As October ends, reality set in for U.S. national team teen stars Jozy Altidore
and Freddy Adu
: It's not going to be easy to make it
Altidore's first start for Spanish power Villarreal turned into a nightmare when it was humiliated by third division Polideportivo Ejido, 5-0, in the Copa del Rey, the
It was an even longer night for Adu, who didn't play on Wednesday night in Monaco, which beat Nancy, 3-1, for its first win since Sept. 13.
Adu has played only 69
minutes in five league appearances but had heretofore at least been on the bench.