The U.S. team preparing for Olympic qualifying defeated Bosnia-Herzegovina's under-21 team, 5-2, in a friendly played Friday in Tuzla.
and Mario Rodriguez
scored to give the USA a 2-0 lead after 12 minutes (video
), and Alonso Hernandez
, Benji Joya
and Fatai Alashe
added second-half goals in Andi Herzog
's first game in charge of the team.
The Americans were a year older than the Bosnians, who began their preparations for 2017 UEFA U-21 qualifying under Darko Nestorovic.
The USA heads to Denmark for a match on
Tuesday. March 27 in Tuzla Bosnia-Herzegovina 2 USA 5.
Goals: Jelisic 65, Hodzic pen. 72; Morris 8,
Rodriguez 12, Joya pen. 66, Hernandez 78, Alashe 86. Bosnia-Herzegovina -
- Piric, Memija, Merajic, Gojkovic, Miletic, Hodzic, Radovac, Omerbasic,
Sadikovic, Predragovic, Jelisic. Subs: Satara, Mihojevic, Rahmanovic, Prevljak. USA --
Horton, Okwuonu, O'Neill, Packwood, Ocegueda, Lassiter, Kieswetter,
Joya, Gil, Morris, Rodriguez. Subs: Hernandez, Shelton, Alashe, Metzger.