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U.S. U-17 MNT Defeats Brazil to Win Nike International Friendlies

The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team won the 2011 Nike International Friendlies with a 3-1 victory against Brazil.

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IN THE IMAGE: Paul Christensen (seen here against France) was in goal for the second time during the Nike International Friendlies, earning the victory against Brazil.

LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla. (Dec. 4, 2011) — The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team won the 2011 Nike International Friendlies with a 3-1 victory against Brazil.

The U.S. opened the scoring in the second minute but Brazil equalized in the 16th minute. Tyler Turner scored to put the U.S. ahead in the 31st, and Wesley Wade sealed the score in the 43rd.

A full match story will be posted shortly…

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

Match: U.S. U-17 Men’s National Team vs. Brazil U-17 Men’s National Team
Date: Dec. 4, 2011
Competition: 2011 Nike International Friendlies
Venue: Premier Sports Campus; Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
Kickoff: 5 p.m. ET
Attendance: 3,000
Weather: 73 degrees, clear

Scoring Summary: 1 2 F
USA                         3 0 3
BRA                         1 0 1

USA – Rubio Rubin (Shaquell Moore) 2nd minute
BRA – Matheus                                16
USA – Tyler Turner                          31
USA – Wesley Wade (Junior Flores)    43

Lineups:
USA: 1-Paul Christensen; 4-Shaquell Moore, 2-Conor Donovan, 6-Tyler Turner, 3- John Requejo Jr.; 7-Rubio Rubin, 5-Guy Kabala (14-Steven Echevarria, 65), 20-Christopher Lema , 10-Junior Flores (19-Danya Kafai, 78); 13-Corey Baird (16-Kevin Polit 90+1), 9-Wesley Wade (11-DeAndre Robinson, 65)
Substitutions Not Used: 8-Angel Heredia, 12- Adonis Amaya, 15-Jorge Calix, 17-Dembakwi Yomba, 18-Evan Louro
Head coach: Wilmer Cabrera

BRA: 1-Guilherme; 2- Kaue (13-Derlan, 83), 3-Marcel, 4-Eriks (capt.), 6-Abner; 7-Walney (16-Linik, 46), 8-Ze Augusto, 5-Matheus Queiroz; 10-Gabriel (15-Gabriel Barbosa, 87), 11-Joanderson (14-Ian, 65), 9-Bruno (18-Renan Gorne, 83)
Substitutions Not Used: 12-Fellipe, 14-Ian, 17-Kaique
Head coach: Emerson Rodriguez de Avila

Stats Summary: USA / BRA
Shots: 9 / 3
Shots on Goal: 4 / 4
Saves: 3 / 1
Corner Kicks: 2 / 5
Fouls: 17 / 16
Offside: 3 / 4

Misconduct Summary:
BRA – Abner (caution)                   24th minute
BRA – Kaue (caution)                     33
USA – DeAndre Robinson (caution) 84
BRA – Ze Augusto (caution)            90
BRA – Zerlan (caution)                   90

Officials:
Referee: Matthew Forrester (USA)
Assistant Referee 1: Mark Cahen (USA)
Assistant Referee 2: Sims Meredith (USA)
Fourth Official: Terry Vaughn (USA)

ussoccer.com Man of the Match: Junior Flores

 

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