American defender Bornstein makes Tigres debut

Published Jan. 17, 2011 10:39 a.m. ET

American Jonathan Bornstein has made his debut for the Mexican club UNAL Tigres.

The 26-year-old defender started and played the first half Saturday night in a 1-0 victory over Necaxa in the Mexican Clausura championship.

Bornstein, a member of the U.S. World Cup team last year, joined Tigres on Jan. 1 after playing for Major League Soccer's Chivas USA since 2006. He has two goals in 36 international appearances.