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1. Uly Llanez scored two more goals to give him four goals in his first two games for Wolfsburg in the A-Junioren Bundesliga Nord/Nordost. Wolfsburg's U-19s have opened with a 5-1 win over St. Pauli and 4-2 win over Werder Bremen. Llanez signed with Wolfsburg when he turned 18 in April but too late to be registered for the second half of the 2018-19 German season. Konrad de la Fuente scored for Barcelona's Juvenil A team in its first two games at the Otten Cup for under-19 teams hosted by Dutch club PSV. Barca finished fourth behind Inter Milan, PSV and Everton. Like Llanez, his teammate on the 2019 U.S. U-20 World Cup team, de la Fuente is eligible for the 2021 U-20 World Cup.

-- Yanks Abroad: U.S. U-20 World Cup team in action (Weekend)

2. Chris Richards and Alex Mendez debuted for Bayern Munich II (German 3. Liga) and Jong Ajax (Dutch Eerste Divisie), respectively, on Monday. Richards started in a 2-1 win over Hallescher FC, whose only goal was scored by former U.S. international Terrence Boyd. Mendez, who was acquired from Freiburg, came off the bench for Ajax's second team in a 3-3 tie with NEC. Ajax is one of four top-flight teams with reserve teams in the Dutch second division.

3. Matthew Hoppe scored his first league goal for Schalke 04's U-19s in a 2-1 win over Arminia Bielefeld, Hoppe, 18, was the top scorer in 2018-19 Development Academy's U-18/19 age group with 29 goals in 20 games for Barca Academy.

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