Archives: U-20 World Cup

US U-20’s Crush Poland in the World Cup

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Tonight’s 6-1 win for the US Under 20 team at the U-20 World Cup (formerly the FIFA World Youth Championships) was as good a performance as I have ever seen by any US team against respectable opposition in a FIFA … Continue reading

The Game of a Lifetime

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Jozy Altidore/Getty Sports Images Earlier, my fellow blogger usasoccerfan16 said that Tuesday’s World Cup game between the US U-20 squad and Poland’s U-20 squad could be one of the biggest games in the lives of several of the US players. … Continue reading

As Good as it Gets

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Tonight’s 6-1 win for the US Under 20 team at the U-20 World Cup (formerly the FIFA World Youth Championships) was as good a performance as I have ever seen by any US team against respectable opposition in a FIFA … Continue reading

Freddy Adu’s Wonder Strike

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Freddy Adu just scored perhaps the best goal I have seen an American player make since Eric Wynalda in the 1994 World Cup or at least since Preki’s goal versus Brazil in 1998. The goal gives the US a 2-1 … Continue reading

Young Yanks Must Improve

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Football is a funny game. The US Copa America Team played Argentina toe to toe for 65 minutes on Thursday night, yet lost by the lopsided score of 4 to 1. Yesterday the highly touted US Under 20 National Team … Continue reading

Awful Performance For US U-20 Team

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Football is a funny game. The US Copa America Team played Argentina toe to toe for 65 minutes on Thursday night, yet lost by the lopsided score of 4 to 1. Yesterday the highly touted US Under 20 National Team … Continue reading

US Draw With South Korea at U-20 World Cup

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

I had just gotten off a plane when I watched this match, so I want to rewatch the match before commenting, but on my first impression, we were very lucky to get a draw against a far superior Koren squad. … Continue reading

Rongen Names World Cup Roster

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

US U-20 Head Coach Thomas Rongen named his 22 man roster for this summer’s U-20 World Cup in Canada. Freddy Adu will become only the second player in FIFA history to compete at three U-20 World Cups. Here is the … Continue reading