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2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup

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Schedule

Results

Date Matchup Result Venue Attendance Goal Scorers
1-4 L Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium; Goa, India 16,148 Sargent
5-0 W Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium; New Delhi, India 34,895 Weah(3), Carleton, Sargent
1-3 L Dr. DY Patil Stadium; Navi Mumbai, India 22,263 Acosta
1-0 W Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium; New Delhi, India 17,500 Akinola
3-0 W Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium; New Delhi, India 46,312 Sargent, Durkin, Carleton

2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup - Oct. 6-28 - India

PLAYER POS. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE
M Miami, Fla. North Carolina FC
F Brampton, Ontario Toronto FC
M Eden, Utah Real Salt Lake
GK Arlington Heights, Ill. Sockers FC
F Powder Springs, Ga. Atlanta United FC
D Almere-Stad, Netherlands Ajax (Netherlands)
GK Philadelphia, Penn. S.L. Benfica
D Glen Allen, Va. D.C. United
M Southlake, Texas Solar Chelsea SC
GK Miami, Fla. Atlanta United FC
D Montclair, N.J. New York Red Bulls
M Locus Grove, Ga. Atlanta United FC
D Charlotte, N.C. Sporting Kansas City
F Monterrey, Mexico C.F. Monterrey
F Little Elm, Texas FC Dallas
D Rye, N.Y. New York City FC
F O'Fallen, Mo. St. Louis Scott Gallagher
D Greenwich, Conn. New York City FC
M Savannah, Ga. Unattached
D Fort Wayne, Ind. Portland Timbers
F Rosedale, N.Y. Paris Saint-Germain

2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup - Oct. 6-28 - India

George Acosta

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-7

Weight:
131

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

Club:
North Carolina FC

Ayo Akinola

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-9

Weight:
182

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Brampton, Ontario

Club:
Toronto FC

Taylor Booth

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Weight:
145

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Eden, Utah

Club:
Real Salt Lake

Alexander Budnik

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
6-1

Weight:
180

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Arlington Heights, Ill.

Club:
Sockers FC

Andrew Carleton

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-8

Weight:
145

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Powder Springs, Ga.

Club:
Atlanta United FC

Sergino Dest

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-7

Weight:
136

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Almere-Stad, Netherlands

Club:
Ajax (Netherlands)

Carlos Dos Santos

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
6-3

Weight:
170

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Philadelphia, Penn.

Club:
S.L. Benfica

Christopher Durkin

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-11

Weight:
170

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Glen Allen, Va.

Club:
D.C. United

Blaine Ferri

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Weight:
171

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Southlake, Texas

Club:
Solar Chelsea SC

Justin Garces

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
6-1

Weight:
162

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

Club:
Atlanta United FC

Chris Gloster

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-9

Weight:
155

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Montclair, N.J.

Club:
New York Red Bulls

Christopher Goslin

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Weight:
154

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Locus Grove, Ga.

Club:
Atlanta United FC

Jaylin Lindsey

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-9

Weight:
156

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

Club:
Sporting Kansas City

Jacobo Reyes

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-8

Weight:
154

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Monterrey, Mexico

Club:
C.F. Monterrey

Bryan Reynolds

Position:
Forward

Height:
6-2

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Little Elm, Texas

Club:
FC Dallas

James Sands

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-11

Weight:
162

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Rye, N.Y.

Club:
New York City FC

Josh Sargent

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-11

Weight:
174

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
O'Fallen, Mo.

Club:
St. Louis Scott Gallagher

Tyler Shaver

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-1

Weight:
164

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Greenwich, Conn.

Club:
New York City FC

Indiana Vassilev

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-9

Weight:
159

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Savannah, Ga.

Club:
Unattached

Akil Watts

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-0

Weight:
157

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Fort Wayne, Ind.

Club:
Portland Timbers

Timothy Weah

Position:
Forward

Height:
6-0

Weight:
145

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Rosedale, N.Y.

