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U.S. Under-15 BNT Blue Falls to Arsenal

BRADENTON, Fla. (Dec. 6, 2007) – The U.S. Under-15 Men’s National Team Blue fell to Arsenal, 2-0, at the Development Academy Nike Friendlies.

After a scoreless first half, Arsenal got on the board in the 57th minute when Ivan Garcia scored. In the 71st minute, Joey Woodward doubled the lead for the California club. Though the game went back and forth, the U.S. could not break through

The Under-15s, who are split into Blue and White teams, will play one game each on Friday and Saturday, and two games on Sunday.

- U.S. Under-15 Men’s National Team Game Report –

Participants: U.S. Under-15 BNT vs. Arsenal
Competition: Development Academy Nike Friendlies
Location: IMG Academy; Bradenton, Fla.
Date: December 6, 2007
Weather: Warm, 80 degrees

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

ARS – Ivan Garcia 57th minute
ARS – Joey Woodward 71.

USA: 18-Max Kurtzman; 37-David Caban, 29-Samuel Coleman, 23-Scott Thompsen, 21-Joseph Shinsky; 13-Atsouh Ayah, 17-William Packwood; 15-Jonathan Tovar, 6-Robert Botchway, 10-Victor Pineda, 7-Kevin Pahl
Subs: Djeli Kouyare, 31-Calvin Rezende, 14-Caleb Stanko, 32-Connor Rezende, 1-Johnaman Kempiz, 22-Juan Mendoza

ARS: 1-Adrian Garcia; 3-Gabby Esqueda, 11-Alex Arballo, 14-Corey Hotsetter, 16-Edgar Llamas, 12-Isaac De Leon, 4-Ivan Garcia, 10-Fredy Alcaraz, 61-Eddie Guzman, 6-Dion Acoff, 18-Anthony Rodriguez
Subs: 10-Pablo Lopez, 8-Ricarldo Hernandez, 17-Joey Woodward, 7-Mike Salas, 0-Sam Chappell, 2-Bobby Sanchez

Statistical Summary:
           USA / ARS
Shots 6 / 7
Shots on Goal 5 / 6
Saves 4 / 5
Corner Kicks 2 / 1
Fouls 13 / 5
Offsides 1 / 2

Misconduct Summary: N/A

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