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U-20s Down USASA Select Team 3-2 in Bradenton

BRADENTON (Feb. 16, 2005) - Robbie Rogers buried a pass from Lee Nguyen in the 48th minute to give the U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team a 3-2 victory over the USASA Select Team this afternoon at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.

The U.S. opened the game with goals from Brad Davis and Darren Yeagle, both off of assists from Charlie Davies. The USASA bounced back with a goal in the 39th minute and penalty kick in the 71st mintue, but Rogers strike three minutes after the break ended up providing the Under-20s with their first victory in their weeklong camp.

U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team Match Report

Participants: U-20 MNT vs. USASA National Team
Competition: n/a
Location: IMG Academy
Date: February 16, 2005
Attendance: n/a
Weather: sunny, 70

Scoring Summary:
                           1st    2nd     Final
U20 MNT             2       1          3
USASA               1        1          2

US – Brad Evans (Charlie Davies)                     7th minute
US – Darren Yeagle (Charlie Davies)                20th
USASA – Kerwin Johnson (Ngwe)                     39th
US – Robbie Rogers (Lee Nguyen)                    48th
USASA – Luc Harrington [penalty kick]              71st    

USA [first half] – Justin Hughes; Michael Harrington; Nathan Sturgis; Robby Rogers; Steve Purdy; Teddy Niziolek; Brandon McDonald; Darren Yeagle; Jeff Harwell; Charlie Davies (Kamani Hill, 33’); Brad Evans

USA [second half] – Andrew Kartunen; Michael Gavin; Patrick Ianni; Rob Valentino; Sean Franklin; Greg Dalby; Robbie Rogers; Jay Denny; Sacha Kljestan; Lee Nguyen; Sammy Ochoa

USASA – Geoffrey Hollington; Andre Plummer; Justin Dugena; Jacob Besagno; Robert Kruse; Andreas Rota; Joe Vidmar; Kerwin Johnson; TJ DeLucia; Rodney Perry; Sylvester Kaar

Statistical Summary:
                  USA     USASA
Shots           7             3
Saves          1             2
Corners       3             0
Fouls           8              6
Offside        1              1

Misconduct Summary:
USA: Nathan Sturgis (caution)             10th minute
USASA: Nmandi Ngwe (caution)         43