Costa Rica v USA, 23 March 1997

Score3-2 to Costa Rica
RefereeMario Escobar
CompetitionFIFA World Cup CONCACAF final round
VenueRicardo Saprissa Ayma, San Jose
Attendance23,000

3  Costa Rica

Manager: Horacio Raul Cordero

2  USA

Manager: Steve Sampson

Goals:

Hernan Medford 10 G
Mauricio Solis 32 G
Ronald Gomez 76 G

Goals:

Eric Wynalda 22 G
Roy Lassiter 68 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Hermidio Barrantes
Defender Ronald Gonzalez
Defender/Centre back Luis Marin
Defender/Midfielder Harold Wallace
Midfielder Austin Berry
Midfielder Wilmer López
Midfielder Benjamín Mayorga
Midfielder Hernan Medford
Midfielder Mauricio Solis
Forward Ronald Gomez
Forward Paulo Wanchope

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Kasey Keller
Defender Jeff Agoos
Defender Tom Dooley
Defender Alexi Lalas
Defender Eddie Pope
Defender Anthony Sanneh
Defender/Midfielder John Harkes
Midfielder Cobi Jones
Midfielder Claudio Reyna
Forward David Wagner
Forward Eric Wynalda

Substitutions:

Jaffet Soto for Hernan Medford 63
Ronald Chavez Hidalgo for 76

Substitutions:

Roy Lassiter for David Wagner 46
Mike Burns for Eddie Pope 65
Peter Vermes for Claudio Reyna 75

On the bench:

Forward Jaffet Soto

On the bench:

Defender Mike Burns
Forward Peter Vermes