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Academy Alumni: Agudelo Tallies Winner for FC Utrecht

Former New York Red Bulls Academy forward Juan Agudelo scored the game-winning goal to lead FC Utrecht to a 2-1 victory against Heracles on Sunday. Agudelo was brought into the match in the 36th minute and tallied four minutes later.

It marked Agudelo’s second goal for the Dutch club. His first goal came on Feb. 6 during a 2-1 loss to PEC Zwolle.

Wenger Tallies in Union Debut: In his first match since being traded from the Montreal Impact, former PA Classics forward Andrew Wenger scored a goal during the Union’s 2-2 draw against Real Salt Lake on Saturday. The No. 1 overall selection of the 2012 MLS SuperDraft wasted no time contributing for his home state team, tallying a 55th-minute goal to tie the score at 1-1. Wenger’s goal was up for MLS Goal of the Week.

Dillon Duo Sets Up Rapids Winner: Colorado Rapids Academy alumni Dillon Serna and Dillon Powers helped set up an Edson Buddle goal and Colorado held on for a 1-0 victory against Toronto FC on Saturday. Powers, who was the mlssoccer.com Man of the Match for his efforts, dished near the end line to Buddle just above the six-yard box for the game-winner, which was Buddle’s 99th career MLS goal.

Elsewhere, a pair of alumni had assists during the 1-1 draw between the Portland Timbers and Chivas USA. Internationals SC alum Darlington Nagbe assisted Will Johnson’s seventh-minute goal for Portland, and Albertson SC product Andrew Jean-Baptiste helped set up Erick Torres’ equalizer in the 79th minute for Chivas.

Under-20s: In 2012, Serna played in all three games at the Milk Cup in Northern Ireland in July. He started one match and logged 101 minutes … Under-17s: Started in two games at the 2011 CONCACAF U-17 Championship in Montego Bay – the opener against Cuba and the championship game against Canada. He tallied an assist on Esteban Rodriguez’s goal against Cuba on Feb. 14. Serna made four international appearances in 2011 with a goal during a Feb. 5 win against Honduras in Bradenton, Fla.

Serna was signed by the Colorado Rapids as a homegrown player on Jan. 14, 2013. Prior to signing, Serna trained with the Rapids’ first team and played in seven of the team’s 10 MLS Reserve League matches, starting three games.

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