After blitzing competition in the first two rounds of the Generation adidas Cup, the red-hot U-17 Earthquakes Academy squad goes into the final round of GA Cup play tonight in Texas. Led by youth USMNT goalkeeper JT Marcinkowski, the squad went unscathed in the regional rounds of the tournament with a 3-0-1 record. The team enters the final - and international - round of the tournament in a group with the Philadelphia Union, host FC Dallas and Chivas Guadalajara from Mexico.
The U-17 squad opens play against Chivas Guadalajara tonight, 6 p.m. PT from Toyota Park in Frisco, Texas. Fans are encouraged to tune in to the livestream of the match below to see the future talent of the San Jose Earthquakes and Major League Soccer.
About the Generation adidas Cup: According to the league website, the Generation adidas Cup is Major League Soccer's annual youth tournament for U-17 academy teams. Teams are divided into three regions and participate in two qualifying events, then participate in a national event held in April alongside international teams. The tournament focuses on player development and showcases the best teams in the country.