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U.S. Draw 1-1 With FC Twente

HENGELO, Holland (April 14, 2005) - The U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team drew 1-1 with FC Twente reserve team this afternoon in their second match during their tour of Holland. The U.S. got a equalizer from Arturo Alvarez in the 78th minute as the midfielder buried a 20-yard free kick.

FC Twente took the lead in the ninth minute when a ball was sent into the box and a shot on goal was deflected by a defender and fell to a forward who buried it past U.S. goalkeeper Quentin Westberg from close range.

Participants: U20 MNT vs. FC Twente
Competition: Friendly
Location: Hengelo, Netherlands
Date: April 14, 2005
Weather: Overcast, 60 degrees

Scoring Summary:
                          1    2      F
USA                  0    1      1
FC Twente        1    0      1

FCT – Hielke Penterman               9th minute
USA – Arturo Alvarez                     78th.

USA – Quentin Westberg (Justin Hughes, 46); Nathan Sturgis, Michael Harrington, Patrick Ianni, Marvell Wynne; Sacha Kljestan; Jeff Harwell (Arturo Alvarez, 35); Benny Feilhaber; Lee Nguyen (Brad Evans, 61); Jacob Peterson; Charlie Davies (Robbie Rogers, 61).

FCT - Chris Wijnterp; Jelmer Rumathe; Jordy Koster; Timothy Cathalina; Manuel Schupp; Sebastian Hoftijzer; Hielke Penterman (Mbemba Conte, 46); Gijs Bodt; Michael Protasewicz; Ruud Bruns; Julius Vehoff.

                      USA     FCT
Shots                9           4
Saves                2          5
Corners             8          0
Fouls               10         11
Offside             4           3

Misconduct: none