Ten-Man United States books place in Round of 16 at U20 WCup

A United States team reduced to ten men sealed top spot in Group E of the FIFA Under-20 World Cup on Sunday with a 1-1 tie with Saudi Arabia in Daejeon, South Korea.

A Brooks Lennon first-half goal secured the vital point for the U.S. to set up a second-round showdown with New Zealand on June 1.

The Americans took the lead five minutes before the break. Luca de la Torre saw his shot saved but Brooks slotted home the rebound from close range.

Central defender Cameron Carter-Vickers was sent off on the stroke of half-time for a second bookable offence.

Saudi Arabia struggled to take advantage of its extra man though U.S. goalkeeper Johnathan Klinsmann saved...