The U.S. under-23 national team tied Japanese club Rosso Kumamoto in the second and final game of the team's stay in japan.
UCLA's Sal Zizzo set up New England Revolution draft pick Adam Cristman for a pair of goals before Rosso Kumamoto, which is a third-tier JFL team, came back with goals in the 82nd and 83rd minutes.
Feb. 23 in Kumamoto
Rosso Kumamoto (Japan) 2 U.S. under-23 national team 2.Goals: Miyazaki 82, Suzuki 83; Cristman 46, 57.
Rosso Kumamoto --Kobayahsi (Futori, 87), Suzuki, Yano (Ootaki, 46), Morikawa, Ichimura (Kawano, 46), Yamamoto, Yoshii, Yagamuchi (Saitoh, 57), Kumigai (Miyazaki, 46), Kobayashi (Kitigawa, 46), Yamauchi (Endoh, 70).
USA -- Hughes, Freeman, Ianni (Sturgis, 61), Valentino, Harrington, Kirk (Franklin, 68), Kljestan, Lowry (Solle, 73), Alvarez, Cristman (Ward, 73), Zizzo.