Previous
Leicester City
Manchester United
5
3
FT
Game Details
Tottenham Hotspur
West Bromwich Albion
0
1
FT
Game Details
Everton
Crystal Palace
2
3
FT
Game Details
Manchester City
Chelsea
1
1
FT
Game Details
Levante
Barcelona
0
5
FT
Game Details
VfL Wolfsburg
Bayer Leverkusen
4
1
FT
Game Details
Toronto FC
Chivas USA
3
0
FT
Game Details
Getafe
Valencia
6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Wigan Athletic
Ipswich Town
6:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Chester City
Wrexham
7:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Spezia
Carpi
6:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Valenciennes
Clermont Foot
6:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Academica de Coimbra
Estoril
7:00 PM GMT
Game Details
FK Amkar Perm
Krasnodar
1:00 PM GMT
Game Details
FK Torpedo Moscow
Dinamo Moscow
4:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Istanbul Buyuksehir BSK
Trabzonspor
4:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Bursaspor
Besiktas
6:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Defensa y Justicia
San Lorenzo
9:10 PM GMT
Game Details
Racing Club
Newell's Old Boys
11:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Douglas Haig
Guarini A. Franco
7:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Unión de Santa Fe
Huracán
7:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Santamarina
Patronato
11:30 PM GMT
Game Details
River Plate
Fénix
7:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Shimizu S-Pulse
Gamba Osaka
5:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Vegalta Sendai
Kashima Antlers
5:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Albirex Niigata
Urawa Red Diamonds
5:30 AM GMT
Game Details
FC Tokyo
Tokushima Vortis
6:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Yokohama F. Marinos
Sanfrecce Hiroshima
6:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Omiya Ardija
Kawasaki Frontale
6:30 AM GMT
Game Details
Next
Manchester CityManchester City
ChelseaChelsea
1
1
FT
Game Details
 Posted by ESPN Staff
Nov 8, 2008

U.S. U-17 women advance to World Cup semis

The U.S. U-17 women's national team advanced to the semifinals of the 2008 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup with a 4-2 victory against the Korea Republic in front of more than 7,000 fans at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton, New Zealand.

The U.S. received goals from forward Courtney Verloo (who tallied twice), forward Vicki DiMartino and midfielder Kristie Mewis.

The USA will now face Germany in the tournament's second semifinal on Nov. 13 at QE11 Park in Christchurch, New Zealand with a kickoff of 7 p.m. local / 1 a.m. ET.

"For us, we went in knowing that we wanted to try to keep the ball," said U.S. coach Kazbek Tambi. "We've struggled a little bit keeping the ball and maybe it was the pressure of these kids coming to a World Cup and maybe they've been a little off.

"But with each game they've gotten more composure and we wanted to get out there today and play some good soccer. Win or lose, let's go out and play our best kind of soccer and today we definitely represented that and that's why we were successful."

England upset Japan in the day's other quarterfinal in Hamilton, winning 5-4 on penalty kicks after a 2-2 tie through regulation and overtime. The result earned the English their first semifinal berth at a FIFA Women's World Cup as well as a semifinal matchup with North Korea on Nov. 13 at QEII Park at 4 p.m. local.

The U.S. outshot South Korea 20-5 during the course of the game. DiMartino's goal was her fourth in four games, making her the only player in the tournament to score in every match. With the result, the U.S. U-17 women kept their record intact of reaching the semifinals of every FIFA women's event ever held.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.