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U-23 WNT Wins Nordic Tournament in England after 1-1 Draw with Hosts

BURTON-UPON-TRENT, England (June 8, 2016) – The U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team drew 1-1 with England in its final game of the U-23 Women’s Nordic Tournament and the result was good enough to give the USA the tournament title on goal difference.

U.S. midfielder Andi Sullivan scored her first goal of the tourney in the 59th minute on a brilliant bending strike from distance that flew into the upper right corner of the goal from just outside the left corner of the penalty box. The USA was seconds away from winning the game outright before England equalized off a long free kick combined with some sloppy clearing from the USA in the first minute of stoppage time.

The four-team tournament took place at the St. George’s Park Football Centre, the National Training Center of the England FA in Burton-upon-Trent, located about 130 miles north of London.

The USA went into the finale against England needing a win or a tie to win the tournament which featured the unique regulation of teams’ being awarded one point for a tie at the end of regulation and then the matches went to penalty kicks, with the winner of the shootout getting an additional point.

Heading into the final match, the USA was on six points to England’s five. England won the penalty kick shootout, 4-2, and both teams finished with seven points in the competition, but the USA had a superior goals difference at plus-3 to plus-1 for England.

The USA beat Sweden 3-1 and Norway 2-1 in its first two games of the tournament.

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

Match: U.S. Under-23 WNT v. England U-23 WNT
Date:
June 7, 2016
Competition:
U-23 Nordic Tournament
Venue:
St. George’s Park Football Centre; Burton-upon-Trent, United Kingdom
Weather:
68 degrees, sunny 

Scoring Summary:   1          2          F          PKs
USA                            0          1          1          1
ENG                            0          1          2          3

USA – Andi Sullivan               59th minute
ENG – Beth England              90 + 1

Penalty Summary:
USA: Savannah Jordan (Save), Morgan Proffitt (Miss), Maddie Bauer (Save), Andi Sullivan (Goal)                   
ENG: Beth England (Goal), Millie Bright (Goal), Claudia Walker (Miss), Millie Farrow (Save), Aoife Mannion (Goal)

England wins 3-1

Lineups:
USA:
1-Jane Campbell; 20-Caroline Flynn (15-Brittany Basinger, 46), 5-Maddie Bauer, 16-Kirsten Crowley, 14-Christine Gibbons (2-Claire Falknor, 88); 17-Tyler Lussi, 6-Andi Sullivan, 9-Meggie Dougherty Howard (10-Morgan Proffitt, 71); 7-Margaret Purce, 11-Toni Payne (4-Rachel Hill, 46), 3-Savannah Jordan
Subs not used: 22-Madalyn Schiffel 13-McKenie Meehan, 18-Stephanie Ribeiro

Head coach: Janet Rayfield

ENG: 1-Elizabeth Durack; 3-Paige Williams, 4-Millie Bright, 5-Abbie McManus (15-Molly Bartrip, 79), 6-Aoife Mannion; 7-Rosella Ayane (20-Katie Zelem, 46), 8-Jade Bailey (18-Jodie Brett, 46), 9-Claudia Walker; 10-Beth England, 11-Melissa Lawley (19-Millie Farrow, 79), 16-Jessica Carter
Subs not used: 12-Taome Oliver, 13-Sophie Baggeley, 14-Millie Turner
Head coach: Lydia Bedford

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

Misconduct Summary:
None

Officials:
Referee: Neil Pratt
Assistant Referee: Matthew Jackson
Assistant Referee: Antony Wingate
4th Official: Mark Thomas

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

Match: U.S. Under-23 WNT v. England U-23 WNT
Date:
June 7, 2016
Competition:
U-23 Nordic Tournament
Venue:
St. George’s Park Football Centre; Burton-upon-Trent, United Kingdom
Weather:
68 degrees, sunny

Scoring Summary:   1          2          F          PKs
USA                            0          1          1          1
ENG                            0          1          2          3

USA – Andi Sullivan               59th minute
ENG – Beth England              90 + 1

Penalty Summary:
USA: Savannah Jordan (Save), Morgan Proffitt (Miss), Maddie Bauer (Save), Andi Sullivan (Goal)                   
ENG: Beth England (Goal), Millie Bright (Goal), Claudia Walker (Miss), Millie Farrow (Save), Aoife Mannion (Goal)

England wins 3-1

Lineups:
USA:
1-Jane Campbell; 20-Caroline Flynn (15-Brittany Basinger, 46), 5-Maddie Bauer, 16-Kirsten Crowley, 14-Christine Gibbons (2-Claire Falknor, 88); 17-Tyler Lussi, 6-Andi Sullivan, 9-Meggie Dougherty Howard (10-Morgan Proffitt, 71); 7-Margaret Purce, 11-Toni Payne (4-Rachel Hill, 46), 3-Savannah Jordan
Subs not used: 22-Madalyn Schiffel 13-McKenie Meehan, 18-Stephanie Ribeiro

Head coach: Janet Rayfield

ENG: 1-Elizabeth Durack; 3-Paige Williams, 4-Millie Bright, 5-Abbie McManus (15-Molly Bartrip, 79), 6-Aoife Mannion; 7-Rosella Ayane (20-Katie Zelem, 46), 8-Jade Bailey (18-Jodie Brett, 46), 9-Claudia Walker; 10-Beth England, 11-Melissa Lawley (19-Millie Farrow, 79), 16-Jessica Carter
Subs not used: 12-Taome Oliver, 13-Sophie Baggeley, 14-Millie Turner
Head coach: Lydia Bedford
 

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

Misconduct Summary:
None

Officials:
Referee: Neil Pratt
Assistant Referee: Matthew Jackson
Assistant Referee: Antony Wingate
4th Official: Mark Thomas

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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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