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Match Preview: LA Galaxy II vs. Las Vegas Lights FC | Sept. 15, 2020

LA Galaxy II remain at Dignity Health Sports Park for a Group B matchup vs. Las Vegas Lights FC at 7 p.m. PT on ESPN+. 

In their last five meetings vs. Las Vegas, Los Dos have gone 3-0-2. 

In their last contest, LA Galaxy II fell to San Diego Loyal SC 3-0 at Dignity Health Sports Park last week. Los Dos currently are in third place in Group B standings, one point behind Loyal SC, but have two games in hand. 

Las Vegas Lights FC enter the match 2-6-3 with nine points in Group B standings. In the last match between Galaxy II and Lights FC, Los Dos earned a 4-3 win at Dignity Health Sports Park on Aug. 30. 

Forward Augustine Williams leads the team with seven goals on the year while Mauricio Cuevas has tallied four free kick goals, the most of any USL player. 

They are now 6-5-0 with 18 points during the 2020 season (2-3-0 at home and 4-2-0 on the road). 

Head Coach Junior Gonzalez now holds an 13-10-4 record throughout his head coaching tenure with LA Galaxy II. 

2019 RECORD

LA Galaxy II: 12-10-12, 48 points 

Las Vegas Lights FC: 11-15-8, 41 points

LAST MEETING

LA Galaxy II 4, Las Vegas Lights FC 3 | August 30, 2020 - Dignity Health Sports Park

GAME NOTES

  • LA Galaxy II appointed Junior Gonzalez as the club's permanent head coach for the 2020 season. 
  • LA Galaxy II finished the 2019 season with a 12-10-12 record. 
  • LA Galaxy II finished the 2019 USL Championship season with a 7-4-6 home record and a 5-6-6 away record.
  • Ethan Zubak and Kai Koreniuk co-led the team in scoring in 2019 (9). 
  • Jose Hernandez led the team in assists (5). 
  • Next, LA Galaxy II will face San Diego Loyal SC on Wednesday, September 23 at 7:00 p.m. PT at Dignity Health Sports Park. 
  • For more information, visit www.lagalaxy.com/2.

 

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