USL Championship: Jose Gallegos earns unbeaten San Antonio FC draw with stoppage-time goal

Teen star Jose Gallegos scored on a first-time strike from 20 yards off a redirected corner kick in stoppage time to give San Antonio FC a 1-1 tie with Austin Bold at Toyota Field.



San Antonio remained unbeaten with a 4-0-3 record for 15 points, tied for fifth in the USL Championship.

The goal was Gallegos' first goal of the season. The 18-year-old playmaker turned pro in February, signing a multiyear contract with San Antonio FC. In 2019, he had a goal and an assist in 14 appearances while playing under a USL Academy player agreement.

Gallegos is considered the top prospect currently in the USL Championship to come through the academy program of an independent club.

Matt Cardone started in goal for San Antonio FC and came up big with three saves in the first half. He stepped into the lineup after Canadian Dayne St. Clair was recalled by Minnesota United FC.

USL Championship standings:

GROUP A
1 Reno 1868 FC 5-2-0, 15 points
2 Sac Republic FC 4-1-3, 15 points
3 Tacoma Defiance 2-4-1, 7 points
4 Timbers 2 0-6-0, 0 points

GROUP B
1 Phoenix Rising 5-1-1, 16 points
2 Orange County SC  3-0-2, 11 points
3 San Diego Loyal 3-3-2, 11 points
4 LA Galaxy II 3-1-0, 9 points
5 Las Vegas Lights 0-3-1, 1 point

GROUP C
1 New Mexico United  4-2-1, 13 points
2 El Paso Locomotive 3-2-2, 11 points
3 Real Monarchs 1-3-1, 4 points
4 Colorado Springs Switchbacks 1-4-1, 4 points

GROUP D
1 San Antonio FC 4-0-3, 15 points
2 FC Tulsa 2-0-3 9 points
3 Austin Bold FC 2-2-1, 7 points
4 OKC Energy FC 1-3-3, 6 points
5  Rio Grande Valley FC 0-5-3, 3 points

GROUP E
1 Indy Eleven 6-2-1, 19 points
2 Saint Louis FC 4-3-1, 13 points
3 Louisville City 3-3-1, 10 points
4 Sporting KC II  2-4-1, 7 points

GROUP F
1 Hartford Athletic 5-1-0, 15 points
2 Pittsburgh Riverhounds 4-3-0, 12 points
3 NY Red Bulls II 2-6-0, 6 points
4 Loudoun United 1-3-1, 4 points
5 Philadelphia Union II 1-4-1, 4 points

GROUP G
1 Birmingham Legion 5-1-2, 17 points
2 Charlotte Independence 2-1-3, 9 points
3 North Carolina FC 2-2-1, 7 points
4 Memphis 901 FC 1-4-2, 5 points

GROUP H
1 Tampa Bay Rowdies 5-0-3, 18 points
2 Charleston Battery 3-2-2 11 points
3 Atlanta United 2 1-6-2, 5 points
4 The Miami FC 0-3-1, 1 point
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