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U-17s to play England on Friday after falling, 3-0, to Austria


CHICAGO (Wednesday, April 26, 2000) - The U.S. U-17s finished second in their group and will play England on Friday (April 28) for a chance to play the winner of Holland/Scotland match for fifth place at the Balleymena Tournament in Northern Ireland. The week long tournament featured 12 teams from around the world, with each team being placed in one of three groups. The USA was placed in a group that consisted of N. Ireland, Austria and Holland. The top three teams from each group will advance to the semifinals and the best overall second place finisher would advance as well. The USA and N. Ireland both finished with the same amount of points but N. Ireland will go through on a better goal differential as the fourth team in the semifinals, joining Austria, Switzerland and Israel.

Participants:U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team vs. Austria
Competition:Ballymena Tournament
Venue:(Ballymena, Northern Ireland)
Date:Wednesday, April 26, 2000
Attendance:200
Weather:40 degrees - Windy and Rainy

Scoring Summary:1st2ndFinal
United States
000
Austria
303

AUS - Salri, (unassisted), 8,
AUS - Jorgen, (Klaus), 20,
AUS - Klaus, (Salri), 24.

Lineups:
USA - 1-Zachery Riffett, 4-Paul Johnson (3-Justin Mapp, , 47), 5-David Chun, 6-Chris Lancos, - 8Jordan Harvey, 9-Ed Johnson, 12-Grey Griffin, 14-Santino Quaranta, 15-Jordan Stone, 16-Craig Capano, 17-Josh Villalobos (2-Chefik Simo, 57).

AUS - 1-Ribeat, 3-Martin, 6-Jurgen, 5-Markus, 6-Franz, 7-Klaus, 8-Alexander, 10-Salri, 11-Jorgen, 12-David, 17-Gunther.

Statistical Summary:USAAUS
Shots . . . . . . . . . .
107
Saves . . . . . . . . . .
45
Corner Kicks . . . . .
40
Fouls . . . . . . . . . .
514
Offside . . . . . . . . .
30

Misconduct Summary:
USA
Grey Griffin (caution)28,
USA
Chris Lancos (caution)35,
AUS
Alexander (caution)40.


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