• Tuesday Jul 03, 2007

    USA win; Panama lose at 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup

    The USA defeated Poland, while Panama lost to Argentina their respective group matches on Tuesday during the FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007.

    Freddy Adu scored three times, Danny Szetela had two goals, while Josmer Altidore added another for the USA (1-0-1, 4 Points) in the 6:1 victory over Poland (1-1-0, 3 Points) in Group D play at the Le Stade Olympique in Montreal, Quebec.

    Elsewhere, Sergio Aguero and Maximiliano Morales each scored two goals, while Angel Di Maria and Mauro Zarate added another each for Argentina (1-0-1, 4 Points) in the 6:0 triumph over Panama (0-1-1, 1 Point) in Group E action at the Frank Clair Stadium in Ottawa, Ontario.

    The 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup continues for the CONCACAF teams on Wednesday (4 July) as Costa Rica (0-1-0, 0 Points) plays against Japan (1-0-0, 3 Points) at the Royal Athletic Park in Victoria, British Columbia.

    The top two teams in each of the six groups, plus the four best third-place teams will advance to the knockout stage at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007.

    FIFA U-20 WORLD CUP CANADA 2007
    Group A
    05.07.2007: Edmonton, Alberta; Commonwealth Stadium (17:45)
    AUSTRIA - CANADA

    08.07.2007: Edmonton, Alberta; Commonwealth Stadium (18:00)
    CANADA - CONGO

    Group C
    05.07.2007: Toronto, Ontario; BMO Field (19:45)
    MEXICO - PORTUGAL

    08.07.2007: Edmonton, Alberta; Commonwealth Stadium (15:15)
    NEW ZEALAND - MEXICO

    Group D
    03.07.2007: Montreal, Quebec; Le Stade Olympique (A: 35801)
    USA - POLAND 6:1 (3:1)
    Danny SZETELA 9', 51'; Freddy ADU 20', 45'+; 85'; Josmer ALTIDORE 70' - Dawid JANCZYK 5'
    USA: Chris Seitz - Nathan Sturgis, Michael Bradley, Danny Szetela, Robbie Rogers, Freddy Adu-C, Josmer Altidore (79: Dax McCarty), Anthony Wallace (63: Amaechi Igwe), Sal Zizzo, Julian Valentin (33: Ofori Sarkodie), Tony Beltran. Booked: none
    TD: Thomas RONGEN
    POL: Bartosz Bialkowski - Ben Starosta, Jaroslaw Fojut, Krysztof Strugarek, Adam Danch, Artur Marciniak-C (67: Pawel Adamiec), Patryk Malecki, Dawid Janczyk, Grzegorz Krychowiak (55: Adrian Marek), Mariusz Sacha (46: Jakub Szalek), Tomasz Cywka. Booked: Krychowiak 31', Fojut 76'
    TD: Michal GLOBISZ
    R: Martin HANSSON (SWE)

    06.07.2007: Ottawa, Ontario; Frank Clair Stadium (19:45)
    BRAZIL - USA

    Group E
    03.07.2007: Ottawa, Ontario; Frank Clair Stadium (A: 23500)
    PANAMA - ARGENTINA 0:6 (0:4)
    Maximiliano MORALES 20', 27'; Mauro ZARATE 23'; Sergio AGUERO 25', 62'; Angel DI MARIA 76'
    PAN: Luis Mejia - Eric Vasquez, Luis Ovalle, Marvin Mitchell (36: Pablo Gonzalez), Francisco Castaneda (59: Josue Brown), Javier Gonzalez, Gabriel Torres-C, Nelson Barahona (64: Alberto Quintero), Christian Vergara, Celso Polo, Carlos Rodriguez. Booked: J. Gonzalez 90'+
    TD: Julio DELY VALDES
    ARG: Sergio Romero - Federico Fazio, Emiliano Insua, Ever Banega (69: Alejandro Cabral), Matias Cahais-C, Claudio Yacob, Matias Sanchez, Mauro Zarate (61: Angel Di Maria), Sergio Aguero, Damian Escudero (19: Pablo Piatti), Maximiliano Morales. Booked: Sanchez 70'
    TD: Hugo TOCALLI
    R: Subkhiddin MOHD SALLEH (MAS)

    06.07.2007: Montreal, Quebec; Le Stade Olympique (17:00)
    CZECH REPUBLIC - PANAMA

    Group F
    04.07.2007: Victoria, British Columbia; Royal Athletic Park (17:00)
    COSTA RICA - JAPAN

    07.07.2007: Burnaby, British Columbia; Swangard Stadium (17:00)
    SCOTLAND - COSTA RICA

    Photo #1 - Panama vs. Argentina, from fifa.com
    Photo #2 - USA vs. Poland, by Tony Quinn

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