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SAN ANTONIO FC MIDFIELDER JOSE GALLEGOS NAMED TO USL CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM OF THE WEEK

By San Antonio FC Communications, 06/11/19, 12:30PM CDT

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17-Year-Old Scored Winning Goal in 3-2 Victory Over Reno 1868 FC

San Antonio FC midfielder Jose Gallegos was named to the USL Championship Team of the Week, the league announced today. Gallegos scored the winning goal in the 3-2 comeback victory over Reno 1868 FC last Saturday.

Gallegos entered the game to start the second half and helped spur SAFC on to their largest comeback victory of the season. Gallegos scored the winner in the 62nd minute after his fellow 17-year-old teammate Ethan Bryant scored the equalizer. Gallegos also recorded four key passes, completed nine of 10 passes overall and added three successful dribbles.

An alum of the SAFC Pro Academy Elite Training Program, the San Antonio native was added by San Antonio FC as a USL Academy Player in April. Gallegos has appeared in three league matches, totaling 58 minutes played and adding a 90 percent passing accuracy.  

The full USL Team of the Week:

GK – Brandon Miller, Charlotte Independence

D – Kosuke Kimura, Nashville SC

D – Ish Jome, Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC

D – James Kiffe, El Paso Locomotive FC

M – Sebastian Dalgaard, Hartford Athletic

M – Dre Fortune, North Carolina FC

M – Jose Gallegos, San Antonio FC

M – Chris Lema, New York Red Bulls II

F – Junior Flemmings, Phoenix Rising FC

F – Cameron Iwasa, Sacramento Republic FC

F – Douglas Martinez, Real Monarchs SLC

Bench: Callum Irving (OTT), Solomon Asante (PHX), Kenney Walker (IND), Griffin Yow (LDN), Maikel Chang (SLC), Jerome Kiesewetter (ELP), Deshorn Brown (OKC)

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