For the second time in three days, the U.S. under-17 boys national team came from behind to earn a 2-2 tie against Brazil's U-17 national team at the Nike Friendlies in Bradenton, Fla.
Nike Friendlies (Day 2-4 Results)
On Thursday, Jesse Paredes
scored the game-tying goal, while it
was Ellis McLoughlin
with the tying goal on a 65th minute free kick two days later for the U-17s '90.The Americans had gone ahead in the 10th minute when Brek
scored on a header off a Jared Jeffrey free kick. Brazil went ahead on goals by Choco
had captain Felipe
sent off in the 49th minute.
Brazil concluded its stay at the Nike Friendlies Sunday with a 3-0 win over the U.S. U-18s. The
U.S. U-17 '91s finished up play with 1-1 ties against Concorde Fire and Scott Gallagher. The U.S. U-16 split squads lost their last four games, all against U-16 competition.