, who remained with Werder Bremen instead of joining the U.S. national team for the friendlies against Brazil and Mexico, started for Bremen in its 2-1 loss to Dutch club Emmen,
assisting on the lone goal.
The decision to stay behind was intended for just that -- a chance for Sargent to play with the first team. He has scored five goals in seven games for
Bremen's U-23s in the Regionalliga.
Werder Bremen has another friendly scheduled against Meppen on Saturday.
-- Ian Hoffmann
, 16, came on as a sub for third division
Karlsruhe in its 10-0 win over SV Sasbach in a friendly.