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Team USA Remains Unbeaten through Fifth Match in Summer Series

July 24, 2014, 5:10 p.m. (ET)

Team USA Remains Unbeaten through Fifth Match in Summer Series

CHULA VISTA, Calif. – July 24, 2014 – The U.S. Men’s National Team remains unbeaten after their fifth game of the week against Chile at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center. With a scoreless first half, Chile took the lead early in the second half. As minutes ticked away in the match, the U.S. was able to even the score and force a 1-1 draw.

After the U.S. received a yellow card shortly after the break, Chile converted on a penalty corner to go up 1-0 at the 42 minute mark. The majority of the second half was filled with midfield play, as neither squad was able to capitalize on offensive opportunities. Near the end of the match, the U.S. was able to create an offensive push and force a few corners. Finally, Will Holt (Camarillo, Calif.) found the back of the net to put Team USA on the scoreboard. The 1-1 score remained through to the final whistle.

“We’ve played well throughout the week and we are pleased that we remain unbeaten,” said Head Coach Chris Clements. “We created a number of opportunities early in the match that we didn’t take advantage of, however our young team managed to stick to the process and score a goal in the dying minutes of the game.”

The U.S. Men’s series against Chile concludes tomorrow at 10:45 a.m. PDT. Follow @USAFieldHockey on Twitter for live match updates. 

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