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U-23 WNT Downs Ireland 3-0 at U.S. Soccer NTC as Gibbons Scores Twice, Payne Once

CHICAGO (Jan. 25, 2016) – The U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team defeated the Republic of Ireland 3-0 in a friendly match at the U.S. Soccer National Training Center in Carson, California.

All three goals were scored by Duke University players as Christina Gibbons scored in the 19th and 42nd minutes sandwiched around a goal from Toni Payne in the 39th.

Ireland, which fell 5-0 to the USA’s senior side on Saturday in San Diego, fielded a younger squad than at Qualcomm Stadium. The U.S. lineup featured four current NWSL players and four players taken in the recent 2016 NWSL Draft.

Gibbons, who represented the USA at the 2014 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup, opened the scoring after she ran onto a cross from USC’s Kayla Mills from right wing. Gibbons snuck between defenders to tap home a volley into the lower left corner.

Washington Spirt defender Caprice Dydasco set up the second goal, streak down the left wing before crossing on the ground into the slot for Payne to finish.

Just before halftime, a nice passing sequence sprung former UCLA forward Taylor Smith free into the left side of the penalty box. She drew the goalkeeper to the near post and then unselfishly slipped a pass on the ground back to the far post where Gibbons finished into the open net from close range.

Goalkeeper Abby Smith, who was taken in the third round at No. 27 overall by the Boston Breakers, made several excellent saves to earn the shutout. Western New York Flash defender Abby Dahlkemper captained the USA.

U.S. U-23 Women’s National Team Match Report

Match: U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team vs. Republic of Ireland Women’s National Team
Date: Jan. 25, 2016
Competition: International Friendly
Venue: StubHub Center, Field #4, Carson, Calif. 

Scoring Summary:             1          2          F
USA U-23                            3          0          3
IRL                                       0          0          0

USA – Christina Gibbons (Kayla Mills)                   19th minute
USA – Toni Payne (Caprice Dydasco)                      39
USA – Christina Gibbons (Taylor Smith)                 42

Lineups:
USA:
18-Abby Smith; 11-Kayla Mills (21-Samantha Witteman, 46), 5-Abby Dahlkemper (capt.), 16-Kristen McNabb (15-Erica Skroski, 61), 3-Caprice Dydasco; 19-Taylor Smith (7-McKenzie Meehan, 46), 10-Andi Sullivan (capt.) (23-Alexis Shaffer, 61), 14-Christina Gibbons, 12-Toni Payne (4-Shae Groom, 46); 22-Havana Solaun (6-Tyler Lussi, 46), 8-Makenzy Doniak
Subs Not Used: 1-Jane Campbell, 2-Marti Corby, 9-Josee Stiever, 13-Mallory Weber, 17-Gabby Seiler, 20-Christen Westphal, 24-Katelyn Rowland, 25-Murielle Tiernan

Head Coach: Janet Rayfield

IRL: 16-Niamh Reid Burke; 20-Grace Wright (13-Stephanie Roche, 46), 14-Jessica Gleeson (4-Louise Quinn, 46), 22-Savannah McCarthy, 5-Ciara Rossiter (2-Sophie Perry, 46); 12-Siobhan Killeen (10-Denise O'Sullivan, 46); 18-Megan Connolly, 17-Meabh De Burca (capt.), 11-Julie Ann Russell, 7-Diane Caldwell 19-Clare Shine
Subs Not Used: 1-Eve Dadana, 3-Megan Campbell, 6-Karen Duggan, 8-Aine O'Gorman, 9-Ruesha Littlejohn 15-Katie McCabe
Head Coach: Sue Ronin
 

Stats Summary: USA / IRL
Shots: 19 / 5
Shots on Goal: 9 / 3
Saves: 3 / 6
Corner Kicks: 8 / 0
Fouls: 9 / 7
Offside: 0 / 0 

Misconduct:
None

Officials:
Referee: Israel Fernandez (USA)
Assistant Referee 1: Kristen Patterson (USA)
Assistant Referee 2: Samantha Martinez (USA)  
Fourth Official: Lexi Farmer (USA)

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U.S. U-23 Women’s National Team Match Report

Match: U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team vs. Republic of Ireland Women’s National Team
Date: Jan. 25, 2016
Competition: International Friendly
Venue: StubHub Center, Field #4, Carson, Calif. 

