USA v Colombia, 22 June 1994

Score2-1 to USA
RefereeFabio Baldas
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals Group A
VenueRose Bowl, Los Angeles
Attendance93,869
Kick Off: 16:30 Local (00:30 BST) The United States' 2–1 victory over Colombia was its first World Cup victory since 29 June 1950 when it upset England 1–0 in the 1950 World Cup. Following the tournament, Colombian defender Andrés Escobar was shot dead on his return to Colombia, after his own goal had contributed to his country's elimination.

2  USA

Manager: Bora Milutinovic

1  Colombia

Manager: Francisco Maturana

Goals:

Andres Escobar own goal 34 OG
Earnie Stewart 53 G

Goals:

Adolfo Valencia 90 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Tony Meola (captain)
Defender Marcelo Balboa
Defender Paul Caligiuri
Defender Fernando Clavijo
Defender Tom Dooley
Defender Alexi Lalas
Defender/Midfielder John Harkes
Midfielder Tab Ramos
Midfielder Mike Sorber
Midfielder Earnie Stewart
Forward Eric Wynalda

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Oscar Cordoba
Defender Andres Escobar
Defender Luis Herrera
Defender Wilson Perez
Midfielder Leonel Alvarez
Midfielder Herman Gaviria
Midfielder Freddy Rincon
Midfielder Carlos Valderrama (captain)
Forward Antony de Avila

Substitutions:

Roy Wegerle for Eric Wynalda 61
Cobi Jones for Earnie Stewart 67

Substitutions:

Ivan Valenciano for Faustino Asprilla 46
Adolfo Valencia for Antony de Avila 46

Cards:

Alexi Lalas 48 Y

Cards:

Antony de Avila 24 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Brad Friedel
Goalkeeper Jurgen Sommer
Defender Mike Burns
Defender Cle Kooiman
Defender Mike Lapper
Midfielder Cobi Jones
Midfielder Hugo Perez
Midfielder Claudio Reyna
Forward Frank Klopas
Forward Joe-Max Moore
Forward Roy Wegerle

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Faryd Mondragon
Goalkeeper Jose Pazo
Defender Oscar Cortes
Defender Alexis Mendoza
Defender Nestor Ortiz
Midfielder Gabriel Gomez
Midfielder Harold Lozano
Midfielder Mauricio Serna
Forward Adolfo Valencia
Forward Ivan Valenciano