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U.S. U-17s fall to host Denmark
July 28th, 2014 4:58PM

TAGS:  denmark, u.s. under-17 men's national team


[OPEN NORDIC TOURNAMENT] The U.S. under-17 national team lost its opening game at the Open Nordic Cup, dropping a 2-0 decision to host Denmark in Kolding.

Mark Brink Christensen and Marco Harboe Ramkilde scored in the first half for the Danes.

The U.S. U-17s consist mostly of players on the second team. Four players -- goalkeeper William Pulisic, defender Edwin Lara and forwards McKinze Gaines and Elijah Rice -- will join the first team at the Copa Mexico de Naciones, which kicks off Saturday in Mexico City. They all started Monday against Denmark.

Next up for the USA: Norway on Tuesday. Norway beat the Faroe Islands, 3-1, on Monday.

July 28 in Kolding
Denmark 2 USA 0. Goals: Brink Christensen 4, Harboe Ramkilde 28.
USA -- W.Pulisic, Panchot, Lara, DePoint, Palazzolo, Gonzalez (Adams 54), Kelly (McKennie 67), Gurrieri (Braima 54), Gaines, Koreniuk (Matzelevich 54), Rice.

1 comment
  1. pri pi
    commented on: July 28, 2014 at 5:18 p.m.
    Well, a 2-0 loss is not good, however the team will learn more from losing that one than winning.

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