U.S. UNDER-17 NATIONAL SOCCER TEAM FALLS TO CHILE 3-1
C***TESVILLE, Va., June 22, 1993 -- Chile dominated the second half and
rallied to defeat the United States, 3-1, in the under-17 1993 International
Soccer Cup June 21 in front of 1,422 fans at Klockner Stadium on the University
of ***ia campus.
Andriy Shapowal's goal in the ninth minute gave the U.S. team an early lead,
but the U.S. side succumbed to Chile's constant second-half pressure. Manuel
Neira, who entered the game as a substitute to start the second half, tied the
game with a goal in the 56th minute. Frank Lobos put Chile ahead in the 72nd
minute and Neira tallied an insurance goal in the final two minutes.
Judah Cooks, one of the USA's top defenders, suffered a separated shoulder
late in the game and will be sidelined indefinitely.
The USA, 1-1 in the tournament, will face Brazil (2-0) tomorrow (June 23) at
the University of Richmond Soccer Stadium in its final contest of the
International Soccer Cup. Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. (EDT).
USA-- Shapowal (Martinez) 10.
Chile-- Neira (unassisted) 56.
Chile-- Lobos (Tapia) 72.
Chile-- Neira (Rozental) 88.
USA -- Jonathan Busch, Carey Talley, Judah Cooks, Scott Vermillion, Tony Soto,
Steve Armas, Jorge Flores, Andriy Shapowal, Jason Moore, Randi Martinez, Pierre
Venditti. Substitutes: Joe Gallo (24th minute), Deryk Shockley (46), Jeff
Knittel (70), Greg Sadosky (88).
Chile -- Ariel Salas, Nelson Carrado, Gustavo Valenzuela, Dion Valle, Esteban
Mancilla, Alejandro Osorio, Frank Lobos, Hector Topia, Pablo Herceg, Sebastian
Rozental, Patrino Calas. Substitutes: Danta Garaa (32), Manuel Neira (46), Rene
Martinez (75), Gonzalo Cortes (88).
Shots 11 14
Saves 4 7
Corner kicks 4 2
Fouls 17 11
Offside 3 0
Chile -- Rozental (42)
Chile -- Herceg (42)
USA -- Vermillion (85)
Chile -- Lobos (85)
Referee: Brian Hall
Linesman: Joe Manfred
Linesman: George Vergara
Reserve: Tim Ehrson
W L T GF GA PTS
Brazil 2 0 0 5 2 4
Chile 2 1 0 8 5 4
US 1 1 0 3 4 2
Spain 0 3 0 4 9 0
Rolf Olsen The University of Tulsa, UNIR-TU
phone: (918) 631-2653 Tulsa, OK 74104-3189
fax: (918) 631-2035 U.S.A.