The team slid right back into the game-day schedule on Thursday, eating breakfast by 9 a.m. and meeting for a stretch outside the hotel at 10:30 after that.
Before boarding the bus for the pregame meal at 1:45 p.m., everyone enjoyed some down time.
The team returned to the hotel around 3, and had a meeting half an hour later. Following that, the players returned to their rooms for final game preparations.
You can read about the U17s’ game against Chivas USA – a 2-0 loss – in the July 29 youth update.
After the game, the group lingered to watch the penalty kicks that would decide the winner of the Colorado Rapids – Toronto FC match.
Back on the bus, the players grabbed a postgame meal to bring up to their rooms before heading down to the pool.
The Under-17s will next play Real Salt Lake – who finished fourth in Group D – tonight (Friday, July 29) at 7:30 p.m. ET.