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U.S. U-17 Men’s National Team Defeats Turkey

The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team defeated Turkey 2-1 in the team’s second match of the 2011 Nike International Friendlies with goals from Tyler Turner and Junior Flores.

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IN THE IMAGE: The U.S. U-17 MNT (seen here against France) will face Brazil in the third and final game of the Nike International Friendlies.

LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. (Dec. 2, 2011) — The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team defeated Turkey 2-1 in the team’s second match of the 2011 Nike International Friendlies.

Tyler Turner opened the scoring, before Turkey went down to 10 men late in the first half. Turkey equalized early in the second half, but Junior Flores’ tireless efforts eventually paid off as he slammed home the game-winner in the 88th minute.

A complete match report will be posted shortly…

– U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team Match Report –

Match: U.S. U-17 Men’s National Team vs. Turkey U-17 Men’s National Team
Date: Dec. 2, 2011
Competition: 2011 Nike International Friendlies
Venue: Premier Sports Campus; Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
Kickoff: 5 p.m. ET
Attendance: 1,859
Weather: 68 degrees, cool

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

USA – Tyler Turner (Junior Flores)   19th minute
TUR – Mustafa Batuhan Altintas        47
USA – Junior Flores (Wesley Wade)  88

USA: 18-Evan Louro; 4-Shaquell Moore, 2-Conor Donovan, 6-Tyler Turner, 3- John Requejo, Jr.; 7-Rubio Rubin (9-Wesley Wade, 55), 14-Steven Echevarria, 10-Junior Flores (20-Christopher Lema, 90), 15-Jorge Calix (8-Angel Heredia, 54); 13-Corey Baird, 19-Danya Kafai (11-DeAndre Robinson, 61)
Subs Not Used: 1-Paul Christensen, 5-Guy Kabala, 12- Adonis Amaya, 16-Kevin Politz, 17-Dembakwi Yomba
Head coach: Wilmer Cabrera

TUR: 12-Mehmet Goktug Bakirbas; 7-Anil Capkin, 14-Melih Can Yagci (capt.), 4-Mehdi Akgul, 15-Mahmuthan Samet Acar (3-Umut Can Ince, 36); 6-Serdar Bingol; 17-Ismail Kose (20-Aziz Ceylan, 82), 8-Mert Ozturk (2-Cahit Enis Katipogl, 66), 18-Yusuf Selim Sahin, 11-Berk Yildiz; 9-Mustafa Batuhan Altintas
Subs Not Used: 1-Anil Demir, 5-Alim Harlak, 10-Semih Islemecioglu,13-Safa Altuntas, 16-Muhammet Rasit Sahingoz, 19-Ramazan Civele
Head coach: Mehmet Hacioglu

Stats Summary: USA / TUR
Shots: 8 / 3
Shots on Goal: 6 / 1
Saves: 0 / 4
Corner Kicks: 4 / 1
Fouls: 10 / 9
Offside: 4 /3

Misconduct Summary:
TUR – Selim Shahin (sent off)     40th minute
TUR – Mert Ozturk (caution)        48
USA – Shaquell Moore (caution)   74

Referee: Allen Chapman (USA)
Assistant Referee 1: Rob Hufman (USA)
Assistant Referee 2: Rahm Rodriguez (USA)
Fourth Official: Terry Vaughn (USA)

ussoccer.com Man of the Match: Junior Flores


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