NEW YORK – New York City FC Wednesday announced that its opening match in the 2021 Leagues Cup will be against Pumas UNAM, one of Mexico’s most successful club teams.

The quarterfinal match will be played at Yankee Stadium Wednesday, Aug. 11 at 8 p.m. ET. Television coverage will be provided in English on ESPN+ and Spanish on TUDN.

NYCFC is joined in the competition by Major League Soccer sides Seattle Sounders, Sporting Kansas City and Orlando City SC while Tigres UANL, Leon and Santos Laguna round out the Liga MX participants.

The tournament will be played in the U.S.

If NYCFC advances to the semifinals (Sept. 14 or 15), further details including venues and kickoff times for that match will be announced at a later date.

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

Tuesday, August 10
QF4: Sporting Kansas City vs. Club León (Children’s Mercy Park – Kansas City, KS), 8:00 p.m. (TUDN, ESPN2)
QF3: Seattle Sounders FC vs. Tigres UANL (Lumen Field – Seattle, WA), 10:00 p.m. (TUDN, ESPN2)

Wednesday, August 11
QF2: New York City FC vs. Pumas (Yankee Stadium– New York, NY), 8:00 p.m. (TUDN, ESPN+)

Thursday, August 12
QF1: Orlando City SC vs. Santos Laguna (Exploria Stadium – Orlando, FL), 7:00 p.m. (TUDN, ESPN+)

September 14 and 15
SF1: Winner QF1 vs Winner QF3
SF2: Winner QF2 vs Winner QF4

September 22