LA Galaxy Continue 2024 Preseason Preparation Against St. Louis CITY SC at Dignity Health Sports Park on Saturday Afternoon

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February 3, 2024 – Major League Soccer (MLS)LA Galaxy News Release

LOS ANGELES – Preparing for the 2024 MLS Regular Season Home Opener against Inter Miami CF on Sunday, Feb. 25, the LA Galaxy fell 2-1 to St. Louis CITY SC before 12,553 fans at Dignity Health Sports Park on Saturday afternoon.

2024 Coachella Valley Invitational

The Galaxy will head out to the desert for the 2024 Coachella Valley Invitational (CVI) from Feb. 4-17 at Empire Polo Club in Indio, Calif. LA squares off against Charlotte FC on Wednesday, Feb. 7 (11:00 a.m. PT), faces Austin FC on Sunday, Feb. 11 (10:00 a.m. PT), takes on New York City FC on Wednesday, Feb. 14 (12:00 p.m. PT) and will close out its time at Empire Polo Club against the New York Red Bulls on Saturday, Feb. 17 (10:00 a.m. PT).

Goal-Scoring Plays

STL – Chris Durkin, 19th minute: A headed clearance from inside the box fell to Chris Durkin, whose half-volleyed from just outside the 18-yard box was fired in at the near post.

LA- Diego Fagundez (Mauricio Cuevas, Tucker Lepley), 55th minute: Tucker Lepley fed Mauricio Cuevas on the edge of the 18-yard box. Cuevas’ first-time cross into the box found Diego Fagundez, whose half-volleyed effort was buried into the back of the net.

STL -Nokkvi Thórisson (Aziel Jackson), 88th minute: Aziel Jackson’s slipped pass to behind the Galaxy defense was drilled into the far corner of the goal by Nokkvi Thórisson.

Postgame Notes

In two matches played during their 2024 MLS preseason, the Galaxy hold an 0-1-1 record.

Diego Fagundez tallied his first goal of the preseason in the game against St. Louis CITY SC.

Miguel Berry and Fagundez have both tallied goals for LA during the 2024 preseason.

Mauricio Cuevas tallied his first assist of the 2024 preseason in the match against CITY SC.

2024 MLS SuperDraft selection Tucker Lepley registered his first assist of the 2024 preseason in the match against St. Louis.

Four LA Galaxy Academy products (Gabriel Arnold, Mauricio Cuevas, Harbor Miller, Ruben Ramos Jr.) appeared in the match against St. Louis.

Two LA Galaxy II players appeared as second-half substitutes (Aaron Bibout, Sergio Villalpando) in the match against CITY SC.

Next Up

The LA Galaxy continue preseason action by next taking on Charlotte FC in 2024 Coachella Valley Invitational action at Empire Polo Club on Wednesday, Feb. 7 (11:00 a.m. PT;

2023 MLS Preseason

LA Galaxy vs. St. Louis CITY SC

Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024 – Dignity Health Sports Park (Los Angeles)

Goals by Half 1 2 F


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