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Garcia Goal Helps U.S. Earn Draw Against Tecos


GUADALAJARA, Mexico (Jan. 27, 2008) -- Felix Garcia's second goal in two days helped the U.S. earn its second consecutive draw at the Copa Chivas in Guadalajara, Mexico with a 1-1 final against Tecos.

A long throw in from Sheanon Williams was flicked on by Steve Bimbaum to the foot of Garcia, who found the back of the net.

Goalkeeper Abdul Hamid was forced to leave the game with an injury, and will return to Virginia to treat a separated shoulder. Zac MacMath will head to Guadalajara on Sunday evening to replace him.


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

Participants: USA U-20 MNT vs. Tecos
Competition: Copa Chivas 2008
Location: Guadalajara, Mexico
Date: January 27, 2008
Weather: Hot & Sunny

Scoring Summary:
             1st   2nd   Final
USA       0      1        1
Tecos    1      0        1

America    Ayala                             15th minute
Tecos        Vallijo                           22.
USA          Garcia (Bimbaum)     45.

Lineups:
USA: 18-Abdul Hamid(1-Josh Lambo, 14), 5-Gale Agbosoumonde, 16-Steven Birnbaum, 12-Zarek Valentin, 13-Jose Alamirano, 7-Jorge Flores, 3-Felix Garcia, 19-Alex Nimo(14-Pablo Punyed, 62), 8-Ahkeel Rodney(21-Hasani Sinclair, half(17-Nicholas Millington, 56)), 11-Cristian Gonzalez(4-Matthew Uy, 46), 6-Sheanon Williams

Subs Not Used: 10-Francklion Blaise, 15 Paolo DelPiccolo, 20-Andrew Lubahn, 2-Amobi Okugo

Head Coach: Thomas Rongen

Tecos: 75-Gustauo Lopez, 95- Ramon Valenzuela, 63-Daniel Quintero, 76-Carlos Bautista, 94-Gustauo Lua(93-Erick Zepeda, 63), 101-Edgar Morales, 143-Gilberto Bonilla(98-Angel Marron, 58), 77-Juan Espinoza(79-Edgar Lemus, 68), 106-Manuel Moran(72-Diego Leobn, 55), 107-Miguel Vallijo(105-Miguel Ortega, 70), 103-Alejandro Magallon

Subs Not Used: 1-Raul Hernandez, 67-Fidel Cabrera, 99-Ivanhue Aqukar

Head Coach: Francisco Chavez


Statistical Summary:

           USA Tecos
Shots 10 / 5
Saves 4 / 6
Fouls 11 / 20
Corner Kicks 5 / 4
Offside 2 / 1

Misconduct Summary:

USA    Lambo (Caution )         22nd minute
USA # 6 Williams (Caution ) 53rd minute
Tecos # 76 Bautista (Caution ) 54th minute
USA # 6 Williams (Ejection) 56th minute
Tecos # 103 Magallon (Caution ) 56th minute
USA # 3 Garcia (Caution ) 65th minute
Tecos # 98 Marron (Caution ) 68th minute
Tecos # 101 Morrales (Caution ) 69th minute
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