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Youth Boys May 14, 2015

D.C. United Academy Update: Results and a look ahead for next week’s double header

Washington, D.C. (Via D.C. United) – D.C. United’s Academy Under-13, Under-14, Under-15, Under-16 and Under-18 teams all had matches against the PA Classics this past Saturday, May 9. The U-13 and U-15 teams played its games at the RFK auxiliary field while the U-14, U-16, and U-18 returned to the Evergreen Sportsplex in Leesburg, Va. The U-15 team kicked off the action at 12 p.m. at RFK while both the U-14 and U-18 academies kicked off at 5:45 p.m. in Leesburg. The U-13, U-14, U-15, U-16, and U-18 teams combined for a 3-1-1 record against the PA Classics on the weekend.

Upcoming Fixtures

Age Group: Opponent: Location: Date: Time:
U-12 Maryland Rush RFK auxiliary field Saturday, May 16 3:00 PM
U-13 Continental FC Delco The Proving Grounds Saturday, May 16 1:30 PM
  Oakwood SC RFK auxiliary field Sunday, May 17 2:30 PM
U-14 Continental FC Delco RFK auxiliary field Saturday, May 16 12:00 PM
  New York Red Bulls Evergreen Sportsplex Sunday, May 17 1:00 PM
U-15 Continental FC Delco The Proving Grounds Saturday, May 16 2:00 PM
  Oakwood SC RFK auxiliary field Sunday, May 17 12:30 PM
U-16 Continental FC Delco The Proving Grounds Saturday, May 16 6:30 PM
  New York Red Bulls Evergreen Sportsplex Sunday, May 17 3:30 PM
U-18 Continental FC Delco The Proving Grounds Saturday, May 16 4:30 PM
  New York Red Bulls Evergreen Sportsplex Sunday, May 17 1:30 PM

Results

 U-13: 5-1 win against PA Classics

Goals: Maxwell DeBodene (2), Jair Sosa, Iker Bustamante, Asparuh Slavov

“The boys did a good job of letting the ball do the work as it was very hot throughout the entire match,” said U-13 Head Coach John Bello. “Once we wore down the opposing players gaps started to open up for us and the collective effort of the group to commit numbers forward into the final third was very good.”

U-14: 7-2 win against PA Classics

Goals: Noah Nwosu (2), Alec Townsend, Steven Zeballos, Jordan Neal Matamoro-Mejias, Kyle Davis, Own Goal

“It was a strong performance with some good moments of possession and attacking movements,” said U14 Head Coach and Academy Director Nolan Sheldon.

U-15: 3-0 win against PA Classics

Goals: Jason Ferrufino, Noah Raphael, Andres Villanueva

“Great team effort all around.  The team once again controlled the tempo of the game through their dominance of possession.  Scoring opportunities came through our quick and immediate attack along with our quick movement off the ball which opened up channels for our players to exploit,” said D.C. United coach Jeff Carroll.  “As we move forward we will look to work on maintaining good vertical balance, beginning with the back line all the way to the front unit along with our technique to finish more scoring opportunities.”

U-16: 2-2 draw with PA Classics

Goals: Collin Jouan (2)

“In a match which started unfavorably by allowing an early goal, the group turned it around and went on to have a dominating performance for the majority of the match,” said U-16 Head Coach Jonathan Frias. “The boys couldn’t manage the lead for the last couple of minutes and ended up conceding a late equalizer on a set piece.”

U-18: 0-2 loss against PA Classics

“It was an unfortunate result as the group deserved more since they had good possession and created numerous goal scoring opportunities,” said D.C.Academy coach Jonathan Frias. “In the end, it wasn’t their day.”

 

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