2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup

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2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup
CONCACAF Championship
2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup.png
2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup official logo
Tournament details
Host countryUnited States
DatesFebruary 12 – February 27
Teams12 (from 3 confederations)
Venue(s)3 (in 3 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Canada (1st title)
Runners-up Colombia
Tournament statistics
Matches played19
Goals scored55 (2.89 per match)
Attendance695,087 (36,584 per match)
Top scorer(s)Canada Carlo Corazzin
(4 goals)
Best player(s)Canada Craig Forrest
Best young playerCanada Richard Hastings
1998
2002

The 2000 CONCACAF Gold Cup was the fifth edition of the Gold Cup, the soccer championship of North America, Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF), and the 15th overall CONCACAF tournament. It was held in Los Angeles, Miami, and San Diego in the United States. The format of the tournament changed from 1998; it was expanded to twelve teams, split into four groups of three. The top two teams in each group would advance to the quarter-finals. Peru and Colombia were invited from CONMEBOL, and the Republic of Korea were invited from AFC.

With all three games in Group D ending in ties and Canada tied with the Republic of Korea on every tiebreaker, a coin toss was used. Canada won and advanced to the quarter-finals. They went on to win their first and to date only Gold Cup title. In the quarter-finals, Canada upset defending champions Mexico in golden goal extra time 2–1. They defeated Trinidad and Tobago in the semi-finals 1–0 after Craig Forrest saved a first-half penalty. Already assured as CONCACAF champions, Canada topped invitees Colombia 2–0 in the final.[1][2]

The tournament marks the only time a CONCACAF Gold Cup has been won by a country other than the United States or Mexico, and the only time in the tournament's history that neither the United States nor Mexico made the final.

Qualification play-off[edit]

A qualification competition was held in the United States in October 1999.

  •  Canada qualified as lowest ranking member of North American Football Union
  •  Haiti participated having previously finished in third place in the 1998 Caribbean Cup
  •  Cuba participating having failed to qualify for the 1998 Caribbean Cup.
  •  El Salvador participating having finished in fourth place in the 1999 UNCAF Nations Cup.
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Canada 3 2 1 0 4 2 +2 7
 Haiti 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 4
 Cuba 3 1 1 1 3 2 +1 4
 El Salvador 3 0 1 2 3 6 –3 1
Canada 0–0 Cuba
Report

El Salvador 1–1 Haiti
Montes Goal 3' Report Descolines Goal 80'

Cuba 0–1 Haiti
Report Descolines Goal 75'

Canada 2–1 El Salvador
Corazzin Goal 9'
Fletcher Goal 59'
Report Arce Goal 47' (pen.)
Cienfuegos Red card 38'

Canada 2–1 Haiti
Corazzin Goal 9'43' Report Descolines Goal 48'
Thélusma Red card 75'

Cuba 3–1 El Salvador
Bobadilla Goal 43'
Prado Goal 75'
Roldán Goal 90'
Report Arce Goal 63' (pen.)

Participating nations[edit]

Team Qualification Appearance
in the Gold Cup
Previous best performance
North American zone
 Mexico 1998 CONCACAF Gold Cup winner 5th Winner (1993,1996,1998)
 United States Host 5th Winner (1991)
Caribbean zone
 Jamaica 1998 Caribbean Cup winner 3rd 3rd place (1993)
 Trinidad and Tobago 1998 Caribbean Cup runner-up 2nd Group Stage (1991,1996,1998)
Central American zone
 Costa Rica UNCAF Nations Cup 1999 winner 3rd 3rd place (1993)
 Guatemala UNCAF Nations Cup 1999 runner-up 3rd 4th place (1996)
 Honduras UNCAF Nations Cup 1999 third-place 4th Runner-up (1991)
Play-off
 Canada 4th Group Stage (1991,1993,1996)
 Haiti 1st
Invited Guests
 Colombia 1st
 Peru 1st
 South Korea 1st

Venues[edit]

Los Angeles San Diego Miami
Memorial Coliseum Qualcomm Stadium Orange Bowl
Capacity: 93,607 Capacity: 70,561 Capacity: 74,476
11-11-06-LA-Coliseum-USC-UO.jpg Qualcomm Stadium.jpg Orange Bowl.jpg

First round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Honduras 2 2 0 0 4 0 +4 6
 Colombia 2 1 0 1 1 2 –1 3
 Jamaica 2 0 0 2 0 3 –3 0
Colombia 1–0 Jamaica
Martínez Goal 15' Report
Attendance: 49,591
Referee: Felipe Ramos (Mexico)

Jamaica 0–2 Honduras
Report Pavón Goal 51' (pen.)
Caballero Goal 84'
Attendance: 50,164

Honduras 2–0 Colombia
Pavón Goal 71'
Nuñez Goal 78'
Report

Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 United States 2 2 0 0 4 0 +4 6
 Peru 2 0 1 1 1 2 –1 1
 Haiti 2 0 1 1 1 4 –3 1
United States 3–0 Haiti
Kirovski Goal 18'
Wynalda Goal 55' (pen.)
Jones Goal 90'
Report
Attendance: 49,591

