RSL U-15s Drop Generation Adidas Cup Opener

Real Salt Lake U-15 0-7 Los Angeles Football Club U-15

In the first match of the 2018 Generation adidas Cup Fall Regional for the U-15 group, LAFC handed RSL a 7-0 loss. LAFC dominated possession throughout the first half and found the game’s opening goal through Kevin Jimenez who calmly tapped home after a lovely assist from Beau Yantz. Shortly after the opening goal, Franco De Luna struck a free kick that took a deflection off the RSL wall before trickling into the net. Christian Torres scored the third goal of the match for LAFC, calmly tucking away a breakaway.

LAFC started the second half much like the first, notching a fourth courtesy of Dylan Presto. The California club found its fifth goal courtesy of an RSL own goal from Miguel Avalos. Through sustained possession and numerous clear chances at goal, LAFC found its sixth though Elmer Juarez who finished into an open net after the ball bounced off the cross bar. Just two minutes later, Fernando put home a wonderful diving header past the RSL substitute goalkeeper.

Scoring Summary                               1          2          F

RSL U-15                                             0          0          0

LAFC U-15                                           3          4          7

LAFC: Kevin Jimenez

LAFC: Franco De Luna

LAFC: Christian Torres

LAFC: Dylan Presto

LAFC: Miguel Avalos (Own Goal)

LAFC: Elmer Juarez

LAFC: Fernando Garcia

Starting Lineups:

RSL U-15: Jeff Dewsnup; Ethan Calimpong, Mark Martinez, Luis Salvatiera, Diego Veliz, Miguel Avalos, Jonah Ichilov, Marcus Vazquez, Zach Booth, Lucas Rizzo, Elijah Gozo

LAFC: Donovan Palomares; Daniel Vega, Antonio Leone, Alejandro Torres, Beau Yantz, Franco De Luna, Dylan Presto, Aldahir Rua, Kevin Jiminez, Christian Torres, Favian Vazquez

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