Giancarlo Gonzalez scored the winner as LA Galaxy overcame Club Tijuana 3-1 on penalties Tuesday to advance to face Cruz Azul in the semifinal of the Leagues Cup.
The game had ended 2-2 after 90 minutes in Dignity Health Sports Park, with Galaxy keeper Matt Lampson making three saves during the penalty shootout to help the MLS team to victory.
The final of the inaugural Leagues Cup that features teams from MLS and Liga MX will be held on Sept. 18 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, the competition announced on Thursday.
The inaugural cup competition will begin in the United States over July 23 and 24 (watch matches on ESPN and streaming on ESPN+) and see Houston Dynamo face Club America, Real Salt Lake host Tigres, Chicago Fire play Cruz Azul and LA Galaxy take on Club Tijuana. The MLS teams will all play at home.