CARSON, Calif. (Tuesday, June 14, 2016) – The LA Galaxy signed LA Galaxy II forward Jack McBean and midfielder Alejandro Covarrubias to a Short Term Agreement ahead of their fourth-round Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup match against La Máquina on Tuesday, June 14, at StubHub Center (7:30 p.m. PT, www.lagalaxy.com).
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MLS clubs may sign players from their USL affiliate to Short Term Agreements (up to four-day contracts) for CONCACAF Champions League, AMWAY Canadian Championship, U.S. Open Cup, and exhibition matches. An MLS club may sign a player to a maximum of four short term agreements each season (maximum of 16 days).
McBean, 21, currently leads USL with 11 goals for LA Galaxy II on the season. Covarrubias has also made 13 appearances on the year for LA Galaxy II, recording one assist. The pair have helped Galaxy II earn a 5-2-7 record, enough for fourth place in the USL Western Conference.
The Galaxy have recorded a 27-15-1 all-time record in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. They have entered the Open Cup every year since 1999, winning the tournament in 2001 and 2005 while reaching the Open Cup Final on two other occasions. Last year, the Galaxy fell to Real Salt Lake in the quarterfinals of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
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