As a reminder your 2023 Season Membership includes one 2023 Leagues Cup match.* As a result, your 2023 Season Membership is an 18-match plan.

Q: What 2023 competitions are LAFC participating in?

A: LAFC is participating in:

  • MLS Regular Season
  • U.S. Open Cup
  • Campeones Cup
  • Concacaf Champions League
  • Leagues Cup

Find out more about these competitions below.

Q: Which of these competitions are included as part of my membership?

A: Your membership plan is for all 17 regular season MLS matches, and one Leagues Cup match. U.S. Open Cup, Campeones Cup, and Concacaf Champions League are not included as part of your 2023 season membership pricing.

Q: When is the Leagues Cup match?

A: LAFC directly advanced to the Knockout Stage as a result of winning MLS Cup. We are not participating in the Group Stage. Our Leagues Cup match date and time has not been confirmed yet. The competition will be held during the summer.

Q: What happens if LAFC advances past the Leagues Knockout Stage? Is that included as part of my membership?

A: As a reminder, your 2023 Season Membership includes only one 2023 Leagues Cup match. In the event LAFC advances past the Knockout Stage of Leagues Cup, more information will be shared at that time.

Q: How do I purchase Campeones Cup / U.S. Open Cup / Concacaf Champions League tickets?

A: You will receive emails with details including pricing regarding each match/competition throughout the season from

*If you are on contract for your premium seats and did not opt-in to Leagues Cup during renewals, you will not receive a Leagues Cup match as part of your membership.


U.S. Open Cup


  • Founded in 1914 and currently organized by U.S. Soccer, the Open Cup is the longest-running national soccer competition in the United Staes. It is a domestic competition contested by clubs from all divisions of American soccer.
  • MLS teams enter either in the Third Round or Round of 32
  • Of note: MLS' three Canadian clubs – CF Montréal, Toronto FC and Vancouver Whitecaps FC – instead compete in the Canadian Championship each year.


  • Single match knockout tournament
  • LAFC does not have to qualify for this competition, we automatically take part as an MLS Club
  • The winner of each year’s Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup earns a direct berth to the CONCACAF Champions League – the preeminent club competition in the North, Central America and Caribbean region.

Concacaf Champions League


  • The Concacaf (Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football) Champions League is an international competition featuring the top clubs from North America, Central America, and the Caribbean.
  • The top teams from around the continent qualify for the international tournament by winning their domestic leagues and cup competitions or via regional qualifying competitions like the Concacaf League.


  • Round of 16: Tuesday, 3/7 - Thursday, 3/16
  • LAFC @ L.D. Alajuelense (Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto 7:00 pm) Thursday, 3/9
  • LAFC vs L.D. Alajuelense (BMO Stadium 7:30 pm) Wednesday, 3/15

LAFC’s first round opponent is the champion of Costa Rica, L.D. Alajuelense. Alajuelense is the most decorated team from Costa Rica.


2023 MLS Qualification In Concacaf Champions League

  • Supporters' Shield: LAFC
  • Regular-season champion: With LAFC finishing atop the Western Conference table, the Philadelphia Union are the other conference winner via the East.
  • US Open Cup: Orlando City
  • Canadian Championship: Vancouver Whitecaps FC
  • Next-best: Austin FC are the highest-ranked US-based MLS club not already qualified.

2023 Stakes

  • Two-leg knockout tournament (one home and one away match)
    • Team with most combined goals at the end of both legs advances (aggregate)
  • Concacaf Champions League winner represents the region at the **FIFA Club World Cup**
    • The FIFA Club World Cup is a global club showcase including the winners of each confederation’s premier competitions.

Concacaf Champions League History

  • LAFC was in the 2020 Concacaf Champions League in 2020 and advanced to the Final before losing 2-1 to Tigres of Mexico.
  • Seattle Sounders became the first MLS team to win the Concacaf Champions League in 2022.

Leagues Cup


  • In a monumental new chapter for North American soccer, beginning in 2023, all 47 MLS and LIGA MX clubs will compete in a completely reimagined Leagues Cup: an annual, month-long tournament. Leagues Cup 2023 will make history as the first major soccer tournament to feature every club from a pair of top-flight leagues.
  • LAFC has directly advanced to the Knockout Stage (Round of 32) and will not be participating in the Group Stage as a result of winning MLS Cup.


  • July 21 to August 19, 2023


  • All 47 Clubs across MLS and Liga MX participate in this tournament, no qualification required.
  • After the Group Stage, it is a single match knockout tournament.
  • Three Concacaf Champions League bids are awarded to the Clubs that finish in first, second, and third place.

Campeones Cup


  • Launched in 2018, Campeones Cup is an annual clash between the reigning MLS and LIGA MX Champions.
  • Campeones Cup, together with Leagues Cup, are part of a larger partnership between the two most important soccer leagues in North America, MLS and LIGA MX. Launched in 2018, this partnership is rooted not only in the on-field rivalry, designed to strengthen the sport in the region, but by a true spirit of collaboration, with a focus on sharing best practices and being a force for positive change in the local communities of both leagues.