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Anatomy of 2-0: June 17, 2002: Advancing 2 Quarters



In a once-in-a-lifetime match-up, the U.S. surprises Mexico with a 3-5-2 formation and a victory in the Round of 16 in the 2002 FIFA World Cup.

1-0: 8th minute
GOAL: Brian McBride; ASSIST: Josh Wolff
VIDEO REPLAY: Claudio Reyna beats a defender on the right and dribbles to th eendline. He deftly lays the ball off to Josh Wolff at the corner of the six. Wolff tapped the ball to an unmarked Brian McBride to blast a shot past three defenders and Oscars Perez.
         
2-0: 65th minute
GOAL: Landon Donovan; ASSIST: Eddie Lewis
VIDEO REPLAY: John O'Brien starts a a textbook counter, sending a long ball to the left flank where Eddie Lewis attacks in stride before sending a perfect cross to the far post, where Landon Donovan nods it home past Oscar Perez.
         

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