U.S. Soccer

2016 U20MNT NTC Invitational

Carson, Calif.
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MNT on TV: Pulisic, Johnson Face Off in Bundesliga Saturday

U.S. Men’s National Team players will have one last chance to make their case for October’s decisive World Cup Qualifying roster this weekend. Here’s a look at what to watch.

  • Fresh off his second goal of the season in Wednesday’s 3-0 win vs. Hamburg, Christian Pulisic and Borussia Dortmund host Fabian Johnson and Borussia Mönchengladbach on Saturday (12:30 p.m. ET; FS2).
  • On Sunday, DeAndre Yedlin looks for his second-straight start as Newcastle United visits Premier League newbies Brighton (11 a.m. ET; NBCSN, Telemundo).
  • At noon, Bobby Wood and Hamburg look to turn back two successive defeats when they take on Bayer Leverkusen (12 p.m. ET; FS2).
  • Close the weekend with a triple-header of M.L.S. action on the FOX networks beginning with Matt Besler, Graham Zusi and 2017 U.S. Open Cup champs Sporting KC hosting Gyasi Zardes and LA Galaxy (1 p.m. ET; FOX, FOX Deportes, MLS Live)
  • At 5 p.m., Brad Guzan and Atlanta United look to go five games unbeaten at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium when they welcome Montreal Impact (5 p.m. ET; FOX, FOX Deportes, MLS Live).
  • Finally, fresh off his two-goal and assist performance last week, Dom Dwyer will try to keep Orlando City SC’s playoff hopes alive with a trip to take on Darlington Nagbe and Portland Timbers (8 p.m. ET; FS1, FOX Deportes).
  • NOTE: Due to this week’s devastating earthquake in Mexico, all Liga MX matches have been postponed this weekend.

Check out the full weekend schedule below:

All Times Eastern

Saturday, Sept. 23

Timmy Chandler

RB Leipzig vs. Eintracht Frankfurt

9:30 a.m.

FOX Soccer Match Pass

Christian Pulisic, Fabian Johnson

Borussia Dortmund vs. Borussia Mönchengladbach

12:30 p.m.

FS2

Eric Lichaj

Aston Villa vs. Nottingham Forest

12:30 p.m.

ESPN3

Sean Johnson, DaMarcus Beasley

New York City FC vs. Houston Dynamo

3 p.m.

UniMas

Juan Agudelo, Michael Bradley, Justin Morrow

New England Revolution vs. Toronto FC

5 p.m.

MLS Live

Bill Hamid, Paul Arriola, Chris Wondolowski

D.C. United vs. San Jose Earthquakes

7 p.m.

MLS Live

Alejandro Bedoya, Chris Pontius, Dax McCarty

Philadelphia Union vs. Chicago Fire

7 p.m.

MLS Live

Kellyn Acosta, Matt Hedges, Jesse Gonzalez

Minnesota United FC vs. FC Dallas

8 p.m.

MLS Live

Nick Rimando, Clint Dempsey, Cristian Roldan

Real Salt Lake vs. Seattle Sounders FC

9:30 p.m.

MLS Live

Tim Howard

Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Colorado Rapids

10 p.m.

MLS Live

Sunday, Sept. 24

DeAndre Yedlin

Brighton vs. Newcastle United

11 a.m.

NBCSN, Telemundo

Bobby Wood

Bayer Leverkusen vs. Hamburg

12 p.m.

FS2

Matt Besler, Graham Zusi, Gyasi Zardes

Sporting KC vs. LA Galaxy

1 p.m.

FOX, FOX Deportes, MLS Live

Brad Guzan

Atlanta United FC vs. Montreal Impact

5 p.m.

FOX, FOX Deportes, MLS Live

Darlington Nagbe, Dom Dwyer

Portland Timbers vs. Orlando City SC

8 p.m.

FS1, FOX Deportes

Injury List

Jozy Altidore

Toronto FC

Lower Body Tightness

Geoff Cameron

Stoke City

Hamstring Injury

Jordan Morris

Seattle Sounders FC

Hamstring Injury

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Schedule

Results

Date Matchup Result Venue Attendance Goal Scorers
2-1 W Glenn "Mooch" Myernick Field; Carson, Calif. Saucedo, Ebobisse
4-0 W Glenn "Mooch" Myernick Field; Carson, Calif. Young, Acosta, Ebobisse, Craft
2-0 W Glenn "Mooch" Myernick Field; Carson, Calif. Ebobisse, Saucedo

2016 U-20 Men's NTC Invitational

PLAYER POS. HT. WT. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE
D 5'11 170 Salt Lake City, Utah Real Salt Lake
F 5-4 115 Minneapolis, Minn. Villareal CF
D 6-0 162 Norwalk, Calif. LA Galaxy
D 5-9 150 Kearny, NJ. Michigan
F 6-0 165 Glade Spring, Va. FC Dallas
M 5-9 140 San Diego, Calif. Fulham FC (England)
F 6'0 175 Bethesda, Md. Duke
D 5'9 154 Surbiton, England Fulham FC (England)
D 5-11 155 Casa Grande, Ariz. New Mexico
GK 6-4 180 Newport Beach, Calif. Univeristy of California
D 5'9 160 Montclair, N.J. Ohio State
M 6-0 170 Des Moines, Wash. Seattle Sounders FC
GK 5-11 164 Alamo, Calif. Georgetown
M 5-5 127 Little Elm, Texas FC Dallas
D 6'2 185 Arlington, Mass. Syracuse
F 5-7 145 Casa Grande, Ariz. Veracruz
D 6-2 171 Media, Pa. Bethlehem Steel
F 6-3 175 Chula Vista, Calif. Club Tijuana
M 5-10 150 Alexandria, Va. Maryland
F 5'8 148 Berlin, N.J. PDA
M 5-10 140 Bloomington, Minn. UCLA

2016 U-20 Men's NTC Invitational

Danny Acosta

Position:
Defender

Height:
5'11

Weight:
170

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Salt Lake City, Utah

Club:
Real Salt Lake

Mukwelle Akale

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-4

Weight:
115

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Minneapolis, Minn.

