U.S. U-20 World Cup Watch: Richie Ledezma finally breaks in at PSV O19

Richie Ledezma, who missed U-20 World Cup qualifying with a foot injury, is finally getting a chance with Dutch club PSV, which signed him in late December.



Ledezma came off the bench and impressed in PSV's 1-0 win over Ajax in Saturday's Eredivisie O19 match, his second appearance since finally becoming healthy.

Forward Sebastian Soto again dressed for Hannover 96 but did not play in its 1-0 loss to Borussia Moenchengladbach. On Sunday, he played for Hannover 96's reserves.

Chris Durkin made his first start of the 2019 MLS season for D.C. United and scored in its 3-2 win at the Colorado Rapids.

U.S. U-20 World Cup 30:
Goalkeepers:
CJ Dos Santos, Benfica Juniores A (POR), did not play (3-0 at Sporting Juniores A)
*Trey Muse, Tacoma Defiance (USL), 90 minutes (0-5 at Las Vegas Lights)
David Ochoa, Real Monarchs, 90 minutes (1-5 at New Mexico United)
Brady Scott, FC Cologne II (GER), did not play (0-0 vs. Wattenscheid)

Right Backs:

Julian Araujo, LA Galaxy (MLS), sub-26 minutes (2-0 vs. Philadelphia Union)
Sergino Dest, Ajax O19 (NED), 90 minutes (0-1 vs. PSV O19)
*Manny Perez, North Carolina FC (USL), sub-23 minutes (1-2 at Atlanta United II)
Note: Jaylin Lindsey (Sporting KC) out with knee injury.

Centerbacks:
Aboubacar Keita, Columbus Crew (MLS), did not play (0-1 at Montreal Impact)
Mark McKenzie, Philadelphia Union (MLS), sub-13 minutes (0-2 at LA Galaxy)
Chris Richards, Bayern Munich U19 (GER), did not play (5-1 at Heidenheim U19)

Left Backs:

Chris Gloster, Hannover 96 II (GER), 90 minutes (4-1 vs. Oldenburg)
Edwin Lara, Leon Sub-20 (MEX), 90 minutes (1-2 at Puebla Sub-20)
*Matthew Real, Bethlehem Steel (USL), did not play (3-1 vs. Charleston Battery)

Midfielders:
Frankie Amaya, FC Cincinnati (MLS), sub-7 minutes (0-2 at LAFC)
Brenden Aaronson, Philadelphia Union (MLS), 77 minutes (0-2 at LA Galaxy)
Christian Cappis, Hobro (DEN), did not play (1-2 vs. Randers)
Edwin Cerrillo, FC Dallas (MLS), 77 minutes (2-1 vs. Portland Timbers)
Chris Durkin, D.C. United (MLS), 90 minutes, 1 goal (3-2 at Colorado Rapids)
Richie Ledezma, PSV O19 (NED), sub-30 minutes (1-0 vs. PSV O19)
Alex Mendez, Freiburg U19 (GER), 65 minutes (2-2 at Nuremberg U19)
Paxton Pomykal, FC Dallas (MLS), 90 minutes (2-1 vs. Portland Timbers)
James Sands, NYCFC (MLS), 90 minutes (3-3 at Minnesota United)
*Brandon Servania, North Texas AC (USL), 90 minutes (1-0 vs. Forward Madison)

Wingers:
Jonathan Amon, FC Nordsjaelland (DEN), did not play (1-2 vs. Esbjerg)
Andrew Carleton, Atlanta United II (USL), 90 minutes, 1 assist (2-1 vs. North Carolina FC)
Konrad de la Fuente, Barcelona Juvenil A (ESP), no game
Uly Llanez, Wolfsburg U19 (GER), ineligible until 2019-20 season.
*Tim Weah, Celtic (SCO), sub-16 minutes (3-0 at Aberdeen)
Note: Nick Taitague (Schalke 04 II) is injured.

Forwards:
Ayo Akinola, Toronto FC (MLS), sub-6 minutes (2-3 at Seattle Sounders)
Josh Sargent, Werder Bremen (GER), did not play (2-1 vs. Freiburg)
Sebastian Soto, Hannover U19 (GER), 90 minutes (1-0 vs. Hamburg U19)
Note: Justin Rennicks (New England Revolution) is injured; Jesus Ferreira (FC Dallas) has not yet gained U.S. citizenship.
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