CHANDLER, Ariz. (Saturday, April 9, 2022) – Playing their fifth match of the 2022 USL Championship Regular Season, LA Galaxy II fell 3-1 on the road to Phoenix Rising FC at Phoenix Rising FC Soccer Complex at Wild Horse Pass on April 9. Michael Salazar registered his first goal of the 2022 campaign in the draw against Indy. 

Goal-Scoring Plays
PHX – Luis Seijas (Aodhan Quinn), 31st minute: Luis Seijas long-range shot was fired off the gloves of LA Galaxy II goalkeeper Richard Sánchez and into the far corner of the net.

PHX – Luis Seijas, 42nd minute: Off a corner kick from the right, the ball deflected out to the top-left edge of the penalty area where Seijas struck a first-time effort that flashed into the right corner of the net.

LA – Remi Cabral (Michael Salazar), 68th minute: Michael Salazar received the ball on the left side of the penalty area. Salazar quickly passed the ball to Cabral, whose low shot from the center of the box found the back of the net. 

PHX – Marcus Epps, 90th minute: After Richard Sánchez initially saved Joey Calistri’s shot, the rebound fell to Marcus Epps, who put away the second chance. 

Postgame Notes

LA Galaxy II had 58.8% possession of the ball against Rising FC. 

Remi Cabral tallied his first goal of the 2022 campaign. 

Cabral led the team with three chances created in the match against Phoenix. 

Michael Salazar registered his first career assist for LA in the loss. 

Taylor Davila, Salazar, Liam Doyle, Cameron Dunbar, Preston Judd and Owen Lambe have appeared in every match this season for LA. 

Jalen Neal led Los Dos with 61 passes completed in the match against Phoenix. 

Next Game

Next up, LA Galaxy II play host to expansion side Monterey Bay FC at Dignity Health Sports Park on Saturday, April 16. The April 16 match kicks off at 7:30 p.m. PT and will be streamed live on ESPN+. 

LA Galaxy II (1-3-1, 4pts) at Phoenix Rising FC (3-2-0, 9pts) 
April 9, 2022 – Phoenix Rising FC Soccer Complex at Wild Horse Pass (Chandler, Ariz.)

Goals by Half               1         2         F
LA Galaxy II                 0         1         1
Phoenix Rising FC        2         1         3          

Scoring Summary: 
PHX: Seijas (Quinn), 31
PHX: Seijas, 41
LA: Cabral (Salazar), 68
PHX: Epps, 90

Misconduct Summary:
LA: Davila (caution), 47
PHX: Seijas (caution), 56
LA: Salazar (caution), 65
PHX: Calistri (caution), 74
LA: Barry (caution), 76

Lineups:
LA: GK Richard Sánchez; D Owen Lambe (Duhaney Williams, 85), D Jalen Neal, D Liam Doyle, D Josh Drack (Chandler Vaugh, 45); M Taylor Davila (Dante Campbell, 81), M Hamza Barry, M Remi Cabral; F Cameron Dunbar, F Michael Salazar ©, F Preston Judd

Substitutes Not Used: GK Eric López; D Felipe Cobian, D Marcus Ferkranus; M Adrian Gonzalez, M Victor Valdez

TOTAL SHOTS: 11; SHOTS ON GOAL: 2; FOULS: 12; OFFSIDES: 3; CORNER KICKS: 8; SAVES: 4

IND: GK B. Lundt; D D. King, D K. Lambert, D J. Farrell, D R. Flood; M L. Seijas, M A. Rodriguez, M A. Quinn (J. Levin, 90+2); F G. Hurst (M. Madrid, 86), F C. Repetto (J. Calistri, 61), F M. Epps (R. Antwi, 90+3)

Substitutes Not Used: GK C. Chasten; M C. Anguiano, M E. Delgado

TOTAL SHOTS: 22; SHOTS ON GOAL: 7; FOULS: 9; OFFSIDES: 0; CORNER KICKS: 10; SAVES: 2

Referee: Luis Guardia
Assistant Referees: Conrado Garcia, Peter Hanson
Fourth Official: Cristian Campo-Hernandez
Weather: Clear, 67 degrees

All statistics contained in this box score are unofficial