CHANDLER, Ariz. (Saturday, July 3, 2021)  – Playing their second consecutive road match in a row, LA Galaxy II fell 3-0 to Phoenix Rising FC at Phoenix Rising FC Soccer Complex at Wild Horse Pass on Saturday night. 

Goal-Scoring Plays
PHX – Tate Schmitt (Aodhan Quinn), 19th minute: Aodhan Quinn’s corner kick service into the penalty area, found Tate Schmitt, who headed the ball into the back of the net. 

PHX – Solomon Asante (Tate Schmitt), 46th minute: Schmitt delivered a cross outside the six-yard box to Solomon Asante, who took a touch around his defender and slid his shot in from a tight angle. 

PHX – Santi Moar, 66th minute: A loose ball in midfield sprung Santi Moar on a breakaway and his chipped effort from just outside the 18-yard box crossed the line. 

  • Following the loss, LA Galaxy II are 3-6-3 in 12 USL Championship regular-season matches played in 2021. 
  • Galaxy II are 2-3-0 in five road contests played during the 2021 campaign. 
  • Preston Judd led the team with five shots taken in the match against Phoenix. 
  • Judd has tallied a team-leading seven goals in 12 appearances (9 starts) during the 2021 campaign. 
  • Justin Vom Steeg registered six saves against Phoenix. 
  • Daniel Aguirre, Jorge Hernández and Owen Lamb were tied for the team-lead in chances created (3) in the loss to Rising FC. 
  • Isaac Bawa tallied a game-high eight tackles. 

Next Game

LA Galaxy II play host to the Tacoma Defiance on July 11 at Dignity Health Sports Park on Sunday, July 11. The July 11 match kicks off at 5:00 p.m. (Pacific) and features a webstream on ESPN+. 
LA Galaxy II (3-6-3, 11pts) at Phoenix Rising FC (7-2-1, 13pts)
July 3, 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       1         2         3                                

Scoring Summary:
PHX: Schmitt (Quinn), 19
PHX: Asante (Schmitt), 46
PHX: Moar, 66Misconduct Summary:
LA : J. Vázquez (caution), 58
PHX: Bakero (caution), 90+2

LA: GK Justin Vom Steem; D Owen Lamb, D Isaac Bawa, D Jesús Vázquez © (Felix Barajas, 85), D Joshua Drack, M Taylor Davila (Marcus Ferkranus, 63), M Carlos Harvey (Victor Valdez, 82), M D. Aguirre; F Rémi Cabral (Axel Picazo, 45), F Jorge Hernández, F Preston Judd

Substitutes Not Used: GK Eric López 

TOTAL SHOTS: 19 (Judd, 5); SHOTS ON GOAL: 6 (Harvey, Judd, 2); FOULS: 14 (Drack, 3); OFFSIDES: 2; CORNER KICKS: 11; SAVES: 6

PHX: GK Andre Rawls, D Darnell King, D Tobi Adewole, D James Muse, D Tate Schmitt; M Arturo Rodriguez (Joey Calistri, 90+1), M Kevon Lambert (Ryan Flood, 90+1), M Aodhan Quinn (Jon Bakero, 82); F Soloman Asante, F David Egbo (Rufat Dadashov, 82), F Santi Moar (Iván Gutiérrez, 67)

Substitutes Not Used: GK Benjamin Lundt, M Seyi Adekoya

TOTAL SHOTS: 17 (Asante, Moar, 5); SHOTS ON GOAL: 9 (Asante, Moar, 3); FOULS: 16 (Four players tied, 2); OFFSIDES: 3; CORNER KICKS: 6; SAVES: 7

Referee: Joshua Encarnacion
Assistant Referees: Baboucarr Jallow, Mark Novosel
Fourth Official: Alan Martinez
Weather: Partly cloudy, 70 degrees