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By FRANCO PANIZO
The perfect start continued for the Under-20 U.S. Men’s National Team on Wednesday.
The U.S. closed out the group stage of the Dr Pepper Dallas Cup by defeating Tigres UANL, 1-0, courtesy of a goal from Rubio Rubin. The victory improved the Americans to 3-0 after wins over River Plate and Eintracht Frankfurt in recent days, and saw the U.S reach the semifinals of the Super Group portion of the competition.
Rubin scored the game’s lone goal and his second of the competition off a feed from Shaquell Moore in the 45th minute to lift Tab Ramos’ side to a victory. The defense, meanwhile, posted its second straight shutout in the triumph.
The Americans are now set for a semifinals meeting with Brazilian side Fluminense on Friday, and the winner of that match will play River Plate or Coritiba in the championship match on Sunday.
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