U.S. U-18s fall to Spain on late goal

[COPA DEL ATLANTICO] The USA fell to Spain, 1-0, on a late goal in their opening game at the 40th edition of the U-18 Copa del Atlantico in the Canary Islands.

The Americans had their chances, but Atletico Madrid goalie Carlos Morales was outstanding for Spain kept them off the scoreboard. Spain won on a goal by Sevilla's Curro in the 87th minute.

In Tuesday's first game, Argentina beat a Canary Islands select team, 4-0. The USA faces Argentina Wednesday and closes out play against the Canary Islands on Friday.

USA -- Marcinkowski; Gasper (Turner, 81), Palmer-Brown, Redding (Selemani, 89), Moore, Castro (Swanson, 81), Akale, Hyndman (Yueill, 59), Rubin, Yomba (Winn, 59), Saucedo (Novakovich, 59).

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