LOS ANGELES (Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023) – Playing in their 11th home match of the 2023 campaign, LA Galaxy II earned a 0-0 shutout draw in regulation and defeated Real Monarchs 10-9 in a penalty-kick shootout at Dignity Health Sports Park’s Track & Field Stadium on Saturday night.
In their sixth penalty-kick shootout in MLS NEXT Pro during the 2023 campaign, LA Galaxy II defeated Real Monarchs 10-9. LA Galaxy II have won four penalty-kick shootouts this season at home this season, while losing twice on the road during the 2023 campaign.**
LA Galaxy Academy**
Seven LA Galaxy Academy Products started in the match against Real Monarchs: Carson Klein, Marcus Ferkranus, Ascel Essengue, Riley Dalgado, Adam Saldaña, Adrián González and Jonathan Pérez. Two LA Galaxy Academy products appeared off the bench in the penalty-kick shootout win over the Monarchs: Allan Legaspi and Ramos Jr.
- LA Galaxy II snapped a four-game losing streak with the 0-0 shutout in regulation and the 10-9 penalty-kick shootout win over Real Monarchs.
- In six penalty-kick shootouts contested during the 2023 MLS NEXT Pro campaign, LA Galaxy II hold a 4-2-0 record.
- In four penalty-kick shootouts at home, Los Dos hold an unbeaten record of 4-0-0 record.
- In LA Galaxy II’s last seven matches played at home dating back to May 21, the club holds a 3-1-3 record.
- In 11 matches played at home this season, Galaxy II hold a 3-4-4 record.
- In two matches played against Real Monarchs this season, LA Galaxy II held a 0-0-2 record (1-1-0 penalty-kick shootout record).
- Los Dos recorded their third shutout of the 2023 campaign.
- Nine total LA Galaxy Academy products appeared in the match against Real Monarchs.
- Seven LA Galaxy Academy Products started in the match against Real Monarchs: Carson Klein, Marcus Ferkranus, Ascel Essengue, Riley Dalgado, Adam Saldaña, Adrián González and Jonathan Pérez.
- Two LA Galaxy Academy products appeared off the bench in the penalty-kick shootout win over the Monarchs: Allan Legaspi and Ramos Jr.
- Jonathan Pérez recorded a game-high six chances created, won three fouls, and tallied two shots on goal in the match against Real Monarchs.
- Adam Saldaña completed 69 of 74 passes (93.2%), won possession six times and won two duels.
- LA Galaxy II Simon Jillson posted his second shutout of the season, logging seven saves in the shutout against the Real Monarchs.
*Next up, LA Galaxy II travel to face Houston Dynamo 2 at SaberCats Stadium on Sunday, Aug. 27. The Aug. 27 match kicks off at 4:00 p.m. PT and will be streamed live on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV.
2023 MLS NEXT Pro Regular Season
LA Galaxy II (4-13-6, 22pts) vs. Real Monarchs (6-12-5, 25 points)
Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023 – Dignity Health Sports Park’s Track & Field Stadium (Los Angeles)
Goals by Half 1 2 F PKs
LA Galaxy II 0 0 0 (10)
Real Monarchs 0 0 0 (9)
Penalty-Kick Shootout Summary
1 LA: A. González – Goal
1 SLC: Storlie – Goal
2 LA: Saldaña – Goal
2 SLC: Alba – Goal
3 LA: Bibout – Goal
3 SLC: Kei – Goal
4 LA: Ramos Jr. – Goal
4 SLC: Dillon – Goal
5 LA: Dalgado – Goal
5 SLC: Pierre – Goal
6 LA: Legaspi – Goal
6 SLC: Mondi – Goal
7 LA: Essengue – Goal
7 SLC: Nyeman – Goal
8 LA: Ferkranus – Goal
8 SLC: Garcia – Goal
9: LA: Jillson – Goal
9 SLC: Delgado - Goal
10 LA: A. González – Goal
10 SLC: Paul – Miss
SLC: Farnworth (caution), 27
SLC: Pierre (caution), 77
LA: Vivi (caution), 90+2
LA: GK Simon Jillson; D Carson Klein (Allan Legaspi, 78), D Marcus Ferkranus, D Ascel Essengue, D Riley Dalgado; M Adam Saldaña ©, M Adrián González, M Axel Picazo (Ruben Ramos Jr., 81), M Gino Vivi, M Jonathan Pérez, F Aaron Bibout
Substitutes Not Used: GK Aaron Cervantes; D Emiliano Garcia, M Diego López, M Nico Schelotto, F Juan Calderón, F Julian Placias, F Sergio Villalpando
TOTAL SHOTS: 18 (Jonathan Pérez, Gino Vivi, 5); SHOTS ON GOAL: 5 (Jonathan Pérez, Gino Vivi, 2); FOULS: 6 (Adam Saldaña, 2); OFFSIDES: 0; CORNER KICKS: 9; SAVES: 7
SLC: GK Fernando Delgado; D Zack Farnsworth (Bobby Pierre, 84), D Delentz Pierre, D Omar Alba, D Keller Storlie; M Daron Iskenderian (Griffin Dillon, 81), M Moses Nyeman, M Tyrone Mondi ©, M Dominic Berrios (Axel Kei, 45), F Ilijah Paul, F Zavier Gozo (Gilberto Garcia, 45)
Substitutes Not Used: GK Derrek Chan; M Jude Wellings, M Owen Anderson
TOTAL SHOTS: 17; SHOTS ON GOAL: 7; FOULS: 9; OFFSIDES: 2; CORNER KICKS: 4; SAVES: 5
Referee: Osvaldo Delgado
Assistant Referees: Bhavik Dutt, Mark Novosel
Fourth Official: Adrian Gonzalez
Weather: Partly Cloudy, 74 degrees
All statistics contained in this box score are unofficial