Welcome to your live match thread for the United States Under-20 Men’s National Team match, as the Yanks face Haiti in the second game of the 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship group stage! After falling to Panama in the opening game, the U.S. finds itself in a hole. The U.S. will need to get at least a point to have any hope of advancing to the classification stage.
Having won its first game, a win for Haiti will mean that it will finish in the top two in Group B and move on to the next round. U.S. U-20 Men’s National Team Head Coach Tab Ramos’ goal of becoming the first coach to go to three straight U-20 World Cups would also come to an end.
Against Panama, Orlando City’s Tommy Redding started and played 69 minutes before being subbed out for University of Maryland midfielder Eryk Williamson. Redding will start again tonight and will look to improve his play in this must-win match.
Goalkeepers: Jonathan Klinsmann (University of California), JT Marcinkowski (Georgetown)
Defenders: Danny Acosta (Real Salt Lake), Marlon Fossey (Fulham FC), Justen Glad (Real Salt Lake), Aaron Herrera (New Mexico), Erik Palmer-Brown (Sporting Kansas City), Tommy Redding (Orlando City), Auston Trusty (Philadelphia Union)
Midfielders: Tyler Adams (New York Red Bulls), Luca De La Torre (Fulham FC), Jonathan Gonzalez (CF Monterrey), Jeremiah Gutjahr (Indiana University), Sebastian Saucedo (Real Salt Lake), Eryk Williamson (University of Maryland)
Forwards: Coy Craft (FC Dallas), Jeremy Ebobisse (Portland Timbers), Brooks Lennon (Real Salt Lake), Jonathan Lewis (New York City FC), Emmanuel Sabbi (UD Las Palmas)
How to Watch:
Match Time: 5:30 p.m. ET
Venue: Estadio Nacional — San Jose, Costa Rica
Streaming: CONCACAF FaceBook Live
Twitter: For rapid reaction and live updates, follow along at @ussoccer_ynt.
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