U.S. Under-20 National Team Defeats Cameroon, 4-1
Sept. 29, 2009
The U.S. Under-20 National Team picked up a 4-1 victory over Cameroon in the second game of group play in Suez, Egypt. UCLA senior goalkeeper and U.S. team captain Brian Perk earned the victory, making five saves and allowing just a penalty kick goal in the second half. Senior midfielder Michael Stephens did not play in the contest.
With the win, the U.S. (1-1) is now in second place in Group C after two games. Germany leads the group with four points, and the U.S. and Cameroon are tied for second with three points. However, the U.S. is ahead of Cameroon on goal differential, which is even, compared to Cameroon's -1.
The U.S. will conclude group play against Korea Republic on Friday, Oct. 2. The game will be televised live on ESPN2 and Galavision at 9:45 am PT. Cameroon and Germany will meet at the same time at a different venue.