USA v Iran, 21 June 1998

Score2-1 to Iran
RefereeUrs Meier
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals group F
VenueStade De Gerland, Lyon
Attendance39,100
Kick Off: 21:00 Local (20:00 BST) This was the first ever meeting between USA and Iran

1  USA

Manager: Steve Sampson

2  Iran

Manager: Jalil Talebi

Goals:

Brian McBride 87 G

Goals:

Hamid Estili 40 G
Mehdi Mahdavikia 84 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Kasey Keller
Defender Tom Dooley (captain)
Defender Eddie Pope
Defender David Regis
Midfielder Frankie Hejduk
Midfielder Cobi Jones
Midfielder Tab Ramos
Midfielder Claudio Reyna
Forward Brian McBride
Forward Joe-Max Moore
Forward Roy Wegerle

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Ahmadreza Abedzadeh (captain)
Defender Mohamed Khakpour
Defender Mehdi Pashazadeh
Defender Javad Zarincheh
Midfielder Karim Bagheri
Midfielder Hamid Estili
Midfielder Mehrdad Minavand
Forward Khodadad Azizi
Forward Ali Daei

Substitutions:

Predrag Radosavljević for Tab Ramos 57
Earnie Stewart for Roy Wegerle 57
Brian Maisonneuve for Tom Dooley 81

Substitutions:

Alireza Mansourian for Khodadad Azizi 73
Afshin Peyravani for 75
Naeim Sadavi for Javad Zarincheh 76

Cards:

David Regis 18 Y

Cards:

Mehrdad Minavand 8 Y
Javad Zarincheh 77 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Brad Friedel
Goalkeeper Juergen Sommer
Defender Jeff Agoos
Defender Marcelo Balboa
Defender Mike Burns
Defender Alexi Lalas
Midfielder Chad Deering
Midfielder Brian Maisonneuve
Midfielder Earnie Stewart
Forward Eric Wynalda

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Parviz Boroumand
Goalkeeper Nima Nakisa
Defender Ali Ostad-Asadi
Defender Afshin Peyravani
Defender Naeim Sadavi
Midfielder Sirous Dinmohammadi
Midfielder Sattar Hamedani
Midfielder Alireza Mansourian
Forward Ali Latifi
Forward Behnam Seraj
Forward Reza Shahroudi