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U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team Draws River Plate in Buenos Aires

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Nov. 26, 2007) -- The U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team drew with River Plate, 1-1, on Nov. 26, after their match against Paraguay was canceled.

After the U.S. fell behind in the 55th minute, Amobi Okugo leveled the score in the 72nd minute. Josh Lambo and Larry Jackson split time in goal.

Thomas Rongen's squad will take on Argentina on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Uruguay on Dec. 1, with both games taking place in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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

Participants: U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team vs. River Plate
Competition: Friendly
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Date: November 26, 2007
Weather: Hot & Sunny

Scoring Summary:
                       1   2   F
USA               0   1   1
River Plate   0   1   1

River Plate # 7 55th minute
USA - Amobi Okugo (Jorge Flores) 72nd minute

USA: 1-Josh Lambo (18-Larry Jackson, 46), 15-Kofi Sarkodie (17-Victor Cortez, 46), 5-Gale Agbossoumonde, 4-Kyle Davies (16-Aubrey Perry, 46), 12-Ian Kalis (3-Chris Klute, 46), 13-Jorge Flores, 9-Bryan Arguez (11-Charles Renken, 46), 6-Andrew Giallombardo (14-Amobi Okugo, 46), 2-Anthony Wallace, 8-Ben Speas (7-Pablito Cruz, 46), 10-Abdusalam Ibrahim

Subs Not Used: N/A

Head Coach: Thomas Rongen

River Plate: N/A

Subs Not Used:

Head Coach: N/A

Statistical Summary:

           USA / River Plate
Shots 6 / 9
Saves 5 / 3
Fouls 11 / 9
Corner Kicks 1 / 0
Offside 1 / 1

Misconduct Summary:
River Plate - #7 (caution)     25th Minute