The United States are in the quarterfinals of the 2017 FIFA under-20 men's World Cup. On Thursday, the United States hammered New Zealand 6-0 in the round of 16 and will next play Venezuela in Jeonju, South Korea on Sunday.
In the United States' six-goal romp over New Zealand in Incheon, South Korea, the Americans had six different goal scorers in a complete team effort. Josh Sargent of O'Fallon, Mo. scored the game-winning goal in the 32nd minute. He was followed by Jeremy Ebobisse of Bethesda, Md. (64th minute), Brooks Lennon of Paradise Valley, Ariz. (65th minute), Justen Glad of Pasadena, Calif. (76th minute), Auston Trusty of Media, Pa. (84th minute) and Lagos Kunga of Atlanta (93rd minute).
The United States' win over New Zealand was the most dominant win in the round of 16. Other results saw Venezuela over Japan 1-0, Portugal over South Korea 3-1, Uruguay over Saudi Arabia 1-0, England over Costa Rica 2-1, Zambia over Germany 4-3, Mexico over Senegal 1-0 and Italy over France 2-1. The other quarterfinal matchups have Portugal versus Uruguay, Italy versus Zambia and Mexico versus England.
In pool play, the United States won their pool with a record of one win and two draws. They beat Senegal 1-0, tied Ecuador 3-3 and tied Saudi Arabia 1-1.