[COPA SAPRISSA] The USA fell to Mexico, 3-1, in the final of the Copa Saprissa under-17 tournament held in Costa Rica.
It was the Americans' second loss to Mexico in the tournament at which they finished with a 3-2-2 record.
Mexico scored twice within the first 25 minutes, and USA then lost midfielder Aaron Meyer to a red card in the 35th minute.
June 1 in San Jose
Mexico 3 USA 1. Goals: Hernandez 23, Diaz 24, 54; Rubin 43.
Mexico -- Gudino, Rodriguez, Ubias, E.Hernandez, Gomez (Navarro, 61), L.Hernandez, Rivas, Almanza (Accantar, 38), Ochoa, Jaimes (Granados, 67), Diaz.
USA -- Christensen, Amaya (Requejo Jr., 53), Miranda, Turner, Moore, Meyer, Munoz (Heredia, 55), Flores (Lema, 36), Winn (Baird 65), Wade (Selemani, 55), Rubin.
Red Card: USA -- Meyer 35.