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1998 Lamar Hunt United States Open Cup

Semifinal - August 4, 1998   Semifinal - August 4, 1998
Zephyr Field - Metairie, Louisiana   Zephyr Field - Metairie, Louisiana
Chicago Fire 3 2 Dallas Burn   Columbus Crew 1 0 MetroStars
Ante Razov 11' 23' Mickey Trotman   Ricardo Iribarren 5'    
Roman Kosecki 56' 83'p Leonel Alvarez    Match Reports thecrew.com
Lubos Kubik 74'       Lineups
 Match Reports MLSnet.com   Juergen Sommer - GK     Tony Meola - GK
Lineups   Michael Clark     Mike Petke
Zach Thornton - GK     Mark Dodd - GK   Thomas Dooley     Arley Palacios
Lubos Kubik     Chad Deering   Ricardo Iribarren 48'   Alexi Lalas
CJ Brown     Jorge Rodriguez   Rob Smith     Mike Duhaney
Francis Okaroh     Brandon Pollard   Andy Williams     Mike Sorber
Chris Armas     Leonel Alvarez   Todd Yeagley   78' Tab Ramos
Zak Ibsen   84' Mark Santel   Robert Warzycha 79'   Brian Kelly
Jesse Marsch   78' Ted Eck   Ansil Elcock   66' Marcelo Vega
Diego Gutierrez   63' Richard Farrer   Stern John   81' Giovanni Savarese
Kerzy Podbrozny 73'   Jason Kries   Brian McBride 66'   Eduardo Hurtado
Roman Koseki     Mickey Trotman   Substitutions
Ante Razov 73'   Dante Washington   Jason Farrell 48' 66' Jim Rooney
Substitutions   Jeff Cunningham 66' 78' Miles Joseph
Josh Keller 73' 63' Brian Haynes   Ubusuku Abukusumo 79' 81' Billy Walsh
Josh Wolff 73' 78' Temoc Suarez   Bookings
    84' Juan Sastoque   N/A     N/A
Bookings   Stats
   Diego Gutierrez 40' 34' Brandon Pollard   Shots     Shots
Francis Okaroh 45' 40' Chad Deering   Saves     Saves
Diego Gutierrez 66' 44' Mickey Trotman   Corner Kicks     Corner Kicks
Roman Kosecki 71' 52' Jason Kries   Fouls     Fouls
Roman Kosecki 71'       Offside     Offside
Stats   Referee      
Shots 13 10 Shots   Assistant Referees      
Saves 5 3 Saves   Att-6,514      
Corner Kicks 3 5 Corner Kicks          
Fouls 18 27 Fouls          
Offside 6 0 Offside          
Referee     Rich Grady          
Assistant Referees     Andrew Barnes          
Att-6,514     Misail Tsapos          

 

Final - October 30, 1998
Soldier Field - Chicago, Illinois
Chicago Fire 2 1 Columbus Crew
Jerzy Podbrozny 45'p 53' Stern John
Frank Klopas 99'    
 Match Reports  chicago-fire.com  thecrew.com
Lineups
Zach Thornton - GK     Juergen Sommer - GK
Lubos Kubik 14'   Michael Clark
CJ Brown     Thomas Dooley
Francis Okaroh     Ricardo Iribarren
Chris Armas     Ansil Elcock
Jesse Marsch   78' Robert Warzycha
Rich Kotschau 91'   Andy Williams
Jerzy Podbrozny   67' Brian Maisonneuve
Peter Nowak     Rob Smith
Josh Wolff     Stern John
Ante Razov     Brian McBride
Substitutions
Josh Keller 14' 67' Todd Yeagley
Zak Ibsen (for Keller) 77' 78' Jason Farrell
Frank Klopas 91'    
Bookings
Josh Keller 17' 43' Juergen Sommer
Francis Okaroh 60' 60' Brian Maisonneuve
CJ Brown 69' 61' Ansil Elcock
Stats
Shots 12 13 Shots
Saves 5 6 Saves
Corner Kicks 7 7 Corner Kicks
Fouls 25 15 Fouls
Offside 0 1 Offside
Referee     Arturo Angeles
Assistant Referees     Michael Kennedy
Att-18,615     Alberto Echeverria