U.S. Soccer

2015 Copa Chivas

Guadalajara, Mexico
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Four Second-Half Goals Pace U-18 MNT Past Urawa 5-1

GUADALAJARA, Mexico (Feb. 5, 2015) – The U.S. Under-18 Men’s National Team scored four second-half goals and defeated the Urawa Red Diamonds 5-1.

The USA held onto a 1-0 lead at halftime thanks to a Victor Mansaray penalty kick goal in the 14th minute. The U-18 MNT followed that up with an explosive second half on goals by DJ Mason, Eryk Williamson, Brooks Lennon and Sebastian Elney.

Both teams fell short of the knockout round stage of the 2015 Copa Chivas and met for this match, which consisted of 40-minute halves.

-U.S. U-18 Men’s National Team Match Report-

Match: U.S. U-18 MNT vs. Urawa
Date: Feb. 5, 2015
Competition: International Friendly
Venue: San Rafael; Guadalajara, Mexico
Kickoff: 4 p.m. local (5 p.m. ET)
Attendance: 30
Weather: 70 degrees

Scoring Summary: 1 2 F
USA                         1 4 5
UWA                        0 1 1

USA – Victor Mansaray                                      14th minute
USA – DJ Mason (Sebastian Elney)                  42
USA – Eryk Williamson (James Murphy)          49
USA – Brooks Lennon (Sebastian Saucedo)   59
UWA – You Watanabe                                         74
USA – Sebastian Elney (Eryk Williamson)        77

Lineups:
USA: 12-Justin Vom Steeg; 16-Pablo Pelaez (capt.), 3-David Burns, 11-Malcolm Jones, 14-DJ Mason; 10-Evan Waldrep (17-Sebastian Saucedo, 53), 2-Michael Boakye (23-Jackson Yueill, 39), 6-James Murphy; 20-Amirgy Pineda (21-Eryk Williamson, 40), 9-Emmanuel Sabbi (13-Brooks Lennon, 53), 15-Victor Mansaray (4-Sebastian Elney, 40)
Subs not used: 1-Jonathan Klinsmann, 7-Kyle Duncan, 8-Mauricio Pineda, 24-Sean Wilson
Head Coach: Javier Perez

UWA: 1-Kei Okawa (18-Koji Yanada, 60); 5-Koki Ishii (3-Nobuyuki Higashi, 58), 20-Shinnosake Seki, 7-Satoshi Takahashi (17-Kaito Suzuki, 65), 10-Chihiro Horiuchi (22-Ryo Endo, 65); 24-Ryo Matsutaka (4-Daiki Nakashio, 60), 14-You Watanabe, 15-Asaki Ito (9-Akira Matsuzawa, 69); 21-Motoki Tokisato (12-Kaito Kawakami, 40), 6-Ukyo Kagemori (8-Takahito Makatsuka, 62), 13-Misuki Arai (11-Yusuke Matsuo, 58)

Stats Summary: USA / UWA
Shots: 8 / 9
Shots on Goal: 5 / 4
Saves: 3 / 0
Corner Kicks: 4 / 3
Fouls: 13 / 7
Offside: 1 / 2

Misconduct Summary:
n/a

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Schedule

Results

Date Matchup Result Venue Attendance Goal Scorers
0-1 L Chivas Verde Valle: Guadalajara, Mexico 70 -
1-1 D Chivas Verde Valle: Guadalajara, Mexico 100 Williamson
0-1 L Chivas Verde Valle: Guadalajara, Mexico 70 -
1-0 W Chivas Verde Valle; Guadalajara, Mexico 100 M. Pineda

2015 Copa Chivas

PLAYER POS. HT. WT. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE CAPS/G
M 5-8 160 Glastonbury, Conn. Oakwood SC
D 6-2 165 El Dorado Hills, California San Juan SC
D 5-10 139 Brooklyn, N.Y. New York Red Bulls Academy
F 6-0 167 Lake Worth, Fla. Philadelphia Union
D 5-10 153 Chino Hills, California LA Galaxy Academy
GK 6-4 180 Newport Beach, Calif. Univeristy of California
F 5-10 155 Paradise Valley, Ariz. RSL Arizona
M 6-0 170 Des Moines, Wash. Seattle Sounders FC
D 5-7 155 Morrisville, N.C. Capital Area RailHawks Academy – CASL
M 5-11 160 Scotch Plains, N.J. Players Development Academy
D 5-8 140 San Diego, Calif. Seattle Sounders Academy
F 5-1 102 Santa Ana, Calif. Fullerton SC
D 6-0 165 Bolingbrook, Illinois Chicago Fire Academy
M 5-9 150 Libertyville, Ill. Chicago Magic PSG
F 5-7 145 Casa Grande, Ariz. Veracruz
GK 6-0 150 Santa Barbara, Calif. Real So Cal
M 5-11 165 Peoria, Arizona Creighton
M 5-10 150 Alexandria, Va. Maryland
M 5-0 130 Bethlehem, Pa. Philadelphia Union
M 5-10 140 Bloomington, Minn. UCLA

2015 Copa Chivas

Michael Boakye

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Weight:
160

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Glastonbury, Conn.

