2007 FIFA U20 World Cup: Austria eliminates Americans in Quarter Finals

Saturday, July 14, 2007

Austria 2 1 United States

Match Stats
Attendance 19,526 in Toronto's National Soccer Stadium
Goalscorers for Austria Okotie (43'), Hoffer (105')
Goalscorers for United States Altidore (15')
Bookings (Austria) Kavlak 33', Junuzovic 44', Stanlislaw 70', Madl 115', Hoffer 122' (Yellow (5))
Bookings (United States) Rogers 46'+, Wallace 50', Szetela 52', Bradley 56', Sturgis 72', Wallace 104', Valentin 113' (Yellow (7)); Wallace 104' (Red (1))

Austria beat the United States 2-1 to advance to the Semi Finals of the 2007 FIFA U20 World Cup.

The Americans opened the scoring in the 15th minute with a cross coming off the left flank to New York Red Bull forward Josmer Altidore. Just before halftime, Rubin Okotie leveled the score at 1-1. There was no scoring second half.

With the score level at 1 goal each, the game went into extra time. After 13 minutes into the 1st extra frame and a sending off for a second yellow card, Erwin Hoffer came off the bench and scored the game winner.

Austria will play either Czech Republic or Spain in the Semi Finals