FULLERTON, Calif. (Saturday, Aug. 12, 2023) – Playing in their 12th road match of the 2023 campaign, LA Galaxy II fell 6-0 to LAFC2 at Titan Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
LA Galaxy Academy
Eight LA Galaxy Academy Products start in the match against LAFC2: Aaron Cervantes, Allan Legaspi, Marcus Ferkranus, Ascel Essengue, Riley Dalgado, Adam Saldaña, Adrián González, Jonathan Pérez. Four LA Galaxy Academy products appeared off the bench in the loss to LAFC2: Carson Klein, Alex Alcalá, Nico Schelotto and Ruben Ramos Jr.
LFC – Leonardo Flores (Nathan Ordaz), 7th minute: Nathan Ordaz’s set-piece delivery outside the 18-yard box found the head of Leonardo Flores, who guided the ball into the top corner.
LFC – Jeremy Batioja (Erik Dueñas), 14th minute: Jeremy Batioja dribbled down right flank and into the penalty area before firing his shot in at the near post.
LFC – Nathan Ordaz, 16th minute: Nathan Ordaz chested down the ball from just outside the 18-yard box before firing his shot into the top left corner of the goal.
LFC – Leonardo Flores (Julian Gaines), 25th minute: Julian Gaines drove down the ring wing and centered a pass to Leonardo Flores, who finished from close range.
LFC – Erik Dueñas (Julian Gaines), 52nd minute: Erik Dueñas received the ball in penalty area and his shot from the right side of the six-yard box found the far side of the goal.
LFC – Christian Torres (Danny Crisostomo), 70th minute: Cutting inside from the left wing, Christian Torres dribbled into the penalty area and converted his shot into the left bottom corner.
- In Galaxy II’s last eight matches played dating back to June 9, LA holds a record of 2-4-2.
- In 12 matches played on the road during the 2023 campaign, LA holds a 1-9-2 record.
- In two matches played against LAFC2 this season, LA Galaxy II hold a 1-1-0 record.
- Los Dos and LA Galaxy II will meet one last time this season on at Dignity Health Sports Park's Track & Field Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 9 at 7:30 p.m. PT.
- Twelve total LA Galaxy Academy products appeared in the match against LAFC2.
- Eight LA Galaxy Academy Products start in the match against LAFC2: Aaron Cervantes, Allan Legaspi, Marcus Ferkranus, Ascel Essengue, Riley Dalgado, Adam Saldaña, Adrián González, Jonathan Pérez.
- Four LA Galaxy Academy products appeared off the bench in the loss to LAFC2: Carson Klein, Alex Alcalá, Nico Schelotto and Ruben Ramos Jr.
- LA Galaxy II goalkeeper Aaron Cervantes made his LA Galaxy II and MLS NEXT Pro debut, logging 90 minutes in the match against LAFC2.
- Adrián González created three chances, completed 37 of 42 passes (88.1%) and won possession five times.
- Jonathan Pérez completed five dribbles and won six of nine duels in his 12th appearance (12th start) for Galaxy II this season.
To view highlights from the MLS NEXT Pro regular-season match between LA Galaxy II and LAFC2, click here.
Next up, LA Galaxy II play host to Real Monarchs at Dignity Health Sports Park’s Track & Field Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 19. The Aug. 19 match kicks off at 7:30 p.m. PT and will be streamed live on MLSNEXTPro.com.
2023 MLS NEXT Pro Regular Season
LA Galaxy II (4-12-5, 20pts) at LAFC2 (4-12-6, 18 points)
Saturday, Aug. 12, 2023 – Titan Stadium (Fullerton, Calif.)
Goals by Half 1 2 F
LA Galaxy II 0 0 0
LAFC2 4 2 6
LFC: Flores (Ordaz), 8
LFC: Batioja (Duenas), 14
LFC: Ordaz, 16
LFC: Flores (Gaines), 26
LFC: Erik Dueñas (Gaines), 52
LFC: Torres (Crisostomo), 70
LAG: Legaspi (caution), 7
LA: GK Aaron Cervantes; D Allan Legaspi (Carson Klein, 45), D Marcus Ferkranus, D Ascel Essengue, D Riley Dalgado; M Adam Saldaña ©, M Adrián González (Nico Schelotto, 74), M Axel Picazo (Alex Alcalá, 74), M Gino Vivi (Ruben Ramos Jr., 61), M Jonathan Pérez (Sergio Villalpando, 61) F Aaron Bibout
Substitutes Not Used: GK Simon Jillson; D Matteo Carbone, D Emiliano Garcia, F Julian Placias
TOTAL SHOTS: 9 (Four player tied, 2); SHOTS ON GOAL: 2 (Aaron Bibout, Gino Vivi, 1); FOULS: 7(Aaron Bibout, Adrián González, 2); OFFSIDES: 2; CORNER KICKS: 3; SAVES: 0
LFC: GK Maxime Crepeau ©; D Javen Romero, D Mamadou Fall, D Tony Leone (Noah Dollenmayer, 45), D Julian Gaines; M Thomas Musto (Christopher Jaime, 63), M Nathan Ordaz (Christian Torres, 63), M Erik Dueñas (Matthew Evans, 76), M Danny Crisostomo, M Jeremy Batioja (Tamir Ratoviz, 70), F Leonardo Flores
Substitutes Not Used: GK Jassem Koleilat; M Yekeson Subah, M Favian Vazquez, M Armando Avila
TOTAL SHOTS: 10; SHOTS ON GOAL: 6; FOULS: 15; OFFSIDES: 1; CORNER KICKS: 0; SAVES: 2
Referee: Olvin Oliva
Assistant Referees: Peter Hanson, Andrew Hanks
Fourth Official: Saul Rojas
Weather: Clear, 81 degrees
All statistics contained in this box score are unofficial