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Match Preview: LA Galaxy II vs. Phoenix Rising FC | Oct. 3, 2020

In the final regular season match of the USL Championship Season, LA Galaxy II will travel for a match against Phoenix Rising FC on the road at Casino Arizona Field. 

On Wednesday, LA Galaxy II clinched a berth in the 2020 USL Championship Playoffs with a 3-1 win over Orange County SC behind a two-goal performance from Augustine Williams, whose 12 goals are the second most in USL Championship this season. 

This marks the second-consecutive season Los Dos will compete in postseason play under the guidance of Head Coach Junior Gonzalez. 

LA Galaxy II are 5-12-2 all time vs. Phoenix Rising. Most recently, they suffered a 4-1 defeat at home on Aug. 19. 

They are now 8-5-2 with 26 points during the 2020 season (4-3-1 at home and 4-2-1 on the road). 

Head Coach Junior Gonzalez now holds an 15-10-6 record throughout his head coaching tenure with LA Galaxy II. 

2019 RECORD

LA Galaxy II: 12-10-12, 48 points 

Phoenix Rising FC: 24-4-6, 78 points 

LAST MEETING 

LA Galaxy II 1, Phoenix Rising FC 4 | August 19, 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). 
  • For more information, visit www.lagalaxy.com/2.
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