Playing without two key players, the USA tied Colombia twice (1-1 and 2-2) in a pair of tuneups played in Lauderhill, Fla., for this fall's Under-17 Men's World Cup in Nigeria.
, who has been targeted by English club Arsenal, scored in the first game, and Juan Agudelo
and Alex Shinsky
scored in the second game.
The USA was playing without two key starters. Playmaker Sebastian Lletget
joined West Ham United's academy program,
and Stefan Jerome
was ill. Aug. 12 in Lauderhill, Fla. USA 1 Colombia 1.
Goals: Gil 29; Cardona 45. USA --
Zavaleta, Polak, Kitchen, Herold, Duran, Martinez, Shinsky (Palodichuk, 63), Gil, Chavez (Craven, 52), Agudelo (Davis, 80). Aug. 15 in Lauderhill,
USA 2 Colombia 2.
Goals: Agudelo 40, Shinsky 47; Cadrona 44, Saiz 55.
USA -- Edwards (Richey, 80), Zavaleta, Polak, Kitchen (McCrary,
46), Herold, Duran (Davis, 62), Henry (Sarle, 30), Shinsky (Ambrose, 71), Gil, McInerney, Agudelo (Craven, 62).