LOS ANGELES (Saturday, July 17, 2021)  – In Week 13 of the 2021 USL Championship campaign, LA Galaxy II fell 5-0 on the road to Phoenix Rising FC at Phoenix Rising FC Soccer Complex at Wild Horse Pass on Saturday night. 

Goal-Scoring Plays
PHX – James Musa (Joseph Farrell, Aodhan Quinn), 33rd minute: Quinn lined up a corner kick from the right that went to the back post where Joe Farrell headed back across goal for James Musa to head home into the right corner of the net.

PHX – Solomon Asante (Rufat Dadashov), 40th minute: Dadashov gained possession and moved into the left side of the penalty area to deliver a low cross to the back post where Asante was on hand to tap home.

PHX – Rufat Dadashov (Soloman Asante), 45th minute: A failed clearance in the box fell to Asante, who centered for Dadashov for a first-time finish. *
PHX – David Egbo (Soloman Asante), 78th minute: Asante was played into space down the right flank and delivered a pin-point cross to the top of the six-yard area where David Egbo was on hand to head in. 
PHX: David Egbo (Soloman Asante), 90th minute: Egbo latched onto a long pass, took a big touch around Eric López and finished into the empty net. 

  • Following the loss, LA Galaxy II are 3-7-3 in 13 USL Championship regular-season matches played in 2021. 
  • Galaxy II are 2-4-0 in six road contests played during the 2021 campaign. 
  • Carlos Harvey led the team with six tackles and two shots taken in the match against Phoenix. 
  • Jesús Vázquez finished the match with a game-high eight clearances. 

Next Game

LA Galaxy II play host to the Oakland Roots on Sunday, July 25 at Dignity Health Sports Park. The July 25 match kicks off at 6:00 p.m. (Pacific) and features a webstream on ESPN+. 
LA Galaxy II (3-7-4, 13pts) at Phoenix Rising FC (8-2-2, 26pts)
July 17, 2021 – Phoenix Rising FC Soccer Complex at Wild Horse Pass (Chandler, Ariz.)

Goals by Half               1         2         F
LA Galaxy II                 0         0         0
Phoenix Rising FC        3         2         5                                

Scoring Summary:
PHX: Musa (Farrell, Quinn), 33
PHX: Asante (Dadashov), 40 
PHX: Dadashov (Asante), 45
PHX: Egbo (Asante), 78
PHX: Egbo (Asante), 90Misconduct Summary:
LA: Hernández (caution), 45+1
LA: Davila (caution), 55
LA: Harvey (caution), 63
LA: Gonzalez (caution), 87
PHX: King (caution), 87

LA: GK Eric López; D Owen Lamb, D Marcus Ferkranus (Gonzalez, 45), D Jesús Vázquez ©, D Isaac Bawa, M Taylor Davila (Victor Valdez, 57), M Carlos Harvey, M Axel Picazo (Axel Essengue, 72), M Jorge Hernández, M Rémi Cabral (Felix Barajas, 45); F Preston Judd

Substitutes Not Used: GK Justin Vom Steeg; D Felipe Cobian

TOTAL SHOTS: 6 (Carlos Harvey, 2); SHOTS ON GOAL: 2 (Carlos Harvey, Rémi Cabral, 1); FOULS: 18 (Taylor Davila, 4); OFFSIDES: 3; CORNER KICKS: 4; SAVES: 0

PHX: GK Benjamin Lundt; D Darnell King, D Joseph Farrell, D James Musa, D Ryan Flood (Noah Billingsley, 72); M Jon Bakero (Arturo Rodriguez, 73), M Kevon Lambert, M Aodhan Quinn; F Soloman Asante, F Rufat Dadashov (David Egbo, 73), F Santi Moar (Joey Calistri, 81)

Substitutes Not Used: GK Andre Rawls; D Tobi Adewole; M Prince Saydee

TOTAL SHOTS: 21 (Solomon Asante, 5); SHOTS ON GOAL: 5 (David Egbo, 2); FOULS: 10 (Three players tied, 2); OFFSIDES: 2; CORNER KICKS: 7; SAVES: 1

Referee: Matthew Corrigan
Assistant Referees: Francisco Bermudez, Kali Smith
Fourth Official: Alan Martinez
Weather: Mostly cloudy, 98 degrees