[U.S. UNDER-17 BOYS] The U.S. under-17 national team tuned up for next month's Nike International Friendlies with a pair of split-squad wins over Canada's U-17s, 3-0 and 2-0.
In the first friendly, Haji Wright, Pierre Da Silva and Joe
Gallardo, who is in Mexican club Monterrey's youth program, combined to score three goals in a six-minute span in the second half.
The next day a new team of starters won on goals
by Sean Teixeira and Devin Vega in the first half.
Nov. 16 in Ft. Lauderdale,
USA 3 Canada 0. Goals: Wright 68, Gallardo 69, Da Silva 74.
USA -- Romero; Nelson (Lara, 63), Arellano, Braima, Velela; Calvillo,
Zendejas (Zelaya, 80), C.Pulisic, Da Silva, Gallardo, Wright (Vega, 70)
Nov. 17 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Canada 0. Goals: Teixeira 32, Vega 37.
USA -- W.Pulisic; Lara, De Point, Dieterich (Martinez, 61), Panchot; Zelaya (Gurrieri, 61), McCabe, Escudero
(McKennie, 61); Vega, Teixeira (Coleman), Rice (Loera, 61)