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Statement Regarding Abandoned Phoenix, LA Contest

By Staff, 09/15/19, 3:10AM EDT


Under league rules, result stands as Rising FC victory

TAMPA, Fla. – The United Soccer League ruled on Saturday the USL Championship contest between Phoenix Rising FC and the LA Galaxy II that was abandoned in the 84th minute at Casino Arizona Field following the removal of the teams from the field by the match officials for the safety of the players would stand as a 4-1 victory for Rising FC.

Under league rules, should a contest be abandoned after the 70th minute with one side holding a three-goal advantage, the result may be declared official. 

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