Japan v USA, 08 April 1999

Score3-1 to Japan
RefereeArturo Dauden Ibanez
CompetitionWorld Youth Cup Finals group E
VenueBauchi
Attendance9,000

3  Japan

Manager: Philippe Troussier

1  USA

Manager: Sigi Schmid

Goals:

Nick Downing own goal 10 OG
Naohiro Takahara 51 G
Mitsuo Ogasawara 85 G

Goals:

Ryan Futagaki 74 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Nick Rimando
Defender Chris Albright
Defender Danny Califf
Defender/Centre back Carlos Bocanegra
Defender/Midfielder Steve Cherundolo
Forward Taylor Twellman
Nick Garcia (captain)

Substitutions:

Akira Kaji for Shinji Ono 74
Tatsuya Ishikawa for Masashi Motoyama 84
Ryuji Bando for Naohiro Takahara 89

Substitutions:

Shaun Tsakiris for Matt Goldsmith 46
Jamar Beasley for Taylor Twellman 46
John Thorrington for Rusty Pierce 58

Cards:

Yasuhito Endo Y
Shigeki Tsujimoto Y

Cards:

Steve Cherundolo Y
Carlos Bocanegra Y

On the bench:

Defender Akira Kaji
Forward Ryuji Bando

On the bench:

Midfielder John Thorrington