Zenith Data Systems Challenge Trophy
The Zenith Data Systems Challenge Trophy was a soccer tournament, labelled as an unofficial World Club Championship and sponsored by Zenith Data Systems, that was played in the summer of 1989 in Miami, Florida. Opponents were Arsenal FC, the English champion, and the best Argentinian team, Independiente.
Arsenal became the unofficial World Champion after a difficult 2-1 win at the Joe Robbie (now Sun Life) Stadium. David Rocastle scored two times with the temporary equalizer by Carlos Alfaro Moreno for South-American players.
Played at the Joe Robbie Stadium, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.
- 06-08-1989 Arsenal FC (GBR) – Independiente (ARG) 2-1
- Att: 10,042
- Goals: David Rocastle, Alfaro Moreno, David Rocastle (penalty)
- Yellow cards: O'Leary, Dixon, Caesar (Arsenal), Delgado, Monzon, Altamirano (Independiente)
- Red cards: Monzon (Independiente), Lewin (Arsenal, physioterapist)
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