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U.S. Under-20 MNT Falls to Uruguay, 1-0, to Round Out Argentina Trip

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Dec. 1, 2007) -- The U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team fell, 1-0, to Uruguay in Buenos Aires, to conclude their three-game tour of Argentina.

Alexis Rivarola broke a scoreless tie in the 80th minute when he headed home a corner kick, and Uruguay would hold on for the win. Goalkeeper Larry Jackson made eight saves for the U.S. in the game.

Thomas Rongen's side tied River Plate's youth squad and Argentina, 1-1, to finish their trip with a 0-1-2 record. The Under-20 Men's National Team is in early preparations for the 2009 FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Egypt.

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

Participants: USA U20 MNT vs. Uruguay
Competition: Friendly
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date: December 1, 2007
Weather: Hot & Sunny

Scoring Summary:
           1   2        Final
USA   0   0         0
URU  0   1         1

URU Rivarola 80th minute

USA: 18-Larry Jackson, 9-Bryan Arguez (11-Charles Renken, 82), 4-Kyle Davies, 13-Jorge Flores, 10-Abdusalam Ibrahim (6-Andrew Giallombardo, 53), 12-Ian Kalis (5-Gale Agbossoumonde, 46), 14-Amobi Okugo, 16-Aubrey Perry, 15-Kofi Sarkodie (17-Victor Cortez, 53), 8-Ben Speas (3-Chris Klute, 46; 7-Pablito Cruz, 82), 2-Anthony Wallace

Subs Not Used: 1-Josh Lambo

Head Coach: Thomas Rongen

URU: 1-Campana(12-Trilla, half), 4-Gunino, 2-M.Silva(13-Bacardac, 67), 3-J.Silva(18-Techera, 53), 6-Morales, 8-Guarteche(15-Mansulino, 67), 5-Piriz, 10-Rivarola, 7-Urretaviscaya(16-Pereyra, half), 9-Soria(17-Silva, 53), 11-Mendez(14-Mieres, 53)

Subs Not Used:

Head Coach: Diego Aguirre

Statistical Summary:

          USA  URU
Shots 7 / 13
Saves 8 / 4
Fouls 17 / 13
Corner Kicks 3 / 5
Offside 1  / 2

Misconduct Summary:
USA   Kyle Davies (caution)           87th minute