U.S. U-23 WNT Falls to England, 2-0
Bisham, ENGLAND (July 4, 2009) – The U.S. U-23 Women’s National Team fell to England, 2-0, in the first of two matches against the hosts. England went up 1-0 in the 33rd minute as Charlotte Young cracked a shot from 15 yards out that spun off the left hand of diving U.S. goalkeeper Kristen Olsen and snuck into the bottom right corner. England doubled its lead with nine minutes remaining as Dunia Susi got free on a breakaway, dribbled around Olsen and tucked the ball neatly into the left side of the net. The teams will play against on July 7 in Bisham.
Match: United States U-23 Women's National Team vs. England U-23
Date: July 4, 2009
Venue: Bisham Abbey NFC
Weather: 75 degrees, sunny
Scoring Summary: 1 2 F
USA 0 0 0
ENG 1 1 2
ENG - Charlotte Young 33rd minute
ENG - Dunia Susi 81
USA: 24-Kristen Olsen; 20-Bri Young (19-Kiersten Dallstream, 30), 2-Lindsey Kowal, 5-Caitlin Farrell, 3-Megan Jesolva (21-Ella Stephan, 70), 9-Veronica Perez (6-Liz Redmond, 48), 8-Ashley Bowyer (15-Megan Ohai, 45), 7-Bianca D'Agostino, 11-Kendra Chandhoke, 10-Katie Schoepfer, 14-Laura Heyboer (12-Crystal Wagner, 58).
Subs not used: 18-Kristin Arnold
Head Coach: Bill Irwin
ENG: 1-Marie Hourihan, 3-Ellie Gilliatt (14-Mel Sutcliffe, 60), 6-Sophie Bradley, 5-Fern Whelan, 2-Sophie Perry, 11-Dannii Bird (15-Claire Rafferty, 46), 8-Charlotte Young (16-Lizzie Edwards, 53), 4-Rachel Williams (12-Dunia Susi, 30), 7-Becky Hall, 10-Natasha Dowie, 9-Ellen White (18-Gemma Davison, 36).
Subs not used: 13-Telford, 17-Dixson
Head Coach: Brent Hall
Stats Summary: USA / ENG
Shots: 8 / 14
Shots on Goal: 3 / 8
Saves: 6 / 3
Corner Kicks: 4 / 3
Fouls: 5 / 9
Offside: 0 / 5