Galaxy II

Match Preview: LA Galaxy II ready for first-ever matchup with Reno 1868

match preview

Tonight, LA Galaxy II (3-10-2, 11 points) get their first-ever matchup with Reno 1868, a 2017 USL expansion side. The match will kick off at 7:30 p.m. PT on Monday, July 3 at Greater Nevada Field in Reno, Nev. (streamed live on
LA has been better on the road in 2017, recording a 2-4-1 record, as compared to their 1-6-1 record at home so far this season.They’ll regain one of their top targets, Ethan Zubak, who is available for selection again after finishing out a three-game suspension he earned on July 10.
Justin Dhillon has carried the torch in his absence offensively, giving LA four goals and one assist in his last eight appearances. Last time out on the road, Dhillon provide LA Galaxy Academy’s Jonah Estrada with the game-winning assist in a 1-0 win over Rio Grande Valley FC Toros.
After a sluggish start to the season, going winless in their first seven games, Reno has rallied to take wins in six of their last eight matches. They’ve won four in a row at Greater Nevada Field, with three shutouts spread among the victories.

  • LA are 2-4-1 on the road this season.
  • Justin Dhillon has recorded four goals and one assist in his last eight appearances.
  • LA Galaxy Academy’s Jorge Hernandez leads LA Galaxy Academy members with seven appearances on the season.
  • In the LA Galaxy II’s last five matches, only one LA Galaxy player has been included in the lineup.
  • Justin Dhillon leads the Galaxy with four goals.
  • Zubak leads the team with two assists.
  • Former LA Galaxy II Head Coach Curt Onalfo was named LA Galaxy Head Coach on Dec. 13, 2016. Mike Muñoz was named LA Galaxy II Head Coach on Jan. 12, 2017.
  • LA Galaxy II finished the 2016 USL Regular Season 12-7-11 (47 points).
  • LA Galaxy II led the Western Conference in goals in 2016 (52).
  • Next, Los Dos travel to face Portland Timbers 2 at 2:00 p.m. PT on Sunday, July 9 at Providence Park.
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