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2016 U20MNT NTC Invitational

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US Soccer

New Zealand Confirmed as USA's Final Countdown to the Cup Opponent

New Zealand has been confirmed as the opponent for the U.S. Women’s National Team’s game on May 16 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. 

The addition of New Zealand to the USA’s 2019 schedule means that eight of the 10 Countdown to the Cup opponents will be at the World Cup next summer and that the USA will play teams from all six FIFA Confederations: Europe, Asia, South America, Africa, Oceania and Concacaf before heading to France.

2019 U.S. WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM SCHEDULE

COUNTDOWN TO THE CUP

Date

Opponent

Kickoff

Venue; City

Jan. 19

France

2:30 p.m. ET

Stade Océane; Le Havre, France

Jan. 22

Spain

2:30 p.m. ET

Estadio José Rico Perez; Alicante, Spain

Feb. 27

Japan – SheBelieves Cup

7 p.m. ET

Talen Energy Stadium; Chester, Pa.

March 2

England – SheBelieves Cup

3:30 p.m. CT

Nissan Stadium; Nashville, Tenn.

March 5

Brazil – SheBelieves Cup

8 p.m. ET

Raymond James Stadium; Tampa, Fla.

April 4

Australia

7 p.m. MT

Dick’s Sporting Goods Park; Commerce City, Colo.

April 7

Belgium

6 p.m. PT

Banc of California Stadium; Los Angeles, Calif.

May 12

South Africa – Send-Off Series, Presented by Volpi Foods

1:30 p.m. PT

Levi’s Stadium; Santa Clara, Calif.

May 16

New Zealand – Send-Off Series, Presented by Volpi Foods

7 p.m. CT

Busch Stadium; St. Louis, Mo.

May 26

Mexico – Send-Off Series, Presented by Volpi Foods

12 p.m. ET

Red Bull Arena; Harrison, N.J.

2019 FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP

June 11

Thailand - 2019 WWC

3 p.m. ET

Auguste Delaune Stadium; Reims, France

June 16

Chile – 2019 WWC

12 p.m. ET

Parc des Princes; Paris, France

June 20

Sweden – 2010 WWC

3 p.m. ET

Stade Océane; Le Havre, France

DID YOU KNOW...

  • New Zealand is coached by former Australia and USA head coach Tom Sermanni.
  • The Football Ferns recently won the Oceania Women’s Cup in dominating fashion, outscoring its opponents 43-0 over five games to qualify for the 2019 World Cup.
  • The USA most recently played New Zealand in a pair of friendlies in 2017, winning both games by 3-1 and 5-0 scores. Before then, the WNT beat the New Zealand, 2-0, in group play at the 2016 Olympics.

  • New Zealand was also the USA’s opponent at Busch Stadium during its preparation for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, winning 4-0 on a special afternoon in front of more than 35,000 fans as St. Louis native Lori Chalupny scored one of the goals.
  • The match will mark the 14th time the U.S. WNT has played at a baseball park, but it will be just its fourth game at a Major League Baseball venue. 

COUNTDOWN TO THE CUP TICKETS
Tickets for USA vs. New Zealand and all eight domestic matches of Countdown to the Cup, go on sale to the public Thursday, Dec. 13 through ussoccer.com at 10 a.m. local time for that venue. Groups of 20 or more can order directly at ussoccer.com.

For all eight domestic matches of Countdown to the Cup, Ultimate Fan Tickets (special VIP packages that include a premium ticket, a custom-made official U.S. National Team jersey with name and number, VIP access to the field before and after the game, and other unique benefits) are also available exclusively through ussoccer.com.

Coaches Circle and Presidents Circle members supporting the U.S. Soccer Development Fund can receive individual customer support and concierge services for their ticketing needs. Contact circles@ussoccer.org for more information.
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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. Hertha Berlin (Germany)
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 6-1 185 Little Elm, Texas Schalke (Germany)
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:
Hertha Berlin (Germany)

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 McKennie

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
6-1

Weight:
185

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Little Elm, Texas

Club:
Schalke (Germany)

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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