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Live feed: Austin FC takes on LA Galaxy

(Austin FC/Twitter)

It's that time again! Austin FC is back in Cali to take on the second Los Angeles powerhouse, LA Galaxy, at 2:30 p.m. this Saturday. The match will be shown on Univision and will be live on Twitter, and I'll be documenting the biggest saves and plays that could make you drop your beer right here.

Follow along for a live feed of the Austin FC match.


FULL TIME: Austin loses 2-0 to LA Galaxy

Austin FC was unable to prevent Chicharito from scroing yet another goal as they fell 2-0 to LA Galaxy. Recap to come.

85' Austin is saved by an offsides call

LA Galaxy's Kevin Cabral makes an attempt at 3-0, but an offsides call saves Austin FC from another goal.

75' The Chicharito dam breaks, LA Galaxy scores

Chicharito finally got one past Stuver with his seventh goal in five matches this season. LA Galaxy goes up 2-0, and Chicharito is now a league leader in goals scored.

58' Subs bring new fire to the ptich

Austin FC takes out Jared Stroud, Diego Fagundez and Danny Hoesen to shake up the lineup. Rodney Redes begins threatening the line immediately at right wing, and sub Kekuta Manneh gets two shots in within a few minutes of coming on to the pitch. Cecilio Dominguez switches to the No. 9 position.

Second half begins, Austin strikes back

Austin FC has been outplayed by the Galaxy so far, but the club made two quick attempts as they went for a turnaround at the start of the second half. A shot by Danny Pereira goes high and wide, and a header by Danny Hoesen is just a bit too high.

38' Jimenez out on injury

Austin FC brings out the stretcher for right back Hector Jimenez, who fell in an attempt to save the LA Galaxy goal. Jimenez is replaced by Nick Lima after just 38 minutes in his first start with Austin FC.

35' LA Galaxy scores, goes up 1-0

LA Galaxy's Sebastian Lletget scores the match opener after overpowering a diving Hector Jimenez, curling a shot over Stuver to make the match 1-0.

25' Brad Stuver with a diving save!

Austin FC saw its first major threat from the formidable Chicharito when a penalty was drawn on Jhohan Romana. In his usual game-saving fashion, keeper Brad Stuver kept the scoreboard empty with a diving save in the bottom right corner.

2:05 p.m.- Austin FC lineup is released

Austin FC has big lineup changes heading into the big match, but the moves were mostly expected. Captain Alex Ring is out due to a second yellow card last match, and the club put standout rookie Daniel Pereira in his stead. Danny Hoesen is back at the crown of the lineup, and there are rumors that fellow striker Jon Gallagher didn't travel with the team due to injury. He's not on the bench this week.

Finally, Hector Jimenez gets his first start with the club at right back in the stead of Nick Lima.

2:00 p.m.- Los Verdes watch party, South-side style

(Claire Partain/Austonia)

Hundreds of people are at the Los Verdes watch party, including myself and a celebrity appearance in La Murga, Austin FC's own fan band.

Cheers can be heard every time an Austin FC player is featured on the screen on the Univision broadcast.


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