's first international match against Germany, the country his father, Jurgen
, played for and coached,
was a memorable one as he made six saves in a 2-1 win for the U.S. under-18 national team in the first of two international friendlies in Marbella, Spain, but he was red-carded in stoppage time on the
play that led to a consolation goal from the penalty spot. Mauricio Pineda
opened the scoring with a 19th-minute volley and Brooks Lennon
scored on a rebound of a shot by his longtime RSL AZ teammate Sebastian Saucedo
in the 76th minute to give the
USA a 2-0 lead.
VfB Stuttgart's Prince Osei Owusu
scored a minute after Klinsmann, who had earlier received a yellow card, was red carded and
replaced in goal by JT Marcinkowski
The USA and Germany will meet again on Friday. Dec. 17 in
USA 2 Germany 1.
Goals: Pineda 19, Lennon 76; Owusu pen. 90+3. USA --
(Jones, 78), Redding, Pineda, Pelaez; Lindley, Swanson, Yueill (Fernandez, 64); Saucedo (Williamson, 78), Elney (Marcinkowski, 90+2), Mansaray (Lennon, 64). Germany --
Reimann; Bader (Buhler, 46), Pfaffigen, Clasen, Mehlem (Wagner, 46); Fechner (Kader, 73), Mittelstadt, Strein (Amamoo, 61); Wekesser (Morschel, 80), Owusu, Bytyqi (Galleski,