YNT May 21, 2012
(Above) The U.S. U-18 MNT trains in Lisbon before the Lisbon International Tournament.
The U.S. U-18 Men’s National Team tied 1-1 on Saturday, May 19, 2012, against a Sporting Lisbon youth team.
Sporting fielded a side filled with players born in 1993 and 1994 and went ahead 1-0 in the 53rd minute. Alejandro Guido tied the match with a well-placed penalty kick in the 82nd minute.
Head coach Javier Perez’s kicks off tournament play against Poland on Wednesday, May 23. The U.S. then faces Slovakia on May 24 and wraps up against host Portugal on May 26.