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Americans even score, use Olsenís two goals to beat Germany 2-0.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Monday, February 8, 1999) -- Midfielder Ben Olsen scored both goals as the United States under-23 team defeated its German counterpart 2-0 today at University of Jacksonville.

The Americans earned a split with Germany, which defeated the U.S. 1-0 Saturday.

Together with the U.S. U-20 national team, U-23 squad leaves tomorrow for a 10-day trip to Seville, Spain. During this training camp, the squads will play matches against the Spanish clubs Real Betis and FC Sevilla, among others.

United States 2, Germany 0

Lineups: United States - Matt Napoleon, Carlos Bocanegra (Cory Gibbs 72), Brian Dunseth, Steve Shak, Matt Chulis (Evan Whitfield 46), Ramiro Corrales, Evan Whitfield, Carlos Parra (Brian Winters 63), Ben Olsen, Peter Vagenas, Scott Bower (Kirk Wilson 70), Chris Brown (Chris Albright 35); Germany - Darius Kampa, Ingo Hertzsch , Daniel Schumann, Jorg Scherbe, Jens Baumer (Stefan Blank 46), Sascha Rosler, Thorsten Nehrbauer (Alexander Klitzpera 80), Fabian Ernst (Andreas Voss 46), Christoph Dabrowski, Nico Frommer (Markus Kreus 46), Alexander Bugera.

United States - Ben Olsen (Scott Bower).
United States - Ben Olsen (Scott Bower) 29.

Shots: United States 9, Germany 8. Saves: United States 4, Germany 6. Corner kicks: United States 5, Germany 6. Fouls: United States 17, Germany 19. Offside: United States 4, Germany 0. Yellow card caution: United States - Parra 43, Corrales 86; Germany - Ernst 23, Rosler 55. Blank 89.

Referee: Kermit Quisenberry (USA). Assistant referees: n/a. Attendance: 100 at University of Jacksonville (Fla.). Weather: 70 degrees, sunny and clear.

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