Orlando City to play Santos Laguna in 2021 Leagues Cup tournament

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Orlando City’s opponent for the upcoming Leagues Cup competition was announced on Wednesday.

The Lions will take on Liga MX side Santos Laguna on Thursday, Aug. 12 at 7 p.m. at Exploria Stadium in the quarterfinal of the tournament.

The match will be televised on TUDN and ESPN.

The winner of the 2021 Leagues Cup will earn a qualifying slot to the newly-formatted 2023 CONCACAF Champions League tournament.

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Here’s the complete Leagues Cup schedule:

Leagues Cup™ 2021 Schedule
All Times Eastern / * Subject to change

Quarterfinals
Tuesday, August 10
QF4: Sporting Kansas City vs. Club León (Children’s Mercy Park) 8p.m. (TUDN, ESPN2)
QF3: Seattle Sounders FC vs. Tigres UANL (Lumen Field) 10 p.m. (TUDN, ESPN2)

Wednesday, Aug. 11
QF2: New York City FC vs. Pumas (Yankee Stadium) 8 p.m. (TUDN, ESPN+)

Thursday, Aug. 12
QF1: Orlando City SC vs. Santos Laguna (Exploria Stadium) 7 p.m. (TUDN, ESPN+)

Semifinals
Sept. 14 and 15

SF1: Winner QF1 vs Winner QF3
SF2: Winner QF2 vs Winner QF4

Final
September 22


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