"It was a big gamble, to come out and play Spain on their side of the field. But with the way I see football, it's a gamble I wanted to take. I did not want to play on our side of the field and still lose the game. I wanted to take a chance on winning the game and unfortunately it did not work out."
-- U.S. under-20 national team coach Tab Ramos after the 4-1 loss to tournament favorite Spain in the opening game of the Under-20 World Cup in Istanbul. (MLSSoccer.com)