Scoring Summary:             1          2          F
USA U-23                            3          0          3
IRL                                       0          0          0

USA – Christina Gibbons (Kayla Mills)                   19th minute
USA – Toni Payne (Caprice Dydasco)                      39
USA – Christina Gibbons (Taylor Smith)                 42

Lineups:
USA:
18-Abby Smith; 11-Kayla Mills (21-Samantha Witteman, 46), 5-Abby Dahlkemper (capt.), 16-Kristen McNabb (15-Erica Skroski, 61), 3-Caprice Dydasco; 19-Taylor Smith (7-McKenzie Meehan, 46), 10-Andi Sullivan (capt.) (23-Alexis Shaffer, 61), 14-Christina Gibbons, 12-Toni Payne (4-Shae Groom, 46); 22-Havana Solaun (6-Tyler Lussi, 46), 8-Makenzy Doniak
Subs Not Used: 1-Jane Campbell, 2-Marti Corby, 9-Josee Stiever, 13-Mallory Weber, 17-Gabby Seiler, 20-Christen Westphal, 24-Katelyn Rowland, 25-Murielle Tiernan

Head Coach: Janet Rayfield

IRL: 16-Niamh Reid Burke; 20-Grace Wright (13-Stephanie Roche, 46), 14-Jessica Gleeson (4-Louise Quinn, 46), 22-Savannah McCarthy, 5-Ciara Rossiter (2-Sophie Perry, 46); 12-Siobhan Killeen (10-Denise O'Sullivan, 46); 18-Megan Connolly, 17-Meabh De Burca (capt.), 11-Julie Ann Russell, 7-Diane Caldwell 19-Clare Shine
Subs Not Used: 1-Eve Dadana, 3-Megan Campbell, 6-Karen Duggan, 8-Aine O'Gorman, 9-Ruesha Littlejohn 15-Katie McCabe
Head Coach: Sue Ronin
 

Stats Summary: USA / IRL
Shots: 19 / 5
Shots on Goal: 9 / 3
Saves: 3 / 6
Corner Kicks: 8 / 0
Fouls: 9 / 7
Offside: 0 / 0 

Misconduct:
None

Officials:
Referee: Israel Fernandez (USA)
Assistant Referee 1: Kristen Patterson (USA)
Assistant Referee 2: Samantha Martinez (USA)  
Fourth Official: Lexi Farmer (USA)

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Julian Araujo Replaces Ayo Akinola on USA's U-20 World Cup Roster

CHICAGO (May 22, 2019) — U.S. forward Ayo Akinola has been ruled out of the 2019 FIFA Under-20 World Cup due to an ankle injury. After FIFA granted U.S. Soccer’s request to have Akinola replaced, LA Galaxy defender Julian Araujo has been added to the 21-player roster for the World Cup.

Per regulations, an injured player may be replaced on the roster up to 24 hours prior to a team's opening match. The replacement must come from the 50-player provisional roster and approved by the tournament medical committee.

Araujo was a part of the U.S. squad that won the 2018 Concacaf Under-20 Championship last November, picking up an assist in two group stage starts. Most recently, the 17-year-old played in two friendlies for the U-23 MNT against Egypt and Netherlands in March.

At the club level, Araujo has become a regular contributor for the LA Galaxy this season, logging 289 minutes in five appearances.

The USA kicks off the U-20 World Cup on Friday, May 24 against Ukraine (2:30 p.m. ET; FS1, Universo), faces Nigeria on Monday, May 27 (2:30 p.m. ET; FS1, Universo) and wraps up the group stage on Thursday, May 30 vs. Qatar (2:30 p.m. ET; FS2, Universo).  