Club:
Paris Saint-Germain

Group A

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
Ghana 3 2 1 0 5 1 4 6
Colombia 3 2 1 0 5 3 2 6
United States 3 2 1 0 5 3 2 6
India 3 0 3 0 1 9 -8 0

Group B

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
Paraguay 3 3 0 0 10 5 5 9
Mali 3 2 1 0 8 4 4 6
New Zealand 3 0 2 1 4 8 -4 1
Turkey
3 0 2 1 2 7 -5 1

Group C

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
Iran 3 3 0 0 10 1 9 9
Germany 3 2 1 0 5 6 -1 6
Guinea 3 0 2 1 4 8 -4 1
Costa Rica
3 0 2 1 3 7 -4 1

Group D

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
Brazil
3 3 0 0 6 1 5 9
Spain 3 2 1 0 7 2 5 6
Niger 3 1 2 0 1 7 -6 3
Korea DPR
3 0 3 0 0 5 -5 0

Group E

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
France
3 3 0 0 14 3 11 9
Japan 3 1 1 1 8 4 4 4
Honduras
3 1 2 0 7 11 -4 3
New Caledonia
3 0 2 1 2 13 -11 1

Group F

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
England
3 3 0 0 11 2 9 9
Iraq
3 1 1 1 4 5 -1 4
Mexico
3 0 1 2 3 4 -1 2
Chile
3 0 2 1 0 7 -7 1

Group A

No. Date Match Time (ET) / Result Venue
1 Oct. 6 Colombia vs. Ghana 0-1 Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium; New Delhi, India
2 Oct. 6
India vs. United States 0-3 Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium; New Delhi, India
13 Oct. 9
Ghana vs. United States 0-1 Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium; New Delhi, India
14 Oct. 9
India vs. Colombia 1-2 Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium; New Delhi, India
25 Oct. 12
Ghana vs. India 4-0 Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium; New Delhi, India
26 Oct. 12
United States vs. Colombia 1-3
Dr. DY Patil Stadium; Navi Mumbai, India

Group B

No. Date Match Time (ET) / Result Venue
3 Oct. 6
New Zealand vs. Turkey 1-1 Dr. DY Patil Stadium; Navi Mumbai, India
4 Oct. 6
Paraguay vs. Mali 3-2 Dr. DY Patil Stadium; Navi Mumbai, India
15 Oct. 9
Turkey vs. Mali 0-3
Dr. DY Patil Stadium; Navi Mumbai, India
16 Oct. 9
Paraguay vs. New Zealand 4-2
Dr. DY Patil Stadium; Navi Mumbai, India
27  Oct. 12
Mali vs. New Zealand 3-1 Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium; New Delhi, India
28 Oct. 12
Turkey vs. Paraguay 1-3 Dr. DY Patil Stadium; Navi Mumbai, India

Group C

No. Date Match Time (ET) / Result Venue
5 Oct. 7
Germany vs. Costa Rica 2-1
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium; Goa, India
6 Oct. 7
Iran vs. Guinea 3-1 Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium; Goa, India
17 Oct. 10
Costa Rica vs. Guinea 2-2
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium; Goa, India
18 Oct. 10
Iran vs. Germany 4-0 Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium; Goa, India
29 Oct. 13
Costa Rica vs. Iran 0-3 Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium; Goa, India
30 Oct. 13
Guinea vs. Germany 1-3 Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium; Kochi, India

Group D

No. Date Match Time (ET) / Result Venue
7 Oct. 7
Brazil vs. Spain 2-1 Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium; Kochi, India
8 Oct. 7
Korea DPR vs. Niger 0-1
Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium; Kochi, India
19 Oct. 10
Spain vs. Niger 4-0
Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium; Kochi, India
20 Oct. 10
Korea DPR vs. Brazil 0-2 Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium; Kochi, India
31 Oct. 13
Niger vs. Brazil 0-2 Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium; Goa, India
32 Oct. 13
Spain vs. Korea DPR 2-0 Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium; Kochi, India

Group E

No. Date Match Time (ET) / Result Venue
9 Oct. 8
New Caledonia vs. France 1-7
Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium; Guwahati, India
10 Oct. 8
Honduras vs. Japan 1-6
Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium; Guwahati, India
21 Oct. 11
France vs. Japan 2-1 Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium; Guwahati, India
22 Oct. 11
Honduras vs. New Caledonia 5-0
Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium; Guwahati, India
33 Oct. 14
France vs. Honduras 5-1 Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium; Guwahati, India
34 Oct. 14
Japan vs. New Caledonia 1-1 VivekanandaYuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium; Kolkata, India

