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U.S. Under-18 Men's National Team Falls to France, 3-1, at Limoges Tournament


LIMOGES, France (Oct. 30, 2007) -- The U.S. Under-18 Men's National Team fell, 3-1, to France in their opening match of the Limoges Tournament. Emmanuel Rivière got France on the board first in the 15th minute, but Billy Schuler evened the score just two minutes later.

In the 90th minute, Damien Le Tallec put France back on top, and he then converted a penalty kick in stoppage time to make the final score 3-1.


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

Participants: USA U18 MNT vs. France
Competition: Limoges Tournament
Location: Beaublanc Stadium, Limoges, France
Date: October, 30th, 2007
Weather: Cold

Scoring Summary:
              1   2   F
USA      1   0   1
FRA      1   2   3

FRA - Riviere                                           14th minute
USA - Billy Schuler (Gregory Garza)   16.
FRA - Le Tallec                                       90.
FRA - Le Tallec                                       94+


Lineups:
USA: 1-Josh Lambo, 4-Sheanon Williams, 3-Mykell Bates, 16-Brandon Zimmerman (14- Nick
Millington, 78), 15-Brek Shea, 6-Daniel Wenzel, 7-Jared Jeffrey, 10-Bryan Dominguez,
19-Alex Nimo, 21- Billy Schuler(11-Mario Ledezma, 83), 17-Greg Garza(12-Chris
Agorsor, 78)

Subs Not Used: 18- Zac MacMath, 8-Shane Cooke, 20-Omar Elmasri, 9-Chris Hegngi

Head Coach: Thomas Rongen

FRA: 1-Keita, 2-Duplus, 3-El Kaoutari, 4-Lebbihi, 5-Nelson, 6-Benzerga(8-Riff,
81), 7-Bazile(11-Partouche, 69), 9-Le Tallec, 10-M’Vila, 17-Camara(12-H’Sakala, 72),
18-Riviere(13-Monrose, 78)

Subs not used: 14-Ndiaye, 15-Villard, 16-Delle

Head Coach: F. Blaquart

Statistical Summary:
              USA/FRA
Shots      6 / 9
Saves     9 / 4
Fouls    21  / 18
Corner Kicks 2 / 6
Offside 1 / 1

Misconduct Summary:
USA - Brek Shea (caution)                  21st Minute
FRA - El Kaoutari (caution)                  54.
USA  - Sheanon Williams (caution)  72.
FRA - Le Tallec (caution)                     76.
USA - Sheanon Williams (caution)   93+
USA - Sheanon Williams (ejection)  93+

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