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U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team Falls to D.C. United

BRADENTON, Fla. (Feb. 1, 2008) -- The U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team fell to DC United, 6-0, on a windy day at IMG Academies in Bradenton, Fla.

Franco Neill scored three goals in the first half, tallying in the 18th, 22nd and 30th minutes to give his team a three-goal advantage. In the second half, DCU added three late goals in the 74th and 80th minutes before making it a 6-0 final in the 83th minute on a Marc Burch free kick.

U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team Game Report

Participants: USA U17 MNT vs. D.C. United (MLS)
Competition: Friendly
Location: IMG Field #5, Bradenton, Florida
Date: February 1, 2008
Weather: Sunny/windy, 60 degrees

Scoring Summary:
            1    2    F
USA    0    0    0
DCU   3    3    6

DC 34 (10) 18th min Goal scored off corner kick
DC 34 (29) 22nd min Volley from 18 yds
DC 34 (6) 30th min Ball headed across top of 6, headed in
DC 27 (23) 74th min Ball from back, split D in middle
DC 15 (35) 80th min Shot from distance, off L post
DC 4 (none) 83rd min free kick from 22 yds

USA FIRST HALF: 1-Earl Edwards; 7-Perry Kitchen, 11-Jared Watts, 12-Andrew Craven, 19-Emilio Orozco; 5-Marlon Duran, 8-Luis Gil, 9-Carlos Martinez, 13-Joseph-Claude Gyau; 15-Stefan Jerome, 16-Jack McInerney;

USA SECOND HALF: 18-Brian Sylvestre; 4-Shaquille Phillips, 30-Alex Shinsky (37-Scott Caldwell 84), 33-Aubrey Perry, 35-Kofi Sarkodie; 10-Bryan Dominguez, 17-Julio Arjona, 21-Zachery Barnes, 31-Christian Alvarez; 32-Alfred Koroma, 34-Andrew Hartell (22-Eder Arreola 71);

Head Coach: Wilmer Cabrera

DCU FIRST HALF: 12-GK; 2-Defender, 18-Defender, 28-Defender, 31-Defender; 6-Midfielder, 8-Midfielder, 10-Midfielder, 29-Midfielder; 34-Forward, 99-Forward;

DCU SECOND HALF: 30-GK; 4-Defender, 23-Defender, 26-Defender, 33-Defender; 15-Midfielder, 19-Midfielder, 24-Midfielder, 25-Midfielder; 13-Forward, 20-Forward

Statistical Summary:
          USA / DCU
Shots 3 / 17
Shots on goal 0 / 10
Saves 4 / 0
Fouls 11 / 4
Corner Kicks 0 / 5
Offside 0 / 7

Misconduct Summary: