Sounders FC will face Western Conference rivals LAFC in the Knockout Stage of the MLS is Back Tournament July 27th 8:00 p.m. LAFC completed it’s Group F Stage competition with 2-2 against the Portland Timbers. The tie earned the Timbers top spot in the Group.
Seattle finished second in Group B with four points. Monday night’s game will be a rematch of last year’s dramatic 3-1 Western Conference Championship game won by the visiting Sounders.
The winner of Monday’s contest will be matched up in the Quarterfinals with the winner of Orlando City SC and the Montreal Impact, who play on Saturday evening. Unlike the Group Stage, results in the Knockout Stage do not count for the 2020 MLS regular season standings.