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U.S. U-15 Boys’ National Team Defeats Slovenia


MIREN, Slovenia (May 3, 2013) – The U.S. U-15 Boys’ National Team defeated Slovenia 2-0 and advanced to the second round of the Tournament Delle Nazioni.

Christian Pulisic scored in the 22nd minute and Joshua Perez added a second goal in the 33rd as the U.S. U-15 BNT closed out the group phase of the tournament.

All matches in the tournament—which is being played in Italy, Slovenia and Austria—are played with 30-minute halves. The tournament final will have 40-minute halves.

- U.S. U-15 Boys’ National Team Match Report -

Match: United States U-15 Boys’ National Team vs. Slovenia U-15 Boys’ National Team
Date: May 3, 2013
Competit ion: Tournament Delle Nazioni
Venue: Miren, Slovenia
Kickoff: 5 p.m. local (11 a.m. ET)
Weather: 75 degrees, sunny

Scoring Summary:        1 2 F
USA                              1 1 2
SVN                              0 0 0

USA – Christian Pulisic (Alejandro Zendejas)        22nd minute
USA – Joshua Perez                                           33

Lineups:
USA: 22-Kevin Silva, 4-Malcolm Jones, 3-Erik Palmer-Brown, 5-Daniel Barbir, 2-Alexis Velela, 15-Ben Swanson (capt.), 21-Logan Panchot (13-Eric Calvillo, 58), 9-Alejandro Zendejas (10-Elijah Rice, 54), 11-Christian Pulisic, 18-Haji Wright (8-Joe Gallardo Jr., 49), 17-Joshua Perez
Subs Not Used: 1-Abraham Romero, 6-Hugo Arellano, 7-David Loera, 16-Matthew Olosunde, 25-Pierre Da Silva
Head Coach: Tony Lepore

SVN: 1-Luka Janzekovic (12-Kristjan Matosevic, 44); 2-Timotej Polanc, 6-Dominik Ivkic (3-Adnan Hajdarevic, 54), 5-Tilen Ahec, 14-Gasper Hrenko Hrovatin (7-Amadej Brecl, 31), 4-Zan Zuzek, 13-Vid Kobe Bjedov (15-Tim Kolar, 31), 10-Jan Repas, 17-David Tijanic (11-Miha Bracko, 31), 8-Haris Dedic, 18-Luka Susnjara (16-Ziga Lipuscek, 51)
Subs Not Used: 9-Matic Marcius
Head Coach: Borut Jarc

Stats Summary: USA / SVN
Shots: 6 / 3
Shots on Goal: 3 / 1
Saves: 1 / 1
Corner Kicks: 4 / 1
Fouls: 15 / 8
Offside: 1 / 0

Misconduct Summary:
USA – Erik Palmer-Brown (caution)          41 minute
SVN – Tilhen Ahec (caution)                    45
SVN – Timotej Polanc (caution)               56


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