[U.S. UNDER-17 NATIONAL TEAM] The USA fell to Spain, 2-1, on a goal in the 90th minute of Wednesday's clash of U-17 powers at the Spanish soccer federation's Ciudad del Futbol.
The hosts got goals from Atletico Madrid's Baston and Barcelona's Sergi in their warmup for UEFA U-17 qualifying. The USA, which plays in Concacaf qualifying in April, tied the score on Jack McInerney's goal in the 76th minute. McInerney led the U.S. U-17s with three goals at the La Serena Cup they recently won in Chile.
The Americans remain in Madrid until Sunday.
Feb. 18 in Madrid
Spain 2 USA 1.Goals: Baston 20, Sergi 90; McInerney 76.
Spain --Kilian (Edgar, 46), Dalmau, Saborit (Albert, 77), Mongil (Amat, 70), Sergi Gomez, Koke (Alex, 54), Kevin (Luque, 46), Pardo, Baston (Ruben, 64), Izco (Munain, 46), Sarabia.
USA --Edwards, Watts, Polak, Kitchen, Duran, Zavaleta, Jerome (Davis, 88), Renken (Lletget, 65), McInerney, Gil (Gyau, 65), Martinez (Palodichuk, 46).