LOS ANGELES (Wednesday, June 23, 2021) – LA Galaxy II earned a 1-1 draw at home against Orange County SC at Dignity Health Sports Park on Wednesday night. Preston Judd registered his team-leading seventh goal of the campaign, as Los Dos improved to 3-4-3 on the season.
OC – Ronaldo Damus, 4th minute: Orange County’s Ronaldo Damus extended his run to a goal in five consecutive games in just the fourth minute as an initial shot by Avionne Flanagan hit the Haitian international in front of goal and deflected to allow Damus to notch his sixth goal of the season.
LA – Preston Judd (Jorge Hernández), 10th minute: Los Dos hit back quickly, however, as Isaac Bawa found Jorge Hernandez in space in the OCSC half, and he quickly delivered a ball for Preston Judd that the forward ran onto in the right channel before curling a finish around the advancing goalkeeper and in at the near post.
- LA Galaxy II improved to 3-4-3 during the 2021 USL Championship campaign.
- Preston Judd tallied his team-leading seventh goal in 2021.
- Judd ranks tied for second in the USL Championship with Neco Brett in goals scored (7), behind only Hadji Barry (8).
- Jorge Hernández tallied an assist in the match against Orange County. The assist marked his third on the season, which is tied for the team lead with Josh Drack.
- Hernández registered a team-high four chances created in the match against OCSC. Hernández leads the team with 21 chances created in 10 games played.
- Owen Lamb finished the match with a game-high five tackles.
- Daniel Aguirre led the team with 93.8% passing accuracy.
Next Game*LA Galaxy II travel to face Tacoma Defiance on Sunday, June 27 at 1:30 p.m. PT live on ESPN+.
LA Galaxy II (3-4-3, 12pts) vs. Orange County SC (4-2-2, 14pts)*
June 23, 2021 – Dignity Health Sports Park (Los Angeles)
Goals by Half 1 2 F
LA Galaxy II 1 0 1
Orange County SC 1 0 1
OC: Damus (Flanagan), 4
LA: Judd (Hernández), 10Misconduct Summary:
LA: Adrian Gonzalez (caution), 46
OC: Ronaldo Damus (caution), 59
LA: Preston Judd (caution), 65
OC: Brian Iloski (caution), 90+3
LA: Justin Vom Steeg; Owen Lambe, Isaac Bawa, Jesus Vazquez, Josh Drack; Daniel Aguirre, Adrian Gonzalez, Jorge Hernandez; Sebastian Nava (Remi Cabral, 74), Axel Picazo (Taylor Davila, 60), Preston Judd
Substitutes Not Used: GK Eric Lopez; M Adrian Aguilar, Victor Valdez
TOTAL SHOTS: 8 (Davila, Judd, 2); SHOTS ON GOAL: 2 (Davila, Judd, 1); FOULS: 10 (Three players tied, 2); OFFSIDES: 0; CORNER KICKS: 2; SAVES: 1
OC: GK Abraham Romero, D Brent Richards, D Kobi Henry, D Rob Kiernan (Thomas McCabe, 32), D Kevin Alston, M M Orozco, M Eric Cavillo, M Mikko Kuningas (Raymond Drai, 82), M Chris Wehan (Eero Markkanen, 82), M Avionne Flanagan (Brian Iloski, 69), F Ronaldo Damus
Substitutes Not Used: GK Daniel Faundez; D Nathan Smith; M Rhys Breen,
TOTAL SHOTS: 13 (Damus, 4); SHOTS ON GOAL: 2 (Damus, Wehan, 1); FOULS: 14 (Five players tied, 2); OFFSIDES: 3; CORNER KICKS: 3; SAVES: 1
Referee: Melvin Rivas
Assistant Referees: Kevin Huet, Fernando Fierro
Fourth Official: Sergio Santana
Weather: Clear, 74 degrees