Altidore scores for Villarreal in exhibition

Jozy Altidore scored a tying goal in the 79th minute, giving

Villarreal a 2-2 exhibition draw against Turkey’s Besiktas on


The 20-year-old American forward, who spent last season on loan

from Villarreal to England’s Hull, scored with a right-footed

volley from 6 yards off a cross.

Altidore, a starter for the U.S. World Cup team, is on the

American roster for Tuesday’s exhibition against Brazil at the New

Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

Defender Carlos Marchena, a member of Spain’s World Cup

champions, played his first match for Villarreal after transferring

from Valencia.