USA v Costa Rica, 15 December 1996

Score2-1 to USA
RefereeGomez Gomez
CompetitionFIFA World Cup CONCACAF semi-final group 1
VenueStanford Stadium, Palo Alto
Attendance40,527

2  USA

Manager: Steve Sampson

1  Costa Rica

Manager: Vieira Valdier Badu

Goals:

Brian McBride 17 G
Roy Lassiter 60 G

Goals:

Ronald Gomez 75 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Brad Friedel
Defender Jeff Agoos
Defender Mike Burns
Defender Alexi Lalas
Defender Eddie Pope
Defender/Midfielder John Harkes
Midfielder Cobi Jones
Midfielder Claudio Reyna
Midfielder Earnie Stewart
Forward Brian McBride

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Hermidio Barrantes
Defender Javier Delgado
Defender Ronald Gonzalez
Defender/Centre back Luis Marin
Midfielder Wilmer López
Midfielder Hernan Medford
Midfielder Oscar Ramirez
Midfielder Mauricio Solis
Forward Ronald Gomez
Forward Jaffet Soto
Forward Paulo Wanchope

Substitutions:

Joe-Max Moore for Claudio Reyna 82
Jovan Kirovski for Cobi Jones 82

Substitutions:

Allan Oviedo for Hernan Medford 64
Roy Myers for Jaffet Soto 64

On the bench:

Midfielder/Forward Jovan Kirovski
Forward Joe-Max Moore

On the bench:

Forward Roy Myers
Forward Allan Oviedo