U.S. U-18 men finish runner-up at Slovakia Cup

The U.S. U-18 men’s national team, coached by Omid Namazi, finished runner-up at the 2017 Slovakia Cup, falling, 3-1, to Russia in the final. In group play, the Americans tied Hungary (1-1), beat Belarus (2-1) and tied Slovakia (1-1).

USA-Russia highlights:

Slovakia Cup, final
April 28 in Trnava, Slovakia
USA 1 Russia 3
Goals: Brewer 80; Glusenkov 4, Glusenkov 68, Utkin 79.
USA starting XI — Scott, Jones, Gruno, Uribe, McKenzie, Dorsey, Carranza, Rennicks, Gonzalez, E. Perez, Servania.

Slovakia Cup, U.S. Group B results
April 27 in Trnava, Slovakia
USA 1 Slovakia 1

April 25 in Trnava, Slovakia
USA 2 Belarus 1.
Goals: Pomykal 69, Gonzalez (pen.) 75; Khlebasolau 8.
USA — Muse; Maher (McKenzie, 71), Esparza (Carranza, 60), Gruno, Stanley, Servania, Belloni (Pomykal, 41), E.Perez, Brewer (Dorsey, 60), Inalien (Rennicks, 41), B.Perez (Gonzalez, 71).
Belarus — Svirski; Pilipavets, Bylinkin, Biatsenia, Lapun, Shauchenka (Chekhau, 65) (Ksenafontau, 80), Tupalau (Mirayeuski, 65), Svirepa (Juhir, 80), Alshanik, Khlebasolau (Baradzin, 53), Yermakovich (Sen, 53).

April 24 in Trnava, Slovakia
USA 1 Hungary 1
Goals: E. Perez (Carranza) 78; Szabo 28.
USA — Scott; Uribe, McKenzie, Jones (Stanley, 69), Del Rosario (E.Perez, 57); Carr (B.Perez, 69), Pomykal, Carranza, Dorsey; Gonzalez, Rennicks (Brewer, 78).
Hungary — Bese; Krebsz, Kiss, Berdo, Kiss (Lustyik, 75), Rabatin, Kilti, Bolla, Bevardi, Szabo (Gajda, 79), Palincsar (Stoiacovici, 57).

U.S. U-18 men’s national team
GOALKEEPERS (3): Brandon Austin (Tottenham Spurs; U.S. Virgins Islands) Trey Muse (Seattle Sounders; Tukwila, Wash.), Brady Scott (DeAnza Force; Petaluma, Calif.).
DEFENDERS (8): Jonathan Esparza (Club Tijuana: Chula Vista, Calif.), Kyle Gruno (Leicester City; Wyckoff, N.J.), Daniel Jones (New England Revolution Academy; West Hartford, Conn.), Jack Maher (Scott Gallagher; Caseyville, Ill.), Mark McKenzie (Philadelphia Union; Bear, Del.), Aedan Stanley (St. Louis Scott Gallagher; Columbia, Ill.), Angel Uribe (Club Tijuana; San Diego, Calif.).
MIDFIELDERS (6): Paolo Belloni (Genoa FC; Delray Beach, Fla.), Koby Carr (Texas Rush; San Antonio, Texas), Jose Carranza (North Carolina FC; Manassas, Va.), Brian Perez (Club Tijuana; San Diego, Calif.), Paxton Pomykal (FC Dallas; Highland Village, Texas), Brandon Servania (FC Dallas; Birmingham, Ala.).
FORWARDS (7): Shaft Brewer (FC Dallas; Sacramento, Calif.), Lucas del Rosario (CASL; Durham, N.C.), Griffin Dorsey (Colorado Rush; Evergreen, Colo.), Jonathan Gonzalez (FC Monterrey; Santa Rosa, Calif.), Will Inalien (Portland Timbers; Tamarac, Fla.), Emanuel Perez (CASL; Garner, N.C.), Justin Rennicks (New England Revolution Academy; Hamilton, Mass.).

1 comment about "U.S. U-18 men finish runner-up at Slovakia Cup ".
  1. don Lamb, May 2, 2017 at 11:27 a.m.

    Kumar - Are these the 99s that you claimed have been getting nothing but horrible results?

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