Match Report: Western Conference leaders take down Los Dos in Salt Lake City

LA Galaxy II (7-13-6, 27 points) fell 4-0 to USL Western Conference leaders Real Monarchs SLC (17-6-2, 53 points) on Saturday night in Herriman, Utah at Zions Bank Stadium.

The loss snapped Galaxy II’s three-game unbeaten streak, which was tied for their longest such run of the season.

In the match, Los Dos were under fire from the first whistle, with Real Monarchs forcing the floodgates open in the 20th minute, when Maikel Chang put SLC on the board. Three goals would follow in the next 20 minutes, coming at the 33rd, 36th and 40th minute marks. Former LA Galaxy II man Chandler Hoffman scored two of those and assisted on the other.

Los Dos held a shutout in the second half, but registered no shots on goal in the final 45.

Next up, LA Galaxy II return home to face Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC at StubHub Center Track & Field Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 7:30 p.m. PT. During the match, LA Galaxy II will host their third annual Pups at the Pitch.

Scoring Summary:
RGV – Maikel Chang 20’ (Assisted by Justin Portillo)
RGV – Charlie Adams 33’ (Assisted by Charlie Hoffman)
RGV – Charlie Hoffman 36’ (Assisted by Jack Blake)
RGV – Charlie Hoffman 40’ (Assisted Josh Heard)

Misconduct Summary:
RGV – Charlie Adams 65’
LA – Adrian Vera 85’

Lineups:

LA Galaxy II: Eric Lopez; Justin Fiddes, Tomas Hilliard-Arce, Nate Shultz; Andre Zanga, John Requejo ©, Efrain Alvarez, Miguel Aguilar (Jorge Hernandez 72’), Adrian Vera; Justin Dhillon (Diedie Traore 73’), Frank Lopez (Ethan Zubak 79’)

Substitutions not used: Jean Engola, Jonathan Hernandez, Wade Hamilton, Emmanuel Appiah.

TOTAL SHOTS: 6; SHOTS ON GOAL: 1; FOULS: 16; OFFSIDE: 5; CORNER KICKS: 3; SAVES: 4.

Real Monarchs SLC: Adam Grinwis; Andrew Brody, James Moberg, Kalen Ryden, Konrad Piewa; Maikel Chang (Mastanabal Kacher 63’), Josh Heard, Charlie Adams, Justin Portillo (Jose Hernandez HT); Jack Blake, Chandler Hoffman © (Jamal Charles 83’)

Substitutions not used: Juan Ignacio Mare, Jake Leeker, Rhys Williams, Michael Gallagher,

TOTAL SHOTS: 18; SHOTS ON GOAL: 8; FOULS: 9; OFFSIDE: 2; CORNER KICKS: 3; SAVES: 1.

Referee: Jose Lara

NOTES:

  • LA Galaxy II (7-13-6, 27 points) were defeated 4-0 by Real Monarchs SLC (17-6-2, 53 points) at Zions Bank Stadium on Saturday night.
  • LA Galaxy II are 2-9-2 away from home this season.
  • Real Monarchs SLC are 12-0-1 at home.
  • LA Galaxy II sit 13th in the USL Western Conference standings.
  • Ethan Zubak leads LA Galaxy II in goals this season (10).
  • The loss snapped Galaxy’s three-game unbeaten streak, which was tied for their longest of the season.
  • LA Galaxy II finished the 2017 season with a 4-8-4 home record and a 4-11-1 away record.
  • Next up, LA Galaxy II return home to face Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC at StubHub Center Track & Field Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 7:30 p.m. PT. During the match, LA Galaxy II will host their third annual Pups at the Pitch.

 

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