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Match Report: LA Galaxy II defeat Sacramento Republic FC 5-1 in offseason exhibition match

LA Galaxy II defeated Sacramento Republic FC, 5-1, Saturday night at Bakersfield College Memorial Stadium behind two goals from Jose Villarreal and others from Bradford Jamieson IV and Ariel Lassiter in addition to a Los Dos trialist. The friendly match was a doubleheader with Mexican Liga MX teams Toluca and Queretaro as a part of a Champions Soccer LLC International Soccer Challenge event.

In the club’s second season, LA Galaxy II won the 2015 USL Western Conference Championship with a victory over OKC Energy FC in October to advance to the team’s first ever appearance in the USL Championship.

Los Dos finished the USL Regular Season in fifth place in Western Conference standings with a 14-11-3 record to qualify for the USL Playoffs for the second-straight year. They were led in goals by forward Ariel Lassiter, who scored 15 times between the USL Regular Season and USL Playoffs. LA Galaxy Homegrown Player Raul Mendiola added 10 total assists for Los Dos on the year with Galaxy II goalkeeper Clement Diop earning 10 shutouts. LA Galaxy II also recorded the best road record in USL, going 11-7-0 in all competitions including regular season and playoffs. 

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LA Galaxy II 5, Sacramento Republic 1

Saturday, Nov. 14 – 4:45 p.m. PT

Champions Soccer LLC International Soccer Challenge

Bakersfield College Memorial Stadium – Bakersfield, California                                                                                                             

Scoring Summary:

LA – Trialist

LA – Jose Villarreal

LA – Jose Villarreal

LA – Bradford Jamieson IV

SAC – Trialist

LA – Ariel Lassiter 


LA Galaxy II:

First half:  Bennett Sneddon, Joe Franco, Daniel Steres, Lee Nishanian, Hugo Arellano; Bradford Jamieson IV, Adrian Vera, Trialist, Jose Villarreal; Adonis Amaya, Trialist.

Second half: Clement Diop; Elijah Martin, Lee Nishanian, Hugo Arellano, Joe Franco; Steve Palacios, Trialist, Alejando Covarrubias, Ryo Fujii; Jack McBean, Ariel Lassiter.