LOS ANGELES (Saturday, March 19, 2022) – Playing in their 2022 home opener at Dignity Health Sports Park, LA Galaxy II fell 2-1 to San Antonio FC on Saturday night. Carlos Harvey tallied his first goal of the season for Galaxy II, while Daniel Aguirre registered an assist for a second consecutive match in the loss to San Antonio.
SA – David Loera (Shannon Gomez), 10th minute: Shannon Gomez delivered a cross in transition to David Loera, who chested down the inside the penalty area and flicked his volleyed shot into the far corner of the net.
LA – Carlos Harvey (Daniel Aguirre), 30th minute: Daniel Aguirre’s corner-kick service into the box found Carlos Harvey, whose right-footed volley found the bottom left corner of the net.
SA – Mitchell Taintor (Mohammed Abu), 53rd minute: Mohammed Abu’s driven pass from an indirect free kick picked out Mitchell Taintor, who headed the ball off the crossbar and into the goal.
- Saturday’s match marked the ninth meeting all-time between LA and San Antonio, with Galaxy II trailing the series 1-4-4.
- Carlos Harvey tallied his first goal of the 2022 campaign.
- Daniel Aguirre registered his second assist of the season in the loss to San Antonio.
- Aguirre finished the match with a game-high 10 chances created.
- Jalen Neal led LA with a team-high nine recoveries.
- Two players made their professional debut for Los Dos: Duhaney Williams and Chandler Vaughn.
- LA were reduced to 10 men for a second consecutive match.
- Galaxy II outshot San Antonio FC 22 to 10.
Next up, LA Galaxy II play host to Rio Grande Valley FC Toros at Dignity Health Sports Park on Wednesday, March 23. The March 23 match kicks off at 7:30 p.m. PT and will be streamed live on ESPN+.
LA Galaxy II (0-2-0, 0pts) vs. San Antonio FC (2-0-0, 6pts) *
March 19, 2022 – Dignity Health Sports Park (Los Angeles)
Goals by Half 1 2 F
LA Galaxy II 1 0 1
San Antonio FC 1 1 2
SA: Lorea (Gomez), 10
LA: Harvey (Aguirre), 30
SA: Taintor (Abu), 53
LA: Gonzalez (caution), 13
SA: Manley (caution), 35
SA: Garcia (caution) 39
SA: Taintor (caution), 50
LA: Gonzalez (caution, ejection), 52
SA: Collier (ejection), 55
LA: GK Richard Sánchez; D Owen Lambe, D Jalen Neal, D Liam Doyle, D Chandler Vaughn (Victor Valdez, 90+1); M Carlos Harvey (Taylor Davila, 82), M Daniel Aguirre, M Adrian Gonzalez; F Cameron Dunbar, F Michael Salazar © (Duhaney Williams, 79), F Preston Judd
Substitutes Not Used: GK Eric López; D Felipe Cobian, D Marcus Ferkranus; M Dante Campbell
TOTAL SHOTS: 22; SHOTS ON GOAL: 5; FOULS: 10; OFFSIDES: 1; CORNER KICKS: 12; SAVES: 2
SA: GK Cristian Bonilla; D Mitchell Taintor, D Fabian Garcia, D Carter Manley, D PC ©; M Mohammed Abu, M Connor Maloney, M Justin Dhillon (Diede Traore, 90+4), M Shannon Gomez; F David Loera (Ates Diouf, 73), F Elliot Collier
Substitutes Not Used: GK Matt Cardone; GK Jordan Farr; D Roman Holt; M Jordan Ayimbila, M Kat Louviere
TOTAL SHOTS: 10; SHOTS ON GOAL: 4; FOULS: 15; OFFSIDES: 8; CORNER KICKS: 4; SAVES: 3
Referee: DeShun Beard
Assistant Referees: Conrado Garcia, Salvador Reyes
Fourth Official: Omeed Azadpour
Weather: Clear, 58 degrees