Team USA starting 11: RJ Noll (38 - Keeper), Christian Freitas (9 - Forward), Levi Arthur (7 - Defense), John Emmitt (6 - Defense), Dionte McGrew (3 - Mid), Jowell Figueras (12 - Mid), Joe Hill (8 - Forward), Kasey French (34 - Mid), Ivory Randle IV (21 - Defense), Daniel Espeleta (32 - Mid), and Alex Ptachik (18 - Defense).
9:00 CR - Kickoff!
9:08 CR - GOOOOOOOAALLLLL!!! Kasey French heads one in over the El Salvador goalie!
9:28 CR - Yellow card for Ivory Randle IV.
9:33 CR - Halftime whistle. USA ahead 1-0.
9:47 CR - 2nd half starting. Final 30 minutes of the tournament! If USA wins, we take 5th place out of 11 teams. Much higher than I'm sure we were anticipated.
9:50 CR - El Saladpr makes a couple subs during half.
9:50 CR - 2 awesome back-to-back goal attempts made by Kasey French. Both saved by El Salvador.
9:53 CR - Great goal attempt by Joe Hill, but it ends up slightly wide.
9:55 CR - Goal by El Salvador. 1-1.
9:55 CR - El Salvador substitution.
10:01 CR - Team USA substitution: Miles Sanchez (16 - Mid) for Daniel Espeleta.
10:07 CR - Penalty kick given to El Salvador. They score, making it 1-2.
10:09 CR - Cody Peterson (10 - Defense) going in for Levi Arthur.
10:14 CR - Peace Drevitch (4 - Forward) going in for Kasey French.
10:18 CR - El Salvador scores but its called offsides and taken back. Score still 1-2, El Salvador.
10:22 CR - Final whistle. El Salvador takes it, 1-2. Team USA ends the tournament in 6th place.
Team USA after the final match! (And me!)