LA Galaxy II, which started off its second USL season with a 1-4-1 record, opened up a two-point lead at the top of the Western Conference thanks to a 1-0 victory at StubHub Center over Seattle
Sounders FC 2 Sunday afternoon on Jack McBean
's goal in the 44th minute on a pass from Jose Villarreal
USL 2015: Standings
Villarreal, who was in the Galaxy first-team's starting
lineup at the beginning of the season, was playing on loan from the Galaxy. McBean scored in his debut for the Galaxy at the age of 16. He played 15 MLS games in 2013 but has not played for the first
team since then.
Los Dos, now 13-8-4, also started Ignacio Maganto
, Kenney Walker
and Oscar Sorto
, who have played 23 games for the Galaxy. They also started 20-year-old Bryan Olivera
, who was recently
on loan from Brazilian side Fluminense. He was born in Florida to former Uruguayan international Washington
, who played for the Tampa Bay Rowdies.
OKC Energy FC is second with a game in hand on Los Dos. S2 and Colorado Springs are tied for third place three points back. Energy FC
was idle this past week, while the Switchbacks had fallen at Seattle, 3-2, on Wednesday.
Rochester (14-1-8) and Louisville City (13-4-6) are 1-2 in the Eastern Conference.