United States & Mexico Set for Championship Showdown in Saturday's NIKE U.S. Cup '99 Finale in San Diego
LOS ANGELES (Thursday, March 11, 1999) - The United States and Mexico will play for the Nike U.S. Cup '99 championship on Saturday in San Diego ... If the USA-Mexico match should end in a draw, the U.S. would win on goal differential ... Bolivia scored on the first shot of the game, a 25-yard un
March 11, 1999
1999 NIKE U.S. CUP GAME REPORT
|Participants:||Mexico vs. Bolivia|
|Competition:||Nike U.S. Cup '99 (Game #2)|
|Venue:||L.A. Memorial Coliseum (Los Angeles, Calif.)|
|Date:||March 11, 1999, Kickoff 8 p.m. (PT) - game #2|
|Attendance||34,154 (attendance for doubleheader, including USA-Guatemala match)|
|Weather:||Cool and Crisp -- 54 degrees|
BOL - Fernando Ochoaizpur, (unassisted), 4,
MEX - Joel Sanchez, (Pavel Pardo), 54,
MEX - Joel Sanchez, (Ramon Ramirez), 60.
MEX - Adolfo Rios, Claudio Suarez (capt.), Joel Sanchez, Pavel Pardo (Raul Lara, 67), Salvador Carmona (Rafael Garcia, 79), Miguel Zepeda, Salvador Cabrera (Alberto Garcia Aspe, 46), Paulo Chavez (Ramon Ramirez, 46), Cuauhtemoc Blanco, Luis Hernandez (German Villa, 88), Jose Manuel Abundis.
BOL - Marco Barrero, Fernando Ochoaizpur (Richard Uriona, 91+), Marco Sandy, Ivan Castillo, Oscar Sanchez, Juan Manuel Pena, Sergio Castillo (Mauricio Ramos, 82), Luis Hector Cristaldo, Jaime Moreno (Juan Berthy Suarez, 78), Marco Etcheverry (capt.), Militon Coimbra.
|Luis Hector Cristaldo (caution)||17,|
|Fernando Ochoaizpur (caution)||52,|
|Marco Etcheverry (caution)||67,|
|Raul Lara (caution)||73,|
|Luis Hernandez (caution)||83.|
NOTES: The United States and Mexico will play for the Nike U.S. Cup '99 championship on Saturday in San Diego ... If the USA-Mexico match should end in a draw, the U.S. would win on goal differential ... Bolivia scored on the first shot of the game, a 25-yard unassisted blast from Fernando Ochoaizpur, who ripped the shot past a stunned Adolfo Rios into the upper-right corner of the goal ... Mexico tied the match in the 54th minute, Joel Sanchez flicking a headed shot past goalkeeper Marco Barrero ... Sanchez scored on a second header just six minutes later, this time on a cross from Ramon Ramirez.
Thursday, March 11, 1999 (Los Angeles)
Saturday, March 13, 1999 (San Diego)
* on ABC