The U.S. U-23s, joined for the first time by a possible wild-card selection, Jeff Agoos, beat Bolton (English First Division), 1-0, in a July 30 scrimmage.
Note: The U.S. intentionally started the second half with just 10 players. Each team then made free substitutions throughout the rest of the match.
U.S. U-23s 1 Bolton Wanderers 0
Venue: Kuntz Stadium, Indianapolis, Ind.
Date: July 30
USA -- Sasha Victorine (Conor Casey) 19th minute.
USA -- Tim Howard; (Matt Napoleon, 46, Jeff Agoos (Ramiro Corrales, 46), Danny Califf (ejected, 59), Brian Dunseth (Capt.), Evan Whitfield; Peter Vagenas (DaMarcus Beasley, 46), Sasha Victorine, Chris Albright, Joey DiGiamarino; Conor Casey, Josh Wolff (removed, 46).
Bolton -- Jussi Jaaskelainen; John O'Kane (Richardson, 46), Simon Charlton, Paul Warhurst, Gudni Bergsson (ejected, 24); Per Frandsen (Capt.), Anthony Barness (Franck Passi, 46), Robbie Elliott, Ian Woan (Michael Ricketts, 60); Michael Ricketts
(Micahel Farrelly, 26), Bo Hansen.
Bolton -- Gundi Bergsson (ejection) 24th minute.USA -- Danny Califf (ejection) 59.
Officials: Referee: Rich Grady (USA)
Referee Assistant #1: Cien Asoera (USA)
Referee Assistant #2: Greg Bowers (USA)
4th Official: Tony Asoera (USA)
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