[DALLAS CUP] The U.S. under-19 national team exited the Dallas Cup XXXI's Super Group with a 1-0 loss to Eintracht Frankfurt. The two Dallas entrants, FC Dallas and the Texans, played the role of the spoiler, winning their first games of the tournament on Wednesday and knocking their opponents out of contention.
German U-19 international Cenk Tosun scored Eintracht's only goal late in the first half to hand the U.S. U-19s their second loss in their games.
USA U-19 national team --MacMath, Polak, Valentin, Barson, Sarkodie, Altamirano, Powers, Orozco, Cobo, De la Fuente, Zamora. Subs: R.Gonzalez, J.Gonzalez, Bates, Finley.
The Texans academy team handed Japan's under-19 national team its first loss of the tournament with a 3-2 win. The FC Dallas academy team beat LD Alajuelense of Costa Rica, 2-1.
In the day's final game, Cruzeiro of Brazil edged Guadalajara, 2-1, on a stoppage-time goal and clinched the fourth berth in Friday's semifinals.
The other semifinalists: Monterrey, Mexico's U-19s and Tottenham.
SUPER GROUP RESULTS:
Eintracht Frankfurt 1 USA under-19 national team 0
Chelsea 1 Monterrey 0
FC Dallas academy 2 LD Alajuelense 1
Tottenham 2 Tigres 0
Dallas Texans academy 3 Japan under-19 national team 2
Mexico under-19 national team 1 Vancouver 0
Hoffenheim 7 CZ Elite 0
Cruzeiro 2 Guadalajara 1