Americans lose 6-3 in friendly

February 24, 2003
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Colombia striker Edixon Perea had a first-half hat trick, leading his nation's youth team over the U.S. under-20 mens national team 6-3 on Monday.

Knox Cameron connected twice in the second half for the Americans, who will play the Colombians again Wednesday.

Both offenses were prolific, with Colombia starting the scoring in just the fifth minute. Perea beat the U.S. offside trap, got into the penalty area uncontested and sent the ball past stranded goalkeeper ...

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