PORTLAND, Ore. (Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2023) – Playing in their 11th road match of the 2023 campaign, LA GalaxyII fell 6-1 to Timbers2 at Providence Park on Wednesday night.
LA Galaxy Academy
Eight LA Galaxy Academy products started in the match against Timbers2: Allan Legaspi, Marcus Ferkranus, Ascel Essengue, Riley Dalgado, Adam Saldaña, Adrián González, M Nico Schelotto, Ruben Ramos Jr. Four LA Galaxy Academy products appeared off the bench in the loss to Portland: Emiliano Garcia, Carson Klein, Alex Alcalá and Brandon Téllez.
POR – Florian Monzon (Penalty Kick), 7th minute: Florian Monzon’s shot from the penalty spot was drilled down the middle of the goal.
POR – Diego Gutierrez (Noah Caliskan), 29th minute: Cutting in on his right foot, Diego Gutierrez’s low shot from just outside the 18-yard box was fired in at the near post.
POR – Diego Gutierrez (Florian Monzon), 55th minute: Diego Gutierrez’s chipped shot from the right edge of the six-yard box hit the underside of the crossbar and went into the back of the net.
POR – Noah Caliskan, 65th minute: A failed clearance inside the penalty area fell to Noah Caliskan, who guided his shot into the bottom left corner.
POR – Diego Gutierrez (Florian Monzon), 66th minute: Diego Gutierrez’s shot from inside the 18-yard box was curled into the lower far corner of the goal.
POR – Julian Bravo (Selmir Miscic), 81st minute: Selmir Miscic’s corner-kick service was headed in at the back post by Julian Bravo.
LA – Axel Picazo, 90th minute: Dribbling towards goal, Axel Picazo’s shot from inside the penalty area was fired into the back of the net.
- In Galaxy II’s last seven matches played dating back to June 9, LA holds a record of 2-3-2.
- In 11 matches played on the road during the 2023 campaign, LA holds a 1-8-2 record.
- In two matches played against Timbers2 this season, LA Galaxy II held a 1-1-0 record.
- Twelve total LA Galaxy Academy products appeared in the match against Timbers2.
- Eight LA Galaxy Academy products started in the match against Timbers2: Allan Legaspi, Marcus Ferkranus, Ascel Essengue, Riley Dalgado, Adam Saldaña, Adrián González, M Nico Schelotto, Ruben Ramos Jr.
- Four LA Galaxy Academy products appeared off the bench in the loss to Portland: Emiliano Garcia, Carson Klein, Alex Alcalá and Brandon Téllez.
- Axel Picazo recorded his fourth goal of the 2023 campaign, and tallied a goal for a consecutive match.
- Adam Saldaña completed 69 of 73 passes (94.5%), and won two duels in the match against Portland.
Next up, LA Galaxy II continue league play by traveling to face LAFC2 at Titan Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 12. The Aug. 12 match kicks off at 1:00 p.m. PT and will be streamed live on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV.
2023 MLS NEXT Pro Regular Season
LA Galaxy II (4-12-5, 20pts) at Timbers2 (9-11-1, 28 points)
Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2023 – Providence Park (Portland, Ore.)
Goals by Half 1 2 F
LA Galaxy II 0 1 1
Timbers2 2 4 6
POR: Monzon (penalty kick), 7
POR: Gutierrez (Caliskan), 29
POR: Gutierrez (Monzon), 55
POR: Caliskan, 65
POR: Gutierrez (Monzon), 66
POR: Bravo (Miscic), 81
LA: Picazo, 90
LA: Dalgado (caution), 42
POR: Pope (caution), 45+1
POR: Gutierrez (caution), 57
POR: Rasmussen (caution), 64
LA: Klein (caution), 75
LA: GK Simon Jillson; D Allan Legaspi (Alex Alcalá, 45), D Marcus Ferkranus, D Ascel Essengue (Emiliano Garcia, 71), D Riley Dalgado; M Adam Saldaña ©, M Adrián González (Carson Klein, 71), M Nico Schelotto (Brandon Téllez, 71), M Axel Picazo; M Ruben Ramos Jr. (Sergio Villalpando, 81); F Aaron Bibout
Substitutes Not Used: GK Nolan Anderson; M Diego López, F Julian Placias
TOTAL SHOTS: 5 (Ruben Ramos Jr., 3); SHOTS ON GOAL: 2 (Ruben Ramos Jr., Axel Picazo, 1); FOULS: 8 (Aaron Bibout, 2); OFFSIDES: 0; CORNER KICKS: 6; SAVES: 7
POR: GK Hunter Sulte; D Julian Bravo ©, D Eric Miller, D Keesan Ferdinand, D Justin Rasmussen (Dawson McCartney, 77); M Michael Vang (Ian Shaul, 65), M Victor Enriquez (Tristan Weber, 69) M Noel Caliskan, M Blake Pope, M Diego Gutierrez (Selmir Miscic, 77), F Florian Monzon (Josh Penn, 68)
Substitutes Not Used: GK Carver Miller; M Michael Dunne, F Tega Ikoba, F Cole Aman
TOTAL SHOTS: 23; SHOTS ON GOAL: 14; FOULS: 20; OFFSIDES: 2; CORNER KICKS: 6; SAVES: 1
Referee: Corbyn May
Assistant Referees: Christian Clerc, Ryan Jung
Fourth Official: Dion Coxe
Weather: Clear, 74 degrees
All statistics contained in this box score are unofficial