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
Tab Ramos' U-20s take two of three in Spain
by Paul Kennedy, October 15th, 2012 4:34PM

TAGS:  americans abroad, canada, mls, scotland, under-20 world cup


[MARBELLA CUP] Daniel Cuevas and Benji Joya, who both moved from Northern California to play for Mexican club Santos, and Mario Rodriguez, who left the Los Angeles Galaxy academy for German club Kaiserslautern, scored to give the U.S. under-20 national team a 3-2 win over Azerbaijan's under-21 national team, its second win in three games at the 2012 Marbella Cup in Spain.

Los Angeles Galaxy forward Jose Villarreal scored twice in a nine-minute span in the first half to lead the U-20s to a 2-0 win over Scotland’s under-21 national team. The U.S. U-20s fell to Canada's U-20s, 2-1, in their opener.

The USA dominated the game against the Scottish U-21s with an 11-3 edge in shots and 5-0 advantage on corner kicks.

Vancouver Whitecaps forward Caleb Clarke's goal in the 80th minute gave Canada a 2-1 win over the USA on Wednesday.

Forward Mario Rodriguez, who signed with German club Kaiserslautern over the summer, scored the lone U.S. goal.

Oct. 16 in Marbella
USA 3 Azerbaijan 2. Goals: Cuevas 9, Rodriguez 54, Joya 64; Asgandarov 20, 75.
USA -- McIntosh; Miller, Stanko,  Zimmerman, Torre; Pelosi (Metzger, 55), Lopez, Joya; Villarreal (Packwood, 90+1), Rodriguez, Cuevas.
Azerbaijan -- Popovic; Garayev, Abbasov (Alkasov, 31), Taghizada (Novruzov, 82), Guliyev; Diniyev (Ahmadov, 46), Seyidov, Abasiyev; Abdullayev, Asgandarov, Umarov (Hajiyev, 67).
Att.: 200.

Oct. 12 in Marbella
U.S. 2 Scotland 0. Goals: Villarreal 22, 31.
USA -- McIntosh; Okwuonu (Miller, 63), Stanko, Packwood, Torre; Pelosi, Gil (Lopez, 80), Joya; Villarreal (Zimmerman, 88), Rodriguez, Cuevas (Kiesewetter, 73)
Scotland -- Archer; Jack (Duffie, 55), Kerr, Wallace, Robertson; Fyvie, Armstrong (Holt, 69), McLean (Smith, 79); McGeouch, Watt, Scougall.
Att.: 200.

Oct. 10 in Marbella
USA 1 Canada 2. Goals: Rodriguez 75; Piette 33, Clarke 80.
USA -- McIntosh; Okwuonu (Miller, 69), O’Neill (Pelosi, 65), Packwood, Torre (Top, 82); Stanko, Lopez (Gil, 46), Joya;  Kiesewetter (Villarreal, 46), Rodriguez, Cuevas
Canada -- Gomes; Dollery, Lapenna, Henry, James; Piette, Petrasso (Luarca, 69), Alderson (Eustaquio, 82); Clarke (Vukovic, 88), Aleman (Carreiro, 75), Fisk.
Att.: 150.

1 comment
  1. Futbol Genio
    commented on: October 17, 2012 at 3:21 p.m.
    Disappointing that you have to move out of the country to get trained as a youth player...where do you get educated academically? What happens if someone breaks your leg? What if coaches don't think you are for them? How much money can they pay you to leverage your future? USSoccer must take a position (not give an Order)based on American values.

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



Recent Youth Soccer Reporter
Thirty-three Alianza finalists land trial invites    
Thirty-three of the 48 Powerade Sueno Alianza finalists received a total of 116 trial invitations from ...
Germany routs USA at U-19 tourney    
Germany beat the USA, 8-1, in the U-19 division of the Mercedes-Benz Elite Cup in Stuttgart ...
Roster: U.S. U-19 women convene for final camp    
The U.S. U-19 women's national team, under Coach Jitka Klimkova, will hold its fourth and final ...
More than 20 states represented by Alianza finalists    
After tryouts in 11 cities across the USA, 48 players from more than 20 states are ...
U.S. U-17 boys split friendlies with Mexico     
The U.S. U-17 national team, during its final training camp before the U-17 World Cup that ...
U.S. U-20 women beat Honduras, 5-0    
Five players scored for the U.S. U-20 women's national team in a 5-0 friendly win at ...
Roster: U.S. U-15 boys start new cycle with 48-player camp    
Forty-eight 2002-born players are in a Sept. 20-27 training camp that marks the start of a ...
Roster: U.S. U-17 boys head to Mexico camp    
For the U.S. U-17 national team's last gathering before the U-17 World Cup in Chile in ...
Roster: Young U.S. U-20 women's squad heads to Honduras    
Coach Michelle French has named a 24-player roster for a Sept. 19-25 training camp in San ...
Roster: U.S. U-17 girls convene in Carson    
Coach B.J. Snow has called in 15 1999-born players and 11 born in 2000 for a ...
>> Youth Soccer Reporter Archives