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Saturday, December 3, 2011

U.S. U-17 Men's National Team Beats Turkey

Turkey's U-17(16)'s started the match in very shaky grounds and sat in their half of the field whole first half of the match and than after with ten men they played a lot more better in the second half but lost the match in the last minutes of the match!

In 2010 ,Turkey beat USA, 2-1 and won the Nike International Friendlies Tournament....

But this year, they loss to US in the last minute!

For Yanks,Herber Mejia Flores score in the 88th minute on an assist from Wesley Wade as the US U-17 men's national team earned 2-1 victory over young Turks....


US scored first in the match from a corner kick in the 18th minute......

Jorge Calix gave a short pass to Junior Flores, who crossed the ball into the box and Tyler Turner head at the back post, as Turkey goalkeeper from Goztepe's Junior team from Izmir, Mehmet Goktug Bakirbas scrambled!

Young Turks were reduced to 10 men in the 40th minute after Yusuf Selim Sahin was sent off for a two-footed, studs up challenge on Flores.

After down a player and a goal Turkey starting to play in attacking mode in the second half..

In the 47th minute, young Turks powered into the US end. Mustafa Batuhan Altinas who plays for Bursaspor Junior team made his way in front of goal and fired into the near top corner...

After young Turks missing a good couple chances, young yanks turned up the heat again...

Young Turkish keeper from Goztepe team,Mehmet Goktug Bakirbas had a couple of good saves before US scored the winning goal!

Actual Turkey was better side in the second half until the 88th minute goal....

Big mistake by Turkish defender and captain of the young Turks, Melih Can Yagci(14) cost the match for Turkey...

Midfielder Herber Mejia Flores scored in the 88th minute the winning goal for yanks,,,,,

The young Yanks outshot the Turks 14-6 and 6 shots on goal to Turkey’s three.

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On Sunday, US will face Brazil for the Tournament championship match....

Turkey will play against France on Sunday...

Young Turks, have zero point in the tournament...


Match Report........

Date: Dec. 2, 2011
Competition: 2011 Nike International Friendlies
Venue: Premier Sports Campus; Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
Kickoff: 5 p.m. ET
Attendance: 1,859
Weather: 68 degrees, cool

Scoring Summary: 1 2 F
USA 1 1 2
TUR 0 1 1

USA – Tyler Turner (Junior Flores) 19th minute
TUR – Mustafa Batuhan Altintas 47
USA – Junior Flores (Wesley Wade) 88

USA: 18-Evan Louro; 4-Shaquell Moore, 2-Conor Donovan, 6-Tyler Turner, 3- John Requejo, Jr.; 7-Rubio Rubin (9-Wesley Wade, 55), 14-Steven Echevarria, 10-Junior Flores (20-Christopher Lema, 90), 15-Jorge Calix (8-Angel Heredia, 54); 13-Corey Baird, 19-Danya Kafai (11-DeAndre Robinson, 61)
Subs Not Used: 1-Paul Christensen, 5-Guy Kabala, 12- Adonis Amaya, 16-Kevin Politz, 17-Dembakwi Yomba
Head coach: Wilmer Cabrera

TURKEY: 12-Mehmet Goktug Bakirbas; 7-Anil Capkin, 14-Melih Can Yagci (capt.), 4-Mehdi Akgul, 15-Mahmuthan Samet Acar (3-Umut Can Ince, 36); 6-Serdar Bingol; 17-Ismail Kose (20-Aziz Ceylan, 82), 8-Mert Ozturk (2-Cahit Enis Katipogl, 66), 18-Yusuf Selim Sahin, 11-Berk Yildiz; 9-Mustafa Batuhan Altintas
Subs Not Used: 1-Anil Demir, 5-Alim Harlak, 10-Semih Islemecioglu,13-Safa Altuntas, 16-Muhammet Rasit Sahingoz, 19-Ramazan Civele
Head coach: Mehmet Hacioglu

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