2001 Kansas City Wizards season

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Kansas City Wizards
2001 season
Manager Bob Gansler
Major League Soccer West: 3rd
Overall: 7th
USOC Third Round
Playoffs Quarterfinals
Copa Merconorte Group Stage
Top goalscorer League: Roy Lassiter (7)
All: Roy Lassiter (10)
Average home league attendance 10,954
Home colors
Away colors

The 2001 season was cut short as a result of the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

Squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 United States GK Tony Meola
2 United States MF Matt McKeon
3 United States DF Nick Garcia
4 United States DF Brandon Prideaux
5 United States FW Brian Johnson
6 United States DF Peter Vermes
7 United States FW AJ Wood
7 United States MF Mark Santel
8 United States MF Chris Brown
9 United States MF Kerry Zavagnin
10 Scotland FW Mo Johnston
12 Uganda FW Peter Byaruhanga
No. Position Player
13 United States MF Andrew Gregor
14 United States DF Michael Green
15 United States FW Roy Lassiter
16/29 United States DF Mike Burns
17 United States MF Chris Klein
18 United States DF Tahj Jakins
20 United States DF Jose Burciaga Jr.
21 United States MF Francisco Gomez
22 Trinidad and Tobago FW Gary Glasgow
23/32 Jamaica FW Onandi Lowe
25 United States GK Bo Oshoniyi
26 Narciso Fernandes

Competitions[edit]

Major League Soccer[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
27 11 3 13 33 53 −20 36 8 1 4 19 21 −2 3 2 9 14 32 −18

Last updated: 2001.
Source: Major League Soccer

Date Opponents H / A Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
April 7, 2001 DC United A 2–3 Lassiter
McKeon
April 14, 2001 Los Angeles Galaxy H 2–1 Brown
Klein
April 18, 2001 Miami Fusion H 2–1 Brown
Johnston
April 21, 2001 Columbus Crew A 3–0 Gomez
Brown
McKeon
April 28, 2001 San Jose Earthquakes H 0–0
May 2, 2001 MetroStars A 1–4 Zavagnin
May 5, 2001 Los Angeles Galaxy A 1–2 (OT) McKeon
May 19, 2001 Chicago Fire S.C. A 0–2
May 24, 2001 MetroStars H 1–0 Lowe
June 2, 2001 Tampa Bay Mutiny A 2–1 Gomez
Lassiter
June 9, 2001 Miami Fusion A 1–5 McKeon
June 13, 2001 Los Angeles Galaxy A 0–4
June 16, 2001 DC United H 0–3
June 23, 2001 San Jose Earthquakes A 0–2
June 30, 2001 Tampa Bay Mutiny H 3–0 Gomez
Brown
McKeon
July 4, 2001 Chicago Fire S.C. H 0–7
July 7, 2001 New England Revolution A 2–1 Klein
Brown
July 14, 2001 Dallas Burn H 3–2 Lassiter 2
Lowe
July 18, 2001 Colorado Rapids A 0–0
July 29, 2001 New England Revolution H 2–0 Santel
Glasgow
August 4, 2001 Columbus Crew H 1–3 Lowe
August 12, 2001 Colorado Rapids A 2–2 Gomez
Lassiter
August 15, 2001 Los Angeles Galaxy H 1–2 (OT) Lowe
August 19, 2001 Colorado Rapids H 3–2 Klein
Lassiter
Glasgow
August 25, 2001 Dallas Burn A 0–3
September 1, 2001 San Jose Earthquakes A 0–3
September 8, 2001 San Jose Earthquakes H 1–0 Lassiter

U.S. Open Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
June 27, 2001 Second Round Seattle Sounders (USL) H 4–0 Own Goal
Santel
McKeon
Burns
July 11, 2001 Third Round Chicago Fire S.C. H 0–1

MLS Cup Playoffs[edit]

Date Round Opponents H / A Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
September 22, 2001 Conference Semifinals Miami Fusion A 0–2
September 26, 2001 Conference Semifinals Miami Fusion H 3–0 Lowe
McKeon
Gomez
September 29, 2001 Conference Semifinals Miami Fusion A 1–2 Lowe

Copa Merconorte[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Mexico Santos Laguna 15 6 5 0 1 15 6 +9
Peru Sporting Cristal 11 6 3 2 1 10 10 0
United States Kansas City Wizards 4 6 1 1 4 8 12 −4
Ecuador Barcelona 3 6 0 3 3 9 14 −5
Date Opponents H / A Result

F – A

Scorers Attendance
August 1, 2001 Sporting Cristal H 1–2 Lowe
August 8, 2001 Santos Laguna A 2–4 McKeon
Lassiter
August 29, 2001 Barcelona SC A 3–2 Lassiter
Brown
Gomez
September 12, 2001 Sporting Cristal A 1–2 Lowe
October 17, 2001 Barcelona SC H 1–1 Lassiter
November 21, 2001 Santos Laguna H 0–1

Squad statistics[edit]

No. Pos. Name MLS USOC Playoffs Copa Merconorte Total Minutes Discipline
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals League Total Yellow card.svg Red card.svg
9 MF United States Kerry Zavagnin 27 1 2 0 3 0 6 0 38 1 2472 3326 0 0
2 MF United States Matt McKeon 26 5 2 1 3 1 6 1 37 8 2372 3362 0 0
8 MF United States Chris Brown 27 5 2 0 3 0 5 1 37 6 2034 2814 0 0
3 DF United States Nick Garcia 24 0 2 0 3 0 5 0 34 0 2142 2976 0 0
21 MF United States Francisco Gomez 24 4 1 0 3 1 6 1 34 6 1320 1889 0 0
17 MF United States Chris Klein 24 3 1 0 3 0 5 0 33 3 2039 2769 0 0
15 FW United States Roy Lassiter 23 7 2 0 3 0 5 3 33 10 1648 2100 0 0
6 DF United States Peter Vermes 20 0 2 0 3 0 4 0 29 0 1826 2636 0 0
16/29 DF United States Mike Burns 19 0 2 1 3 0 5 0 29 1 1179 1981 0 0
4 DF United States Brandon Prideaux 23 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 28 0 2028 2335 0 0
22 FW Trinidad and Tobago Gary Glasgow 18 2 1 0 3 0 5 0 27 2 1124 1687 0 0
7 MF United States Mark Santel 21 1 2 1 0 0 4 0 27 2 813 1089 0 0
1 GK United States Tony Meola 17 0 0 0 3 0 4 0 24 0 1534 2164 0 0
13 MF United States Andrew Gregor 13 0 2 0 3 0 5 0 23 0 812 1428 0 0
23/32 FW Jamaica Onandi Lowe 13 4 1 0 3 2 3 2 20 8 1034 1604 0 0
10 FW Scotland Mo Johnston 11 1 0 0 3 0 2 0 16 1 864 1077 0 0
25 GK United States Bo Oshoniyi 11 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 15 0 938 1298 0 0
18 DF United States Tahj Jakins 10 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 13 0 604 792 0 0
14 -- United States Michael Green 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 154 334 0 0
20 DF United States Jose Burciaga Jr. 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 93 183 0 0
5 FW United States Brian Johnson 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 62 62 0 0
26 -- Narciso Fernandes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 6 0 0

Final Statistics

References[edit]