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U.S. U-18 MNT Falls, 2-0, to Estudiantes de la Plata in Copa Chivas

GUADALAJARA, Mexico (February 4, 2007) - The U.S. Under-18 Men's National Team dropped their second match of the Copa Chivas in Guadalajara, Mexico, falling, 2-0, to Estudiantes de la Plata.

After a solid, and scoreless, first half, the U.S. squad was unable to hold off the Argentine attack in the second half, as Estudiantes scored in the 39th and 43rd minutes of the 70-minute match.

The U.S. team will next face Necaxa on Monday morning before taking on Saprissa on Monday evening.

U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team Game Report

Participants: U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team vs. Estudiantes de la Plata
Competition: 2007 Copa Chivas Tournament
Location: Guadalajara, Mexico
Date: Feb. 4, 2007
Weather: Overcast, 60 degrees
**70-minute match**

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

ESP – n/a            39th minute
ESP – n/a            43.

USA: 1-David Meves; 9-Hunter Jumper, 2-Jalil Anibaba, 3-TJ Cyrus (Daniel Rodriguez, 54), 6-Colin Givens; 8-Michael Stephens, 7-Jose Gonzalez, 5-Peri Marosevic (Cesar Romero, 51), 12-Stephen McCarthy (Blair Gavin, 51); 15-Evan Raynr (20-Bobby Warshaw, 36), Casey Townsend
Head Coach: Bob Jenkins

ESP: n/a
Head Coach: n/a

Statistical Summary: USA     ESP
Shots                                5           8
Shots on goal                  2          4
Saves                                2          2
Fouls                                13         7
Corner Kicks                    1          2
Offside                               1          1

Misconduct Summary: