2000 in American soccer

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The 2000 season was the 88th year of competitive soccer in the United States.

National team[edit]

Record[edit]

Competition GP W D L GF GA
2002 FIFA World Cup qualification 6 3 2 1 14 3
2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup 3 2 0 1 6 2
2000 U.S. Cup 3 2 1 0 8 1
International Friendly 5 2 2 1 4 4
Total 17 9 5 3 32 10

Results[edit]

The home team or the team that is designated as the home team is listed in the left column; the away team is

in the right column.

      Win       Draw       Loss

Goalscorers[edit]

Player Goals
Cobi Jones 6
Brian McBride 4
Earnie Stewart 4
Ante Razov 4
Chris Armas 2
Joe-Max Moore 2
Eddie Lewis 1
Jovan Kirovski 1
Eric Wynalda 1
Ben Olsen 1
Claudio Reyna 1
Frankie Hejduk 1
Eddie Pope 1
John O'Brien 1
Tab Ramos 1
Landon Donovan 1
Josh Wolff 1
Clint Mathis 1

Major League Soccer[edit]

Standings[edit]

Eastern Conference GP W L D GF GA GD Pts
x - MetroStars 32 17 12 3 64 56 8 54
x - New England Revolution 32 13 13 6 47 49 -2 45
Miami Fusion F.C. 32 12 15 5 54 56 -2 41
D.C. United 32 8 18 6 44 63 -19 30
Central Conference GP W L D GF GA GD Pts
x - Chicago Fire 32 17 9 6 67 51 16 57
x - Tampa Bay Mutiny 32 16 12 4 62 50 12 52
x - Dallas Burn 32 14 14 4 54 54 0 46
Columbus Crew 32 11 16 5 48 58 -10 38
Western Conference GP W L D GF GA GD Pts
s - Kansas City Wizards 32 16 7 9 47 29 18 57
x - Los Angeles Galaxy 32 14 10 8 47 37 10 50
x - Colorado Rapids 32 13 15 4 43 59 -16 43
San Jose Earthquakes 32 7 17 8 35 50 -15 29
  • Top eight teams with the highest points clinch play-off berth, regardless of conference.
    s =

Supporters Shield
x = Clinched Playoff berth.

Playoffs[edit]

Playoff bracket

  Quarter-finals Semi-finals MLS Cup '00
                                       
  1  Kansas City Wizards (7 Points) 1 0 3  
8  Colorado Rapids (1 Points) 0 0 2  
  1  Kansas City Wizards (SDET**) (4 Points) 0 1 1**  
  5  Los Angeles Galaxy (ASDET*) (4 Points) 0 2* 0  
4  Tampa Bay Mutiny (0 Points) 0 2 x
  5  Los Angeles Galaxy (6 Points) 1 5 x  
    1  Kansas City Wizards     1
  2  Chicago Fire     0
  2  Chicago Fire (6 Points) 2 1 6  
7  New England Revolution (3 Points) 1 2 0  
  2  Chicago Fire (6 Points) 3 0 3
  3  MetroStars (3 Points) 0 2 2  
3  MetroStars (ASDET*) (6 Points) 2* 2 x
  6  Dallas Burn (0 Points) 1 1 x  
  • Points system
    Win = 3 Pts.
    Loss = 0 Pts.
    Draw = 1 Pts.
  • ASDET*=Added Sudden Death Extra Time (Game tie breaker)
    SDET**=Sudden Death Extra Time (Series

tie breaker)
Teams will advance at 5 points.

MLS Cup[edit]

Main article: MLS Cup 2000
October 15
Kansas City Wizards 1 – 0 Chicago Fire
Molnar Goal 11'
RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C.
Attendance: 39,159

Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Home teams listed on top of bracket

Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                             
D3 Riverside County Elite 1
A-L San Diego Flash 2
A-L San Diego Flash 0
MLS Los Angeles Galaxy 2
MLS Los Angeles Galaxy 2
A-L Seattle Sounders 1
MLS Los Angeles Galaxy 2
MLS San Jose Earthquakes 0
USASA Stanislaus United Cruisers 0
MLS San Jose Earthquakes 5
MLS San Jose Earthquakes 2
A-L Richmond Kickers 0
A-L Richmond Kickers 3
MLS Colorado Rapids 0
MLS Los Angeles Galaxy (ASDET) 1
MLS Chicago Fire 2
PDL Chicago Sockers 0 (7)
MLS Kansas City Wizards
(ASDET, PSO)
0 (6)
PDL Chicago Sockers 0
MLS Chicago Fire 1
MLS Chicago Fire 4
D3 Texas Rattlers 0
MLS Chicago Fire 5
MLS Dallas Burn 1
A-L Minnesota Thunder 7
USASA Mexico SC 0
A-L Minnesota Thunder 0
MLS Dallas Burn 2
MLS Dallas Burn 3
A-L Tennessee Rhythm 0
MLS Chicago Fire 2
MLS Miami Fusion 1
PDL Cape Cod Crusaders 0
MLS Columbus Crew 2
MLS Columbus Crew 4
A-L Hampton Roads Mariners 1
A-L Hampton Roads Mariners 3
D3 Northern Virginia Royals 2
MLS Columbus Crew (ASDET, PSO) 1 (6)
MLS MetroStars 1 (7)
D3 Wilmington Hammerheads 1
MLS MetroStars 2
MLS MetroStars 3
MLS Tampa Bay Mutiny 0
MLS Tampa Bay Mutiny (ASDET) 1
USASA Uruguay SC 0
MLS MetroStars 2
MLS Miami Fusion 3
A-L Charleston Battery 0
MLS D.C. United 4
MLS D.C. United 3
A-L Rochester Rhinos 0
A-L Pittsburgh Riverhounds 1
A-L Rochester Rhinos 2
MLS D.C. United 2
MLS Miami Fusion (ASDET) 3
MLS New England Revolution 0
PDL Mid Michigan Bucks 1
PDL Mid Michigan Bucks 3 (5)
MLS Miami Fusion (ASDET, PSO) 3 (6)
MLS Miami Fusion 6
D3 New Jersey Stallions 1

Final[edit]

October 21
Miami Fusion 1 – 2 Chicago Fire
Wélton Goal 90' Stoichkov Goal 44'
Marshall Goal 88' (o.g.)
Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois
Attendance: 19,146
Referee: Kevin Stott

References[edit]