Club:
Oakwood SC

David Burns

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-2

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
El Dorado Hills, California

Club:
San Juan SC

Kyle Duncan

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-10

Weight:
139

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Brooklyn, N.Y.

Club:
New York Red Bulls Academy

Sebastian Elney

Position:
Forward

Height:
6-0

Weight:
167

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Lake Worth, Fla.

Club:
Philadelphia Union

Malcom Jones

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-10

Weight:
153

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Chino Hills, California

Club:
LA Galaxy Academy

Jonathan Klinsmann

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
6-4

Weight:
180

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Newport Beach, Calif.

Club:
Univeristy of California

Brooks Lennon

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-10

Weight:
155

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Paradise Valley, Ariz.

Club:
RSL Arizona

Victor Mansaray

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
6-0

Weight:
170

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Des Moines, Wash.

Club:
Seattle Sounders FC

DJ Mason

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-7

Weight:
155

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Morrisville, N.C.

Club:
Capital Area RailHawks Academy – CASL

James Murphy

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-11

Weight:
160

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Scotch Plains, N.J.

Club:
Players Development Academy

Pablo Pelaez

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-8

Weight:
140

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

Club:
Seattle Sounders Academy

Amirgy Pineda

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-1

Weight:
102

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Santa Ana, Calif.

Club:
Fullerton SC

Mauricio Pineda

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-0

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Bolingbrook, Illinois

Club:
Chicago Fire Academy

Emmanuel Sabbi

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-9

Weight:
150

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Libertyville, Ill.

Club:
Chicago Magic PSG

Sebastian Saucedo

Position:
Forward

Height:
5-7

Weight:
145

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Casa Grande, Ariz.

Club:
Veracruz

Justin Vom Steeg

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
6-0

Weight:
150

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Santa Barbara, Calif.

Club:
Real So Cal

Evan Waldrep

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-11

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Peoria, Arizona

Club:
Creighton

Eryk Williamson

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-10

Weight:
150

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Alexandria, Va.

Club:
Maryland

Sean Wilson

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-0

Weight:
130

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Bethlehem, Pa.

Club:
Philadelphia Union

Jackson Yueill

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-10

Weight:
140

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Bloomington, Minn.

Club:
UCLA

Group A

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
Universidad Católica (CHI)
4 3 0 1 8 3 5 10
Cruzeiro (BRA)
4 1 0 3 3 2 1 6
Tijuana (MEX)
4 1 1 2 6 5 1 5
U-18 USMNT
4 1 2 1 2 3 -1 4
 Morelia (MEX)
4 0 3 1 3 9 -6 1
 
Group B

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
U-18 Mexico
4 3 1 0 11 6 5 9
River Plate (ARG) 
4 3 1 0 6 3 3 9
 Boca Juniors (ARG)
4 2 2 0 6 7 -1 6
Monterrey (MEX) 4 1 3 0 6 9 -3 3
Tigres (MEX) 4 0 4 0 3 7 -4 0
 

Group C

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts.
 Chivas (MEX)
4 3 1 0 11 3 8 9
Atlético Paranaense (BRA)
4 2 1 1 7 4 3 7
 Atlas (MEX)
4 2 0 2 5 3 2 7
FC Dallas
4 0 2 2 3 11 -8 2
Urawa (JPN)
4 0 3 1 5 10 -5 1

Group A

Date Match Time (ET)/Result
Venue
Jan. 30 U-18 USMNT vs. Morelia 1-0 Chivas Verde Valle
Jan. 30 Tijuana vs. U. Católica
1-3 Chivas San Rafael
Jan. 31 Cruzeiro vs U-18 USMNT
1-0 Chivas Verde Valle
Jan. 31 U. Católica vs. Morelia 
4-2 ITESO
Feb. 1 Tijuana vs. Morelia     
3-0 Chivas Verde Valle
Feb. 1 Cruzeiro vs. U. Católica
0-0 Chivas Verde Valle
Feb. 2 U-18 USMNT vs. Tijuana
1-1 Chivas Verde Valle
Feb. 2 Morelia vs. Cruzeiro 
1-1 ITESO
Feb. 3 U. Católica vs. U-18 USMNT
1-0 Chivas Verde Valle
Feb. 3 Tijuana vs. Cruzeiro 
1-1 Chivas San Rafael

