Match Report: LA Galaxy II drop a 1-0 result to Tulsa Roughnecks FC

LA Galaxy II Postgame Notes
LA Galaxy II 0, Tulsa Roughnecks FC 1
Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 – 5:00 p.m. PT
2017 USL Regular Season
ONEOK Field – Tulsa, Okla.
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TULSA (Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017) – LA Galaxy II (7-16-5, 26 points) fell 1-0 on the road to Tulsa Roughnecks FC (13-11-4, 42 points) on Saturday night at ONEOK Field in Tulsa, Okla.

Los Dos were unlucky early, after Tulsa Roughnecks FC capitalized on a series of unfortunate touches from LA. Andre Zanga lost a challenge in the midfield, with the collision resulting a ball that played Tulsa Roughnecks FC’s Joaquin Rivas perfectly through. Leonardo Sepulveda made it back to challenge and disrupt the three-on-two, but his deflection bounced off Jean Engola and perfectly into the path of Tulsa’s Joey Calistri, who easily finished in front of the net.

LA were almost first, when Adrian Vera found Jonah Estrada crashing in the center of the penalty area, but Estrada’s shot was denied with a kick save from Tulsa’s Fabián Cerda.

With the loss, the Galaxy fall to 4-8-1 on the road in 2017. They have two games left on their Midwestern road swing: facing Swope Park Rangers on Wednesday, Sept. 27 in Kansas City and OKC Energy FC on Sunday, Oct. 1 in Oklahoma City.

Scoring Summary:

TUL – Joey Calistri 26’

Misconduct Summary:

LA – Tyler Turner (caution) 25’ 

TUL – Jorge Coralles (caution) 70’

TUL – Jonathan Levin (caution) 73’

Lineup: Justin Vom Steeg; Leonardo Sepulveda, Jefrey Payeras © (Jake Arteaga 57’), Jean Engola, Tyler Turner (Jonathan Hernandez 90’+2’) Adrian Vera, Jorge Hernandez, Andre Zanga, Ryo Fujii, Ethan Zubak, Jonah Estrada (Justin Dhillon 55’)

Substitutions not used: Josh Turnley, Bennett Sneddon, Eric Lopez

Stats:

TUL: SHOTS: 17 | SHOTS ON TARGET: 7 | FOULS: 15 | OFFSIDES: 6 | CORNERS: 3 | SAVES: 5 

LA: SHOTS: 16 | SHOTS ON TARGET: 5 | FOULS: 15 | OFFSIDES: 0 | CORNERS: 5 | SAVES: 6

NOTES

  • In their last match, LA Galaxy II fell 2-1 to Sacramento Republic FC on Saturday, Sept. 16 at Papa Murphy Park in Sacramento.
  • 20-year-old goalkeeper Justin Vom Steeg made his debut in net for LA Galaxy II. He was signed to the club in September.
  • Vom Steeg made six saves on the evening.
  • LA Galaxy II are 4-8-1 on the road this season. Tulsa are 9-4-0 at home.
  • Justin Dhillon (6) and Adrian Vera (5) lead the team in goals this season.
  • Ethan Zubak leads the team with 3 assists.
  • Next, Los Dos travel to face Swope Park Rangers at 5:30 p.m. PT on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at Swope Park Village in Kansas City.
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