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U.S. Under-20 MNT Draws Argentina in Buenos Aires

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Nov. 28, 2007) -- After falling behind on an 11th minute penalty kick,  the U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team came away with a draw against Argentina as part of their foreign training camp in Buenos Aires.

Jorge Flores, who set up the game-tying goal in the team's first match against River Plate's youth squad, scored the equalizer against the host country in the 72nd minute, finishing a Pablito Cruz cross from the right side. 

The U.S. will play the final game of their  tour of Argentina on Dec. 1 against Uruguay in Buenos Aires.

U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team Match Report

Participants: USA U20 MNT vs. Argentina
Competition: Friendly
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date: November 28, 2007
Weather: Hot & Sunny

Scoring Summary:
          1  2  F
USA  1  0  1
ARG  1  0  1

ARG       # 9                                                11th minute
USA       Jorge Flores (Pablito Cruz)      72.

USA: 1-Josh Lambo, 3-Chris Klute( 15-Kofi Sarkodie, 66), 5-Gale Agbossoumonde, 4-Kyle Davies, 17-Victor Cortez, 2-Anthony Wallace, 14-Amobi Okugo, 6-Andrew Giallombardo (9-Bryan Arguez, 46), 13-Jorge Flores (11-Charles Renken, 74), 7-Pablito Cruz (12-Ian Kalis, 46), 10-Abdusalam Ibrahim(8-Ben Speas, 65)

Subs Not Used: 18-Larry Jackson, 16-Aubrey Perry

Head Coach: Thomas Rongen

ARG: Fernando Monetti, Emanuel Martinez, Federico Fernandez, Fernando Meza, Emir Saul Falccioli, Cristian Gaitan, Ezequiel Benavidez, Gonzalo Cabrera, Javier Carrasco, Gabrial Rodriguez, Gustavo Hernandez

Subs Not Used: N/A

Head Coach: Sergio Batista.

Statistical Summary:

            USA / ARG
Shots 6 / 5
Saves 3 / 2
Fouls 9 / 8
Corner Kicks 1 / 0
Offside 1 / 1

Misconduct Summary: