U.S. Soccer

2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship

San Jose y Tibas, Costa Rica

GALLERY: U-20 MNT Makes History by Winning First CONCACAF U-20 Championship Title

Photos from the U.S. U-20 Men's National Team's 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship Final victory over Honduras at Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica, in San Jose. Following a 0-0 draw, the U-20 MNT defeated Honduras 5-3 on penalty kicks, with the winning PK successfully taken by Real Salt Lake defender Danny Acosta. The USA entered the game with a 0-5 record in CONCACAF U-20 tournament championship games. Following the match, U.S. captain Erik Palmer-Brown was awarded the Golden Ball as the tournament’s best player, while Jonathan Klinsmann won the Golden Glove as best goalkeeper. The U-20 MNT now prepares for the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup set to take place May 20-June 11 in Korea Republic, and will learn their group opponents during the tournament draw on March 15. Read more
U-20 MNT Mar 5, 2017

U-20 Men's National Team Claims First CONCACAF U-20 Championship with Shootout Win vs. Honduras

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (March 5, 2017) – The U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team won the 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship by defeating Honduras 5-3 on penalty kicks following a 0-0 draw in Sunday’s Final. After going perfect through the first four rounds of the shootout, Danny Acosta slotted the game-winning penalty kick into the lower left corner to earn the U.S. its first CONCACAF Read more
U-20 MNT Mar 5, 2017

Five Things to Know: Honduras U-20 MNT

The U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team will take on Honduras in the Final of the 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship on Sunday, March 5 at Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica in San Jose. The match will determine the 21st outright CONCACAF tournament winner since 1962, when Mexico won took home the inaugural hardware against Guatemala. Both Honduras and the U.S., along Mexico and Costa Rica, have qu Read more
U-20 MNT Mar 5, 2017

Match Preview: U-20 MNT Seeks First CONCACAF Championship Sunday vs. Honduras

After qualifying for the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Korea Republic with its decisive 2-1 Classification Stage win against El Salvador on Friday, the USA now looks for its first CONCACAF U-20 Championship title, and first regional youth crown for the USA since the 2011 CONCACAF U-17 Championship, when they take on Honduras in Sunday’s Final. The match kicks off at Estadio Nacional de Costa Read more
U-20 MNT Mar 5, 2017

GALLERY: U-20 MNT Books Ticket to FIFA U-20 World Cup with 2-1 Victory vs. El Salvador

Photos from the U.S. U-20 Men's National Team's 2-1 victory against El Salvador at Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica, in San Jose. The USA entered the game needing a win or tie to to qualify for the the 2017 FIFA World Cup Korea Republic and advance to the CONCACAF tournament championship game, and earned their pass to both off of spectacular finishes by Emmanuel Sabbi and Eryk Williamson. The U-20 M Read more
U-20 MNT Mar 4, 2017

U.S. U-20 MNT Clinches Place at 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup with 2-1 Win Against El Salvador

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (March 3, 2017) – The U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team utilized first-half strikes from Emmanuel Sabbi and Eryk Williamson to defeat El Salvador 2-1 and book a place at the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Korea Republic. The victory marked the U-20 MNT’s fourth-straight win at the 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship, and provides the U.S. with an opportunity to e Read more
U-20 MNT Mar 3, 2017

Luca de la Torre and Marlon Fossey Bring Fulham Connection to U-20 MNT

Luca de la Torre and Marlon Fossey play together in Fulham F.C.'s youth ranks and bring their camaraderie and familiarity with each other to the U.S. U-20 MNT. Read more
U-20 MNT Mar 3, 2017

U-20 MNT Looks to Lock Up World Cup Berth vs. El Salvador

The U-20 MNT face El Salvador in the final match of the second group stage at the 2017 CONCACAF Under-20 Men's Championship. With a positive result, the USA can lock up World Cup qualification and also a spot in the tournament final. Read more
U-20 MNT Mar 3, 2017

PREVIEW: U-20 MNT Eyes World Cup Berth, CONCACAF Final Place vs. El Salvador

The U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team continues the task of qualifying for the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Korea Republic on Friday, March 3 with its decisive Classification Stage match against El Salvador. The match kicks off at Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica in San Jose at 6:30 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on Univision Deportes Network and via live stream on the official CONCACAF Facebo Read more
U-20 MNT Mar 3, 2017

Five Things To Know: El Salvador U-20 MNT

On Friday, the U.S. U-20 MNT takes on El Salvador for the right to advance to the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup (6:30 p.m. ET – UDN, CONCACAF Facebook) and the 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship Final. Here are five things to know about the team that stands in the way of the U-20 MNT punching its ticket to Korea Republic. El Salvador: The Country One of many Spanish-speaking countries in Central Read more
U-20 MNT Mar 2, 2017

GALLERY: U-20 MNT Earns 1-0 Victory vs. Mexico in Classification Stage of 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship

Photos from the U.S. U-20 Men's National Team's 1-0 victory against Mexico at Estadio Ricardo Saprissa in Tibás, Costa Rica. A corner kick header from Erik Palmer-Brown was the only goal needed for the USA. The win, in the first game of Classification Stage Group D play of the 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship, gives the USA an early advantage in their quest to qualify for the 2017 World Cup Read more
U-20 MNT Mar 2, 2017

Advancement and Qualification Scenarios for USA at 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship

The U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team took a big step towards earning a place at the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup when they defeated Mexico 1-0 on Monday and in the process, ended El Trí’s 20-match unbeaten run at CONCACAF’s qualifying tournament. While wins against Mexico should always be celebrated, there is still work to be done for Tab Ramos’ group to both book its Read more
U-20 MNT Mar 2, 2017

Five Things to Know About U-20 MNT Forward Brooks Lennon

With four goals and an assist through the USA’s four matches at the 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship, Brooks Lennon has been a key piece in pushing the U-20 MNT to the brink of qualification for this summer’s World Cup in Korea Republic. Here are five things you should know about the U-20 MNT and Real Salt Lake forward: Athletic Genes Before his parents, John and Elizabeth were acc Read more
U-20 MNT Mar 2, 2017

U-20 MNT Controls Own Destiny For World Cup Qualification on Friday vs. El Salvador

On the eve of the U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team Classification Stage clash with El Salvador at the 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship, Tab Ramos has a group rested and prepared for the challenge that lies ahead. With a win or tie against Los Cuscatlecos Friday (6:30 p.m. ET – UDN, CONCACAF Facebook), the U-20 MNT punches their ticket to May’s 2017 FIFA World Cup in Korea Repub Read more
U-20 MNT Mar 2, 2017

Schedule

Results

Date Matchup Result Venue Attendance Goal Scorers
0-0 D 5-3 PKs Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica --
2-1 W Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica 270 Sabbi, Williamson
1-0 W Estadio Ricardo Saprissa; Tibas, Costa Rica Palmer-Brown
4-1 W Estadio Ricardo Saprissa; Tibas, Costa Rica 232 Lennon, Lewis, Saucedo(2)
4-1 W Estadio Nacional; San Jose, Costa Rica 170 Lennon(3), de la Torre
0-1 L Estadio Ricardo Saprissa; Tibas, Costa Rica --

2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship - Feb. 17-March 5 - Costa Rica

PLAYER POS. HT. WT. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE
D 5'11 170 Salt Lake City, Utah Real Salt Lake
M 5-9 146 Wappingers Falls, N.Y. New York Red Bulls
F 6-0 165 Frisco, Texas FC Dallas
F 6'0 175 Bethesda, Md. Portland Timbers
D 5'9 154 Surbiton, England Fulham FC (England)
D 6-1 155 Tucson, Ariz. Real Salt Lake
F 5-7 150 Santa Rosa, Calif. CF Monterrey
M 5-10 160 Bloomington, Ind. Indiana University
D 5-11 155 Casa Grande, Ariz. New Mexico
GK 6-4 180 Newport Beach, Calif. University of California
F 5-10 155 Paradise Valley, Ariz. Real Salt Lake
F 5-8 147 Plantation, Fla. New York City FC
GK 6-1 175 Alamo, Calif. Georgetown
D 6-4 184 Lee's Summit, Mo. Sporting Kansas City
D 6-1 170 Oviedo, Fla. Orlando City SC
F 5-9 150 Libertyville, Ill. UD Las Palmas
M 5-8 150 Park City, Utah Real Salt Lake
M 5-10 165 San Diego, Calif. Fulham FC (England)
D 6-3 185 Media, Pa. Philadelphia Union
M 5-10 150 Alexandria, Va. Maryland

2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship - Feb. 17-March 5 - Costa Rica

Danny Acosta

Position:
Defender

Height:
5'11

Weight:
170

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Salt Lake City, Utah

Club:
Real Salt Lake

Tyler Adams

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-9

Weight:
146

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Wappingers Falls, N.Y.

Club:
New York Red Bulls

Coy Craft

Position:
Forward

Height:
6-0

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Frisco, Texas

Club:
FC Dallas

Jeremy Ebobisse

Position:
Forward

Height:
6'0

Weight:
175

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Bethesda, Md.

Club:
Portland Timbers

Marlon Fossey

Position:
Defender

Height:
5'9

Weight:
154

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Surbiton, England

Club:
Fulham FC (England)

Justen Glad

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-1

Weight:
155

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Tucson, Ariz.

Club:
Real Salt Lake

Jonathan Gonzalez

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-7

Weight:
150

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Santa Rosa, Calif.

Club:
CF Monterrey

Jeremiah Gutjahr

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-10

Weight:
160

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Bloomington, Ind.

Club:
Indiana University

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:
University of California

Brooks Lennon

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-10

Weight:
155

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Paradise Valley, Ariz.

Club:
Real Salt Lake

Jonathan Lewis

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-8

Weight:
147

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Plantation, Fla.

Club:
New York City FC

JT Marcinkowski

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
6-1

Weight:
175

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Alamo, Calif.

Club:
Georgetown

Erik Palmer-Brown

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-4

Weight:
184

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Lee's Summit, Mo.

Club:
Sporting Kansas City

Tommy Redding

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-1

Weight:
170

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Oviedo, Fla.

Club:
Orlando City SC

Emmanuel Sabbi

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-9

Weight:
150

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Libertyville, Ill.

Club:
UD Las Palmas

Sebastian Saucedo

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Weight:
150

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Park City, Utah

Club:
Real Salt Lake

Luca De La Torre

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-10

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

Club:
Fulham FC (England)

Auston Trusty

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-3

Weight:
185

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Media, Pa.

Club:
Philadelphia Union

Eryk Williamson

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-10

Weight:
150

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Alexandria, Va.

Club:
Maryland

Group A

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
Mexico
3
3
0 0 9
0 9
9
Honduras
3
2
1
0 5
2
3
6
Canada 3 1 2 0 2 6 -4 3
Antigua and Barbuda
3
0 3
0 1
9
-8
0

Group B

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
Panama 3
3
0 0 8
1
7
9
United States
3
3
1
0 8
3
5
6
Haiti 3
1
2
0 7
8
-1
3
Saint Kitts and Nevis
3
0 3
0 2
13
-11
0

Group C

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
El Salvador 3
2
1 0 5
3
2
6
 Costa Rica 3
2
1 0 3
2
1
6
Trinidad & Tobago
3
1 1
1 3
3
0
4
Bermuda
3
0 2
1
3
6
-3 1

Group A Schedule

Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
Feb. 17 Honduras vs. Canada 1-0 Estadio Ricardo Saprissa; Tibas, Costa Rica
Feb. 17 Mexico vs. Antigua 3-0
Estadio Ricardo Saprissa; Tibas, Costa Rica
Feb. 20 Antigua vs. Honduras 1-4
Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica
Feb. 20 Mexico vs. Canada 5-0
Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica
Feb. 23 Canada vs. Antigua 3-0
Estadio Ricardo Saprissa; Tibas, Costa Rica
Feb. 23 Honduras vs. Mexico 0-1
Estadio Ricardo Saprissa; Tibas, Costa Rica

Group B Schedule

Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
Feb. 18 St. Kitts vs. Haiti 1-5
Estadio Ricardo Saprissa; Tibas, Costa Rica
Feb. 18 United States vs. Panama 0-1
Estadio Ricardo Saprissa; Tibas, Costa Rica
Feb. 21 Panama vs. St. Kits 4-0
Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica
Feb. 21 United States vs. Haiti 4-1 Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica
Feb. 24 Panama vs. Haiti 3-1
Estadio Ricardo Saprissa; Tibas, Costa Rica
Feb. 24 United States vs. St. Kitts 4-1 Estadio Ricardo Saprissa; Tibas, Costa Rica

Group C Schedule

Date Match Time (et)/Result Venue
Feb. 19 Bermuda vs. Trinidad & Tobago 1-1
Estadio Ricardo Saprissa; Tibas, Costa Rica
Feb. 19 Costa Rica vs. El Salvador 0-1
Estadio Ricardo Saprissa; Tibas, Costa Rica
Feb. 22 El Salvador vs. Bermuda 3-1 Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica
Feb. 22 Costa Rica vs. Trinidad & Tobago 1-0
Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica
Feb. 25 El Salvador vs. Trinidad & Tobago 1-2 Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica
Feb. 25 Costa Rica vs. Bermuda 2-1
Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica

Classification Stage

Group D

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
United States
2 2
0 0 3
1 2
6
Mexico 2 1 1 0 6 2 4 3
El Salvador  2 0 2 0 2 8 -6 0

Group E

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
Honduras
2 2 0 0 4 1 3 6
Costa Rica
1 0 1 0 1 2 -1 0
Panama 1 0 1 0 0 2 -2 0

Classification Stage Schedule

Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
Feb. 27 Mexico vs. United States 0-1 Estadio Ricardo Saprissa; Tibas, Costa Rica
Feb. 27 Panama vs. Honduras 0-2 Estadio Ricardo Saprissa; Tibas, Costa Rica
Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
March 1 Mexico vs. El Salvador 6-1 Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica
March 1 Honduras vs. Costa Rica 2-1 Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica
Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
March 3 El Salvador vs. United States 1-2 Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica
March 3 Panama vs. Costa Rica 1-1 Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica

Final

Date Match Time (ET)/Result Venue
March 5 United States vs. Honduras 0-0 (5-3 PKs) Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica
2017 U-20 CONCACAF Championship
Record: 4-1-1

Player

 Pos.

GP

GS

Min.

G

A

Y/R

Danny Acosta M
5 5
450 0 0 0/0
Tyler Adams M
4 4
301
0 0 0/0
Coy Craft M
6 0 137
0 0 0/0
Jeremy Ebobisse F
5
5
406 0 2
0/0
Marlon Fossey D
6
5
511
0 0 0/0
Justen Glad D
6
6
497 0
0 1/0
Jonathan Gonzalez M
1
0 22
0 0 0/0
Jeremiah Gutjahr M
3 0 33 0 0 0/0
Aaron Herrera D
1
1 29 0 0 0/0
Jonathan Klinsmann GK
5
5
450 0 0 0/0
Brooks Lennon F
6
6
476
4
1
1/0
Jonathan Lewis
M
3
2
149
1
1
0/0
JT Marcinkowski
GK
1
1 90 0 0 0/0
Erik Palmer-Brown
D
6 6
460
1
0 1/0
Tommy Redding
D
6
6
519
0 0 1/0
Emmanuel Sabbi
F
3
1 195
1 0 0/0
Sebastian Saucedo
M
4
3 231
2
0 1/1
Luca de la Torre
M
5
5 428
1
0 1/0
Auston Trusty
D
2 1 133 0 0 1/0
Eryk Williamson
M
6 5
397
1 1 0/0
Own Goal  


0

Totals   6 6
540 11
5 7/1
Opponent Totals   6 6
540 4
3
10/4

2017 U-20 MNT CONCACAF Championship Goalkeeping Statistics

Player Name

GP

GS

Min.

GF

GA

SO

GAA

W-L-T

Jonathan Klinsmann
5 5
450 7
3
2
0.75 3-1-1
JT Marcinkowski
1
1
90
4
1
0 1.00 1-0-0
Totals 6 6
540
11
4 2 0.80 4-1-1
Opponent Totals 6 6
540 4
11
2 2.20 1-4-1

Updated through March 5, 2017

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