U-19 MNT Falls to France in Copa del Atlantico Tournament

USA Will Play Last Match Against Canary Islands on Feb. 5

LAS PALMAS, Spain (Feb. 4, 2016) The U.S. Under-19 Men’s National Team fell to France 5-0 in its second match of the Copa De Atlantico tournament in the Canary Islands.

This is the first tournament for Friedel since being named head coach of the U-19 team earlier this year. Among the 23-player roster this is the first Youth National Team involvement for 10 players, making this the first tournament for this set of players.

After Copa de Atlantico the U-19’s will prepare for the 2016 Slovakia Cup set to take place from April 25-29.

The USA will take on host Canary Islands on Feb. 5 at Campo Alfonso Silva at 11 a.m. ET.

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

Match: U.S. U-19 MNT ’98  vs. France U-18 MNT
Date: Feb. 3, 2016
Competition: Copa de Atlantico
Venue: Campo Alfonso Silva; Las Palmas, Spain
Kickoff: 11 a.m. ET
Attendance: 300
Weather: 71 degrees

Scoring Summary:           1              2              F

USA                                       0              0              0
FRA                                        2              3              5                

FRA - Maxime Pelican (penalty kick)                        7th minute
FRA - Maxime Pelican (Moussa Haddad)                               20
FRA - Odsonne Edouard (Moussa Haddad)           67
FRA - Odsonne Edouard (Moussa Haddad)           72
FRA - Nicolas Javier (Lorenzo Callegari)                   80 

Lineups:
USA: 12-Kevin Silva; 23-Edwin Munjoma, 14-Tanner Dieterich, 4-Auston Trusty, 21-Grant Robinson (10-David Loera, 79); 20-Terrell Lowe, 6-Eric Calvillo (capt.)(3-John Nelson, 45); 9-Ethan Zubak (18-Brian Saramago, 60), 8-Weston McKinnie (15-Djordje Mihailovic, 79), 17-Pierre Da Silva (16-McKinzie Gaines, 26); 11-Simon Lekressner
Subs not used: 1-Will Pulisic, 2-Reggie Cannon, 5-Hector Montalvo, 7-John Denis, 13-Paxton Pomykal, 19-David Longo, 22-Ben Hale
Head Coach: Brad Friedel

FRA: 1-Loic Badiashile, 14-Adboulaye Sissako (4-Dayotchancuille Upamecano, 71), 15-Rayan Souici (2-Issa Samba, 84), 20-Peter Ouaneh (5-Mamadou Doucoure, 84), 13-Bradlay Danger (3-Chris Masoussa, 45); 21-Lorenzo Callegari, 8-Thimote Cognat (capt.) (6-Jean Ruiz, 45), 9-Mons Bassouamina (19-Arnaud Nordin, 45); 12-Florian Chabrol (7-Alexis Claude-Maurice, 45), 17-Moussa Haddad (22-Nicolas Janvier, 78), 18-Maxime Pelican (11-Odsonne Edouard, 45)
Subs not used: 10-Jeff Reine Adelaide, 16-Luca Zidane
Head Coach: Jean-Claude Giuntini 

Stats Summary: USA / FRA
Shots: 6 / 14
Shots on Goal: 3 / 11
Saves: 6 / 3
Corner Kicks: 4 / 4
Fouls: 9 / 5
Offside: 1 / 2

Misconduct Summary:
N/A

Officials:
Referee- Alexis Carlos Pulido Santana
1st Assistant – Manuel Aboy Rivas
2nd Assistant – Hector J. Suarez Melian
4th Official – Rayco Miguel Marrero Garcia