The Junior All Whites have drawn 1-all with the Southern California football club in the United States in their final warm up before the FIFA Under 20 World Cup in Colombia.
Like the 2-1 loss to Ventura County the Junior All Whites finishing did not match their creativity and Southern California made them pay with a 89th minute goal.
The Junior All Whites arrive in Colombia on Monday and with their World Cup opener against Cameroon just a week away coach Chris Milicich is happy with the American leg of the team's build-up.
They face Cameroon on Sunday morning before playing Uruguay on Wednesday werek and completing pool play against Portugal on Saturday week.
All of New Zealand's Group B games will be played in the city of Cali.
The top two teams from each of the six groups and the four best third placed teams progress to the round of 16.