USA Kicks Off U-20 Women’s World Cup Qualifying with 6-0 Win Against Panama
The Americans face Jamaica in their next match on Sunday, May 28 (6 p.m. ET; FS2) and close out Group A play on Tuesday, May 30 against Canada.
- This was the third meeting between the U.S. and Panama in this tournament. The teams met in group play at the 2012 and 2015 competitions, with the USA winning 6-0 and 6-1, respectively.
- In her sixth U-20 cap tonight, Ally Sentnor scored her second and third career U-20 WYNT goals. She scored her first in the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup vs. Ghana.
- Kat Rader notched her fourth career goal at the U-20 level in just her third cap.
- Jordynn Dudley, Lauren Martinho and Ally Lemos all made their first U-20 WYNT appearances tonight and scored their first goals at the U-20 level.
- Every player who saw action tonight earned her first cap in a Concacaf Women’s U-20 Championship and all but Sentnor, Rader and goalkeeper Teagan Wy earned their first-ever U-20 international caps.
- U.S. head coach Tracey Kevins made three changes in the 63rd minute and two more just past the 70th, giving first U-20 caps to outside backs Tessa Dellarose and Leah Klenke, Martinho and forwards Onyeka Gamero and Maggie Cagle, whose mom Kelly earned one full USWNT cap in 1994.
-U.S. Under-20 Women’s Youth National Team Match Report-
Match: United States Under-20 Women’s Youth National Team vs. Panama
Date: May 26, 2023
Competition: 2023 Concacaf Women’s Under-20 Championship
Venue: Estadio Olímpico Félix Sánchez; Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Kickoff: 7 p.m. ET
Weather: 85 degrees, humid, partly cloudy
Scoring Summary: 1 2 F
USA 3 3 6
PAN 0 0 0
USA – Jordynn Dudley (Kat Rader) 1st minute
USA – Ally Sentnor (Penalty Kick) 41
USA – Kat Rader 45
USA – Ally Sentnor (Penalty Kick) 49
USA – Lauren Martintho 64
USA – Ally Lemos (Penalty Kick) 71
USA: 1-Teagan Wy; 2-Gisele Thompson (14-Leah Klenke, 73), 5-Elise Evans, 4-Ella Emri, 3-Savannah King (13-Tessa Dellarose, 63); 6-Ally Lemos; 18-Jasmine Aikey (8-Lauren Martinho, 63), 10-Shae Harvey; 7-Jordynn Dudley (17-Onyeka Gamero, 63), 9-Ally Sentnor (Capt.) (15-Maggie Cagle, 71), 11-Kat Rader
Substitutes Not Used: 12-Valentina Amaral, 16-Jill Flammia, 19-Madeline Dahlien, 20-Sofia Cook, 21-Makenzie Gress
Head Coach: Tracey Kevins
PAN: 1-Alejandra Garay; 3-Josselyn Montenegro (9-Daniele Hincapié, 46), 4-Dayane Madrid, 5-Meredith Rosas; 6-Deysire Salazar (Capt.) (19-Aida Name, 73), 7-Sherline King (10-Reggina Espino, 63), 8-Diana Pon, 11-Aaliyah Gil, 13-Nicole Cargill, 14-Delineth Rivera (17-Amanda Goldstein, 63), 15-Marisa Gross (16-Mireilis Rojas, 72)
Substitutes not used: 2-Amayah Singleton, 12-Maritza Valdes, 18-Analia Arosemena, 20-Sara Nieto, 21-Yurisel Ortega
Head Coach: Raiza Gutierrez
Stats Summary: USA / PAN
Shots: 26 / 3
Shots on Goal: 11 /1
Saves: 1 / 4
Corner Kicks: 4 / 0
Fouls: 10 / 9
Offside: 2 / 0
PAN – Alejandra Garay (Caution) 29th minute
Referee: Katia Garcia (MEX)
1st Assistant Referee: Mayra Mora (MEX)
2nd Assistant Referee: Santa Medina (DOM)
4th Official: Astrid Gramajo (GUA)
VAR: Benjamin Pineda (CRC)
AVAR1: Ivan Barton (SLV)
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