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Cobi Saves U.S. MNT With Last Gasp Strike to Tie Panama 1-1


 -- U.S. Men’s National Team Game Report --

Match-up: USA vs. Panama
Date: September 8, 2004
Competition: 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifier – Semifinal Round
Venue: Estadio Rommel Fernandez – Panama City, Panama
Kickoff: 8 p.m. CT
Attendance: 14,500
Weather: 75 degrees; light rain

Scoring Summary:     1     2      F
USA                                0     1      1
Panama                          0     1     1

Scoring:
PAN – Roberto Brown (Ricardo Phillips)        69th minute.
USA – Cobi Jones (Landon Donovan)            92+.

Lineups:
USA: 18-Kasey Keller; 2-Frankie Hejduk, 23-Eddie Pope, 4-Carlos Bocanegra, 3-Greg Vanney; 10-Claudio Reyna, 17-DaMarcus Beasley, 21-Landon Donovan, 11-Clint Mathis (13-Cobi Jones, 57); 25-Brian Ching (7-Eddie Lewis, 77), 9-Conor Casey (20-Brian McBride, 62).
Subs not used: 1-Jonny Walker, 5-Kerry Zavagnin, 6-Steve Cherundolo, 12-Cory Gibbs.
Head Coach: Bruce Arena.

PAN: 1-Donaldo Gonzalez; 2-Carlos Rivera, 3-Luis Moreno, 4-Luis Henriquez, 5-Anthony Torres; 6-Engin Mitre, 7-Alberto Zapata (15-Ricardo Phillips, 38), 8-Manuel Torres (14-Juan Carlos Cubilla, 78), 9-Julio Dely Valdes (18-Jorge Dely Valdes, 72); 10-Julio Medina, 11-Roberto Brown.
Subs not used: 12-Jaime Penedo, 13-Gary Ramos, 16-Angel Lombardo.
Head Coach: Jose “Cheche” Hernandez

Stats Summary:      USA       PAN
Shots                             9            16
Saves                            3             2       
Corner Kicks                8             3
Fouls                            16           13
Offside                          4             9       

Misconduct Summary:
PAN – Anthony Torres (caution)              23rd minute.
USA – Frankie Hejduk (caution)              62.
PAN – Jorge Dely Valdes (caution)        77.

Officials:
Referee:     Marco Rodriguez (MEX)
1st Asst.:     Leonel Leal Bermudez (CRC)
2nd Asst.:     Edgar Mora Bolanos (CRC)
Fourth Official:     Mauricio Morales Ovalle (MEX)

Chevrolet Man of the Match: Kasey Keller

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