Group F

No. Date Match Time (ET) / Result Venue
11 Oct. 8
Chile vs. England 0-4
VivekanandaYuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium; Kolkata, India
12 Oct. 8
Iraq vs. Mexico 1-1
VivekanandaYuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium; Kolkata, India
23 Oct. 11
England vs. Mexico 3-2 VivekanandaYuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium; Kolkata, India
24 Oct. 11
Iraq vs. Chile 3-0
VivekanandaYuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium; Kolkata, India
35 Oct. 14
Mexico vs. Chile 0-0 Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium; Guwahati, India
36 Oct. 14
England vs. Iraq 4-0 VivekanandaYuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium; Kolkata, India

Round of 16

No. Date Match Time (ET) / Result Venue
37 Oct. 16
Colombia vs. Germany 0-4 Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium; New Delhi, India
38 Oct. 16
Paraguay vs. United States 0-5 Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium; New Delhi, India
39 Oct. 17
Iran vs. Mexico 2-1 Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium; Goa, India
40 Oct. 17
France vs. Spain 1-2 Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium; Guwahati, India
41 Oct. 17
England vs. Japan 0-0 (5-3 PKs) VivekanandaYuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium; Kolkata, India
42 Oct. 18
Ghana vs. Niger 2-0 Dr. DY Patil Stadium; Navi Mumbai, India
43 Oct. 17
Mali vs. Iraq 5-1 Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium; Goa, India
44 Oct. 18
Brazil vs. Honduras 3-0 Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium; Kochi, India

Quarterfinals

No. Date Match Time (ET) / Result Venue
45 Oct. 21
United States vs. England 1-4
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium; Goa, India
46 Oct. 22
Germany vs. Brazil 1-2
VivekanandaYuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium; Kolkata, India
47 Oct. 22
Spain vs. Iran 3-1
Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium; Kochi, India
48 Oct. 21
Mali vs. Ghana 2-1 Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium; Guwahati, India

Semifinals

No. Date Match Time (ET) / Result Venue
49 Oct. 25
Brazil vs. England 1-3 Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium; Guwahati, India
50 Oct. 25
Mali vs. Spain 1-3 Dr. DY Patil Stadium; Navi Mumbai, India

Third Place

No. Date Match Time (ET) / Result Venue
51 Oct. 28
Brazil vs. Mail 2-0 VivekanandaYuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium; Kolkata, India

Final

No. Date Match Time (ET) / Result Venue
52 Oct. 28
England vs. Spain 5-2 VivekanandaYuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium; Kolkata, India
Jeonju World Cup Stadium; Jeonju, Korea Republic
Jeonju World Cup Stadium; Jeonju, Korea Republic
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U.S. U-17 Men's National Team - 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup Stats

Record: 3-2-0
Updated through Oct. 21, 2017

Player

Pos

GP

GS

Min.

G

A

Y/R

Acosta, George M 2 1 102 1 1 0/0
Akinola, Ayo F 5 4 352 1 1 0/0
Booth, Taylor M 2 1 66 0
0 1/0
Budnik, Alexander GK 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Carleton, Andrew F 5 5 419 2 3 0/0
Dest, Sergino D 4 3 233 0 0 0/1
dos Santos, Carlos 
GK 0 0 0 0
0 0/0
Durkin, Chris M 5 5 450 1 0 0/0
Ferri, Blaine M 5 4 199 0 0 0/0
Garces, Justin GK 5 5 450 0 0 0/0
Gloster, Chris D 5 4 405 0 0 0/0
Goslin, Chris M 4 4 357 0 1 2/0
Lindsey, Jaylin M 3 3 270 0 0
0/0
Reyes, Jacobo F 2 0 26 0 0 0/0
Reynolds, Bryan F 1 0 9 0 0
0/0
Sands, James M 5 5 450 0 0 1/0
Sargent, Josh F 5 5 450 3 1 1/0
Shaver, Tyler D 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Vassilev, Indiana M 4 0 83 0 1 0/0
Watts, Akil M 3 2 198 0 0 0/0
Weah, Tim F 5 4 331 3 0
0/0

Own Goal



0

Totals


5 5 450 11 8 5/1

Opponent Totals


5 5 450 7 3 4/0

2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup Goalkeeping Statistics

Player Name

GP

GS

Min.

GF

GA

SO

GAA

W-L-T

Budnik, Alex 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0-0-0
Dos Santos, CJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0-0-0
Garces, Justin 5 5 450 11 7 3 1.40 3-2-0

Totals

5 5 450 11 7 3 1.40 3-2-0

Opponent Totals

5 5 450 7 11 0 2.20 2-3-0
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