[INTERNATIONAL SOCCER SUMMIT]
Queens Park Rangers won the 2013 Capelli Sport/Newark Liberty International Soccer Summit with a 5-1 win over English rival Liverpool
in the final. U.S. teams PDA, St. Benedict's Prep and FC Bolts Celtic finished 5-6-7 in the eight-team tournament held in Newark, N.J. Final: Queens Park
Rangers 5 Liverpool 1.
QPR took a 2-0 lead on goals by Olamide Shodipo
and Golden Boot winner Aaron Mitchell
a pair of giveaways by Liverpool's defense in the first half. Sergi Canos
scored just before the half to cut the deficit to 2-1, but QPR ended any suspense when
and Mitchell connected early in the second half. Andreas Komodikis
capped the second half explosion with
a 77th-minute goal. Third Place: FC Inter Milan 4 Maccabi Haifa 2.
After blowing a two-goal lead, Inter Milan didn't lose its composure and scored
twice over the final 12 minutes to secure third. Matteo Colombini
scored on a cross through the goal-mouth to snap a 2-2 standoff in the 78th minute before
sealed the victory for the Nerazzurri with his second goal of the match. Bonazzoli gave Inter a 1-0 lead in the 26th minute, Samuel Appiah
made it 2-0 in the 51st minute, but Maccabi responded through Amit Zenati
and Or Eiloz
(free kick from 30 yards).
Fifth Place: PDA 2 St. Benedict's 1. Jared Stroud
and Brian White
put PDA ahead in the first half, and it held on despite an 81st-minute goal by Jose Mederos
to win the battle of
New Jersey club and prep programs, partners in a new full-time residency program. Seventh place: FC Bolts Celtic 3 Fuddercol 2. Harry Swartz
scored a goal in the waning seconds, his second goal in as many games, to ease the Boston club past Fuddercol from Colombia. Steve DeLeo
had lifted the Bolts into 2-2 tie with a goal earlier in the second half.