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 wins group with 2-0 win over Slovenia
May 3rd, 2013 2:42PM

TAGS:  u-17 world cup


[TROFEO DELLE NAZIONI] The U.S. under-15 boys national team advanced to the semifinals of the Trofeo Della Nazioni with a 2-0 win over Slovenia Friday in Italy thanks to goals by recent Fiorentina signing Joshua Perez and Christian Pulisic. The Americans will face Croatia on Saturday across the border in the Austrian town of Kotschach.

The USA needed to beat Slovenia to win Group A and advance to the semifinals. The victory came a day after the Americans tied Chile, 1-1, thanks to a last-second goal from Alejandro Zendejas.

Croatia swept all three games to win Group B.

The other semifinal on Saturday will pit Japan, the Group C winner, against Mexico, the Group C runner-up.

  1. Aresenal Fan
    commented on: May 4, 2013 at 12:01 a.m.
    Good luck, looks like the got one of the toughest teams in the tourney.
  1. feliks fuksman
    commented on: May 4, 2013 at 5:51 a.m.
    Sure does.

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



Recent Youth Soccer Reporter
Roster: U.S. U-18 girls gather in Chula Vista    
A 26-player U.S. U-18 women's national team squad, coached by U.S. Soccer Women's Technical Director April ...
Roster: U.S. U-16 girls national team calls in 24     
Coach Tricia Taliaferro, U.S. Soccer's main scout for the 2000-born girls, will run a 24-player U.S. ...
Roster: U.S. U-17 girls head to camp     
Five months ahead of the qualifying tournament for the 2016 U-17 Women's World Cup, Coach B.J. ...
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 ...
>> Youth Soccer Reporter Archives