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Late McInerney Strike Lifts U-17 MNT to Second Win at Copa Macae in Brazil

MACAE, Brazil (July 19, 2009) -- The U.S. U-17 Men's National Team took its second straight win at the Copa Macae in Brazil with a 1-0 victory against Brazil behind Jack McInerney's second goal in as many games. Against Artsul, McInerney's 82nd minute strike held up as the game winner in a 1-0 victory, while Spencer Richey was able to preserve the shutout in goal.

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

Participants: USA U17 MNT v. Artsul Futebol Clube
Competition: XIII Copa Macaé Sub-17
Location: Clube Cidade do Sol – Macaé, BRAZIL
Date: July 19, 2009
Weather: 72 degrees, partly cloudy

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

USA - Jack McInerney (8-Dominick Sarle) 82nd minute

USA: 18-Spencer Richey; 2-Jordan McCrary, 5-Emilio Orozco, 16-Michael Ambrose, 20-Boyd Okwuonu; 13-Nick Palodichuk (11-Alex Shinsky, 47), 14-Sean Davis (10-Luis Gil, 67), 17-Carlos Martinez (7-Riley Wolfe, 55), 19-Juan Agudelo (8-Dominick Sarle, 47); 12-Andrew Craven, 15-Victor Chavez (9-Jack McInerney, 67);
Subs Not Used: 1-Earl Edwards, 3-Tyler Polak, 4-Perry Kitchen
Head Coach: Wilmer Cabrera

ART SUL : 1-Diego Paçanhã; 2-Carleone Da Silva, 3-Robson Pimentel, 4-Diego Santiago, 7-Cicero Machado (18-Andriewerton Barbosa, 75); 5-Alexandre Da Silva, 6-Luan Xavier, 8-Paulo Batista (14-Carlos Laurindo, 21); 9-Cassio Borges, 10-João Dos Santos (19-Eduardo Da Silva, 70);
Subs Not Used: 12-Doglas Moreira, 13-Pedro Garcia, 15-Bruno De Oliveira, 16-Romario Dos Santos, 17-Paulo Barrach, 20-Paulo Da Silva
Head Coach: Jacson Dias