Sargent scored one goal, had another ruled out, and saw another goal he set up ruled out on a busy night for the video referee.
Bayern Munich’s closest challengers, RB Leipzig and Bayer Leverkusen, both lost in the Bundesliga on Saturday to give the eight-time defending champions a chance to move seven points clear at the top.
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The US have failed to advance from the region's last two men's Olympic qualifying tournaments, which are limited to players under 23
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Sargent, who is from O'Fallon, Missouri, scored in his US national team debut against Bolivia last 28 May and has two goals in six international appearances
Peru were able to snatch a draw away from home as an inexperienced and youthful United States side conceded a late equaliser in the 86th minute of the match.
International friendlies: Teenagers Tim Weah, Josh Sargent shine as youthful United States beat Bolivia
Teenager Tim Weah scored a goal on his first start as a youthful United States team defeated Bolivia 3-0 in a friendly international match on Monday.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Against misfiring USA, Rhian Brester showed England are fine without Jadon Sancho
USA will look back at the chances they wasted and realise they were undone by their own hands. But the scoreline did not deceive. England were deserved winners.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: England's quarter-final against USA a chance for both teams to prove a point
Both England and USA find themselves at unpleasant corners in the sport. Their U-17 teams are eager to get their hands on a tangible proof of their qualities: the World Cup.
On a balmy evening at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, the crowd was firmly behind the United States. The result? A hat-trick for Weah in a 5-0 thrashing of Paraguay.
Tim Weah scored thrice as the United States swept past Paraguay 5-0 to storm into the quarter-finals of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Monday.
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Paraguay are aware that USA, despite a loss to Colombia that must have dampened their spirit after a great start, will pose their biggest threat so far in the tournament.
Colombia produced their best game of the tournament as they beat USA 3-1 to qualify for the pre-quarterfinals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Thursday.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Dheeraj Singh says he is disappointed after loss despite USA coach's praise
Goalkeeper Moirangthem Dheeraj Singh was one of the top performers in India's 0-3 thrashing by the United States but he was a disappointed man following the loss in the campaign opener of the FIFA U-17 World Cup at New Delhi.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India deliver anxious performance before suffering fans in historic opener
India's inability to make situations count stood out. Perhaps that was a consequence of opening day nerves. Until then, we can go back to hoping for drinking water at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Monday.
India showed heart but lacked in skill and quality with a much superior United States of America handing them a sound 3-0 thrashing in the opening encounter of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, on Friday.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: India's Luis Norton de Matos says team has 'small percentage' of beating USA
Portuguese de Matos said India, making their debut in the FIFA U-17 showpiece event, would look to be a strong defensive unit and hit on counter attacks through quick transitions from defence to offence.
The USA are in Group A along with hosts India, Colombia and Ghana. They will open their campaign against India on October 6, followed by matches against Ghana and Colombia.
The USA are in Group 'A' along with hosts India, Colombia and Ghana. They will open their campaign against India on 6 October, followed by matches against Ghana and Colombia.