U-19 MNT Falls to Canary Islands in Last Match of Copa del Atlantico

LAS PALMAS, Spain (Feb. 5, 2016) – The U.S. Under-19 Men’s National Team fell to the Canary Islands in the team’s last match of the Copa del Atlantico Tournament at Campo Alfonso Silva Stadium.

This was the first tournament in charge of the team for Brad Friedel since being named head coach of the U-19 team earlier this year. Additionally this was the first Youth National Team involvement for 10 players, as well as the first tournament together for this set of players.

The team will now prepare for the 2016 Slovakia Cup set to take place from April 25-29.

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

Match: U.S. U-19 MNT ‘98 vs. Canary Islands U-18 MNT
Date: Feb. 5, 2016
Competition: Copa del Atlantico
Venue: Campo Alfonso Silva; Las Palmas, Spain
Kickoff: 11 a.m. ET
Attendance: 450
Weather: 70 degrees

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

CNR - Adrian Suarez Quintana                    71st minute

 

Lineups:
USA: 22-Ben Hale; 2-Reggie Cannon, 5-Hector Montalvo (10-David Loera, 78), 14-Tanner Dieterich (4-Auston Trusty, 45), 3-John Nelson; 8-Weston McKinnie, 6-Eric Calvillo (capt.) (20-Terrell Lowe, 72); 11-Simon Lekressner, 13-Paxton Pomykal, 15-Djordje Mihailovic (23-Eddie Munjoma, 72); 18-Brian Saramago (9-Ethan Zubak, 56)
Subs not used: 1-Will Pulisic, 12-Kevin Silva, 16-McKinze Gaines, 17-Pierre Da Silva, 19-David Longo, 21-Grant Robinson
Head Coach: Brad Friedel

CNR: 13-Carlos Rodriguez Melian; 2-Alberto Melian Castellano, 5-Carlos Quintana Lopez (capt.), 4-Samuel Valenzuela Peraza (3-Alagy Oliverira Diaw, 45), 12-Abrahan Cruz Guillen (16-Derek Medina Armas, 45); 11-Lionel Rodriguez Reyes (17-Victor Bravo Fernandez, 78), 15-Javier Alfonso Bello (14-Josemi Valencia Cardenes, 78), 20-Adib Tejere Ramos; 10-Giovanni Rodriguez Rivero (7-Adrian Suarez Quintana, 54), 19-Cristian Torres Hernandez (8-Santiago Ramirez Cruz, 25), 18-Nestor Martin Fernandez Pena (9-Yeremi Betancort Santana, 61)
Subs not used: 1-Sasha Roche Keziah, 6-Brian Ibarguen Fajardo
Head Coach: David Sosa 

Stats Summary: USA / CNR
Shots: 11 / 4
Shots on Goal: 5 / 4
Saves: 3 / 5
Corner Kicks: 10 / 5
Fouls: 17 / 10
Offside: 2 / 0

Misconduct Summary:
CNR – Abrahan Cruz Guillen (ejection)                   45+2 minute

Officials:
Referee- Ruben Jimenez Gonzalez
Assistant Referee 1 – Saul Ortiz Peres
Assistant Referee 2 – Francisco J. Arencibia Medina
4th Official – Altor Ramirez Ramos