Group B

Date Match Time (ET)/Result
Venue
Jan. 30 U-18 Mexico vs. Monterrey 3-4 Chivas Verde Valle
Jan. 30 Tigres vs. River Plate 1-2 Chivas San Rafael
Jan. 31 Boca Juniors vs. U-18 Mexico
1-4 Chivas Verde Valle
Jan. 31 River Plate vs. Monterrey
3-0 Chivas San Rafael
Feb. 1 Tigres vs. Monterrey
0-1 Chivas San Rafael
Feb. 1 Boca Juniors vs River Plate 
0-1 ITESO
Feb. 2 Monterrey vs. Boca Juniors  
1-3 Chivas San Rafael
Feb. 2 U-18 Mexico vs. Tigres
2-1 ITESO
Feb. 3 River Plate vs. U-18 Mexico
0-2 Chivas Verde Valle
Feb. 3 Tigres vs. Boca Juniors   
1-2 ITESO

Group C

Date Match Time (ET)/Result
Venue
Jan. 30 Chivas vs. Atlas 1-2 ITESO
Jan. 30 FC Dallas vs. Urawa
2-2 ITESO
Jan. 31 Urawa vs. Atlas
1-2 Chivas San Rafael
Jan. 31 A. Paranaense vs. Chivas
0-1 ITESO
Feb. 1 A. Paranaense vs. Urawa 
3-1 Chivas San Rafael
Feb. 1 FC Dallas vs. Atlas
0-0 ITESO
Feb. 2 Chivas vs. FC Dallas
6-0 Chivas Verde Valle
Feb. 2 Atlas vs. A. Paranaense 
1-1 Chivas San Rafael
Feb. 3 FC Dallas vs. A. Paranaense   
1-3 Chivas San Rafael
Feb. 3 Urawa vs. Chivas
1-3 ITESO

Quarterfinals

Date Match Time (ET)/Result
Venue
Feb. 5 1. U. Católica vs. 8. Boca Juniors
10 a.m. Chivas Verde Valle
Feb. 5 2. Chivas vs. 7. Cruzeiro
10 a.m. ITESO
Feb. 5 3. U-18 Mexico vs. 6. A. Paranaense
1 p.m. Chivas Verde Valle
Feb. 5 4. River Plate vs. 5. Atlas 1 p.m. ITESO

Semifinals

Date Match Time (ET)/Result
Venue
Feb. 6 1/8 Winner vs. 4/5 Winner 10 a.m. Chivas Verde Valle
Feb. 6 2/7 Winner vs. 3/6 Winner 1 p.m. Chivas Verde Valle

Third Place

Date Match Time (ET)/Result
Venue
Feb. 7
10 a.m. Chivas San Rafael

Finals

Date Match Time (ET)/Result
Venue
Feb. 7
1 p.m. Chivas Verde Valle

U.S. U-18 Men's National Team - 2015 Copa Chivas Stats

Record: 1-2-1 

Player

Pos

GP

GS

Min.

G

A

Pts

Y/R

Michael Boakye

M 2 2 95 0 0 0 1/0

David Burns

D 4 3 211 0 0 0 1/0

Kyle Duncan

D 3 3 209 0 0 0 0/0

Sebastian Elney

F 3 3 175 0 0 0 1/0

Malcom Jones

D 2 2 140 0 0 0 0/1

Jonathan Klinsmann

GK 3 3 210 0 1 1 0/0

Brooks Lennon

F 4 3 240 0 0 0 0/0

Victor Mansaray

F 4 2 98 0 0 0 0/0

DJ Mason

 D 1 1 70 0 0 0 0/0

James Murphy

M 3 2 91 0 0 0 0/0

Pablo Pelaez

D 3 3 210 0 0 0 0/0

Amirgy Pineda

M 2 1 71 0 0 0 0/0

Mauricio Pineda

D 4 4 280 0 0 0 2/0

Emmanuel Sabbi

M 3 1 94 0 0 0 0/0

Sebastian Saucedo

F 4 3 222 1 0 2 2/0

Justin Vom Steeg

GK 1 1 70 0 0 0 0/0

Evan Waldrep

M 1 1 60 0 0 0 0/0

Eryk Williamson

M 4 1 160 1 0 2 1/0

Sean Wilson

M 4 3 209 0 0 0 0/0

Jackson Yueill

M 4 2 165 0 0 0 0/0

Own Goal


Totals


4 4 280 2 1 5 8/1

Opponent Totals


4 4 280 3 0 6 4/0

2015 Copa Chivas Goalkeeping Statistics

Player Name

GP

GS

Min.

GF

GA

SO

GAA

W-L-T

Jonathan Klinsmann

3 3 210 2 2 1 0.66 1-1-1

Justin Vom Steeg

1 1 70 0 1 0 1.00 0-1-0

Totals

4

4 280 2 3 1 0.75 1-2-1

Opponent Totals

4

4 280 3 2 2 0.50 2-1-1

Updated through Feb. 3, 2015

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