U.S. Soccer

-U.S. U-20 Men’s National Team Match Report-

Match: U.S. U-20 MNT v. Mexico U-19 MNT
Date: Monday, Oct. 12, 2015
Competition: Four Nations Tournament
Venue: Gazi-Stadion auf der Waldou; Stuttgart, Germany
Kickoff: 12 p.m. local (6 a.m. ET)
Attendance: 800
Weather: 57 degrees; Rain

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

MEX–Andre Aguilar                                                       9th minute
USA–Emmanuel Sabbi (Aaron Herrera)                        18
USA–Mukwelle Akale (Emmanuel Sabbi)                     51
MEX–Jorge Duran (Uriel Antuna)                                  77
MEX–Ronaldo Cisneros (Fernando Cruz)                      83
USA–Mukwelle Akale (penalty kick)                             90+4

Lineups:
USA: 1-Jonathan Klinsmann; 16-Aaron Herrera, 23-Jeremiah Gutjahr, 15-Malcolm Jones (3-Nick Hinds, 70), 18-Marcello Borges; 8-Evan Waldrep (2-James Murphy, 63), 17-Jackson Yueill (14-Collin Fernandez, 82), 10-Mukwelle Akale; 7-Emmanuel Sabbi, 9-Victor Mansaray, 11-Coy Craft
Subs not used: 12-Mason Stadjuhar, 5-Henry Martin, 20-Amirgy Pineda
Head Coach: Omid Namazi

MEX: 1-Jose Hernandez (12-Gustavo Alcala, 45); 2-Jorge Sanchez, 14-Guillermo Jimenez, 3-Juan de Dios Aguayo (capt.) (13-Jorge Duran, 66), 15-Geovanni Rodriguez; 7-Uriel Antuna, 8-Miguel Tapias, 6-Andre Aguilar (16-Emmanuel Ortega, 58), 5-Manuel Mayorga (18-Fernando Cruz, 45); 17-Ricardo Cruz (19-Fernando Gonzalez, 66), 9-Jose Godinez (10-Ronaldo Cisneros, 73)
Subs not used: N/A
Head Coach: Miguel Gomez

Stats Summary: USA / MEX
Shots: 6 / 9
Shots on Goal: 3 / 5
Saves: 2 / 0
Corner Kicks: 4 / 10
Fouls: 21 / 10
Offside: 5 / 2

Misconduct Summary:
MEX–Geovanni Rodriguez (caution)                              33rd minute
USA–Jackson Yueill (caution)                                          74
MEX–Emmanuel Ortega (caution)                                  87

Officials:
Referee: Sandro Scharer
1st Assistant: Zogaj
2nd Assistant: Schaal
4th Official: Alt               

Scoring Summary:
MEX – Ball deflects off defender at top of the box; Andre Aguilar gathers and finishes
USA – Aaron Herrera makes run down side of the field and plays cross into box; Emmanuel Sabbi heads past keeper
USA – Through ball played down field, Emmanuel Sabbi makes the run and plays the ball across the box to Mukwelle Akale for the finish
MEX – Uriel Antuna takes corner, Jorge Duran heads ball in
MEX – Fernando Cruz chips ball back post, Ronaldo Cisneros there for tap in
USA – Hand ball called in box; Mukwelle Akale converts PK

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Twenty-One U-20 Players Called for Four Nation’s Tournament in Germany

CHICAGO (Oct. 6, 2015) – Twenty-one players have been called to represent the U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team at the Four Nation’s Tournament in Germany.

The team will compete against three other nations: Germany on Oct. 6, Scotland on Oct. 9 and Mexico on Oct. 12.

The U-20s were last on the pitch in August, when they travelled to Serbia to compete in the Stevan Vilotic-Cele Tournament; the team finished in fifth place. That served as the first action for the group in this new U-20 cycle. The group started slowly, dropping its first two matches to the host Serbia and France, but concluded with a win against Israel.

Twenty of the players on the roster have ties to the Development Academy. Ten players on the squad play soccer at the collegiate level, while nine players compete for MLS clubs, one player for a Spanish La Liga club, one for an English Premier League Teams, and two for Academy teams. Every player on this roster was born in 1997.

Roster by Position: Detailed Roster
GOALKEEPERS (2): Jonathan Klinsmann (University of California; Newport Beach, Calif.), Mason Stajduhar (Orlando City; Lithia, Fla.)
DEFENDERS (6): Marcello Borges (Michigan; Kearny, N.J), Aaron Herrera (New Mexico; Casa Grande, N.M.), Nick Hinds (Seattle Sounders; Seattle, Wash.), Malcolm Jones (UCLA; Chino Hills, Calif.), Henry Martin (Princeton; New York, N.Y.), James Murphy (Players Development Academy; Scotch Plains, N.J.)
MIDFIELDERS (8): Mukwelle Akale (Villarreal F.C.; Minneapolis, Minn.), Cameron Lindley (Chicago Fire; Carmel, Ind.), Amirgy Pineda (LA Galaxy; Santa Ana, Calif.), Kyle Scott (Chelsea FC; Bristol, England), Evan Waldrep (Creighton; Peoria, Ariz.), Eryk Williamson (Maryland; Alexandria, Va.), Sean Wilson (North Carolina; West Chester, Penn.), Jackson Yueill (UCLA; Bloomington, Minn.)
FORWARDS (5): Coy Craft (FC Dallas; Frisco, Texas), Sebastian Elney (Maryland; Boca Raton, Fla.), Collin Fernandez (Chicago Fire; Downers Grove, Ill.), Victor Mansaray (Seattle Sounders; Des Moines, Wash.), Emmanuel Sabbi (Chicago Magic; Libertyville, Ill.)

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