Copa Sudamericana

US beats Senegal 1-0 at U20 World Cup on Sargent's 3rd goal

Josh Sargent scored his third goal of the tournament in the 34th minute, and the United States beat Senegal 1-0 Thursday at Incheon, South Korea, to move into good position to reach the knockout stage of the Under-20 World Cup.

Sargent scored after Aaron Herrera passed to Tyler Adams along a flank, and Adams played a back-heel pass to Luca de la Torre, who was bursting into the penalty area.

De La Torre bent the ball back to Sargent. The 17-year-old from O'Fallon, Missouri, who is the youngest player on the American roster, took a touch with his left foot about 16 yards out, spun and beat goalkeeper Mouhamed Mbaye with a left-footed shot.

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