling 877-3GALAXY (342-5299) or visiting www.lagalaxy.com/tickets. The date and time for individual tickets to go on sale will be announced at a later date.

Based less than 150 miles apart, the Galaxy and Tijuana have twice before met in friendlies, but these will be the first games between the two sides in an official competition.

If the Galaxy, who are the first MLS club to qualify for the quarterfinals of the Champions League in three straight years, advance to the tournament’s semifinals, they will face the winner of the series between Cruz Azul and Sporting Kansas City. The Galaxy would host the first leg of that potential series from April 1-3 while the return leg would be played on the road from April 8-10. The first leg of the 2013-14 CONCACAF Champions League finals will be played from April 15-17 with the second leg to be played from April 22-24. If the Galaxy reach the Finals of the Champions League for the first time in club history, they would host the first leg of that series.

Season tickets for the 2014 MLS season are on sale now, starting at just $250. Becoming a Galaxy Season Ticket Member gives fans the opportunity to see every Galaxy home game as well as number of additional benefits such as access to Town Hall meetings with Galaxy leaders, discounts on additional single game tickets, entrance into the club’s new Season Ticket Member loyalty program and much more as well as discounts at all TEAM LA locations and on select camps at the Galaxy Soccer Center in Torrance. For more information about becoming a Galaxy Season Ticket Member, please call 877-3GALAXY (342-5299) or visit www.lagalaxy.com/tickets.