Brittany Campbell

Podcast: Open Cup and Galaxy interest in Pavon

The LA Galaxy are getting ready for a midweek Open Cup match as the rumors around Cristian Pavon intensify. John Rojas joins the podcast to discuss.

COG STUDIOS, Calif. — The LA Galaxy had a weekend filled with training and are now focused on Wednesday night’s Lamar Hunt US Open Cup match against the last remaining amateur team in the tournament. No, when the Galaxy host Orange County Football Club (NPSL) at the Track & Field Stadium at 7:30 p.m. (ESPN+) it will be a real “David vs. Goliath” situation.

On today’s show, your host Josh Guesman will get you through all the relevant Galaxy news you need to know as the Galaxy play their fourth-round matchup. And to help Josh get all the updates from training, he reaches out to a good friend of the show, John Rojas to get the latest from training.

John and Josh will discuss what Galaxy head coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto has in mind for the Open Cup lineup and why Zlatan Ibrahimovic isn’t going to play a part.

Plus, the guys will discuss the international call-ups and tell you why Uriel Antuna is on the bubble once again for Mexico and why the likelihood is that he’ll stay on through the Gold Cup after another Mexico injury.

John will also tell you why Emil Cuello was almost another call-up and why Schelotto made him stay.

And with the rumors still swirling around the possibility of Cristian Pavon coming to the Galaxy, John asked Schelotto directly about whether he had an interest in the 23-year-old winger from Argentina. The answer isn’t what you’re going to find from other sources. And it continues to be a reason why we stay very high on the possibility of Pavon landing with the Galaxy this summer.

Finally, Josh is going to get you ready for the Open Cup match and tell you what you can expect from a dangerous OCFC team because they’ll counter-attack all day long as a former Galaxy player leads them to try and topple the MLS Giants.

It’s a quick show that will get you all the Galaxy news you need before the midweek game!

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