U.S. U-18 boys beat Portugal in Lisbon

After opening the 23rd Lisbon International U-18 Tournament with losses to Japan (2-0) and Norway (2-1), the U.S. U-18 men's national team, coached by Omid Namazi, beat host Portugal, 2-1, on goals by Faris Abdi (IMG) and Andrew Paoli  (San Jose Earthquakes).

Abdi’s strike in the 86th minute equalized Portugal’s 76th minute goal by João Oliveira and Paoli hit the winner in the second minute of stoppage time.

Portugal was still crowned champion of the four-team round-robin tournament, having beaten Japan, 3-1, and Norway, 3-0, edging Norway on goal difference.

USA Lineup vs. Portugal — Muse; Real, Mckenzie (Stanley, 59), Vom Steeg, (Maher, 62), Paoli, Servania, Carranza (del Rosario, 78), Cappis (Abdi, 78'), Perez, Rennicks, Dorsey (Carr, 78).

U-18 men’s national team
GOALKEEPERS (2): Trey Muse (Seattle Sounders; Tukwila, Wash.) Gabe Rosario (Reading FC; Charlotte, N.C.).
DEFENDERS (7): Gideon Davis (CE Europa; Barcelona, Spain.) Jack Maher (Scott Gallagher; Caseyville, Ill.), Mark McKenzie (Philadelphia Union; Bear, Del.), Matthew Real (Philadelphia Union; Drexel Hill, Pa.), Aedan Stanley (St. Louis Scott Gallagher SC; Columbia, Ill.), Christian Takaki (PA Classics; Dover, Pa.), Carson Vom Steeg (Real So Cal; Santa Barbara, Calif.).
MIDFIELDERS (7): Faris Abdi (IMG; Bradenton, Fla.), Raul Aguilera (Orlando City SC; Sanford, Fla.), Christian Cappis (Texans SC Houston; West Chicago, Ill.), Koby Carr (Texas Rush; San Antonio, Texas), Jose Carranza (North Carolina FC; Manassas, Va.) Andrew Paoli (San Jose Earthquakes; San Jose, Calif.) Brandon Servania (FC Dallas; Birmingham, Ala.).
FORWARDS (4): Lucas Del Rosario (CASL; Durham, N.C.), Griffin Dorsey (Colorado Rush; Evergreen, Colo.) Emanuel Perez (CASL; Garner, N.C.), Justin Rennicks (New England Revolution Academy; Hamilton, Mass.).

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