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 MYNT closes out their so far successful group stage against Slovakia on Friday, with their advancement to the final 16 already secured.
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.
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.
The final 21-man roster for the upcoming U-20 World Cup in Argentina was announced by US Soccer, balancing an experience-heavy group of players while still missing several key contributors for various reasons.
Jordan Pefok broke out of his goal-scoring funk with a dramatic winner to help Union Berlin beat Mainz, while Gio Reyna came off the bench to score a goal in Borussia Dortmund’s annihilation of Freiburg.
Gio Reyna once again came to the rescue of Borussia Dortmund as his stoppage-time goal led them to a stunning win over Mainz in mid-week Bundesliga action.
USMNT U-20 defender Justin Che has been officially promoted to Hoffenheim’s first team, approximately one year after joining the German club on-loan from FC Dallas.