U.S. U-20s vs. Germany

U.S. U-20s fail opening test against Germany

September 26, 2009
By Brent Latham
SUEZ, Egypt -- For at least 45 minutes Saturday night in Suez, it seemed as if the US U-20 national team was the short-handed side, rather than its German rivals. The Germans were playing without a number of their biggest stars at the U-20 level, but they made easy work of their opening match with the Americans, with two first-half goals that put it out of reach quickly for a 3-0 victory.

Pressed for fit options, American coach Thomas Rongen started the match with some surprises himself. ...

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