A penalty from Steve Palumbo earned Seacoast United a 1-1 draw against Oxford United in the first match of their pre-season USA tour.
Alfie Potter put Oxford in front after four minutes when James Constable and Simon Heslop combined to tee him up.
Seacoast equalised from the spot after Oxford's Tony Capaldi fouled Palumbo.
Oxford boss Chris Wilder told BBC Oxford: "We knew the American side would be enthusiastic and they gave us a good work out."
United's next match is against Mass United in the second of three fixtures at the William Ball Stadium in Exeter, New Hampshire.
Commentary of Oxford United v Mass United will be live on BBC Radio Oxford 95.2FM from 1955 BST on Saturday.