Three additional LA Galaxy matches announced for continuation of MLS Regular Season

LOS ANGELES (Friday, Sept. 11, 2020) – The LA Galaxy announced today three additional matches that will be played in continuation of the MLS Regular Season. The Galaxy will face Colorado Rapids (Sept. 19) at Dignity Health Sports Park, Real Salt Lake (Sept. 23) at Rio Tinto Stadium and Seattle Sounders FC (Sept. 27) at Dignity Health Sports Park. All three matches will be broadcast live on Spectrum SportsNet.

  • Saturday, September 19 – LA Galaxy vs. Colorado Rapids at 7:30 p.m. PT
  • Wednesday, September 23 – LA Galaxy at Real Salt Lake at 6:30 p.m. PT
  • Sunday, September 27, 2020 – LA Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders at 7:30 p.m. PT

As with the MLS is Back Tournament and phase one of returning to play in local markets, the LA Galaxy will adhere to comprehensive health and safety protocols, including regular testing of players, coaches and essential staff for COVID-19. 

The LA Galaxy will play 10 more regular season games in a phased approach in addition to the eight public matches listed below.

An updated schedule can be found below. Additional contests will be announced at a later date.

DATE

OPPONENT

VENUE

TV

TIME (PT)

Saturday, Aug. 22

LAFC

Banc of California Stadium

FOX

W 2-0

Saturday, Aug. 29

San Jose Earthquakes

Dignity Health Sports Park

Spectrum SportsNet Overflow

W 3-2

Wednesday, Sept. 2

Portland Timbers

Providence Park

Spectrum SportsNet

W 3-2

Sunday, Sept. 6

LAFC

Dignity Health Sports Park

Spectrum Sportsnet (English),

UniMás & TUDN (Spanish)

W 3-0

Sunday, Sept. 13

San Jose Earthquakes

Earthquakes Stadium

UniMás & TUDN

8 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 19

Colorado Rapids 

Dignity Health Sports Park

Spectrum SportsNet

7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 23

Real Salt Lake

Rio Tinto Stadium

Spectrum SportsNet

6:30 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 27

Seattle Sounders FC

Dignity Health Sports Park

Spectrum SportsNet

7:30 p.m.

 

In addition to announcing regular season match details through September, MLS also today confirmed qualification details and the competition format for the Audi 2020 MLS Cup Playoffs.

The Audi MLS Cup Playoffs will again consist of single-elimination matches hosted by the higher-seeded team and follow a straight bracket format through MLS Cup on Dec.12.

As previously announced, in an expansion of the postseason for 2020, 18 clubs will compete in the Audi 2020 MLS Cup Playoffs. Eight teams from the 12-team Western Conference will qualify directly to Round 1. The top six seeds from the 14-team Eastern Conference will qualify directly to Round 1. Eastern Conference seeds 7-10 will each compete in a play-in match (No. 7 vs. No. 10, and No. 8 vs. No. 9) to determine the two additional Eastern Conference teams that will qualify for the Audi 2020 MLS Cup Playoffs Round 1.

The lower-seeded advancing team will face the Eastern Conference No. 1 seed in Round 1, while the higher-seeded advancing team will face the Eastern Conference No. 2 seed.

The Audi 2020 MLS Cup Playoffs schedule and broadcast details will be announced at a later date.

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