2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup Roster by Position (Club; Hometown; U-20 Caps/Goals)
GOALKEEPERS (3): CJ Dos Santos (Benfica/POR; Foxchase, Pa.; 2/0), David Ochoa (Real Salt Lake; Oxnard, Calif.; 4/0), Brady Scott (Köln/GER; Petaluma, Calif.; 9/0)
DEFENDERS (7): Julian Araujo (LA Galaxy; Lompoc, Calif.; 2/0), Sergino Dest (Ajax/NED; Almere-Stad, Netherlands; 8/1), Chris Gloster (Hannover 96/GER; Montclair, N.J.; 11/0), Aboubacar Keita (Richmond Kickers; Columbus, Ohio; 2/0), Mark McKenzie (Philadelphia Union; Bear, Del.; 10/3), Matthew Real (Philadelphia Union; Drexel Hill, Pa.; 10/0), Chris Richards (Bayern Munich/GER; Birmingham, Ala.; 8/0)
MIDFIELDERS (6): Edwin Cerrillo (FC Dallas; Frisco, Texas; 0/0), Chris Durkin (D.C. United; Glen Allen, Va.; 2/0), Richard Ledezma (PSV Eindhoven/NED; Phoenix, Ariz.; 4/0), Alex Mendez (Freiburg/GER; Los Angeles, Calif.; 15/8), Paxton Pomykal (FC Dallas; Highland Village, Texas; 9/3), Brandon Servania (FC Dallas; Dallas, Texas; 8/2)
FORWARDS (5): Konrad De La Fuente (Barcelona/ESP; Miami, Fla.; 2/1), Ulysses Llanez (Wolfsburg/GER; Lynwood, Calif.; 11/7), Justin Rennicks (New England Revolution; South Hamilton, Mass.; 13/6), Sebastian Soto (Hannover 96/GER; San Diego, Calif.; 5/2), Tim Weah (Celtic FC/SCO; Rosedale, N.Y.; 0/0)

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MNT Announces Combined Preparation Camp Roster to Begin Summer

CHICAGO (May 22, 2019) – The U.S. will open its summer schedule with a combined preparation camp with players from the Senior and U-23 Men’s National Teams from May 26-June 2 in Annapolis, Md. The initial group will include senior National Team players who are eligible for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup along with a number of U-23 internationals who are getting ready for their own training camp to be held from June 10-16 in Salt Lake City.

The camp shifts gears the weekend of June 1, when those players not on the provisional Gold Cup roster depart and the senior team players from MLS and the remaining European-based contingent report. The complete MNT camp roster will be announced next week.

The final list of 23 players for the Gold Cup is due by midnight of June 5 and must come from the below provisional roster of 40 players that was submitted May 16 to Concacaf.

PROVISIONAL GOLD CUP ROSTER BY POSITION (Club; Caps/Goals)

GOALKEEPERS (5)Brad Guzan (Atlanta United FC; 60/0), Ethan Horvath (Club Brugge/BEL; 4/1), Sean Johnson (New York City FC; 7/0), Tyler Miller (LAFC; 0/0), Zack Steffen (Columbus Crew SC; 8/0)

DEFENDERS (15): Tyler Adams (RB Leipzig/GER; 10/1), Reggie Cannon (FC Dallas; 2/0), Cameron Carter-Vickers (Tottenham Hotspur/ENG; 7/0), Marlon Fossey (Fulham/ENG; 0/0), Greg Garza (FC Cincinnati; 10/0), Omar Gonzalez (Club Atlas/MEX; 49/3), Andrew Gutman (Charlotte Independence; 0/0), Nick Lima (San Jose Earthquakes; 2/0), Aaron Long (New York Red Bulls; 5/0), Daniel Lovitz (Montreal Impact/CAN; 3/0), Matt Miazga (Chelsea/ENG; 12/1), Tim Ream (Fulham/ENG; 28/1), Antonee Robinson (Everton/ENG; 6/0), Miles Robinson (Atlanta United FC; 0/0), Walker Zimmerman (LAFC; 6/2)

MIDFIELDERS (9)Michael Bradley (Toronto FC/CAN; 145/17), Duane Holmes (Derby County/ENG; 0/0), Sebastian Lletget (LA Galaxy; 9/2), Weston McKennie (Schalke/GER; 8/1), Djordje Mihailovic (Chicago Fire; 2/0), Darlington Nagbe (Atlanta United FC; 25/1), Christian Pulisic (Chelsea/ENG; 25/10), Cristian Roldan (Seattle Sounders FC; 9/0), Wil Trapp (Columbus Crew SC; 15/0) 

FORWARDS (11): Jozy Altidore (Toronto FC/CAN; 110/41), Jonathan Amon (Nordsjælland/DEN; 1/0), Paul Arriola (D.C. United; 19/3), Corey Baird (Real Salt Lake; 3/0), Tyler Boyd (Ankaragücü/TUR; 0/0), Joe Gyau (Duisburg/GER; 2/0), Jonathan Lewis (Colorado Rapids; 4/0), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders FC; 27/5), Christian Ramirez (LAFC; 2/1), Josh Sargent (Werder Bremen/GER; 6/2), Gyasi Zardes (Columbus Crew SC; 44/7) 

“Bringing together senior team players with several of the U-23 internationals gives us a fantastic opportunity to continue to instill our culture and style of play across the National Team programs,” Berhalter said. “We expect it to be a very productive week, and then we look forward to bringing in our full group before the game against Jamaica as we narrow in on the final selections for the Gold Cup roster.”

The U.S. Men’s National Team will open its final preparation phase for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup by hosting a rematch of the 2017 final against Jamaica on June 5 in Washington, D.C. Kickoff for the USA’s first visit to Audi Field is set for 7 p.m. ET, and the match will be broadcast live on FS1, UniMas and UDN.

Making its first visit to Cincinnati, the U.S. Men’s National Team will face Venezuela on June 9 in its final preparation match for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup. Kickoff at Nippert Stadium is set for 2 p.m. ET, and the match will be broadcast on FOX and UniMás.

Fans can follow both matches via U.S. Soccer’s official Facebook, Twitter (@USMNT) and Instagram (@USMNT) accounts.

SUMMER TRAINING CAMP ROSTER BY POSITION (Club; MNT Caps/Goals)
May 26-June 2; Players eligible for the Gold Cup roster are BOLDED

GOALKEEPERS (3): JT Marcinkowski (San Jose Earthquakes; 0/0), Andrew Thomas (Stanford; 0/0), Justin Vom Steeg (LA Galaxy; 0/0)

DEFENDERS (8): Kyle Duncan (New York Red Bulls; 0/0), Cameron Carter-Vickers (Tottenham Hotspur/ENG; 7/0), Marlon Fossey (Fulham/ENG; 0/0), Omar Gonzalez (Atlas/MEX; 49/3), Andrew Gutman (Charlotte independence; 0/0), Matt Miazga (Chelsea/ENG; 12/1), Tim Ream (Fulham; 28/1), Antonee Robinson (Everton/ENG; 6/0)

MIDFIELDERS (4): Duane Holmes (Derby County/ENG; 0/0), Emerson Hyndman (Bournemouth/ENG; 2/0), Keaton Parks (New York City FC; 1/0), Eryk Williamson (Portland Timbers; 0/0)

FORWARDS (6): Jonathan Amon (Nordsjælland/DEN; 1/0), Luca de la Torre (Fulham/ENG; 1/0), Joe Gyau (Duisburg/GER; 2/0), Josh Perez (LAFC; 0/0), Josh Sargent (Werder Bremen/GER; 6/2); Haji Wright (Schalke/GER; 0/0)

SUMMER TRAINING CAMP ROSTER NOTES

  • Part of the 40-player provisional Gold Cup roster, Marlon Fossey, Andrew Gutman and Duane Holmes will look to earn their first caps in the June 5 friendly against Jamaica.
  • Defenders Cameron Carter-Vickers, Matt Miazga and Antonee Robinson each come to camp after successful loan stints in the English League Championship.
  • Having joined Reading on loan from Chelsea in January, Miazga helped the Royals to a 5-4-9 record and 24 points across their final 18 matches, one point more than what the club had achieved in its previous 26 games as they staved off relegation.
  • Carter-Vickers made 33 appearances across all competitions while on loan with Swansea City, helping the Welsh-based club to a 10th place league finish.
  • After suffering an ankle injury during the MNT’s November camp, Robinson returned strong in the second half of the season for Wigan Athletic, finishing the campaign with 26 appearances across all competitions.
  • Set to appear in his first U.S. National Team camp, Holmes has collected two goals in 27 appearances for Derby County, while helping the Rams to the English League Championship’s Promotion Playoff Final on Monday against Aston Villa.
  • Having returned to the MNT in March, Tim Ream finished the 2018-19 English Premier League season with 29 appearances for Fulham.
  • Omar Gonzalez closed the 2019 Liga MX Clausura having played in 16 of a possible 21 matches for Atlas.
  • Having debuted in the MNT’s 1-1 draw with Peru last October, winger Jonathan Amon has registered five goals and two assists in 25 matches this season for Danish Superliga side Nordsjælland.
  • Winger Joe Gyau returns to MNT camp for the first time since 2014, coming off a campaign that saw him play in 24 matches and score two goals for 2.Bundesliga side Duisburg.
  • Thirteen players are age-eligible for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo: Jonathan Amon, Cameron Carter-Vickers, Luca de la Torre, Kyle Duncan, Marlon Fossey, JT Marcinkowski, Keaton Parks, Antonee Robinson, Josh Sargent, Andrew Thomas, Justin Vom Steeg, Eryk Williamson and Haji Wright.
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