Matches

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Summary

USA start in style

USA, U-20 champions from 2002, began their Chile 2008 campaign in style, firing a warning to the competition with a 3-0 hiding of France.

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Line-up

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3
5
4
8
5
10
6
12
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13
8
14
9
15
10
16
14
17

Substitute(s)

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18
21
21
11
2
12
4
13
6
15
7
17
9
18
11
19
19
20

Coaches

Stephane PILARD (FRA)
(USA) Tony DiCICCO

Officials

Referee: Jacqui MELKSHAM (AUS)Assistant Referee 1: Airlie KEEN (AUS)Assistant Referee 2: Allyson FLYNN (AUS)Fourth official: Carolina GONZALEZ (CHI)

Statistics

19Shots7
8Corner kicks3
0Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
49%Possession (%)51%
  • French coach Stephane Pilard reacts during the game against USA
  • Sydney Leroux of the USA celebrates scoring against France
  • Players of the USA celebrate scoring against France
  • Keelin Winters of the USA controls the ball
  • USA's Keelin Winters and France's Kheira Hamraoui
  • USA's Keelin Winters and France's Nora Coton Pelagie

"I have to congratulate France because the match was much more of a contest than the scoreline would suggest. Our keeper made two fantastic saves that made all the difference," Tony Dicicco, USA coach.