Justin Meram enters as second-half substitute in Iraq's 3-2 loss to UAE in Asian Cup third-place game
Columbus Crew SC winger Justin Meram was a late substitute for Iraq in their 3-2 loss Friday to United Arab Emirates in the third-place game of the Asian Cup at Hunter Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.
Meram came on in the 86th minute on the left wing for Amjad Kalaf as the Lions of Mesopotamia pushed for an equalizer. It was an especially disappointing result for Iraq considering they took a 2-1 lead into the halftime locker room after goals from Waleed Salim and Kalaf.
New England Revolution forward Diego Fagundez makes cameo as Uruguay stay on course for U-20 World Cup
New England Revolution forward Diego Fagundez saw a few more minutes of playing time for the Uruguay Under-20 national team on Thursday evening, entering their clash with Peru as a late substitute as Uruguay cruised to a 3-1 win in the final stage of the 2015 South American U-20 Championship.
WATCH: Jurgen Klinsmann pulls off the rare double back-heel during the US's loss to Chile | SIDELINE
Two back-heels at the same time?
Yeah, Jurgen Klinsmann’s still got it.
The US national team manager may not have gotten the result he wanted on Wednesday night, but he did manage to pull off a one-in-a-million double back-heel on the sideline during the US's 3-2 loss at Chile.
The US national team's loss at Chile on Wednesday will mostly be remembered as the night Jurgen Klinsmann chose to experiment with a 3-5-2 formation.
It will be at least 10 days more before US national team fans can revel in the glory of a much-needed win, but they were able to check one item off their wish list after Wednesday’s 3-2 loss to Chile: a Jozy Altidore goal.
Ambroise Oyongo was merely an onlooker as Cameroon were eliminated Wednesday from the Africa Cup of Nations following a 1-0 loss to Ivory Coast in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.
A first-half goal from Max Gradel was the deciding moment as Cameroon finished last in Group D with two draws and a loss while Ivory Coast wrapped up the group’s top spot.