2006 MLS All-Star Game

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MLS All-Star Game 2006
2006 MLS All-Star Game logo.png
Event 2006 Major League Soccer season
Date August 5, 2006
Venue Toyota Park, Bridgeview, Illinois
Man of the Match Dwayne De Rosario (Houston Dynamo)
Referee Abiodun Okulaja
Attendance 21,210
Weather Cloudy, 85°F

The 2006 Major League Soccer All-Star Game was the 11th Major League Soccer All-Star Game, played on August 5, 2006, at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Illinois between the MLS All-Stars and Chelsea. The MLS All-Stars won the match 1–0, with Dwayne De Rosario scoring the winning goal in the 70th minute.

Match details[edit]

August 5, 2006
18:30 ET
MLS All-Stars United States 1 – 0 England Chelsea
De Rosario Goal 70' Report
Toyota Park, Bridgeview, IL
Attendance: 21,210
Referee: Abiodun Okulaja
MLS All-Stars
MLS All-Stars:
GK 1 United States Troy Perkins Substituted off 46'
RB 32 United States Bobby Boswell
CB 4 Argentina Facundo Erpen
CB 12 United States Jimmy Conrad Substituted off 46'
LB 5 United States Chris Albright Substituted off 46'
RM 14 Canada Dwayne De Rosario
CM 13 Argentina Christian Gómez Substituted off 46'
CM 8 United States Richard Mulrooney Substituted off 46'
LM 17 United States Joshua Gros
CF 15 United States Brian Ching Substituted off 46'
CF 99 Bolivia Jaime Moreno (c) Substituted off 46'
GK 22 United States Joe Cannon Substituted in 46'
DF 2 United States Eddie Robinson Substituted in 46'
DF 6 Republic of Ireland Ronnie O'Brien Substituted in 46'
MF 9 United States Freddy Adu Substituted in 46'
MF 26 United States Ricardo Clark Substituted in 46'
FW United States Nate Jaqua Substituted in 46'
FW 11 United States Alecko Eskandarian Substituted in 46'
Poland Peter Nowak
GK 23 Italy Carlo Cudicini Substituted off 64'
RB 14 Cameroon Geremi
CB 20 Portugal Paulo Ferreira Substituted off 46'
CB 26 England John Terry (c)
LB 18 England Wayne Bridge Substituted off 46'
DM 5 Ghana Michael Essien
CM 13 Germany Michael Ballack Substituted off 46'
CM 8 England Frank Lampard
RW 24 England Shaun Wright-Phillips Substituted off 46'
LW 11 Ivory Coast Didier Drogba Substituted off 46'
CF 7 Ukraine Andriy Shevchenko Substituted off 46'
GK 40 Portugal Hilário Substituted in 64'
DF 6 Portugal Ricardo Carvalho Substituted in 46'
DF 43 England Ryan Bertrand
DF 44 England Michael Mancienne
MF 10 England Joe Cole Substituted in 46' Substituted off 52'
MF 12 Nigeria John Obi Mikel Substituted in 46'
MF 16 Netherlands Arjen Robben Substituted in 46'
MF 19 France Lassana Diarra Substituted in 46'
MF 46 England Jimmy Smith Substituted in 52'
MF 48 England Michael Woods
FW 21 Ivory Coast Salomon Kalou Substituted in 46'
Portugal José Mourinho

Most Valuable Player:
Canada Dwayne De Rosario

Assistant referees:
Nate Clement
Chris Strickland
Fourth official:
Terry Vaughn

Several players originally named in the MLS All-Stars roster had to withdraw as they were due to play in the New England Revolution vs Chivas USA match on August 6; these included Ante Razov (Chivas), Shalrie Joseph and Clint Dempsey (both New England). Landon Donovan, Pablo Mastroeni and Eddie Pope also withdrew from the All-Star game through injury. Facundo Erpen, Ricardo Clark and Eddie Robinson were called up to replace them.

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