LA Galaxy vs. FC ShirakFeb. 08 - 6:00 PM
- Sat, Feb 8 - 6:00 PM
The LA Galaxy will face reigning Armenian Premier League champion FC Shirak in a preseason game at StubHub Center on Saturday, February 8. The first confirmed match of the Galaxy’s 2014 preseason, this will be the first-ever meeting between the two sides and the first time that LA will host a club from the Armenian Premier League.
Tickets for the match start at just $12 for LA Galaxy Season Ticket Members and $17 for the general public. The general public can begin purchasing tickets on Tuesday, January 14 through www.lagalaxy.com or by calling the club at 1-877-3GALAXY (342-5299). Additional details on Season Ticket Member purchasing will be made available at a later date.
Under the direction of head coach Vardan Bichakhchyan, Shirak currently sit in second place with a 6-4-4 record for 22 points through the first half of the 2013-14 Premier League season. Based in the city of Gyumri in the northwest of Armenia, Shirak are led by Ivorian midfielder Serge Deble, who is tied for the league lead in goals over the first half of the season with nine. Shirak, who won the 2013 Armenian Super Cup and reached the Second qualifying round of the 2013-14 UEFA Champions League, will travel to Southern California as part of their preparations for the start of the second half of their season, which begins in early March.