Another U-20 World Cup for the United States Men and another appearance in the knockout stage. Some country named France is their opponent in the Round of 16. Never heard of them.
Tab Ramos will be without two key figures for this one. Star midfielder Alex Mendez and holding midfielder Chris Durkin are both suspended due to yellow card accumulation.
The U.S. got here by beating Qatar and Nigeria after losing to Ukraine in their opener. Meanwhile, France were perfect in the group stage, winning all three, scoring seven goals and only allowing two. They must be pretty good.
It will be a tall task for these young Americans, there’s no doubt. There’s also no doubt that this bunch has the talent to pull it off. It’s just a matter of it all coming together at the right time. Let’s do this.
United States lineup:
How to Watch
Advertised Kickoff Time: 11:30a.m. ET, 8:30a.m. PT
Venue: BYDGOSZCZ STADIUM; BYDGOSZCZ, POLAND
Available TV: FOX Sports 2, Universo
Available Streaming: fuboTV (Free Trial), FOX Sports Go, Universo NOW
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