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2000 Lamar Hunt United States Open Cup

          Semifinal - September 12, 2000   Semifinal - September 12, 2000
Titan Stadium - Fullerton, California   Mitchell Athletic Complex - Uniondale, New York
Los Angeles Galaxy 1 2 Chicago Fire   MetroStars 2 3 Miami Fusion
Cobi Jones 79' 85' Ante Razov   Billy Walsh 40' 11' Andy Williams
    112' Josh Wolff   Adolfo Valencia 84' 61' Welton
 Match Reports  mlsnet.com       63' Diego Serna
Lineups    Match Reports  mlsnet.com
Matt Reis - GK     Zach Thornton - GK   Lineups
Ezra Hendrickson     CJ Brown   Paul Graffer - GK     Nick Rimando - GK
Robin Fraser   16' Andrew Lewis   Steve Jolley     Tyrone Marshall
Danny Califf     Carlos Bocanegra   Billy Walsh     Tim Sahaydak
Greg Vanney     Jesse Marsch   Lothar Matthaus     Pablo Mastroeni
Simon Elliot     Evan Whitfield   Mike Petke     Jay Heaps
Cobi Jones     DaMarcus Beasley   Mark Chung     Jim Rooney
Zak Ibsen 60'   Dema Kovalenko   Tab Ramos     Martin Machon
Mauricio Cienfuegos   91' Peter Nowak   Peter Villegas 76'   Jeff Bilyk
Sasha Victorine   63' Hristo Stoichkov   Roy Myers   71' Maurizio Rocha
Luis Hernandez     Ante Razov   Adolfo Valencia   58' Andy Williams
Substitutions   Alex Comas 63'   Diego Serna
Peter Vagenas 60' 16' Tom Soehn   Substitutions
    63' Josh Wolff   Clint Mathis 63' 58' Welton
    91' Sam George   Julian Gomez 76' 71' Brian Kamler
Bookings   Bookings
Robin Fraser 20' 25' Tom Soehn   N/A     N/A
Simon Elliot 24' 39' Dema Kovalenko   Stats
Greg Vanney 45' 51' Carlos Bocanegra   Shots     Shots
Mauricio Cienfuegos 81' 54' Hristo Stoichkov   Saves     Saves
Luis Hernandez 90' 81' Peter Nowak   Corner Kicks     Corner Kicks
Ezra Hendrickson 96' 84' Jesse Marsch   Fouls     Fouls
Danny Califf 110' 99' CJ Brown   Offside     Offside
    103' Evan Whitfield   Referee     N/A
Stats   *Two referees used as a FIFA experiment  
Shots 25 16 Shots   Assistant Referees     N/A
Saves 4 6 Saves   Att-3,109      
Corner Kicks 7 3 Corner Kicks          
Fouls 26 19 Fouls          
Offside 4 1 Offside          
Referee     Sergio Vega          
*Two referees used as a FIFA experiment Terry Vaughn          
Assistant Referees     Mark Arblaster          
Att-7,124     Miguel Chicas          

 

Final -  October 21, 2000

Soldier Field - Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Fire 2 1 Miami Fusion
Hristo Stoichkov 44' 90' Welton
Own Goal (Tyrone Marshall) 88'    
 Match Reports  mlsnet.com  chicago-fire.com
Lineups
Zach Thornton - GK     Nick Rimando - GK
CJ Brown     Tim Sahaydak
Lubos Kubik     Pablo Mastroeni
Diego Gutierrez 86'   Tyrone Marchall
Even Whitfield     Brian Kamler
Chris Armas   75' Jeff Bilyk
DaMarcus Beasley     Jay Heaps
Dema Kovalenko   63' Henry Gutierrez
Peter Nowak 84'   Martin Machon
Hristo Stoichkov     Welton
Ante Razov 84'   Diego Serna
Substitutions
Jessie Marsch 84' 63' Roy Lassiter
Josh Wolff 84' 75' Adny Williams
Tom Soehn 86'    
Bookings
CJ Brown 24' 20' Diego Serna
DaMarcus Beasley 48' 27' Welton
Ante Razov 55' 27' Jay Heaps
Hristo Stoichkov 75' 36' Jeff Bilyk
    72' Tim Sahaydak
Stats
Shots 13 7 Shots
Saves 2 5 Saves
Corner Kicks 7 2 Corner Kicks
Fouls 25 22 Fouls
Offside 3 0 Offside
Referee     Kevin Scott
Assistant Referees     Scott Weyland
Att-19,146     Jorge Reyes