[USA UNDER-20 MEN] The U.S. under-20 men’s national team added highly rated Paul Arriola from Tijuana for the Dallas Cup, which kicks off with a match against Argentine club River Plate on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. CT at the Cotton Bowl.
Arriola, who has represented the United States at every youth national team level from the
U-14 age group through the U-18 age group, will attend his first event with the U-20s. He had started for Xolos Wednesday in their 2-0 loss to Cruz Azul in the Concacaf Champions League semifinals.
Arriola has played 24 games for Tijuana since signing last year from the LA Galaxy Academy
Three U-20s -- Matthew Miazga (New York),
Marco Delgado (Chivas USA) and Kellyn Acosta (FC Dallas) -- dressed for their MLS teams Saturday night.
GOALKEEPERS (2): Santiago Castano (New York Red Bulls; Union City, N.J.), Zack Steffen (Maryland;
DEFENDERS (8): Michael Amick (UCLA; Sunnyvale, Calif.), Sullaiman Dainkeh (Maryland; Reston, Va.), Trevor Haberkorn (Furman; Roanoke,
Texas), Matthew Miazga (New York Red Bulls; Clifton, N.J.), Shaquell Moore (FC Dallas Academy; Powder Springs, Ga.), Erik Palmer-Brown (Sporting Kansas City; Lee’s Summit, Mo.), John Requejo Jr.
(Real So Cal; Carpinteria, Calif.), Jesus Vazquez (UANL Tigres; San Luis Obispo, Calif.)
MIDFIELDERS (5): Kellyn Acosta (FC Dallas; Plano, Texas), Marco
Delgado (Chivas USA; Glendora, Calif.), Luis Felipe (Cruzeiro; Ouro Branco, Brazil), Romain Gall (FC Lorient; Herndon, Va.), Lynden Gooch (Sunderland; Santa Cruz, Calif.)
FORWARDS (7): Paul Arriola (Club Tijuana; Chula Vista, Calif.), Jordan Allen (Real Salt Lake; Rochester, N.Y.), Benji Lopez (Real Salt Lake; San Diego, Calif.),
Amando Moreno (Club Tijuana; Morganville, N.J.), Zach Pfeffer (Philadelphia Union; Dresher, Pa.), Rubio Rubin (Unattached; Beaverton, Ore.), Ben Spencer (Indy Eleven; Albuquerque, N.M.)