Ten Year Anniversary of USA vs. Mexico
February 28 marks the Ten year anniversary of the USA Men's National Team infamous 2-0 win over Mexico here at Crew Stadium. Josh Wolf, replacing the injured Brian McBride in the 15th minute, scored the first goal of the match in the 47th minute. Wolf also assisted on the second goal to seal the victory for the Red, White and Blue. The win marked the first time in U.S. history the team posted three consecutive victories against Mexico and was the first in qualifying against Mexico since 1980.
2001 U.S. MEN'S NATIONAL TEAM GAME REPORT
Participants: U.S. Men's National Team vs. Mexico National Team
Competition: CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying - Final Round
Venue: Columbus Crew Stadium (Columbus, Ohio
Date: February 28, 2001 - Kickoff 7:30 p.m. ET
Weather: 29 degrees (clear, breezy)
Scoring Summary: 1st 2nd Final
United States 0 2 2
Mexico 0 0 0
USA - Josh Wolff (Clint Mathis), 47.
USA - Earnie Stewart (Josh Wolff), 87.
USA - 1-Brad Friedel; 6-David Regis, 12-Jeff Agoos, 23-Eddie Pope, 22-Tony Sanneh; 13-Cobi Jones, 14-Chris Armas, 10-Claudio Reyna (Capt.) (5-Clint Mathis, 43), 8-Earnie Stewart; 20-Brian McBride (15- Josh Wolff, 15), 9-Joe-Max Moore (16-Carlos Llamosa, 79).
MEX - 1-Jorge Campos; 2-Claudio Suarez, 4-Rafael Marquez (20-Victor Ruiz, 69), 8-Alberto Macias, 18-Salvador Carmona (19-Miguel Zepeda, 56); 6-Marco A. Ruiz, 13-Pavel Pardo, 14-German Villa, 22-Braulio Luna (21-Jesus Arellano, 75); 15-Luis Hernandez, 17-Francisco Palencia.
Statistical Summary: USA MEX
Shots . . . . . . . . . . 7 8
Saves . . . . . . . . . . 4 1
Corner Kicks . . . . . 5 12
Fouls . . . . . . . . . . 20 10
Offside . . . . . . . . . 2 6
MEX - Rafael Marquez (caution) 36.
USA - Josh Wolff (caution) 40.
MEX - German Villa (caution) 56.
Cheverolet Man of the Match: Josh Wolff
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