U.S. U-15s take third place

[COPA MEXICO DE NACIONES] The U.S. under-15 boys national team took third at the 2013 Copa Mexico de Naciones when it beat Paraguay 7-6 in a shootout after their match Sunday at Azteca Stadium ended 3-3.

Paraguay was up 3-2 for much of the second half until sub Joshua Perez tied the score at 3-3 two minutes into second-half stoppage time.

The USA had fallen to Uruguay 2-0 in the semifinals. Argentina beat Uruguay, 1-0, to take the title in the 12-team tournament in Mexico City.

Aug. 18 in Mexico City
USA 3 Paraguay 3 (USA wins 7-6 on penalties). Goals: Wright 15, Zendejas 40, Perez 70; Diaz 38, Lopez 44, Valiente 50.
USA -- Romero, Olosunde (Velela, 46), Barbir, Arrellano, Nelson, Albelo (Zendejas, 36), Calvillo, Coleman (Perez, 36), Taitague (Pulisic), Loera (Gallardo, 36), Wright.
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