U.S. under-23 men
Portugal wins 1-0 on 65th-minute penalty.ALVERCA, Portugal (Tuesday, January 25, 2000) -- Hugo Lealís penalty kick in the 65th minute lifted Portugal to a 1-0 decision over the United States under-23 (Olympic) men tonight
The lone goal came as the result of a foul called against American defender Chad McCarty, who took down a Portugese player in the box.
The final 35 minutes were played at 10 men a side after American Conor Casey and Portugalís captain Caneira were ejected for an altercation.
Next up on the U.S. tour of Portugal are club matches Thursday against Estoril of Portuguese first division and Sunday against Offenbach of the German second division.
Portugal 1, United States 0Lineups: United States - Adin Brown, Matt Chulis, Chad McCarty, Brian Dunseth (captain), Ramiro Corrales; John Thorrington, Landon Donovan (Brian West 80), DaMarcus Beasley, Carlos Parra, Conor Casey, Chris Brown (Chris Albright 40); Portugal - Sergio Leite (Pedro Alves 70), Esteves (Felipe Annunciacio 70), Caneira (captain), Correia, David, Hugo Leal, Semedo (Marco Almeiba 46), Ricardo Sousa (Tonel 46), Felipe Candido (Paulo Ferreira 46), Paulo Costa (Miguel 46), Luis Felipe (Zoao Paulo 46).
Shots: Portugal 9, United States 8. Saves: Portugal 5, United States 4. Corner kicks: Portugal 9, United States 15. Fouls: Portugal 6, United States 7. Offside: Portugal 1, United States 1. Yellow card caution: United States - Thorrington 89. Red card ejections: Portugal - Caneira 55; United States - Casey 55.
Venue: Alverca Stadium in Alverca, Portugal. Weather: 40 degrees.