New York City FC will meet the Portland Timbers in the MLS is Back Tournament quarterfinals.
NYCFC will return to action for on Saturday, August 1 at 10:30PM ET (FS1 / TUDN / NYCFC.com/Radio) to meet Portland after the Timbers booked the final spot in the last eight thanks to a penalty shootout victory over FC Cincinnati.
Ronny Deila’s NYCFC enter the quarterfinal fresh from overcoming Toronto FC 3-1 in an emphatic Round of 16 performance.
Speaking on ESPN’s halftime show during the penultimate Round of 16 match, Deila said he felt his side had turned a corner after defeating Inter Miami and TFC in back-to-back games.
Deila told Jon Champion and Taylor Twellman: “I think we had a hard start in the tournament but we’ve turned it around and had a really good game two days ago.
“We are on our way and I think it was very good for everyone to get a good performance and also to score some more goals.”
Tune-in on Saturday night at 10:30PM ET for NYCFC vs. Portland Timbers on FS1 or TUDN, or listen in English or Spanish at NYCFC.com/Radio.