U.S. U-19 MNT Falls to Spain 1-0 in First Game of Copa del Atlantico Tournament

USA Back in Action on Feb. 3 Against France

LAS PALMAS, Spain (Feb. 2, 2016) – The U.S. Under-19 Men’s National Team fell to Spain 1-0 in the first match of the Copa del Atlantico tournament in Canary Islands, Spain.

The U-19’s put up a fight, only allowing one goal in the 37th minute after committing a turnover. Unfortunately the U.S. couldn’t capitalize at the other end of the pitch despite carving out its share of chances.

The USA will next go head-to-head with France on Feb. 3, at 11 a.m. ET. Then the U.S. will look ahead to play host Canary Islands on Feb. 5, at 11 a.m. ET. Both matches will be played at Campo Alfonso Silva in Las Palmas, Spain.

U.S. Under-19 Men’s National Team Match Report

Match: U.S. U-19 MNT vs. Spain U-18 MNT
Date: Feb. 2, 2016
Competition: Copa de Atlantico
Venue: Estadio Municipal De Maspalomas; Las Palmas, Spain
Kickoff: 1:30 p.m. ET
Attendance: 275
Weather: 69 degrees

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

ESP- Daniel Olmo                                37th  minute

Lineups:
USA: 1-Will Pulisic; 2-Reggie Cannon (14-Tanner Dieterich, 63), 5-Hector Montalvo, 4-Austun Trusty, 3-John Nelson; 8-Weston McKinnie, 6-Eric Calvillo (capt.)(21-Grant Robinson, 77), 10-David Loera (11-Simon Lekressner, 45); 16-McKinze Gaines (7-John Denis, 45), 17-Pierre Da Silva, 9-Ethan Zubak (18-Brian Saramago, 88)
Subs not used: 12-Kevin Silva, 13-Paxton Pomykal, 15-Djordje Mihailovic, 19-David Longo, 20-Terrell Lowe, 22-Ben Hale, 23-Edwin Munjoma
Head Coach: Brad Friedel

ESP: 13-Alvaro Fernandez; 6-Genaro Rodriguez (20-Aitor Bunuel, 45), 5-Jose Castano, 2-Jose Maria Torres (capt.), 3-Marc Cucurella; 8-Francisco Jose Villalba  (4-Javier Gomez, 61), 14-Jose Garcia (17-Javier Puado Diaz, 61), 16-Pedro Diaz; 7-Daniel Olmo (9-Daniel Villaneuva Rivas, 70), 11-Ruben Fernandez (18-Jonathan Caballero, 70), 19-Francisco Jose Navarro (10-Antonio Islam, 75)
Subs not used: 1-Alejandro Santome Garcia, 12-Jon Sillero, 15-Miguel Montano
Head Coach: Luis De La Fuente

Stats Summary: USA / ESP
Shots: 4 / 6
Shots on Goal: 0 / 3
Saves: 2 / 0
Corner Kicks: 5 / 10
Fouls: 14 / 12
Offside: 3 / 1

Misconduct Summary:
USA – Hector Montalvo (caution)                   90th minute
USA – Tanner Dieterich (caution)                    92

Officials:
Referee - Juan Luis Pulido Santana
1st Assistant – Jose De Lorenzo-Caceres
2nd Assistant – Javier Santana Ramos
4th Official – Hector Bouzas Laconti