[COPA MEXICO DE NACIONES]
The USA moved into the semifinals of the Copa Mexico de Naciones for under-17 national teams with a 3-0 shootout win over Colombia after
their game Wednesday in Mexico City ended 1-1. Borussia Dortmund-bound Christian Pulisic
scored in his fourth straight game for the USA.
who is only 15, scored in the 16th minute to give him six goals in four games and was one of three Americans to convert from the penalty spot along with Elijah
and Danny Barbir
. Edward Bolanos evened the score for Colombia in the first half.
Pulisic's cousin, Will Pulisic
, came on late in the second half for Kevin Silva
in goal. He stopped the second Colombian attempt in the shootout. The two other
shots hit the woodwork as the USA moved into the semifinals against Ecuador. Brazil will face Paraguay in Friday's other semifinal match.
Christian Pulisic, whose parents both played
soccer at George Mason, will move to Dortmund with his father as soon as all the paperwork is sorted out. He will be able to play there because he will obtain a Croatian passport. His grandfather is a