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Global Oct 11, 2016

U.S. U-20 Men’s National Team falls to Germany 1-0

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CHICAGO (Via U.S. Soccer) – The U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team fell 1-0 to Germany’s U-20 team in the first match of the Four Nations Tournament, held in Leigh, England.

The match started off with the U-17 MNT conceding an early penalty kick, giving Germany the lead in the 14th minute. The USA then buckled down and played organized and aggressive soccer for the rest of the match. Even after shutting down Germany’s attack and delivering a great team performance, the U-17 MNT was unable to find the back of the net and Germany was able to take home a 1-0 win.

-U.S. U-20 Men’s National Team Match Report-

Match: U.S. U-20 Men’s National Team vs. Germany
Date: Oct. 5, 2016
Competition: Four Nations Tournament
Venue: Leigh Sports Village, Leigh, England
Kickoff: 10 a.m. ET (3 p.m. local)
Attendance: Closed Door
Weather: 55 degrees; Sunny

Scoring Summary:    1      2      F
USA                                    0      0      0
GER                                    1      0      1

GER – Philipp Ochs (penalty kick)                                   14th minute

USA: 1-Jonathan Klinsmann; 2-Marlon Fossey, 14-Tommy Redding, 5-Cameron Carter-Vickers (capt.), 3-Marcello Borges; 10-Gedion Zelalem, 6-Weston McKinnie, 11-Sebastian Saucedo (15-Isaiah Young, 81); 7-Brooks Lennon (8-Derrick Jones, 68), 9-Emmanuel Sabbi (18-Jeremy Ebobisse, 68), 20-Luca De La Torre
Substitutions Not Used: 4-Jonathan Suarez, 12-Justin Vom Steeg, 13-Miles Robinson, 16-Hugo Arellano, 17-Toni Suddoth, 19-Victor Mansaray, 21-Danny Acosta, 24-Auston Trusty
Head coach: Tab Ramos

GER: 1-Florian Muller; 2-Phil Neumann, 6-Gino Fechner, 5-Benedikt Gimber (capt.), 3-Jannes-Kilian Horn (15-Dominik Schad, 89); 7-Emmanuel Iyoha (19-Anton Donkor, 65), 4-Tsiy William Ndenge (14-Lars Dietz, 77), 8-Amara Conde; 10-Philipp Ochs (16-David Sauerland, 89), 9-Fabian Reese (13-Jonas Arweiler, 65), 11-Maximilian Mittelstadt (20-Robin Tim Becker, 77)
Substitutions Not Used: 12-Florian Kastenmeier, 17-Maximilian Thalhammer, 18-Phillip Tietz, 21-Malcolm Badu, 23-Nikolai Rehnen
Head coach: Guido Streichsbier

Stats Summary: USA / GER
Shots: 2 / 6
Shots on Goal: 0 / 5
Saves: 4 / 0
Corner Kicks: 1 / 3
Fouls: 16 / 13
Offside: 3 / 3

Misconduct Summary:
USA – Sebastian Saucedo (caution)                                24th minute
GER – Gino Fechner (caution)                                           43
USA – Weston McKinnie (caution)                                 52
GER – Jannes-Kilian Horn (caution)                               54

Referee: Robert Jones (England)
Assistant Referee 1: Peter Gibbons (England)
Assistant Referee 2: Anthony Moore (England)
Fourth Official: Darren Strain (England) Man of the Match: Cameron Carter-Vickers

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