Match Report: LA Galaxy II draw even vs Tulsa, 2-2

LA Galaxy II Postgame Notes
LA Galaxy II 2, Tulsa Roughnecks 2
Thursday, July 13, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. PT
2017 USL Regular Season
StubHub Center Track and Field Stadium
 
LOS ANGELES (Friday, June 30, 2017) – The LA Galaxy II (4-10-2, 15 points) ended the match in a draw on Thursday against the Tulsa Roughnecks(7-8-1 22 points) . On another cold night at the StubHub Center Track & Field Stadium the game ended in a 2-2 tie. After scoring two goals in the first half the Galaxy gave up two themselves in the second half.
 
The first half was completely dominated by the LA Galaxy. After back and forth chances for both teams in the first ten minutes of the game, the Galaxy’s two top goal scorers stepped up. A goal by Adrian Vera in the 20th minute was quickly followed by another one from Justin Dhillon in the 24th minute. These two players lead the team in goals, Justin Dhillon has six and Adrian Vera has notched 5 this season.
 
Swope Park Rangers controlled the start of the second half, forcing three corners and the Galaxy only able to force one. In the 63rdminute, Swope Park subbed in Nansel Selbol and found instant success from their forward. Selbol scored in the 64th minute and had another shot on goal in the 66th It wasn’t until the 84th minute that the Galaxy had a true chance to equalize with some good forward play from midfielder Adrian Vera. LA Galaxy II were unable to find a game-tying goal late in the second half as the visitors held on for the victory.
 
The second half was a completely different story from the first. Tulsa scored in the 62’ minute off of a designed set piece from head coach David Vaudreuil, finshed off by Defender Modou Jadama. The momentum from Tulsa’s first goal spurred there second one as Forward Ian Svantesson put in another in the 71st minute. Neither team could put together much offense after this and the game ended in a 2-2 draw.
 
Next, Los Dos will be at home again against the OKC Energy FC at 7:30 p.m. PT on Sunday, July 30th. Tickets to the match are available for purchase on www.lagalaxy.com and the match will be streamed live on www.lagalaxy.com/2.
 
Scoring Summary:
LA – Adrian Vera 20’ (Assisted by Ryo Fujii)
LA- Justin Dhillon 24’ (Assisted by Adrian Vera)
TUL- Modou Jadama 62’ (Assisted by Joaquin Rivas)
TUL- Ian Svantesson 71’(Assisted by Collin Fernandez)
 
Misconduct Summary:
TUL- Collin Fernandez 29’ (Caution)
LA- Jean Engola 41’ (Caution)
LA- Eric Lopez 65’ (Caution)
 
Lineup: Eric Lopez, Ian Longergan, Jean Engola, Robert Castellanos, Tyler Turner ©, Adrian Vera, Alejandro Covarrubias, Andre Zanga, Ryo Fujii, Jonathan Hernandez(Ethan Zubak 72’) , Justin Dhillon(Jonthan Estrada 72’).
Substitutions not used: Bennet Sneddon, Josh Turnley, Ateno Ajeakwa
 
Stats:
LA: SHOTS: 11 | SHOTS ON TARGET: 5 | FOULS: 14| OFFSIDES:1 | CORNERS:6 | SAVES: 8
SPR: SHOTS: 19 | SHOTS ON TARGET: 10| FOULS: 13| OFFSIDES:3 | CORNERS:8 | SAVES:7
 
Head Referee: Michael Radchuck
 
Attendance: 736
 
NOTES:
  • The LA Galaxy II (4-10-2, 11 points) ended the match in a draw on Thursday against the Tulsa Roughnecks(7-8-1).
  • After the half-way mark of the season The LA Galaxy is 1-0-1
  • Two LA Galaxy Academy players featured in the match: Jonah Estradad and Jorge Hernandez.
  • Adrian Vera has 5 goals on only 9 shots this season.
  • LA Galaxy II are now 1-6-2 at home this season.
  • Forward Justin Dhillon leads LA Galaxy II in scoring with six on the season, while Adrian Vera is second with five.
  • Goalkeeper Eric Lopez made his Seventh start of the season for LA Galaxy II.
  • Next, Los Dos will be at home again against the OKC Energy FC at 7:30 p.m. PT on Sunday, July 30th.
  • For more information, visit www.lagalaxy.com.
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