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FC Dallas starter Acosta heads team for Dallas Cup
April 9th, 2014 2:48PM

TAGS:  u.s. under-20 men's national team, youth boys


[U.S. UNDER-20 MEN] Four players who have played in MLS this season -- including Kellyn Acosta, who has started four of five games at right back for FC Dallas -- are among the players Tab Ramos called up for the U.S. under-20 national team that will play at the Dr Pepper Dallas Cup that begins Sunday.

Real Salt Lake rookie Jordan Allen out of the University of Virginia, Chivas USA midfielder Marco Delgado and New York Red Bulls defender Matt Miazga were also among eight MLS pros in the team. Ben Spencer is on loan to NASL's Indy Eleven from Norwegian club Molde.

The U-20s will face U-19 teams from Eintracht Frankfurt of Germany, River Plate of Argentina and Tigres of Mexico in the first round of the Gordon Jago Super Group.

Jesus Vazquez, one of the four foreign-based players who received callups for the tournament, plays at Tigres.

U.S. U-20 Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (2): Santiago Castano (New York Red Bulls), Zack Steffen (Univ. of Maryland)
DEFENDERS (9): Jordan Allen (Real Salt Lake), Michael Amick (UCLA), Sulaiman Dainkeh (Univ. of Maryland), Trevor Haberkorn (Furman Univ.), Matthew Miazga (New York Red Bulls), Shaquell Moore (Unattached), Erik Palmer-Brown (Sporting KC), John Requejo Jr. (Real So Cal), Jesus Vazquez (Tigres/MEX).
MIDFIELDERS (5): Kellyn Acosta (FC Dallas), Marco Delgado (Chivas USA), Luis Felipe (Cruzeiro/BRA), Romain Gall (FC Lorient/FRA), Lynden Gooch (Sunderland/ENG)
FORWARDS (5): Benji Lopez (Real Salt Lake), Amando Moreno (Tijuana/MEX), Zach Pfeffer (Philadelphia Union), Rubio Rubin (Unattached), Ben Spencer (Indy Eleven).

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