Stephens Scores Again In U.S. Tie With Costa Rica

May 29, 2009

UCLA's Michael Stephens scored a goal for the second consecutive game, leading the U.S. Under-20 National Team to a 3-3 draw against Costa Rica on Thursday at the Development Academy Spring Showcase in Sarasota, FL.

Stephens, a junior midfielder, ignited a comeback from a two-goal halftime deficit with a second-half goal to cut Costa Rica's lead to 3-2. The U.S. went on to score again in the 80th minute to tie the game, which finished in a 3-3 draw.

UCLA junior goalkeeper Brian Perk did not play in the game.

In Under-18 action, the U.S. tied Germany 0-0 at the Lisbon International Tournament on Thursday to remain undefeated on the year at 3-0-2. UCLA freshman-to-be Amobi Okugo is a member of the U.S. team.

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