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U.S. Beach Soccer Team Advances to Semifinals With 6-1 Victory

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico (June 19, 2009) - The U.S. Beach Soccer Team advanced to the semifinals of the CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship and is one win away from advancing to the 2009 FIFA Beach World Cup after defeating Costa Rica 6-1 this afternoon in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

The U.S. will face will face El Salvador in the semifinals on Saturday at 3 p.m. local time.

Once again, the U.S. allowed their opponent to strike first before rebounding with six goals. Yuri Morales led the way for the U.S. with three goals.

Match: United States Beach Soccer Team vs. Costa Rica
Date: June 19, 2009
Competition: CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship
Venue: Unidad Deportiva Agustin Contreras Flores - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Kickoff: 5 p.m. local time
Attendance: 1,500
Weather: 90 degrees, sunny and humid
Scoring Summary:        1    2    3     F  
USA                                   3    1    2    6 
CRC                                  1    0    0    1

More to come...