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Pelosi Hat Trick Leads U.S. to 6-0 Win In Final Qualifying Preparation Match


BRADENTON, Fla. (Feb. 5, 2011) -- The U.S. U-17 Men's National Team topped Honduras 6-0 in the final international friendly before head coach Wilmer Cabrera names his roster for the the CONCACAF U-17 Championship in Jamaica. A hat trick from Marc Pelosi, and one goal each from Mobi Fehr, Alejandro Guido and Dillon Serna paved the way for the U.S. team on their home fields at IMG Academies.

Goalkeeper Fernando Pina played 90 shutout minutes, while Cabrera used eight subs in taking full advantage of one of his fina opportunities for player evaluation before departing for Jamaica on Feb. 12. The U.S. opens Group B play at the CONCACAF Championship, which will send four teams to the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Mexico, on Feb. 14 against Cuba and continues on Feb. 18 versus Panama. The all-important quarterfinal will be played on Feb. 22, with the winners of the four quarterfinal matches advancing to Mexico.

 

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

Participants: U.S. U-17 MNT v. Honduras 
Competition: International Friendly
Location: Bradenton, Fla.
Date: Feb. 5, 2011
Weather: 68 degrees, cloudy, light rain

Scoring Summary:
            1    2    F
USA      4    2    6
HON      0    0    0

USA - Mobi Fehr (Alejandro Guido) 20th minute
USA - Marc Pelosi 23rd
USA - Marc Pelosi (Nathan Smith) 24th
USA - Alejandro Guido (Nathan Smith) 32nd
USA - Dillon Serna 46th
USA - Marc Pelosi (Jordan Allen) 64th

Lineups:
USA: 1-Fernando Pina; 3-Kellyn Acosta, 2-Andrew Souders, 6-Mobi Fehr (12-Zach Carroll, 66), 4-Nathan Smith (19-Michael King, 58); 8-Esteban Rodriguez (16-Jordan Allen, 58), 5-Matt Dunn (14-Tarik Salkicic, 45), 10-Alejandro Guido (20-Dillon Serna, 33), 11-Marc Pelosi (13-Daniel Flores, 66); 7-Alfred Koroma (17-Mario Rodriguez, 46), 9-Jack McBean (15-Andrew Oliver, 46);
Subs Not Used: 18-Kendall McIntosh
Head Coach: Wilmer Cabrera

HON: 12-Roberto Lopez; 13-Danery Barralaga, 19-Joshua Nieto, 5-Jeffry Flores, 6-Eder Velasquez; 7-Kelvin Nunez (15-Carlos Leonel Benedith, 31, 18-Carlos Andrade, 50), 16-Arnaldo Alvarado (17-Ramon Amador, 31), 20-Jose Escalante (14-Tony Cerrato, 52), 8-Manuel Mejia; 4-Brayan Roches (11-David Carranza, 50), 10-Oscar Roque;
Subs Not Used: 1-Allan Torres Arias, 2-Tulio Cruz, 3-Cesar Yearwood, 9-Julio Moncada
Head Coach:

Statistical Summary:
       USA / HON
Shots 13 / 3
Shots on goal 7 / 1
Saves 1 / 1
Corner Kicks 3 / 0
Fouls 7 / 15
Offsides 5 / 3

Misconduct Summary:
HON - Jeffry Flores (caution)                 16th minute
HON - Arnaldo Alvarado (caution)         19
HON - Manuel Mejia (caution)                26
HON - Oscar Roque (sent off)                28
HON - Carlos Leonel Benedith (caution)  47
USA - Tarik Salkicic (caution)                 60 

 

 

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