U.S. U-20s fall to Costa Rica in CONCACAF title game

March 15, 2009
The U.S. U-20 men's national team failed to win its first-ever regional title by falling 3-0 to Costa Rica in the CONCACAF U-20 Championship final. The game was played at Marvin Lee Stadium in Macoya, Trinidad.

It was the third time the Americans advanced to the tournament's championship, also appearing in 1980 and 1982. Sunday marked the first CONCACAF Under-20 championship game since 1996.

The U.S. entered the game with a 10-game unbeaten streak in CONCACAF qualifying. However, ...

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