Costa Rica v USA, 01 December 1996

Score2-1 to Costa Rica
RefereePeter Prendegast
CompetitionFIFA World Cup CONCACAF semi-final group 1
VenueRicardo Saprissa Ayma, San Jose
Attendance30,000

2  Costa Rica

Manager: Valdier 'Badu' Vieira

1  USA

Manager: Steve Sampson

Goals:

Paulo Wanchope 38 G
Wilmer López 83 G

Goals:

Cobi Jones 90 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Erick Lonnis
Defender Javier Delgado
Defender Ronald Gonzalez
Defender/Centre back Luis Marin
Midfielder Wilmer López
Midfielder Hernan Medford
Midfielder Oscar Ramirez
Midfielder Mauricio Solis
Forward Rolando Fonseca
Forward Ronald Gomez
Forward Paulo Wanchope

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Brad Friedel
Defender Paul Caligiuri
Defender Alexi Lalas
Defender Eddie Pope
Defender/Midfielder John Harkes
Midfielder Cobi Jones
Midfielder Preki
Midfielder Claudio Reyna
Midfielder Earnie Stewart
Forward Joe-Max Moore
Forward Eric Wynalda

Substitutions:

Allan Oviedo for Hernan Medford 77
Mauricio Wright for 88

Substitutions:

Mike Burns for Preki 30
Brian McBride for Joe-Max Moore 73

On the bench:

Defender Mauricio Wright
Forward Allan Oviedo

On the bench:

Defender Mike Burns
Forward Brian McBride