Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
USA falls to Mexico in Super Group showdown
by Paul Kennedy, March 29th, 2010 1:34AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  americans abroad, mexico, under-20 world cup, youth boys

MOST COMMENTED

[DALLAS CUP] The U.S. under-19 national team fell to its Mexican counterpart, 1-0, in Sunday's marquee match on the opening day of the Super Group at Dallas Cup XXXI. The Americans finished the game with 10 players after losing defender Chad Barson to a red card. Next up for Thomas Rongen's Yanks: matches against two foreign teams loaded with American talent.

The USA featured two MLS players: Amobi Okugo, who debuted for Philadelphia Union on Thursday and moved to the middle of the backline after Barson's red card, and recent Houston Dynamo signee Francisco Navas Cobo, who was excellent for the Americans. Maryland goalie Zac MacMath saved a penalty.

Barson was one of three Akron players on the backline along with Zarek Valentin and Kofi Sarkodie.

The lone foreign-based player in the U.S. starting lineup was Moises Orozco of Mexican club Tigres.

The three U.S. club teams competing in the expanded Super Group all lost on Sunday. In one of the most exciting matches of the day, the FC Dallas academy team fell to Chelsea, 4-2.

Super Group Results:
Monterrey 3 Alajuela 0
Guadalajara 4 Hoffenheim 2
Japan U-19 national team 3 Tigres 2
Tottenham 2 Dallas Texans U18 Academy 1
Cruzeiro 2 CZ Elite 1
Eintracht Frankfurt 3 Vancouver Whitecaps 0
Chelsea FC 4 FC Dallas U18 Academy 2
Mexico U-19 national team 1 USA U-19 national team 0



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
MLS Power Rankings: 'Caps continue climb    
Vancouver won its fourth game in the last five to continue an ascent up the rankings ...
NWSL signs national TV deal with Fox Sports    
The NWSL and Fox Sports announced an agreement to televise 10 NWSL games in 2015: three ...
WCQ 2018: Barbados forfeits for using ineligible player    
Barbados swept Aruba 2-0 and 1-0 in their 2018 World Cup qualifying series and moved into ...
WWC Today: England's Bronze ready for take gold    
Lucy Bronze, who helped the University of North Carolina win a national title in 2009, has ...
What They're Saying: Dave Checketts    
"The Burn, the Rapids, the Chicago Fire - listening to that, you couldn't tell if it ...
Open Cup: Jeffries leads Charlotte against former club    
The Charlotte Independence, the lone USL team still alive in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, ...
What They're Saying: Letter from Crossfire to FIFA    
"USSF and MLS appear to behave in a conspiratorial manner, acting side-by-side to deny U.S. youth ...
Copa America: Vargas leads host Chile into final    
Eduardo Vargas scored two goals to lead host Chile to a 2-1 win over 10-man Peru ...
'Caps and Sounders kick off CCL group play in August    
Two more Cascadia Cup matches in August and September have been added to the 2015 calendar ...
ICYMI | MLS: Gerrard arrives in L.A.    
Midfielder Steven Gerrard has arrived in Southern California to start the MLS phase of his illustrious ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives