LA Galaxy Academy U-14s Finish in Third Place in 2023 Portimão International Cup 


The LA Galaxy Academy U-14s finished third place overall in the 2023 Portimão International Cup after defeating Vitória SC 2-1 in the Third-Place match and holding a 6-1-2 overall record in the competition. 

After advancing out of the group stage, the Galaxy Academy defeated Shamrock Rovers (Ireland) 2-1 in the Quarterfinal Round. In the Semifinal match, LA played Juventus to a 1-1 draw in regulation, before falling in a penalty-kick shootout loss. Playing their matches in Portugal, the LA Galaxy Academy U-14s earned a 2-0 win over FC Nōmme United (Estonia), defeated SBV Excelsior Rotterdam (Netherlands) 1-0, claimed a 2-1 victory against Liverpool FC (England), drew Progress Cantera (Netherlands) 0-0 and dealt Portimonense S.C. (Portugal) a 1-0 defeat in their final match in group play.