Club:
Villareal CF

Hugo Arellano

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-0

Weight:
162

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Norwalk, Calif.

Club:
LA Galaxy

Marcello Borges

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-9

Weight:
150

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Kearny, NJ.

Club:
Michigan

Coy Craft

Position:
Forward

Height:
6-0

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Glade Spring, Va.

Club:
FC Dallas

Luca De La Torre

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-9

Weight:
140

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

Club:
Fulham FC (England)

Jeremy Ebobisse

Position:
Forward

Height:
6'0

Weight:
175

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Bethesda, Md.

Club:
Duke

Marlon Fossey

Position:
Defender

Height:
5'9

Weight:
154

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Surbiton, England

Club:
Fulham FC (England)

Aaron Herrera

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-11

Weight:
155

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Casa Grande, Ariz.

Club:
New Mexico

Jonathan Klinsmann

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
6-4

Weight:
180

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Newport Beach, Calif.

Club:
Univeristy of California

Andrew Lombard

Position:
Defender

Height:
5'9

Weight:
160

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Montclair, N.J.

Club:
Ohio State

Victor Mansaray

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
6-0

Weight:
170

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Des Moines, Wash.

Club:
Seattle Sounders FC

JT Marcinkowski

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
5-11

Weight:
164

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Alamo, Calif.

Club:
Georgetown

Weston McKinnie

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-5

Weight:
127

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Little Elm, Texas

Club:
FC Dallas

Miles Robinson

Position:
Defender

Height:
6'2

Weight:
185

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Arlington, Mass.

Club:
Syracuse

Sebastian Saucedo

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-7

Weight:
145

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Casa Grande, Ariz.

Club:
Veracruz

Auston Trusty

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-2

Weight:
171

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Media, Pa.

Club:
Bethlehem Steel

Brandon Vazquez

Position:
Forward

Height:
6-3

Weight:
175

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Chula Vista, Calif.

Club:
Club Tijuana

Eryk Williamson

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-10

Weight:
150

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Alexandria, Va.

Club:
Maryland

Isaiah Young

Position:
Forward

Height:
5'8

Weight:
148

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Berlin, N.J.

Club:
PDA

Jackson Yueill

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-10

Weight:
140

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Bloomington, Minn.

Club:
UCLA

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
USA 3
3 0 0 8 1 7 9
Japan 3 1 1 1 4 2 2 4
Panama 3
0 1 2 0 4
-4 2
Costa Rica
3 0 2 1 0 5 -5 1

USA Schedule

Date Match Time/Result Venue
June 29 Panama vs. Japan
0-0
Glenn "Mooch" Myernick Field
June 29
USA vs. Costa Rica
2-0
Glenn "Mooch" Myernick Field
July 1
Japan vs. Costa Rica
3-0
Glenn "Mooch" Myernick Field
July 1
USA vs. Panama
4-0
Glenn "Mooch" Myernick Field
July 3
Costa Rica vs. Panama
0-0
Glenn "Mooch" Myernick Field
July 3
USA vs. Japan
2-1
Glenn "Mooch" Myernick Field

2016 U-20 Men's NTC Invitational Statistics


Record: 3-0-0

Player

GP

GS

Min.

G

A

Pts

Y/R

Acosta, Danny
3
3
187 1 0 2 1/0
Akale, Mukwelle
3 1 111 0 0 0 0/0
Arellano, Hugo
3 1 104 0 0 0 0/0
Borges, Marcello
2 2 180 0 0 0 0/0
Craft, Coy 2 1 88 1 0 2 0/0
De La Torre, Luca
2 2 145 0 2 2 0/0
Ebobisse, Jeremy
3 3 230 3 2 8 0/0
Fossey, Marlon
3 2 170 0 0 0 0/0
Herrera, Aaron
2 1 100 0 0 0 1/0
Klinsmann, Jonathan
2 2 180 0 0 0 0/0
Lombard, Andrew 1 0 23 0 0 0 0/0
Marcinkowski, JT 1 1 90 0 0 0 0/0
Mansaray, Victor
3 0 48 0 0 0 1/0
Robinson, Miles
3 3 270 0 0 0 0/0
Saucedo, Sebastian
3 3 229 2 0 4 2/0
Trusty, Auston
3 3 247 0
0 0 2/0
Vazquez, Brandon 2 0 45 0 1 1 0/0
Williamson, Eryk
3 3 258 0 0 0 1/0
Young, Isaiah
3 2 170 0 1 1 1/0
Yueill, Jackson
3 0 95 0 0 0 0/0








































Own Goal

0

Totals

3
3 270 8 6
22 9/0

Opponent Totals

3 3 270 1 0 2 8/1

2016 U-20 Men's NTC Invitational Goalkeeping Statistics

Player Name

GP

GS

Min.

GF

GA

SO

GAA

W-L-T

Klinsmann, Jonathan 2
2 180
4 1 1 0.50 2-0-0
Marcinkowski, JT
1 1 90 4 0 1 0.00 1-0-0









Totals

3
3 270 8 1 2 0.33
3-0-0

Opponent Totals

3 3 270 1 8 0 2.67
0-3-0

Updated through July 5, 2016


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