Grande Sports Academy - Real Salt Lake - Benji LopezCASA GRANDE, Ariz. – Grande Sports Academy Exports is a feature in which we track the progress of former Grande Sports Academy players who are playing professionally. There are currently nine professional players in five different countries that have ties to the Grande Sports Academy. GSA Exports will track players who have been called up to national team duty and Real Salt Lake Reserve League matches.

NOTE: Nico Muñiz originally signed with RSL, and is unattached. Romain Gall has signed a youth contract with FC Lorient.

For a full run down on all the weekend’s action, check out the capsules below. Match recaps: April 8-15.

STATS ARE FOR LEAGUE MATCHES ONLY, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED

Major League Soccer

Carlos Salcedo, D, Real Salt Lake: In the 18, did not play in RSL’s 2-2 draw with Philadelphia Union on Saturday. Has been called up to the Mexican U-21 national team for a camp in Mexico City from April 20-23.
Season: 1 game, 0 starts

Benji Lopez, F, Real Salt Lake: Called up the U.S. U20 Men’s National Team on Wednesday, April 9th, for Dallas Cup matches.
Season: 0 games, 0 starts

Lalo Fernandez, GK, Real Salt Lake: Not in the 18 for RSL’s 2-2 draw with Philadelphia Union on Saturday.
Season: 0 games, 0 starts

Jordan Allen, M/D, Real Salt Lake: Called up the U.S. U20 Men’s National Team on Wednesday, April 9th, for Dallas Cup matches.
Season: 2 games, 0 starts

Eriq Zavaleta, D/F, (Seattle Sounders) loaned to Chivas USA: Started, played 90 minutes in Chivas USA’s 1-1 draw with Portland on Saturday.
Season: 4 games, 4 starts

NASL (USA – Second Division)

Ben Spencer, F, (Molde FK – Norway) loaned to Indy Eleven: Called up the U.S. U20 Men’s National Team on Wednesday, April 9th, for Dallas Cup matches.
Season: 0 games, 0 starts

Superliga (Denmark – First Division)

Maikon Orellana, F, Brondby IF: Not in the 18 for Brondby’s 0-2 loss to AaB on Sunday.
Season: 0 games, 0 starts

Bundesliga (Germany – First Division)

Kainoa Bailey, F, (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) plays for Bayer 04 Leverkusen II U-23: In the 18, did not play in Bayer 04 Leverkusen II’s 1-1 draw with Rot-Weiß Oberhausen on Saturday.
Season: 2 games, 0 starts

Ligue 1 (France – First Division)

Romain Gall, F, FC Lorient: No information on Gall this week. In January, American Soccer Now spoke to Gall about playing at FC Lorient and U-20 MNT.
Season: 0 games, 0starts

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One Response to GSA Exports: Spencer, Lopez and Allen called up to US U-20 MNT, Salcedo called up to Mexico U-21 National Team

  1. gnupate says:

    Romain Gall was also called up to the U-20s and ending up with a goal in the game against Eintracht Frankfurt.

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