U.S. U-18s scoreless in first two games

[LISBON TOURNAMENT] The U.S. under-18 national team opened play at the 20th edition of the  Lisbon international Tournament with a 0-0 tie with Norway and 2-0 loss to host Portugal.

U.S. goalkeeper JT Marcinkowski saved all five shots he faced to record the shutout against Norway.

Portugal won on two late goals by Goncalo Guides.

June 6 in Malveira
USA 0 Norway 0.
USA -- Marcinkowski; Jones, Redding, Pineda, Gasper; Swanson, Lindley (Obinwa, 77), Akale (Fernandez, 39); Saucedo, Yomba (Elney, 63), Craft (Lennon, 77).

June 8 in Mafra
Portugal 2 USA 0. Goals: Goncalo Guides 70, 90+3.
USA -- Marcinkowski; Jones (Elney 78), Redding (Pearson 46), Pineda, Gasper; Swanson, Lindley (Obinwa, 78), Saucedo, Rubin, Yomba, Craft (Akale 46, Fernandez 63).
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