LA Galaxy II & LA Galaxy Academy Updates
Following their draw against Arizona United this past Saturday night, LA Galaxy II now holds a 8-4-4 record, moving to second place in the USL PRO standings. Now on a three-game winless streak, the Galaxy’s next game will be Saturday against Orlando City SC, who lead the USL PRO standings and are undefeated through fourteen games. The next home game for Galaxy II is scheduled for July 4th in a doubleheader that will also see the first team take on Portland.
Both the Galaxy U-16 and U-18 Academy teams are in Indiana preparing for the start of playoffs. The U.S. Soccer Development Academy Playoffs will take place from the 23-27 of this month, and both teams have been placed into groups that will see them play three matches with the leaders of the group hosting a quarterfinal matchup. The winners of the quarterfinal matches will then move on to Finals Week, which will take place from July 17-19 at StubHub Center.
The LA Galaxy U-18’s finished the season with 19 wins, 5 losses, 3 ties, scoring 85 goals and conceding 33. The Galaxy Academy claimed the Southwest Division Championship, and is amongst the top Academies in the country. The schedule and roster for the U-18 group is as follows:
6/23 (10:15 am kick-off) LA Galaxy vs Real Colorado
6/24 (8:00 am kick-off) LA Galaxy vs Chicago Magic PSG
6/26 (8:00 am kick-off) LA Galaxy vs Montreal Impact
GOALKEEPERS (2): Cesar Jerez, Eric Lopez
DEFENDERS (7): Malcolm Jones, Manuel Padilla, Jeffrey Quezada, Juan Reyna, Justin Shottenhammer, Ivan Vazquez, Sebastian Velasco
MIDFIELDERS (5): Andrew Benitez, Ryo Fujii, Hugo Gutierrez, Elijah Martin, Axel Mendez
FORWARDS (6): Adonis Amaya, Christian Chavez, Mark Hernandez, Aaron Lombardi, Jorge Ruiz, Jaime Villarreal
HEAD COACH: Ante Razov
The LA Galaxy U-16 team, who also won the Southwest Division Championship in their age group and held a country record 21-game unbeaten streak, has been placed in a group with D.C. United, Concorde Fire and Sockers FC. Below is the schedule and roster for the U-16 Galaxy Academy.
6/24 (12:30 pm kick-off): LA Galaxy vs Sockers FC
6/25 (12:00 pm kick-off): LA Galaxy vs Concorde Fire
6/27 (7:00 am kick-off) LA Galaxy vs DC United
GOALKEEPERS (2): Bennett Sneddon, Max Watkin
DEFENDERS (8): Bilal Abdallah, Danny Huizar, Tyson Griffin, Elan Koenig, Michael Lopez, Brian Ohara, Christian Onalfo, Alex Ramos
MIDFIELDERS (6): Jose Bustamante, Juan Orozco, Rey Ortiz, Andrew Perez, Jonathon Ramirez, Chris Segovia
FORWARDS (4): Marc Calderon, Dylan Smith, Adrian Vera, Ethan Zubak
HEAD COACH: Michael Muñoz
Let’s go LA!