CHICAGO (Sept. 16, 2022) – The US Under-20 Men’s Youth National Team will head to the 2022 Revelations Cup in Mexico City, Mexico for matches in opposition to Peru, Mexico and Paraguay. The match represents the primary matches for the U-20 MYNT since its standout efficiency on the 2022 Concacaf U-20 Championship, the place the USA took dwelling its third straight regional title and clinched berths to the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup and the 2024 Olympics.
Head coach Mikey Varas has known as up 20 gamers for the match, set for Sept. 18-28. Players born on or after Jan. 1, 2003 are age-eligible for the 2023 U-20 World Cup. The roster options 14 gamers born in 2003 and 6 born in 2004.
U-20 MYNT ROSTER BY POSITION (CLUB; HOMETOWN) – REVELATIONS CUP
GOALKEEPERS (2): Alexander Borto (Fulham/ENG; South Plainfield, NJ), Chris Brady (Chicago Fire FC; Naperville, Ill.)
DEFENDERS (7): Justin Che (Hoffenheim/GER; Richardson, Texas), Brandan Craig (Philadelphia Union; Philadelphia. Pa.), Mauricio Cuevas (Club Brugge/BEL; Los Angeles, Calif.), Marcus Ferkranus (Phoenix Rising FC; Santa Clarita, Calif. .), Jonathan Gomez (Real Sociedad/ESP; Keller, Texas), Jalen Neal (LA Galaxy; Lakewood, Calif.), Caleb Wiley (Atlanta United FC; Atlanta, Ga.)
MIDFIELDERS (7): Paxten Aaronson (Philadelphia Union; Medford, NJ), Alejandro Alvarado Jr. (Vizela/POR; Los Angeles, Calif.), Caden Clark (New York Red Bulls; Wayzata, Minn.), Daniel Edelman (New York Red Bulls; Warren, NJ), Diego Luna (Real Salt Lake; Redwood, Calif. ), Jack McGlynn (Philadelphia Union; Middle Village, NY), Rokas Pukstas (Hajduk Split/CRO; Stillwater, Okla.)
FORWARDS (4): Brain Gutierrez (Chicago Fire FC; Chicago, Ill.), Jackson Hopkins (DC United; Fredericksburg, Va.), Kevin Paredes (Wolfsburg/GER; South Riding, Va.), Quinn Sullivan (Philadelphia Union; Philadelphia, Pa.)
2022 REVELATIONS CUP SCHEDULE
Wednesday, Sept. 21
Peru vs. USA – Instalaciones Club America en Coapa – 5 pm ET
Mexico vs. Paraguay – Estadio Ciudad de los Deportes – 10 pm ET
Saturday, Sept. 24
Mexico vs. USA – Estadio Ciudad de los Deportes – 7 pm ET
Paraguay vs. Peru vs. Estadio Ciudad de los Deportes – 10 pm ET
Tuesday, Sept. 27
Mexico vs. Peru – Estadio Ciudad de los Deportes – 7 pm ET
USA vs. Paraguay – Estadio Ciudad de los Deportes – 10 pm ET
Broadcast data for the Revelations Cup remains to be to be confirmed.
Fourteen of 20 gamers return from the Concacaf U-20 Championship-winning squad, together with midfielder Paxten Aaronson, who received the Golden Ball because the match’s high participant and the Golden Boot because the match’s high scorer in addition to goalkeeper Chris Brady, who received the Golden Glove because the tourney’s high ‘keeper. Fellow Best XI picks Jalen Neal and Quinn Sullivan additionally return to the U-20 MYNT.
Defender Johnathan Gomez is the lone participant receiving his first U-20 MYNT call-up. Gomez, in addition to defender Justin Che, midfielder Kevin Paredes and ahead Caden Clark have all beforehand been known as as much as the senior USMNT. Gomez earned his first cap with the complete crew in the course of the USA’s December match vs. Bosnia and Herzegovina, whereas Clark and Paredes additionally participated within the coaching camp previous to that recreation. Che was known as as much as the senior squad’s May 2021 coaching camp earlier than its match vs. Switzerland, however didn’t play within the match.
Fifteen golf equipment are represented on the roster, together with seven from Major League Soccer. Four gamers come from the Philadelphia Union, whereas two every come from Chicago Fire FC and the New York Red Bulls. Seven gamers are primarily based overseas, plying their commerce for golf equipment in Germany (two gamers), Belgium, Croatia, England, Portugal and Spain. The gamers hail from 10 totally different states, led by 5 from California.