Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
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
U.S. SOCCER: Colombia trounces U.S. U-20s
February 25th, 2003 11:11AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

The U.S. U-20 national team suffered a 6-3 loss to fellow World Youth Championship qualifier Colombia on Monday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Edixon Perea notched a first-half hat trick to give the Colombians a 3-0 halftime lead. Knox Cameron tallied twice for the Americans in the second half. CameronÆs second strike narrowed the U.S. deficit to one goal until Victor Montana scored his first of two one minute later.

The Colombians arrived in Florida after having to appeal the U.S. EmbassyÆs original decision to deny entry visas to 17 of their 20 players.

Cameron drew a penalty kick in the 62nd minute, but Colombian goalkeeper Hector Fabio Landazuri saved on Mike MageeÆs effort. Cristian Marrugo gave Colombia a 4-0 before the Americans scored through Cameron in the 69th minute.

Rongen rested starters Bobby Convey and C.J. Klaas because they sustained minor injuries in a scrimmage on Saturday.

The USA meets Colombia again on Wednesday before traveling to Portugal for the Madiera International Tournament.

GAME SUMMARY:

Feb. 24 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

USA 3 Colombia 6

Goals: Cameron 69, Clark 84, Cameron 85; Perea 5, Perea 39, Perea 44, Marrugo 64, Montana 86, Montana 92+.

USA -- Cronin, Harvey (Moose, 77), Cochrane, Marshall (Moor, 46), Stone (Grabavoy, 77), Pearce, Mapp, Clark, Barclay, Magee, Johnson (Cameron, 46).

Colombia -- Landazuri (Gil, 67, De La Cuesta, A.F.Gonzalez, Fawcett, A.Gonzalez, Avimiled (Ramirez, 69), Abel (8- Lopez, 83), Acosta (Castrillon, 67), Anchico (Araujo, 46), Marrugo (Montana, 77), Perea.

Yellow cards: USA -- Harvey 52, Barclay 67, Barclay 90. COL -- Abel 21, Avimiled 30, De La Cuesta 55.

Red Cards: USA -- Barclay 90.



No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Site
Saint Louis picked to repeat    
[ATLANTIC-10: Men] Defending champion Saint Louis has been picked to repeat in the Atlantic-10's preseason poll ...
UEFA Champions League viewing schedule    
[TELEVISION GUIDE] The UEFA Champions League moves into Matchday 4 with a special kickoff time of ...
Young Arsenal star suffers horrendous injury    
[ENGLAND] Arsenal teenager Aaron Ramsey, considered the greatest Welsh talent to come along since Ryan Giggs, ...
HIGHLIGHT & MAGAZINE SHOWS: A Sampling    
None
GAMES: Live and same-day delay on national TV    
None
MLS WEEKEND WRAPUP: Twellman strikes again; L.A. wins 'Clasico'    
None
CHAMPIONS: Goal difference gives PSV Dutch title    
None
FABIEN BARTHEZ: French great bolts after assault    
None
MLS PREVIEW: Monday Night 'Rocky Mountain Cup'    
None
MEXICO: Pachuca leads six into quarterfinals    
None
>> Soccer America Site Archives