Coach Tab Ramos' team overcame an early two-goal deficit after Anatole Abang scored for the Red Bulls 10th minute and Dan Metzger in the 14th minute. Two goals within two minutes by Emmanuel Sabbi (Chicago Magic) and Jonathan Lewis (Kendall SC) sent the teams in to halftime tied, 2-2.
Stefano Bonomo regained the lead for the Cosmos in the 46th minute before Sebastian Elney (University of Maryland) equalized and Jeremy Kelly (UNC) scored the stoppage-time winner, set up by Philadelphia Union academy player Yosef Samuel.
Aug. 7 in Whippany, N.J.
U.S. U-20s 4 New York Red Bulls II 3. Goals: Sabbi 36, Lewis (JT Marcinkowski) 37, Elney (Lewis) 67, Kelly (Samuel) 91+; Abang (Bilyeu) 10, Metzger 14, Bonomo 46.
USA -- Marcinkowski; Herrera (Poarch, 78), Robinson, Castellanos, Borges; Williamson (Lindley, 70), Acosta (Gutjahr, 55), Suarez (Yueill, 83); Craft (Elney, 45), Sabbi (Samuel, 66), Lewis (Kelly, 78).
NYRB -- Diaz (Kennedy, 81); Carroll; Trial Player (Schmoll, 45); Long, Bilyeu (Flemmings, 63); Williams, Metzger (Bonomo, 45), Bezecourt; Trial Player, Abang (Allen, 45), Trial Player (Simpara, 45).