The USA blew a 2-0 halftime lead and lost to Bolivia, 4-2, in its second game in the men's soccer competition at the Pan-American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Maryland's Omar Gonzalez
scored both U.S. goals Gustavo Pinedo
of Spanish club Cadiz scored two goals of his own in the 47th
and 81st minutes to open and close Bolivia's second-half flurry. Also scoring for Bolivia was Limberg Gutierrez
, one of Bolivia's two overage players in the
U-20 competition, and Eduardo Fierro
The U.S. will face Mexico on July 21. GAME SUMMARY:
June 18 in Rio de Janeiro USA 2 Bolivia 4.
Goals: Gonzalez 34, 41; Pinedo 47, 81,
Fierro 56, Gutierrez 63. USA --
Gross, Alston, Eckhardt (Cruz, 76), Gonzalez, Stephens, McCarthy (Warshaw, 68), Hall, Folk, Myers, Kelly (Marosevic,
61), Anibaba. Bolivia --
Lampe, Aguilar, Tordoya, R.Gonzalez, Torrico, Gatty, Pena (Juarez, 67), Fierro (Aguino, 80), Gutierrez (Vejarano, 90), Pinedo,