The match was the first international for the U-20s and their last during a 10-day training camp in Argentina. The U.S. will return on Thursday night.
Argentina took a 1-0 lead into halftime after converting a penalty kick in the first half.
The game stayed close until a nine-minute span in the middle of the second half. The U.S. allowed three goals between the 65th and 73rd minutes, and never recovered.
U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team Match Report
Participants: USA vs. Argentina
Competition: International Friendly
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date: April 26, 2006
Weather: Sunny, warm; 70 degrees
1 2 F
USA 0 0 0
ARG 1 3 4
Lineups: (includes just starters - more information coming)
USA: Steve Sandbo; Quavas Kirk, neven Subotic, Carlos Borja, Blake Wagner; Anthony Wallace, Nikolas Besagno, Corben Bone, Sal Zizzo; Preston Zimmerman, Josmer Altidore.
Head Coach: Thomas Rongen