Monday night: UCLA pounds Cal with six goals in 55 minutes

For a team entering the game with just a .500 record, UCLA isn't bad. The Bruins shook off a 2-1 loss to No. 3 Stanford Friday night with a 6-0 win over California Monday, putting all six goals past the Golden Bears in the first 55 minutes.

The Bruins (7-6-0), who scored three goals in each half, led by Abu Danladi’s two-goal performance, won by a six-goal margin for the first time since 2002.

“Tonight was a good performance,” said UCLA coach Jorge Salcedo. “We scored some good goals and had a shutout. We are happy with the reaction we had following the result against Stanford on Friday and we look forward to our trip to the Bay Area this weekend.”

The best goal was Danladi's first goal to make it 2-0 in the 24th minute. After a Cal corner kick, the ball deflected out above the penalty area to Danladi, who took on a trio of defenders and darted 75 yards down the middle of the field before moving to the right of the defense as he approached the Cal box and scoring with a low right-footed shot. Danladi, who also scored in the 2-1 loss to Stanford, has scored of his four goals in the last two games.

UCLA's final three goals came in the span of 196 seconds against freshman Jonathan Klinsmann, who had entered the game in the 30th minute for Alex Mangels after the Bruins had pulled ahead 3-0.

Cal will get a chance to make amends for the loss when it hosts UCLA on Sunday.

October 19 in Los Angeles
UCLA 6 California 0.
UCLA: Javan Torre (Chase Gasper) 16
UCLA: Abu Danladi 23
UCLA: Abu Danladi 28
UCLA: Jackson Yueill, Jackson (Seyi Adekoya) 52
UCLA: Seyi Adekoya (Jose Hernandez, Felix Vobejda, Felix) 52
UCLA: Felix Vobejda (Jackson Yueill) 55

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