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
What They're Saying: Laura Bassett    
"I couldn't breathe, my heart was out of my chest, and I wanted the ground to ...
MLS: This weekend ...    
The Seattle Sounders ended their three-game losing streak when they beat MLS Supporters' Shield leader D.C. ...
Three takeaways from USA-Guatemala    
The USA tuned up for the Gold Cup with a 4-0 win over Guatemala Friday night ...
Scouting Report: USA and Japan go for a third time    
The first rematch of a final in Women's World Cup history is set for Sunday when ...
USA-Guatemala International Friendly Player Ratings    
Four years ago, the USA completed its Gold Cup preparations by beating Guatemala, 6-0, in San ...
What They're Saying: Abby Wambach    
"It's nerve-wracking. It's brutal. And I'm not saying this because I'm sitting on the bench and ...
Women's World Cup watch parties set for Sunday    
U.S. Soccer will host a viewing party for Sunday's Women's World Cup final between the USA ...
Olivia the parrot picks Japan over USA    
Olivia, a 10-year-old African gray parrot, is predicting Japan over the USA in the Women's World ...
ICYMI | MLS: Report: New DP procedures formulated    
Allocation money could become even more valuable under new policies adopted by MLS. One of the ...
Reader's Note: Watch for Special July 4th Edition    
Soccer America will publish Soccer America Daily on Saturday as it previews Sunday's Women's World Cup ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives