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- U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team Match Report -

Match: United States U-17 Men’s National Team vs. Mexico
Date: Aug. 28, 2016   
Competition: Torneo de Naciones 2016
Venue: CAR (Centro de Alto Rendimiento); Mexico City, Mexico
Kickoff: 11 a.m. ET
Weather: 65 degrees

Scoring Summary:      1          2          F                                             
USA                             1          2          3
MEX                             2          4          6

USA – Ayomide Akinola (Timothy Weah)                                   2nd minute
MEX – Roberto De La Rosa                                         35
MEX – Cesar Huerta                                                    37
USA – Arturo Vasquez (Christopher Durkin)                   48
MEX – Luis Olivas                                                        55
MEX – Roberto De La Rosa                                         74
MEX – Jairo Torres                                                       79
USA – George Acosta (penalty kick)                             89
MEX – Alexis Gutierrez (penalty kick)                            90

Lineups:
USA: 1-Justin Garces; 3-Christopher Gloster, 14-Kelee Cornfield-Saunders, 4-Christopher Durkin (Capt.), 2-Arturo Vasquez (18-Akil Watts, 76); 11-Andrew Carleton, 8-Blaine Ferri (6-Christopher Goslin, 76), 10-George Acosta, 7-Timothy Weah (16-James Sands, 63); 17-Ayomide Akinola, 9-Joshua Sargent (19-Zyen Jones, 76)
Subs Not Used: 12-Alex Budnik, 13-Carlos Asensio, 5-Rayshuan McGann, 15-Jake Arteaga, 20-Adrian Villegas
Head Coach: John Hackworth

MEX: 1-Victor Alcaraz (12-Cesar Lopez, 83); 5-Raul Sandoval (15-Alan Maeda, 83), 4-Luis Olivas (14-Oscar Ortega, 83), 3-Carlos Robles, 13-Sergio Villarreal (16-Isaac Mora, 83); 11-Jesus Perez (19-Diego Lainez, 67), 8-Alexis Gutierrez (Capt.), 6-Marco Ruiz, 7-Jairo Torres; 20-Cesar Huerta (10-Daniel Lopez, 67), 9-Roberto De La Rosa (18-Deivoon Magana, 76)
Subs Not Used: 2- Adrian Vazquez, 17- Luis Gamiz
Head Coach: Mario Arteaga

Stats Summary: USA / MEX
Shots: 7 / 22
Shots on Goal: 5 / 18
Saves: 12 / 3
Fouls: 10 / 10
Corners: 3 / 11
Offsides: 1 / 3

Misconduct Summary:
USA – Arturo Vasquez (Caution)                                               57th minute
MEX – Isaac Mora (Caution)                                         87

Officials:
Referee: Orlando Victorio
Assistant Referee: Rodrigo Vences
Assistant Referee: Brandon Campillo
Fourth Official: Gerardo Mercado

Please note: Match was 90 minutes on natural grass at altitude.

U-17 MNT Head Coach John Hackworth Names 20-Player Roster for 2016 Torneo de Naciones

CHICAGO (Aug. 23, 2016) - U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team head coach John Hackworth named a 20-player roster to compete in the 2016 Torneo de Naciones, set to take place Aug. 22-29, in Mexico City, Mexico.

The USA will face Portugal on Aug. 25, Qatar on Aug. 26, and finish the tournament against Mexico on Aug. 28.

The roster is made up of 20 players who recently trained in Utah, playing against Utah Valley University and RSL Monarchs.

This will be the second tournament of the summer after the U-17’s made it to the title match in the 2016 AIFF Youth Cup in India last May.

Roster by Position:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Alexander Budnik (Sockers FC; Arlington Heights, Ill.), Justin Garces (Kendall FC; Miami, Fla.)
DEFENDERS (6): Jake Arteaga (LA Galaxy; Glendora, Calif.), Carlos Asensio (Atlanta United; Roswell, Ga.), Kelee Cornfield-Saunders (LA Galaxy; San Marcos, Calif.), Christopher Gloster (New York Red Bulls; Montclair, N.J.), Rayshaun McGann (Philadelphia Union; Royal Palm Beach, Fla.), Arturo Vasquez (FC Golden State; Mira Loma, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (7): George Acosta (Weston FC; Hollywood, Fla.), Christopher Durkin (D.C. United; Glen Allen, Va.), Blaine Ferri (Solar Chelsea SC; Southlake, Texas), Christopher Goslin (Atlanta United; Locust Grove, Ga.), James Sands (New York Soccer Club; Rye, N.Y.), Adrian Villegas (Portland Timbers; Hood River, Ore.), Akil Watts (IMG Academy; Fort Wayne, Ind.)
FORWARDS (5): Ayomide Akinola (Toronto FC; Brampton, Ontario), Andrew Carleton (Atlanta United; Powder Springs, Ga.), Zyen Jones (Atlanta United; Clarkston, Ga.), Joshua Sargent (St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouri; O’Fallen, Mo.), Timothy Weah (Paris Saint-Germain; Rosedale, N.Y.)

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