LOS ANGELES (Wednesday, October 13th, 2021) – In week 26 of the 2021 USL championship campaign, LA Galaxy II drew 1-1 with Sacramento Republic FC at Heart Health Park on Wednesday night. Preston Judd scored his 13th goal of the season while Josh Drack scored his seventh assist.
LA Galaxy II Run of Form
With four games remaining in the 2021 USL Championship regular season, LA Galaxy II (10-12-6, 36 points) remains fourth in the Pacific Division, four points behind third-placed Orange County SC (11-10-7, 40 points) and two points ahead of fifth-placed Oakland Roots SC (9-12-7, 34 points). The top four teams in each league in the regular season will advance to a regionalized individual elimination round for the playoffs. Notably, LA Galaxy II improved to 7-6-1 in 14 games played on the street during the 2021 season. In addition, Los Dos are unbeaten in their last four away games (3-0-1), following a 1-0 win in Oakland on September 18.
LA – Preston Judd (Josh Drack), 11th minute: Judd received a long ball near the penalty area from Drack, pulling his defender off before blasting his shot past Sacramento goalkeeper Carlos Saldaña.
SAC – Dariusz Formelia (Cameron Iwasa), 87th minute: Emil Cuello shot a powerful long-range shot, which Justin vom Steeg parried against the crossbar. The subsequent rebound fell to Cameron Iwasa, who flicked the ball out of the six yard area to Dariusz Formella to hide it.
- After the game, LA Galaxy II (10-12-6, 36 points) remains in fourth place in the Pacific Division, four points behind third-placed Orange County SC (11-10-7, 40 points) and two points ahead of fifth Place Oakland Roots SC (9-12-7, 34 points).
- LA Galaxy II improved to 7-6-1 in 14 games played on the road during the 2021 season.
- Los Dos extended their unbeaten streak to four games (3-0-1), following a 1-0 win over Oakland on September 18.
- The competition on Wednesday was the fourth and final meeting of the two clubs this season, in which the series was 1-1.
- In the last 10 games played through August 27, Los Dos holds a 5-3-2 record.
- Preston Judd scored his 13th goal of the season in a draw with Sacramento.
- Judd ranks eighth in the USL championship in terms of goals scored (13).
- Josh Drack scored his seventh assist of the season, who is seventh in the league.
- Jorge Hernández had four team chances in the Sacramento draw.
- Justin vom Steeg made four saves against Republic FC.
Next, LA Galaxy II will host El Paso Locomotive FC at Dignity Health Sports Park on Sunday October 17th. The game on October 17th will begin at 5:00 p.m. Pacific and will be web-streamed on ESPN +.
LA Galaxy II (10-12-6, 36 pts) vs. Sacramento Republic FC (8-12-9, 33 pts) *
10/13/2021 – Heart Health Park, Sacramento, California
Half time goals 1 2 F
LA Galaxy II 0 1 1
Sacramento Republic FC 0 1 1
Summary of results:
LA: Judd (Drack), 57
SAC: Formelia (Iwasa), 87
Summary of the misconduct:
LA: Drack (caution), 25
LA: Harvey (caution), 55
SAC: Casey (caution), 65
SAC: Fernandes (caution), 90
LA: GK Justin vom Steeg; D. Owen Lambe, D. Jalen Neal, D. Jesus Vazquez ©, D. Josh Drack; M Cameron Dunbar (Rémi Cabral, 65), M Carlos Harvey (Ascel Essengue, 90 + 1), M Taylor Davila (Marcus Ferkranus, 82), M Daniel Aguirre; F Jorge Hernández, F Preston Judd
Unused replacement: GK Eric Lopez; M Gerson Chavez, M Victor Valdez, F Juan Calderon
TOTAL FINALS: 13 (three players tied, 3); SCORES: 7 (Jorge Hernández, 3); FOULS: 11 (Carlos Harvey, 4); OFFSIDES: 2; CORNER KICKS: 5; SAVES: 4
SAC: GK Carlos Saldaña; D. Dan Casey, D. Jordan McCrary, D. Hayden Sargis, D. Duke Lacroix; M. Petteri Pennanen © (Jaime Villarreal, 82), M. Luis Fernandes, M. Dariusz Formelia, M. Kharlton Belmar (Emil Cuello, 66); F Cameron Iwasa, F Maalique Foster (Jerome Kiesewetter, 82)
Unused substitute: GK Rafael Diaz; D. Shannon Gomez, D. Mario Penagos; M Andrew Wheeler-Omiunu
OVERALL LENGTH: 27 (Dan Casey, 6); TARGET SHOTS: 5 (Dan Casey, 2); FOULS: 14 (tied three players, 3); OFFSIDES: 4; CORNER KICKS: 8; SAVES: 6
Assistant Referees: Stephen McGonagle, Conrado Garcia
Fourth official: N / A
Weather: Sure, 60 degrees