With the final games of Group B taking place Friday evening, the U-20 USMYNT topped the group after a convincing win against Slovakia. We take a closer look at how it all went down, the context of some of the key plays within the flow of the game, and what it means for the team going forward.
The United States U-20 MYNT finished a successful run through the group stage, beating Slovakia by a pair of goals to secure a potentially straightforward Round of 16 game.
The United States U-20 squad were made to work for their lunch in their second Group B game against Fiji on Tuesday night, but were eventually able to feast, with a platter of second-half goals served up by Diego Luna, Cade Cowell and Caleb Wiley.
Running up the scoreline will be the name of the game on Tuesday night when the United States U-20 MYNT takes on Group B minnows Fiji in their bid to secure their spot in the knockout round of the World Cup.
With the dust settled on the nail-biting win by the US U-20 squad over Ecuador, we take a closer look at how it all went down, the context of some of the key plays within the flow of the game, and what it means for the team going forward.
Jonathan Gomez was the hero for the Americans in their U-20 World Cup opener against Ecuador, with the makeshift midfielder’s injury-time goal netting the team the three points in a perfect start.
The young U-20 MNT squad from Mikey Varas will begin the 2023 World Cup on Saturday against the same opponent who ended their run four years earlier, when they face Ecuador in San Juan, Argentina.