Gaga Slonina helped the USA go into the knockout stages of the Below-20 Globe Cup as group winners with maximum points.
The young Chelsea goalkeeper had currently played his aspect as the USA secured their spot in the final 16 of the Below-20 Globe Cup by winning their opening two fixtures against Ecuador and Fiji.
America and Slovakia have been each on maximum points as they met on Friday evening to choose which group would go by way of as Group B winners, and Gaga Slonina continued his run of featuring in just about every minute of his country’s campaign in Argentina.
Just like their preceding two games, the USA impressed and have been on best for the majority of the match, striker Cade Cowell providing them the lead at the finish of a extended solo run towards the finish of the initial half.
Having said that, Slonina was known as into action as the USA required him to keep their narrow benefit into the break, stretching across with a sturdy arm to swat away a Mario Sauer work which looked destined for the best corner of the net.
One more fine person aim by substitute Niko Tsakiris in injury time at the finish of the second half created the final score two-, which means for the initial time the USA finish the group stage at an Below-20 Globe Cup with a maximum nine points.
They will play their final-16 tie on Tuesday 30 Could, when they will face a single of the third-spot teams with the ideal group-stage record, with Italy and Brazil at the moment amongst the possible opponents.