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INTERNATIONAL NEWS: ANTONEE ROBINSON GRABS MATCH WINNING ASSIST AS USA BEAT MEXICO 1-0

12 September 2018

US Soccer MNT

Everton loanee off the bench to tee up Tyler Adams as USMNT won 1-0 against Mexico, whilst Will Grigg started for Northern Ireland in their 3-0 victory against Israel.

  • International Update: Antonee Robinson, Will Grigg, Reece James and Owen Evans all involved in midweek matches.
  • USA full back Robinson assisted match-winning goal in 1-0 victory over Mexico.
  • Grigg started in 3-0 win against Israel, with James involved as England U20s fell to defeat against Netherlands.

Antonee Robinson made a superb impact from the bench in Nashville in the early hours of Wednesday morning, setting up the crucial winning goal for USA in their rivalry against Mexico.

The full back, on loan at Latics from Everton, came on in the 56th minute and provided the perfect cross for Tyler Adams to clinch a 1-0 victory in the 71st minute.



Will Grigg was involved for Northern Ireland earlier in the evening, starting for his 12th cap as Michael O'Neill's side won 3-0 against Israel in Belfast.

Grigg featured for 65 minutes following his goal scoring appearance last week against Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Owen Evans and Reece James featured in youth international action for Wales Under 21s and England Under 20s respectively, but both tasted defeat.

Evans was an unused substitute as Wales fell 2-0 against Portugal, whilst Chelsea loanee James played the full 90 minutes in England's 3-1 defeat away to Netherlands.

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