GII vs. SAC

Match Preview: LA Galaxy II vs. Sacramento Republic FC | April 30, 2021

LA Galaxy II return to Dignity Health Sports Park to kick off the 2021 USL Championship Regular Season with an in-state matchup vs. Northern California counterparts Sacramento Republic FC.

In 2020, Los Dos finished the regular season 8-6-2 with 26 points (4-3-1 at home and 4-3-1 on the road), earning them second place in Group B standings and clinching a berth in the USL Championship Playoffs for the second-straight season.

All time, LA are 6-10-4 against Sacramento, but are unbeaten in their previous three contests, earning two wins and a draw in that span.

Head Coach Junior Gonzalez holds an 15-11-6 record throughout his head coaching tenure with LA Galaxy II and has led the team to two-consecutive playoff appearances. In the seven years of USL Championship competition, Los Dos have qualified for playoffs five times, in addition to a USL Western Conference Championship in 2015.

United Soccer League will feature 31 teams set to play 496 regular season contests over 28 weeks ahead of the 2021 USL Championship Playoffs that begin in November. The opening weekend begins a 32-game regular season for every club in the league that will see each team in both the Eastern and Western Conferences play its division opponents four times – twice home, twice away.

The regular season will conclude on Saturday, October 30 with 15 contests that will see the final playoff places and seeding decided ahead of postseason.

LA Galaxy II will compete in the USL Championship Western Conference Pacific Division for the 2021 campaign alongside the following clubs: Las Vegas Lights FC, Oakland Roots SC, Orange County SC, Phoenix Rising FC, Sacramento Republic FC, San Diego Loyal SC and Tacoma Defiance.

2020 RECORD

LA Galaxy II: 8-2-6, 26 points

Sacramento Republic FC: 8-6-2, 30 points

LAST MEETING

LA Galaxy II 1, Sacramento Republic FC 0 | July 25, 2020 – Dignity Health Sports Park

 

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