LA Galaxy II Eliminated from Playoffs
October 9, 2022 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - LA Galaxy II News Release
LOS ANGELES - LA Galaxy II were eliminated from playoff contention following a 3-1 loss to Atlanta United 2 at Dignity Health Sports Park on Saturday night.
LA Galaxy Academy forward Paulo Rudisill made his LA Galaxy II and professional debut, logging 16 minutes as a second-half substitute
LA - Cameron Dunbar, 8th minute: Remi Cabral's centering pass to into the six-yard box found Cameron Dunbar, who initially had his shot saved from point-blank-range but tapped in the rebound.
ATL - Tristan Trager (Erik Centeno), 75th minute: Working down the right wing, Erik Centeno's cross was headed in from close range by Tristan Trager.
ATL - Tristan Trager (Raimar), 87th minute: Following an LA turnover just outside the 18-yard box, Raimar's low cross was converted from close range by Trager.
ATL - Jonantan Villal (Darwin Matheus), 90+7th minute: In transition, Jonantan Villal's low shot was tucked away into the far corner of the net.
Following the loss to Atlanta United 2, LA Galaxy II (11-15-6, 39 points) were eliminated from playoff contention.
LA has two matches remaining during the 2022 USL Championship Regular Season, with one game on the road and one home match left to be played.
Los Dos fell to 7-6-3 in 16 matches played at home this season.
Cameron Dunbar tallied his 11th goal of the 2022 campaign, and finished the match with a game-high six shots on target.
Dunbar's goal was his 14th career regular-season goal scored for Galaxy II, which ranks tied for eighth in team history with Chandler Hoffman and Kai Koreniuk
LA Galaxy Academy forward Paulo Rudisill made his LA Galaxy II and professional debut, logging 16 minutes as a second-half substitute.
Remi Cabral registered a game-high 10 shots taken and six chances created.
Adam Saldaña ended the match with a team-high 98% pass accuracy (54 of 55 completed passes) and eight possessions won.
Next up, LA Galaxy II travel to face New Mexico United at Isotopes Park on Wednesday, Oct. 12. The Oct. 12 match kicks off at 6:00 p.m. PT and will be streamed live on ESPN+.
LA Galaxy II (11-15-6, 39pts) vs. Atlanta United 2 (6-22-5, 23pts)
Oct. 8, 2022 - Dignity Health Sports Park (Los Angeles)
Goals by Half 1 2 F
LA Galaxy II 1 0 1
Atlanta United 2 0 3 3
LA: Dunbar, 8
ATL: Trager (Centeno), 75
ATL: Trager (Raimar), 87
ATL: Villal (Matheus), 90+7
LA: Gonzalez (caution), 4
ATL: Fortune (caution), 25
LA: Dunbar (caution), 90+4
LA: GK Eric López; D Owen Lambe, D Dante Campbell, D Liam Doyle ©, D Josh Drack; M Adam Saldaña, M Taylor Davila, M Adrian Gonzalez (Duhaney Williams, 83), F Cameron Dunbar, F Axel Picazo (Paulo Rudisill, 74), F Remi Cabral
Substitutes Not Used: GK Alan Solorio; D Ascel Essengue, D Juan Calderon, F Victor Valdez, F Brandon Tellez
TOTAL SHOTS: 29; SHOTS ON GOAL: 11; FOULS: 15; OFFSIDES: 2; CORNER KICKS: 9; SAVES: 5
ATL: GK Vicente Reyes; D Raimar Lopes Rodrigues, D Noah Cobb, D Bryce Washington, M Toni Tiente (Nelson Chukwuma, 63), M Nick Firmino, M Ajani Fortune © (Alan Carleton, 86), M Luke Brennan (Erik Centeno, 63), F Darwin Matheus, F Tristan Trager (Efrain Morales, 89), F Jackson Conway (Jonantan Villal, 63)
Substitutes Not Used: GK Nash Skoglund
TOTAL SHOTS: 21; SHOTS ON GOAL: 8; FOULS: 10; OFFSIDES: 1; CORNER KICKS: 7; SAVES: 10
Referee: Adam Kilpatrick
Assistant Referees: Stephen McGonagle, Bennett Savage
Fourth Official: Joseph Salinas
Weather: Clear, 72 degrees
All statistics contained in this box score are unofficial
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