U.S. U-18 women go winless against older opponents

[TEN NATIONS TOURNAMENT] The U.S. under-18 women’s national team fell to the France U-19 women's national team, the 2012 U-17 Women’s World Cup champion and reigning European U-19 champion, 1-0, in its third and final match of the Ten Nations Tournament in La Manga, Spain. Playing against older opponents, the USA went without a win, tying Sweden 3-3 and lost 1-0 to both Norway and France.

Ten Nations Tournament:
1. France, 9 pts.
2. Ireland, 7 pts.
3. Norway, 6 pts.
4. Netherlands, 5 pts
5. Sweden, 4 pts.
5. England, 4 pts.
7. Scotland, 2 pts.
7, Denmark, 2 pts.
9. USA, 1 pt.
9. Italy, 1 pt.

Aminata Diallo scored the lone goal from the penalty spot in the 35th minute for the Bleuettes, who finished with a 10-4 edge in shots.

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March 12 in La Manga
France 1 USA 0. Goal: Diallo pen. 35.
France -- Bruneau; Romanelli, Tounkara, Marichaud, Carage (Saint Sans Levacher, 65); Diani, Toletti, Diallo, Declercq; Sarr (Dousesin, 69), Chaumette (Bueno, 46).
USA -- Chandler; Matulich, Vigna, Riehl, Jean (Elliston, 46); Kingman (Dorsey, 62), Baldwin (Boissiere, 71), Cousins (Ogle, 62), DiBiasi (Cappuzzo, 78); Rasmussen, Jenkins (Munerlyn, 46).
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