U.S. U-20s vs. Korea

U.S. team's flaws brutally exposed by Korea

October 2, 2009
LathamBy Brent Latham
(Archive)
SUEZ, Egypt -- In its final group match, the U.S. U-20 national team played just as they had in a previous match at this World Cup in Egypt.

Unfortunately for coach Thomas Rongen, the match the U-20s replicated was not their convincing win over Cameroon, but rather the comprehensive opening loss to Germany. A clinical and hard-working South Korean side was everything the Americans weren't, winning battles in every sector of the field and taking away a convincing 3-0 victory, to leave ...

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