U.S. U-18 men beat Chivas to open Guadalajara camp

In the first game during its training camp in Guadalajara, Mexico, the U.S. U-18 men's national team beat Chivas Guadalajara, 4-0. Nick Taitague, who in April was signed by the NASL's Carolina RailHawks to an amateur contract, scored twice in the victory.

Coach Omid Namazi called in 24 players for the Guadalajara camp, which includes games against Universidad de Guadalajara on Thursday and Atlas on June 7.

U.S. U-18 men's national team
GOALKEEPERS (3): Cameron Douglas (Sacramento Republic FC; Granite Bay, Calif.), Eric Lopez (LA Galaxy; Los Angeles, Calif.), Brady Scott (De Anza Force Academy; Petaluma, Calif.).
DEFENDERS (7): Tyler Adams (New York Red Bulls; Wappingers Fall, N.Y.), Kyle Gruno (Leicester City; Saddle River, N.J.), Daniel Jones (New England Revolution Academy; West Hartford, Conn.), Matthew Real (Philadelphia Union; Drexel Hill, N.J), Aedan Stanely (St. Louis Scott Gallagher SC; Columbia, Ill.), Angel Uribe (Club Tijuana; San Diego, Calif.), Carson Vom Steeg (Real So Cal; Santa Barbara, Calif.).
MIDFIELDERS (7): Raul Aguilera (Orlando City SC Academy; Sanford, Fla.), Paolo Belloni Urso (Genoa C.F.C; Del Ray Beach, Fla.), Jose Carranza (DC United; Masassas, Va.) Jonathan Filipe (Beachside SC; Valhalla, N.Y.) Paxton Pomykal (FC Dallas; Highland Village, Texas), Brandon Servania (FC Dallas; Birmingham, Ala.), Nicholas Taitague (Carolina RailHawks FC; Midlothian, Va.).
FORWARDS (7): Shaft Brewer Jr. (Sacramento Republic FC; Sacramento, Calif.) Arda Bulut (San Jose Earthquakes; Los Gatos, Calif.), Griffen Dorsey (Colorado Rush; Evergreen, Colo.), Ernesto Espinoza (Club Tijuana; San Diego, Calif.), Andrew Paoli (San Jose Earthquakes; San Jose, Calif.), Justin Rennicks (New England Revolution Academy; Hamilton, Mass.), Aristotle Zarris (Real Salt Lake AZ; Casa Grande, Ariz.).


Photo courtesy U.S. Soccer.

May 31 in Guadalajara
Chivas 0 USA 4. Goals: Espinoza 26, Taitague (pen.) 66, own goal 90, Taitague (Bulut).
USA -- Scott; Vom Steeg, Uribe, Zarris, Adams (Aguilera, 87); Jones, Espinoza (Paoli, 61), Pomykal (Servania, 81), Dorsey (Brewer, 68); Taitague, Rennicks (Bulut, 82).


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