GOA, India (May 20, 2016) – The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team shutout India 4-0 in its second match at the 2016 AIFF Youth Cup.
The USA started its goal spree in the 28th minute as Will Sands got on the score board with the assist by Andrew Carleton. In the 39th minute, Sands and Carleton combined for another goal to earn Sands a brace, and Carleton earning his second assist. Seconds before halftime, the USA’s Chandler Vaugh made it 3-0, thanks to Kevin Negrete with the assist.
The U.S. continued to control the second half as Negrete got on the board when Arturo Vasquez assisted the forward.
After the win, the U.S. jumped up to second place in the tournament standings with four points, just one point shy of first place team Tanzania, which has played a game more. South Korea sits just below the USA with four points as it has a worse goal difference, Malaysia dropped to fourth place with one point and India rounds out the standings in last place, earning one point with a negative six goal differential.
The USA will face South Korea on May 21 in its third match.
- U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team Match Report –
Match: U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team vs. India
Date: May 19, 2016
Competition: AIFF Youth Cup 2016
Venue: Tilak Maidan; Goa, India
Kickoff: 10:30 a.m. ET (8 p.m. local)
Weather: 100 degrees
Scoring Summary: 1 2 F
USA 3 1 4
IND 0 0 0
USA - Will Sands (Andrew Carleton) 28th minute
USA - Will Sands (Andrew Carleton) 39
USA - Chandler Vaughn (Kevin Negrete) 45
USA - Kevin Negrete (Arturo Vasquez) 56
USA: 12-Alex Budnik; 21-Chandler Vaughn, 13-Rayshaun McGann, 15-Jake Arteaga, 18-Arturo Vasquez; 16-James Sands, 8-Blaine Ferri (9-Joshua Sargent, 73), 10-George Acosta (capt.) (20-Adrian Villegas, 59); 19-William Sands, 23-Kevin Negrete, 11-Andrew Carleton (17-Niccolo Lemoine, 53)
Subs not used: 1-Justin Garces, 2-Jean-Julien Foe Nuphaus, 3-Christopher Gloster, 4-Christopher Durkin, 5-Tyler Shaver, 6-Christopher Goslin, 7-Ayomide Akinola, 14-Jaylin Lindsay, 22-Quantrell Jones
Head coach: John Hackworth
IND: 1-Mohammed Nawaz; 20-Gaston Dsilva (24-Mohamad Rakip, 60), 3-Jitendra Singh, 12-Mohammed Sarif Khan, 37-Reamsochung Chongompipa Aimol; 8-Amarjit Singh Kiyam (capt.), 6-Suresh Singh Wangja, 10-Komai Thatai; 2-Boris Singh Thangjam,9- Aman Chetri (21-Ninganba Singh Akoijam, 62), 7-Khumanthem Ninthoinganba Meetei (11-Aniket Anil Jadhav, 54)
Subs not used: 48-Tamal Naskar, 19-Saurabh Meher, 18-Joseph Vanlalhruaia, 17-Sanjeev Stalin, 13-Nongthombam Joysana Singh, 5-Hendry Antonay, 31-Narender, 47-Prabhsukhan Singh Gill
Head coach: Nicolai Pjotr Ivan Adam
Statistics: USA/ IND
Shots: 14 / 6
SOG: 7 / 3
Fouls: 9 / 8
Corner Kicks: 4 / 2
Offside: 11 / 1
USA - Rayshaun McGann 24th minute
USA - George Acosta 55
USA - Adrian Villegas 76
Referee: Priyobarta Singh Langpoklakpam
Assistant Referee: Suman Majumdar
Assistant Referee: Ricky Marshal Synnah
Fourth official: Marx Johndondok Nongsiej