CONCACAF Gold Cup, 1998

Once again USA hosted the Gold Cup in 1998. Three cities were chosen to host the matches - Los Angeles, Oakland and Miami.

This time the title would be contested by 10 sides. Brazil were again invited and on this occasion brought a full senior side, he squad included the likes of Denilson and Romario.

Jamaica sprung a surprise as they topped Group A over Brazil. The Reggae Boyz held Brazil to a goalless draw then went on to win their remaining two matches. Brazil qualified for the semis in second play. The two from Group A would make up the semi final stage alongside Mexico and USA.

In the first semi final, hosts USA defeated Brazil 1 - 0. Mexico beat Jamaica with a golden goal to set up a repeat of the previous tournament's final.

It was Mexico who prevailed in front of a massive crowd of 91,255 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Luis Hernandez scored the crucial winner in a 1 - 0 victory.