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
Leroux gives USA group title
July 21st, 2010 5:13PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  under-20 women's world cup

MOST COMMENTED

[UNDER-20 WOMEN'S WORLD CUP] Sydney Leroux scored in the 21st minute to give the USA a 1-0 win over South Korea and earn it first place in Group D to set up a date with Nigeria in Augsburg on Sunday.

Leroux matched her 2008 total when her five goals earned her the Golden Shoe as the tournament's leading scorer.

South Korea had already qualified for the quarterfinals with two wins and did not start star Ji So-Yun, who has already scored five goals of her own.

The Koreans will face Mexico in Dresden in the quarterfinals.

July 21 in Bielefeld
USA 1 South Korea 0.
Goal: Leroux 21.
USA -- Henninger; Quon, Pressley, Dunn, Johnson; Hayes (Noyola, 57), Brooks, Nairn, Bywaters (Verloo, 69); K.Mewis,  Leroux (Morris, 86)
South Korea -- Moon So Ri; Seo Hyun Sook, Lim Seon Joo, Jeong Yeonga, Kim Hye Ri, Lee Hyun Young (Ji So Yun, 46), Lee Young Ju (Lee Mi A, 64); Jeoun Eun Ha (Kim Jin Young, 56), Kwon Eun Som; Jung Hae In, Kang Yumi.
Referee: Bibiana Steinhaus (Germany).
Att.: 5,420.

Group C
Japan 3 England 1
Nigeria 1 Mexico 1

Final Standings:
5 Mexico
5 Nigeria
----------------------
4 Japan
1 England

Group D
USA 1 South Korea 0
Ghana 2 Switzerland 0

Final Standings:
7 USA
6 South Korea
----------------------
3 Ghana
0 Switzerland

Quarterfinals
July 24
Germany vs. North Korea
Sweden vs. Colombia
July 25
Mexico vs. South Korea
USA vs. Nigeria



No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Klopas is first MLS coach to be fired this season    
Hours after Saturday's 2-1 loss to Toronto FC -- its third straight defeat -- the Montreal ...
Herzog names U.S. U-23 squad for England game     
U.S. U-23 national team coach Andi Herzog has named a 24-player squad for a Aug. 30-Sept. ...
No Giovani dos Santos in Mexico squad    
Just weeks after joining the LA Galaxy, Giovani dos Santos is out of the team under ...
USA and Mexico will split Rose Bowl tickets    
When the USA played Mexico in the 2011 Gold Cup final at the Rose Bowl, the ...
What They're Saying: FIFA statement    
"The growth of football and the increased participation levels in the U.S. have been tremendous and ...
RSL promotes Waibel, moves Zarkos into soccer operations    
With the exit of general manager Garth Lagerwey to Seattle at the end of the 2014 ...
Chicago Fire completes Maloney transfer    
Scottish midfielder Shaun Maloney is headed back to England, ending one of the shorter Designated Player ...
Canada calls up nine MLS players to face Belize     
Forward Cyle Larin heads a list of nine MLS players chosen by Canada head coach Benito ...
NASL Roundup: Rowdies hand the reins to Stuart Campbell    
After serving one game as Tampa Bay Rowdies interim coach in the wake of the firing ...
Spirit and FCKC headed to NWSL playoffs after 0-0 tie    
With two weekends left in the NWSL's third season, the suspense is over. Seattle Reign FC ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives