[MARBELLA CUP] Daniel Cuevas and Benji Joya, who both moved from Northern
California to play for Mexican club Santos, and Mario Rodriguez, who left the Los Angeles Galaxy academy for German club Kaiserslautern, scored to give the U.S.
under-20 national team a 3-2 win over Azerbaijan's under-21 national team, its second win in three games at the 2012 Marbella Cup in Spain.
Los Angeles Galaxy forward Jose Villarreal scored twice in a nine-minute span in the first half to lead the U-20s to a 2-0 win over Scotland’s under-21 national team. The U.S. U-20s fell to Canada's U-20s, 2-1, in their opener.
The USA dominated the game against the Scottish U-21s with an 11-3 edge in shots and 5-0 advantage on corner kicks.
Vancouver Whitecaps forward Caleb Clarke's goal in the 80th minute gave Canada a 2-1 win over the USA on Wednesday.
Forward Mario Rodriguez, who signed with German club Kaiserslautern over the summer, scored the lone U.S. goal.
Oct. 16 in Marbella
USA 3 Azerbaijan 2. Goals: Cuevas 9, Rodriguez 54, Joya 64; Asgandarov 20, 75.
USA -- McIntosh; Miller, Stanko, Zimmerman, Torre; Pelosi (Metzger, 55), Lopez, Joya; Villarreal (Packwood, 90+1), Rodriguez, Cuevas.
Azerbaijan -- Popovic; Garayev, Abbasov (Alkasov, 31), Taghizada (Novruzov, 82), Guliyev; Diniyev (Ahmadov, 46), Seyidov, Abasiyev; Abdullayev, Asgandarov, Umarov (Hajiyev, 67).
Oct. 12 in Marbella
U.S. 2 Scotland 0. Goals: Villarreal 22, 31.
USA -- McIntosh; Okwuonu (Miller, 63), Stanko, Packwood, Torre; Pelosi, Gil (Lopez, 80), Joya; Villarreal (Zimmerman, 88), Rodriguez, Cuevas (Kiesewetter, 73)
Scotland -- Archer; Jack (Duffie, 55), Kerr, Wallace, Robertson; Fyvie, Armstrong (Holt, 69), McLean (Smith, 79); McGeouch, Watt, Scougall.
Oct. 10 in Marbella
USA 1 Canada 2. Goals: Rodriguez 75; Piette 33, Clarke 80.
USA -- McIntosh; Okwuonu (Miller, 69), O’Neill (Pelosi, 65), Packwood, Torre (Top, 82); Stanko, Lopez (Gil, 46), Joya; Kiesewetter (Villarreal, 46), Rodriguez, Cuevas
Canada -- Gomes; Dollery, Lapenna, Henry, James; Piette, Petrasso (Luarca, 69), Alderson (Eustaquio, 82); Clarke (Vukovic, 88), Aleman (Carreiro, 75), Fisk.