U-15 BNT Draws 2-2 Against Newell's Old Boys in 2016 International Festival of Futbol

ROSARIO, Argentina (April 6, 2016) – The Under-15 Boys’ National Team drew Newell’s Old Boys 2-2 during its second match of the 2016 International Festival of Futbol.

The first half brought little action, until the last minute of the half when USA’s Marco Ceja notched the first goal. In the 44th minute, Newell’s Tomas Tolles equalized.

The U.S. regained the lead in the 66th minute off a strike by Cade Hagan. In the last minute of the match, Newell’s Emiliano Ramos scored, finishing the game 2-2.

With the U.S.’s 5-1 victory over Club Atletico Talleres and the draw against Newell’s, the USA will advance to the 2016 International Festival of Futbol final, taking on Uruguay for the title on April 8 at 12:30 p.m. ET.

- U.S. Under-15 Boys’ National Team Match Report –

Match: U.S. Under-15 Boys’ National Team vs. Newell’s Old Boys
Date: April 6, 2016
Competition: 2016 International Festival of Futbol
Venue: Polideportivo Bella Vista; Rosario, Argentina
Kickoff: 2 p.m. ET
Weather: 65 degrees

Scoring Summary:           1              2              F                                                             
Newell’s Old Boys            0              2              2
USA                                       1              1              2

USA – Marco Ceja                                            35th minute
Newell’s – Tomas Tolles                                                44
USA – Cade Hagan                                           66
Newell’s – Emiliano Ramos                          70

Lineups:
USA: 1-Kashope Oladapo; 14-Gilbert Fuentes (2-Peter Stroud, 68), 4-Axel Alejandre, 5-Jake O’Connor (3-Noah Atanda, 53), 8-George Bello; 17-Max Goeggel, 7-Gianluca Busio, 10-Efrain Alvarez (11-Kanoa Kelii, 41); 20-Jack Imperato (16-Mikey Maunsell, 43), 13-Marco Ceja (6-Cade Hagan, 43), 9-Giovanni Reyna
Subs not used: 22-Damian Las, 15-Juan Zuniga, 21-Julian Gaines, 18-James Crath
Head Coach: Dave van den Bergh

Newell’s Old Boys: 1-Adrian Soria; 2-Joequin Moiselo, 3-Tomas Tolles, 4-Agustin Bravado, 5-Pablo Prefado; 6-Valentin Bemitor, 7-Lautaro Alvarez (16-Joaquin Messi, 47), 8-Juan Suarez, 10-Lautaro Alzorn (Santiago Mez, 54); 9-Tomas Barriomuero, 12-Gino Capetti
Subs not used: 11-Martin Pizzi,13-Lucas Mendez, 14-Emiliano Ramos, 15-Jose Suarez, 18-Rodrigo Velezques
Head Coach: Carlos Lilia

Stats Summary: USA/Newell’s
Shots: 10/8
Shots on Goal: 5/5
Saves: 3/3
Corner Kicks: 6/5
Fouls: 5/4
Offside: 1/0

Misconduct Summary:
None

* Match was played with two 35 minute halves.