Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
U.S. SOCCER: U.S. U-20s beat Canada U-20s and Necaxa
December 20th, 2004 12:03PM
Subscribe to Soccer America Site



The U.S. under-20 menÆs national team split squads beat the Canada under-20 national team, 1-0, and Necaxa of Mexico, 2-1, in the first of two days of games during their 12-day training camp at The Home Depot Center.

The Grey team used an early goal by UCLA's Chad Barrett to cruise to a 1-0 victory over Canada, while the Blue team got goals from Seton Hall's Sacha Kljestan and Indiana's Jacob Peterson to topple Necaxa, which has been preparing for Mexico's Torneo Clausura. The U.S. U-20s will play Canada and a local XI on Monday.

The U.S. U-20s will return to the Home Depot Center for the CONCACAF Qualifying Tournament Jan. 12-16. The U.S. U-20s are attempting to qualify for a fifth consecutive World Youth Championship. They will face Trinidad & Tobago Jan. 12, Panama Jan. 14 and Costa Rica Jan. 16. The top two finishers in Carson will advance to the World Youth Championship in the Netherlands June 10-July 2, 2005.

Dec. 18 in Carson, Calif.

USA 1 Canada 0. Goal: Barrett 6.

USA -- J.Hughes, Allen, Phelan (McClung, 46), Sturgis, Wynne (Cristman, 46), Fielhaber, Colaluca, Alvarez (Patterson, 46), Szetela, Robbie Rogers, Barrett.

Canada -- Begovic, Kassaye, Peetoom (Davis, 59), Hainault, Kelly (Hemming, 46), Peters (Guzman, 46), Rosenlund, Gyaki (Murray, 62), Ledgerwood (Wiredu, 75), Johnson, O'Neill (D.Hughes, 46).

Dec. 18 in Carson, Calif.

USA 2 Necaxa (Mexico) 1. Goals: Kjestan 44, Peterson 75; Da Costa Fabiano 70.

USA -- Westberg, Freeman, Ianni, Dalby, Ordonez (Schilling, 58), Capano (Davies, 46), Vidiera (Ward, 46), Adu, Kljestan, John, Peterson.

Necaxa -- Diaz, Mendoza, Velazquez, Acosta, Rodriguez, Espinoza, Hernandez (Da Costa Fabiano, 10), Dos Reis, Mejias, Moreno, Sotilli.

No comments yet.

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



Recent Soccer America Site
USSF's 1988 AGM: The Development Plan, Havelange, Blatter and bananas    
In my 31 years as Soccer America's editor, I'd estimate I've written or edited 50,000 headlines, ...
FIFA: Blatter wins first round, 133-73    
Embattled Sepp Blatter had a 133-73 edge over his sole opponent, Prince Ali of Jordan, in ...
Caribbean combine returns next year    
More than two dozen players from the Caribbean played in MLS this season, and teams looking ...
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, ...
GAMES: Live and same-day delay on national TV    
MLS WEEKEND WRAPUP: Twellman strikes again; L.A. wins 'Clasico'    
CHAMPIONS: Goal difference gives PSV Dutch title    
>> Soccer America Site Archives