Weekly Galaxy Academy Update: May 3

Galaxy U-16’s take Development Academy SuperClasico

U-16’S TAKE DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY SUPERCLASICO: The LA Galaxy Academy U-16 team improved to 15-2-1 on the season with a 1-0 win over Chivas USA in the first Academy SuperClasico of the season on Saturday at The Home Depot Center. Kevin Labastida scored the game’s only goal in the 20th minute while Josh McNeely kept a clean sheet for the Galaxy, who were the home team in the game.

Also on Saturday, the Galaxy U-18’s earned a share of the points in a wild 2-2 draw with Chivas USA. The Galaxy trailed 1-0 for most of the second half before Justin Dhillon, who made his second Reserve League appearance of the year for the Galaxy on Tuesday, scored a pair of goals in the 85th and 87th minutes to put LA up 2-1. However, Chivas USA were able to equalize two minutes later and the game finished 2-2.

Both teams are back in action at The Home Depot Center on Saturday when they host Cosmos Academy West. The U-18’s kick off at 1 p.m. while the U-16’s will follow at 3:30 p.m. Both games will be played on Field #5 at The Home Depot Center and admission to the games is free.