Galaxy to open CONCACAF Champions League campaign in Carson Aug. 16

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In fact, the Galaxy play their first two group games at home 7 p.m. Aug. 16 and Aug 25, CONCACAF announced today.

The club opens against the winner of the preliminary round series between Club Motagua of Honduras and CSD Municipal of Guatemala and then faces Costa Rica’s Alajuelense at Home Depot Center.

Tickets to the opening game are expected to go on sale next week, club officials said.

From the Galaxy press release:

The Galaxy have been placed into Group A of the Champions League along with LD Alajuelense of Costa Rica, the Preliminary Round series winner between Motagua and Municipal, as well as the winner of the series between Mexico’s Monarcas Morelia and Haiti’s Tempete FC. The six-game group stage will conclude in mid-October, with the Galaxy facing each of their fellow teams in Group A once at home and once on the road.

Motagua will host Municipal in the first leg of their series tonight before travelling to Guatemala for the return leg of their aggregate-goal series on Thursday, August 4.

More details on the draw is at the CONCACAF website.

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  • studs down

    The fun begins now, let’s see if the Galaxy “fans” will embrace this competition like never before. I want all you ASG haters to show up in force. Yes, the 2 of you. We need to outnumber the visitor’s supporters at home.