Former FC Dallas academy star Jose de la Tejera
scored for Santos in its 2-2 tie with Leon in the first
leg of the Liga MX sub-20 final.
U.S. U-20 midfielder Benjamin Joya
came on as a substitute for Santos' top young prospect, Herbert Robinson
, whose father is an American.
De la Tejera also scored in the semifinals, where Santos knocked off Guadalajara, for which Juan Pablo Ocegued
a, another U.S. U-20 product, started at left back.
Leon beat Tijuana, which featured Americans Steve
, Alejandro Guido
and Paul Arriola
, in the other semifinal.