LOS ANGELES (Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022) – After being reduced to 10 men in the first half, LA Galaxy II earned a 2-0 shutout win over Sacramento Republic FC at Dignity Health Sports Park on Sunday night. Preston Judd tallied his team-leading 13th goal of the 2022 campaign, while goalkeeper Eric López notched two saves and his fifth shutout of the year in the win over Sacramento.
Judd Equals LA Galaxy II Goalscoring Record
Judd’s goal marked the 30th career regular-season goal scored for LA Galaxy II, which ranks tied for first in the club’s all-time goalscoring chart with Ariel Lassiter. In 57 career regular-season appearances (49 starts) for LA Galaxy II, Judd has tallied 30 goals and seven assists. In 25 games played (22 starts) during the 2022 USL Championship Regular Season, Judd has tallied 13 goals and four assists.
LA – Preston Judd (Owen Lambe), 7th minute:
Working down the right flank, Owen Lambe’s pass was latched onto by Preston Judd, whose shot from the right side of the penalty beat Sacramento goalkeeper Carlos Saldaña.
LA – Own Goal (Josh Bauer), 61st minute: Preston Judd’s low cross from the right wing was redirected into the net by Sacramento defender Josh Bauer.
- Following the win over Sacramento, LA Galaxy II (11-14-6, 39 points) moved up to 11th place in the Western Conference standings, four points behind seventh-place Monterey Bay FC (13-15-4, 43 points).
- LA has three matches remaining during the 2022 USL Championship Regular Season, with one game on the road and two home matches left to be played.
- Los Dos improved to 7-5-3 in 15 matches played at home this season.
- Galaxy II was issued their eighth red card in league play this season.
- Preston Judd recorded his 13th goal of the 2022 campaign.
- Judd’s goal was the 30th regular-season goal scored in 57 career games played (49 starts) for LA Galaxy II, which ranks tied for first in the club’s all-time goal scoring chart with Ariel Lassiter (30 goals).
- Owen Lambe tallied his team-leading seventh assist in league play this year.
- Eric López tallied two saves and his fifth shutout during the 2022 campaign.
Next up, LA Galaxy II travel to face New Mexico United at Isotopes Park on Wednesday, Oct. 5. The Oct. 5 match kicks off at 6:00 p.m. PT and will be streamed live on ESPN+.
LA Galaxy II (11-14-6, 39pts) vs. Sacramento Republic FC (14-11-7, 49pts)
Oct. 2, 2022 – Dignity Health Sports Park (Los Angeles)
LA: Judd (Lambe), 7
LA: Own Goal (Bauer), 61
LA: Saldaña (caution), 20
LA: Salazar (ejection), 37
LA: Lambe (caution), 41
SAC: Foster (caution), 73
SAC: Lacroix (caution), 82
SAC: Martinez (caution), 87
SAC: Bauer (caution), 90+2
LA: GK Eric López; D Owen Lambe, D Dante Campbell, D Liam Doyle ©, D Josh Drack; M Adrian Gonzalez, M Adam Saldaña, M Remi Cabral (Axel Picazo, 90), F Michael Salazar, F Cameron Dunbar (Ascel Essengue, 45), F Preston Judd (Taylor Davila, 68)
Substitutes Not Used: GK Richard Sánchez; D Chandler Vaughn, M Juan Calderon, F Duhaney Williams
TOTAL SHOTS: 5; SHOTS ON GOAL: 1; FOULS: 8; OFFSIDES: 2; CORNER KICKS: 5; SAVES: 2
SAC: GK Carlos Saldaña; D Josh Bauer, D Conor Donovan, D Santiago Suarez (Zeiko Lewis, 45), M Matt LaGrassa (Deshorn Brown, 72), M Luis Felipe, M Duke Lacroix, M Jack Gurr, F Emil Cuello (Damia Viader, 61), F Keko Gontan (Douglas Martinez, 71), F Luther Archimede (Maalique Foster, 61)
Substitutes Not Used: GK Daniel Vitiello, M Nick Ross
TOTAL SHOTS: 16; SHOTS ON GOAL: 2; FOULS: 16; OFFSIDES: 3; CORNER KICKS: 5; SAVES: 0
Referee: Brad Jensen
Assistant Referees: Eduardo Jeff, Salma Perez
Fourth Official: Adrian Gonzalez
Weather: Clear, 75 degrees
All statistics contained in this box score are unofficial