In the last meeting between the USA and Brazil a week ago, the Brazilians prevailed 4-3 in Chile.
Nov. 30 in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
USA 2 Australia 1. Goals: Gaines 15, de la Torre 69; Caletti 3.
USA -- W.Pulisic; Adams, Arellano (Barbir, 46), Dieterich, Panchot, McCabe, Kelly (C.Pulisic, 59), Calvillo (Zendejas, 46), Perez (Wright, 46), Gaines (de la Torre, 60), Da Silva.
Australia -- Osipov; Ward, Speth, Caletti (Panetta, 50), Maskin (Joice, 50), Arzani (Dimitroff, 76), Armenakas (Tokich, 70), Kekeris (Bandiera, 76), Kim (Monahan-Vaiika, 70), Fotakopoulos, Petratos.
U.S. U-17s open with 3-1 win over England
The U.S. under-17 national team for two goals from Christian Pulisic, his 15th and 16th of the season, and one from recent FC Dallas signing Alejandro Zendejas to down England, 3-1, in its opening match of the 2014 Nike International Friendlies on Friday night at the Premier Sports Campus.
Josh Perez's cross found Zendejas for the opening goal in the 11th minute. Goalkeeper Kevin Silva, who finished with six saves for the defending champs, had several big stops in the first half before Pulisic scored from the penalty spot to make it 2-0 late in the first half. After the break, Zendejas found Pulisic to make 3-0. In the first minute of stoppage time, Daniel Wright scored a consolation goal for England.
Nov. 28 in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
USA 3 England 1. Goals: Zendejas 11, C.Pulisic pen. 40, 48; D.Wright 90+1.
USA -- Silva; Olosunde (Adams, 46), Nelson, Barbir, Velela, Calvillo, de la Torre (McCabe, 84), C.Pulisic (Kelly, 84), Perez (Da Silva, 66), Zendejas (Gaines, 83), H.Wright.
England -- Whiteman; Yates (Stabana, 80), Edun, Davies (D.Wright, 80), Humphreys-Grant, Holland (Ugbo, 70), Nmecha (Phillips, 61), N'Dukwu, Collinge (Oxford, 70), Patching, Hector-Ingram.
Six Americans start for Tijuana in U-20 playoffs
Stevie Rodriguez scored from the penalty spot to give Tijuana a 1-1 tie at Atlas and clinch its quarterfinals series in Mexico's Sub-20 national championship, 3-1, on aggregate. He was one of six Americans who started in both legs. The others were Paul Arriola, Fernando Arce, Jr. and Alejandro Guido, who have all played for Xolos' first team, and first-year pros John Requejo, Jr. and Raul Rodriguez.
Alianza standouts visit Pachuca
U.S. U-15 Luis Carillo from the Dallas Texans and Jorge Zamarron, two of the most coveted players at the 2014 Alianza de Futbol National Finals in Miami, and Miguel de Leon, spent a week in Mexico, where they trained with Pachuca.
“I like it a lot, is a great team and one day I would want to play with the first team,” said Carillo, who was also invited by Club America, Guadalajara, Leon, Santos, Tijuana, UNAM, Tigres, Necaxa and Mineros Zacatecas.