LOS ANGELES (Wednesday, June 16, 2021) – Playing their second consecutive match in five days, LA Galaxy II fell 4-3 at home to Las Vegas Lights FC at Dignity Health Sports Park on Wednesday night. Notably, LA Galaxy II forward Preston Judd registered his first professional hat-trick.

Goal-Scoring Plays
LA – Preston Judd (Axel Picazo), 5th minute: Driving down the right flank, Axel Picazo’s cross just outside the six-yard box found Judd, whose looping header deflected off the left post into the back of the net.

LV – Alvaro Quezada (Mohamed Traore), 9th minute: Alvaro Quezada was released into space and his shot from the left side of the 18-yard box was curled into the lower right corner.

LV – Danny Musovski (Bryce Duke), 13th minute: Danny Musovski received a pass, took a touch inside the six-yard box and his sliding shot gave Las Vegas the lead.

LA – Preston Judd (Taylor Davila), 41st minute: After Taylor Davila intercepted a pass in the midfield, his weighted pass behind the Vegas defense was latched onto by Judd, who calmly finished his shot past Vegas goalkeeper Tomas Romero.

LV – Christian Torres (Bryce Duke), 61st minute: Vegas midfielder Christian Torres’ one-timed shot from the six-yard box was finished into the back of the goal.

LV – Christian Torres (Alvaro Quezada), 63rd minute: After receiving a pass inside the 18-yard box, Torres’ shot was finished past LA Galaxy II goalkeeper Jonathan Klinsmann.  

LA – Preston Judd (Jonathan Perez), 67th minute: Jonathan Perez latched onto a pass inside the left edge of the penalty area, before slipping a pass to Judd, whose right-footed shot was placed under the Las Vegas goalkeeper for his first professional hat-trick.  


  • LA Galaxy II are 5-1-3 in nine all-time matches against Las Vegas Lights FC.
  • Preston Judd registered his first professional hat-trick, tallying three goals on six shots in the match against Las Vegas.
  • Judd leads Galaxy II with six goals in nine regular-season appearances in 2021.
  • Jonathan Perez notched his first assist of the season against Vegas.
  • Taylor Davila recorded his first assist of the 2021 regular-season campaign.
  • Axel Picazo tallied his first assist of the season against Las Vegas.
  • Rémi Cabral made his third appearance for the LA as a second-half substitute.

Next Game
LA Galaxy II play host to Orange County SC on June 23 at Dignity Health Sports Park on Wednesday, June 23. The June 23 match kicks off at 7:30 p.m. PT and features a webstream on ESPN+.

LA Galaxy II (3-4-2, 11pts) vs. Las Vegas Lights FC (2-4-1, 7pts)
June 16, 2021 – Dignity Health Sports Park (Los Angeles)

Goals by Half                1          2          F
LA Galaxy II                  2          1          3         
Las Vegas Lights FC    2          2          4

Scoring Summary: 
LA: Judd (Picazo), 5
LV: Quezada (Traore), 9
LV: Musovski (Duke), 13
LA: Judd (Davila), 41
LV: Torres (Duke), 61
LV: Torres (Quezada), 63
LA: Judd (Perez), 67

Misconduct Summary:
LV: Traore (caution), 16
LV: Molina (caution), 46
LA: Perez (caution), 70
LV: Vazquez (caution), 90
LV: Romero (caution), 90+1

LA: GK Klinsmann, D Lamb (Nava, 87), D Ferkranus (Bawa, 75), D Vázquez, D Drack, M Davila (A. Gonzalez, 62), M Aguirre (Cabral, 87), M Picazo, M Hernández, M Perez, F Judd

Substitutes Not Used: GK Vom Steeg, F Barajas, M Valdez

TOTAL SHOTS: 17 (Judd, 6); SHOTS ON GOAL: 7 (Judd, 4); FOULS: 13 (Davila, Judd, 3); OFFSIDES: 0; CORNER KICKS: 6; SAVES: 2

LV: GK Romero, D Gaines, D Leone, D Fall, D Traore, M Crisostomo, M Daroma (Uche, 75), M Molina (Vazquez), M Duke, M Quezada, F Musovski (Torres, 45)

Substitutes Not Used: GK Rando, D Iloski, D Rosales, M Sepulveda

TOTAL SHOTS: 10 (Musovski, Torres, 3); SHOTS ON GOAL: 6 (Torres, 3); FOULS: 10 (Molina, 3); OFFSIDES: 5; CORNER KICKS: 3; SAVES: 4

Referee: William Hoffman
Assistant Referees: Christian Lara, Jose Vega
Fourth Official: Karen Callado
Weather: Partly cloudy, 70 degrees