2024 Season

Austin FC Shut Out LA Galaxy 2-0

Match Report

First half goals from Diego Rubio and Jáder Obrian helped Austin FC to a 2-0 victory over LA Galaxy on Saturday afternoon at Q2 Stadium. The attendance of 20,738 marked the 59th consecutive MLS home sellout for Austin, extending the league’s longest active streak.

Rubio opened the scoring for Austin in the 7th minute with his team-high third goal of the season, after a clever exchange of passes with Obrian. LA Galaxy attempted to equalize moments later, but Brad Stuver shut the play down with a right leg save.

The Verde & Black continued to apply pressure and doubled their lead in the 19th minute. Obrian applied the finishing touch himself this time, finishing off a quick counterattack that began with an Alex Ring tackle.

LA Galaxy looked to get back in the game in the second half, but Austin’s defense held firm to see out a second consecutive shutout and earn the team its fourth win in its last five (5) games. No team in MLS has more points in its last five (5) matches than the Verde & Black.

Goal-Scoring Summary

ATX (1-0) – Diego Rubio (assisted by Jáder Obrian) 7’

ATX (2-0) – Jáder Obrian (assisted by Alex Ring) 19’

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Match Information

Venue: Q2 Stadium (Austin, Texas)

Attendance: 20, 738

Weather: Mostly Cloudy, 75 degrees

Referee: Victor Rivas

Assistant Referee 1: Jeffrey Greeson

Assistant Referee 2: Megan Mullen

Fourth Official: Elijio Arreguin

VAR: Joe Dickerson

Statistical source: MLSSoccer.com

Next Match

Austin FC will play its fifth away match and eleventh match overall of the 2024 Major League Soccer regular season against Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday, May 4 at 9:30 p.m. CT. The match will stream live in English and Spanish on MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app.

On radio, the match will be broadcast on iHeart Radio’s ALT 97.5 in English, as well as on TUDN Radio Austin (104.3-HD2, KLQB) in Spanish.