U-18 MNT Fall 5-2 to CD Chivas USA
CARSON, Calif. (April 26, 2005) - The U.S. Under-18 Men's National Team fell to CD Chivas USA this afternoon 5-2 at a training field in The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. The U-18s faced the expansion MLS team's first squad in the first half before taking on their reserve squad for the majority of the second half.
April 28, 2005
U.S. Under-18 Men's National Team Match Report -
Participants: U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team vs. CD Chivas USA
Location: The Home Depot Center; Carson, Calif.
Date: April 26, 2005
Weather: Breezy, 65 degrees
1st 2nd Final
USA 1 1 2
Chivas 3 2 5
CHV – Thiago Martins 5th minute
USA – Johann Smith (Sal Zizzo) 27.
CHV – Francisco Mendoza 38.
CHV – Hector Cuadros 40.
CHV – Francisco Mendoza (Antonio Martinez) 50.
USA – Brian Martin 70.
CHV – Armando Begines 75.
USA: Steve Sandbo; Greg Folk, Pavelid Casteneda, Julian Valentin, Lionel Cruz (Paul Gerstenberger, 46); Rodrigo Lopez (Diego Berrera, 61), Tony Beltran (Morales, 65), Dax McCarty (Kevin Tangney, 69); Mike Grella (Brian Martin, 65), Johann Smith (Evan Toft, 70), Sal Zizzo (Michael Konicoff, 27).
CHV: First Half: Javier Barragan; Hector Cuadros, Ramon Ramirez, Matt Taylor, Thiago Martins, Victor Arbelaez, Ezra Hendrickson, Douglas Sequiera, Alfonso Loera, Armando Begines, Francisco Mendoza.
Second Half: Aaron Lopez, Christian Jimenez, Armando Begines, Francisco Mendoza, Mike Muñoz, Jesus Ochoa, Matt Taylor, Alfonso Loera, Isaac Romo Ryan Suarez,
Shots 3 13
Saves 5 2
Corner Kick 2 5
Fouls 9 11
Offside 6 4
USA – Julian Valentin (caution) 60th minute