The United States under-20 team suffered a 1-0 defeat to 10-man Panama on Saturday, a disappointing start in the Americans' quest to qualify for this summer's FIFA U-20 World Cup.
Panama was down to 10 men in the 17th minute after Justin Simons caught U.S. midfielder Tyler Adams with a late tackle and was shown a straight red card. Adams, of the New York Red Bulls, was injured on the play and could not continue.
But Panama took the lead 20 minutes later when Leandro Avila's shot took a deflection...
Freddy Adu's trial with the Portland Timbers has ended without an offer of an MLS contract.
Adu, 27, was invited to preseason camp with the Timbers by his former U.S. under-23 coach Caleb Porter, but the former teenage phenom will not be joining the team.
"Freddy is no longer with us," Porter told The Oregonian. "He had two weeks and we were up front and honest with him about where we're at. More than anything, you look at the depth, there's just not going to be a spot."
Adu was the youngest...