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Match 33 Cheonan - CHEONAN
Rain
26 August
0:2 (0:0)
  • Kirk URSO (63')
  • Mykell BATES (71')

Referee Salvio FAGUNDES (BRA)

Summary

USA through to next phase

USA through to next phase

The USA qualified for the Round of 16 at the FIFA U-17 World Cup Korea 2007 with a 2-0 victory over Belgium in their last Group E match at the Cheonan Sports Complex on Sunday 26 August. The win saw the young Americans finish second in their group, while also spelling the end of the road for the Belgians, who finished bottom of the table.The US team got off to a furious start and almost ...

Highlights

Line-up

BEL
USA
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Bob BROWAEYS (BEL)
(USA) John HACKWORTH
Officials
  • Referee: Salvio FAGUNDES (BRA)
  • Assistant Referee 1: Altemir HAUSMANN (BRA)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Roberto BRAATZ (BRA)
  • Fourth official: Olegario BENQUERENCA (POR)
  • Misses next match if booked

Photos

  • Belgium - USA
  • Belgium - USA
  • Belgium - USA
  • Belgium - USA
  • Belgium - USA
  • Belgium - USA
  • Belgium - USA
  • Belgium - USA
  • Belgium  - USA

Quotes

John Hackworth (USA), USA coach
"
We're very happy. We've achieved our first goal, which was making it through to the next round, and we did it the hard way. We didn't let the pressure get to us and we always believed in ourselves. That shows the character of my team."

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    5Corner kicks8
    0Yellow cards3
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    1Red Cards0
    39%Possession (%)61%