U.S. Under-20 team wins second match at 2006 FIFA World Championships
MOSCOW -- Longhorns sophomore Stephanie Logterman (Austin, Texas) and the United States Under-20 Women's Soccer National Team defeated Argentina, 4-1, in the second match of Group D play at the 2006 FIFA World Championship in Moscow, Russia on Monday.
The U.S. came out firing shots on goal, scoring twice in each 45-minute period. Jessica Rostedt found the back of the net in the 13th minute on a pass from Danesha Adams. Twenty-five minutes later, Adams used a pass from Amanda Poach to put the U.S. ahead, 2-0.
In the second half, the scoring barrage continued with Sarah Wagenfuhr setting up an Allie Long goal in the 62nd minute of the game. Erin Hardy joined Wagenfuhr on the assist list, helping Casey Nogueira put the ball between the posts after the 91st-minute mark.
With the win, the squad qualifies for the quarterfinals with fellow Group D team France. The American delegation is in a position to clinch first place in Group D entering the match against France on Aug. 24 at Dynamo Stadium in Moscow (7 p.m. local / 10 a.m. CT).