Haiti 1–1 Peru
Vorbe Goal 61' Report Zúñiga Goal 69'
Attendance: 23,795

Peru 0–1 United States
Report Jones Goal 59'
Attendance: 36,004
Referee: Felipe Ramos (Mexico)

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Mexico 2 1 1 0 5 1 +4 4
 Trinidad and Tobago 2 1 0 1 4 6 –2 3
 Guatemala 2 0 1 1 3 5 –2 1
Mexico 4–0 Trinidad and Tobago
Márquez Goal 36'
Hernández Goal 52'
David Goal 75' (o.g.)
Palencia Goal 85'
Report

Trinidad and Tobago 4–2 Guatemala
Latapy Goal 26'
Dwarika Goal 36'
Nakhid Goal 52'
Yorke Goal 83'
Report Plata Goal 30'
Ramírez Goal 47'

 Guatemala1–1 Mexico
Miranda Goal 28' Report Mora Goal 26'

Group D[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Costa Rica 2 0 2 0 4 4 0 2
 Canada 2 0 2 0 2 2 0 2
 South Korea 2 0 2 0 2 2 0 2

note: Canada and South Korea required a coin toss as a final tiebreaker.

Costa Rica 2–2 Canada
J. Soto Goal 11'
Wallace Goal 54'
Report Corazzin Goal 19' (pen.)57'

Canada 0–0 South Korea
Report

South Korea 2–2 Costa Rica
Lee Dong-gook Goal 14'
Lee Min-sung Goal 75'
Report Wanchope Goal 66'
Medford Goal 85'

Bracket[edit]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
19 February - Miami
 
 
 United States2 (1)
 
23 February - San Diego
 
 Colombia2 (2)
 
 Colombia2
 
19 February - Miami
 
 Peru1
 
 Honduras3
 
27 February - Los Angeles
 
 Peru5
 
 Colombia0
 
20 February - San Diego
 
 Canada2
 
 Costa Rica1
 
24 February - Los Angeles
 
 Trinidad and Tobago2
 
 Trinidad and Tobago0
 
20 February - San Diego
 
 Canada1
 
 Mexico1
 
 
 Canada2
 

Quarter-finals[edit]

United States 2–2 (a.e.t.) Colombia
McBride Goal 20'
Armas Goal 51'
Report Asprilla Goal 24'
Bedoya Goal 81'
Penalties
Wynalda Penalty missed
Reyna Penalty missed
Lewis Penalty scored
Armas Penalty missed
Olsen Penalty missed
1–2 Penalty missed Pérez
Penalty scored Martínez
Penalty missed Candelo
Penalty scored Mosquera
Attendance: 32,972

Honduras 3–5 Peru
Clavasquín Goal 32'
Pavón Goal 67' (pen.)
Pineda Goal 69'
Report Holsen Goal 7'
J. Soto Goal 14' (pen.)
Del Solar Goal 50'
Palacios Goal 52'
Sáenz Goal 87'
Attendance: 32,972

Match abandoned after 89' due to pitch invasion.


Costa Rica 1–2 (a.e.t.) Trinidad and Tobago
Wanchope Goal 89' Report Dwarika Goal 26'
Trotman Golden goal 101'

Mexico 1–2 (a.e.t.) Canada
Ramírez Goal 35' Report Corazzin Goal 83'
Hastings Golden goal 92'

Semi-finals[edit]

Colombia 2–1 Peru
Salazar Goal 39' (o.g.)
Bonilla Goal 53'
Report Palacios Goal 75'

Trinidad and Tobago 0–1 Canada
Report Watson Goal 68'

Final[edit]

Canada 2–0 Colombia
De Vos Goal 45'
Corazzin Goal 68' (pen.)
Report

Results and awards[edit]

 2000 Gold Cup Winners 

Canada
First title
Top Scorer: Most Valuable Player: Rookie of the tournament: Fair Play Award:
Canada Carlo Corazzin
Canada Craig Forrest
Canada Richard Hastings
Canada Jason de Vos

Top scorers[edit]

4 goals

3 goals

2 goals

1 goal

Own goals

Best XI[edit]

Team statistics[edit]

Team GP W D L GF GA Dif
F  Canada 5 3 2 0 7 3 +4
F  Colombia 5 2 1 2 5 7 -2
S  Trinidad and Tobago 4 2 0 2 6 8 -2
S  Peru 4 1 1 2 7 7 0
Q  United States 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4
Q  Honduras 3 2 0 1 7 5 +2
Q  Mexico 3 1 1 1 6 3 +3
Q  Costa Rica 3 0 2 1 5 6 -1
1  South Korea 2 0 2 0 2 2 0
1  Guatemala 2 0 1 1 3 5 -2
1  Haiti 2 0 1 1 1 4 -3
1  Jamaica 2 0 0 2 0 3 -3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canada win Gold Cup". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. 28 February 2000. Retrieved 9 February 2012.
  2. ^ Da Costa, Norman (February 26, 2010). "NORMAN DA COSTA RECALLS THE 2000 GOLD CUP EXPERIENCE". RedNationOnline. Archived from the original on March 28, 2010. Retrieved February 27, 2010.

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