The U.S. U-20 Men’s National Team were given a tough draw for the Round of 16 at the World Cup.
Tab Ramos’ side will face France on June 4th in Bydgoszcz with a quarterfinal berth at stake.
The U.S. are coming off back-to-back shutout wins against Nigeria and Qatar respectively. After losing to Ukraine on Matchday 1, the team picked up six consecutive points to finish as runners-up in Group D.
France defeated Mali 3-2 on Friday to win Group E. Les Bleus are led by Mickael Cuisance (two goals), Amine Gouiri (two goals) and Dan-Axel Zagadou (one goal).
Midfielders Alex Mendez and Chris Durkin will be unavailable in the Round of 16 for the U.S. due to yellow-card accumulation.
The winner will face either Uruguay or Ecuador in the quarterfinals on June 8th.