Dec. 6, 2003
Abu Dhabi, UAE (Saturday, Dec. 6, 2003) - The U.S. is in the Round of 16 and on their way to Dubai. In its crucial third match of group play last night, the U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team defeated South Korea 2-0 at the FIFA World Youth Championship in Abu Dhabi to finish first in Group F. Ed Johnson provided both goals to give the U.S. a two-goal edge in the first half and the team kept that margin the rest of the way. The U.S. will face Ivory Coast, second place finisher in Group E, on Monday, Dec. 8 at 9 p.m. at Al-Maktourn Stadium in Dubai. The match will be televised live by Galavision beginning at 11:55 a.m. ET (delayed on the West Coast at 11:55 a.m. PT) and can also be followed live on ussoccer.com’s MatchTracker, presented by Philips Electronics.