Chivas USA to face Austin Aztex on June 29

Aztex defeats the Sahuaros 3-1 to face Red-and-White in Fullerton next Tuesday

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Chivas USA will face the Austin Aztex in a third round U.S. Open Cup match at Titan Stadium on the campus of Cal State Fullerton next Tuesday, June 29, at 7:30 p.m. PT. The Aztex topped the Arizona Sahuaros by a 3-1 score last night in Austin, and the D2 Pro League (USL) team will face the Red-and-White for the first time in history.

Tickets for the June 29 match at Titan Stadium in Fullerton start at just $10 for General Admission. Discounted Tickets are also available for Chivas USA season ticket holders, special group packages and fundraising opportunities. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call 1-877-CHIVAS-1 or visit cdchivasusa.com/usopencup or Tickemaster.

The third round features the participation of eight MLS teams, which will face off against the eight second round winners on June 29 or 30. The quarterfinals will be played July 6-7, the semifinals will be played Aug. 31-Sept. 1, and the final will be played on Oct. 5.

The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, which is recognized as U.S. Soccer's National Championship, is an annual competition open to all amateur and professional soccer teams affiliated with U.S. Soccer. The tournament has crowned a champion for 95 consecutive years dating back to 1914. It is the oldest annual team tournament in U.S. sports history and among the oldest soccer tournaments of its type in the world. In 1999, the competition was renamed to honor long-time soccer pioneer Lamar Hunt. More information on the tournament can be found at usopencup.com.