USA Goalkeeper William Pulisic Punches Away A Ball In 5-1 Victory Over England



For the second time in three years, the U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team won the Nike International Friendlies.

The four-team round robin was played at Lakewood Ranch, Fla. After dropping a difficult 2-1 decision in the opening game against Portugal, the U.S. squad, coached by Richie Williams, rebounded with wins over England and Brazil.

The 2-1 loss to Portugal came on a goal that came in stoppage time just when it appeared the two teams would finish with a 1-1 draw.

In their second game the young Americans exploded for three second-half goals to break the game open for a 5-1 victory.

Going into the final game, Brazil needed either a win or a tie to win the championship. They got neither. Beh

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