Tijuana started seven Americans, including U.S. international Paul Arriola
, in the second leg of the final of Mexico's Sub-20 championship.
Xolos got goals from
17-year-old Brandon Vazquez
and Amando Moreno
, who been called up for the USA-Puerto Rico friendly along with Arriola, in a 3-2 win that evened the series,
3-3, but fell in the shootout. The match drew more than 15,000 fans at the Estadio Caliente.
Also starting for Tijuana were goalkeeper Carlos Lopez
, 19, defenders John
, 20, and Angel Uribe
, 17, and midfielder Fernando Arce
Another American, 18-year-old Jesus Enriquez,
was on the bench.
started 20-year-old Josue Soto
, formerly of Division II school Cal Baptist.
Two Americans started on the bench -- Edwin Lara
and Luis Flores
, for Pachuca and Santos,
respectively -- in the second leg of the final of the Sub-17 championship won by Pachuca, 7-1 (8-2 on aggregate).