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Friday, 14 June, 2002, 07:58 GMT 08:58 UK
Clockwatch: Poland 3-1 USA


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90 mins (+5): The teams finish the match at walking pace.

90 mins (+2): South Korea have beaten Portugal in the other match in Group D, so USA go through to the second round regardless of their defeat in this match.

89 mins: Tomasz Klos is replaced by Tomasz Waldoch.

87 mins: Marcin Zewlakow is close to scoring Poland's fourth, but alert keeping from Brad Friedel denies the substitute his second goal of the game.

85 mins: Emmanuel Olisadebe makes way for Pawel Sibik. Poland have now used every player in their squad during the tournament.

83 mins: Landon Donovan grabs a consolation for USA, slotting past Radoslaw Majdan after collecting Clint Mathis' headed flick on.
Poland 3-1 USA

81 mins: In acres of space at the far post Clint Mathis can only look on in despair as his volley crashes back off the upright.

76 mins: Poland make the most of a four-on-three attack and earn a penalty as Pawel Kryszalowicz is felled. Brad Freidel, USA's best perfomer, makes a superb save from Maciej Zurawski's spot-kick,

72 mins: Emmanuel Olisadebe rampages down the right wing and earns a free kick. Brad Friedel tips the cross clear.

70 mins: A downcast USA are struggling to break down Poland. But they have been handed a World Cup lifeline by South Korea, who are beating Portugal 1-0 in the other Group D match. If the results remain the same USA qualify.

66 mins: Marcin Zewlakow's first touch is a highly effective one. He heads a corner beyond the despairing Brad Friedel.
Poland 3-0 USA

65 mins: It proves to be Cezary Kucharski's last contribution in the match as he is substituted for Marcin Zewlakow.

62 mins: Cezary Kucharski is cautioned for a foul on the speedy DaMarcus Beasley.

61 mins: A swift Polish counter attack ends with a vital tackle by Frankie Hejduk as Emmanuel Olisadebe nearly breaks clear.

59 mins: Brian McBride is replaced by Joe-Max Moore.

54 mins: Clint Mathis fails to control the ball in the box and another oportunity goes begging.

50 mins: DaMarcus Beasley muscles his way on to the end of Clint Mathis' scooped pass but succeeds only in a winning a corner. The cross is easily cleared.

48 mins: Brad Friedel saves at the feet of Jacek Krzynowek as Poland threaten once more.

46 mins: Poland restart the match. Almost immediately Marek Kozminski is cautioned for diving in the penalty area.


45 mins (+4): Poland go into the interval well on course to restore some national pride, while USA are on on course to join Poland on their way out of the tournament.
Poland 2-0 USA

45 mins (+3): By contrast Poland's shooting is keeping Brad Friedle busy. This time, Jacek Krzynowek tests the goalkeeper's agility.

45 mins (+2): Finding it hard to pentrate the Polish defende USA are resigned to striing from distance - without much success.

45 mins: Poland goalkeeper Radoslaw Majdan is shown the yellow card for time wasting.

44 mins: Another long-range effort from John O'Brien's boot whistles past the upright.

40 mins: John O'Brien unleashes a fierce drive but a couple of deflections take the pace off the shot and Radoslaw Majdan makes a comfortable save.

36 mins: Defender Jeff Agoos is stretchered off and replaced by DaMarcus Beasley. USA switch formation to a 3-4-3 as they try to rescue the match and salvage a draw at least. They only need one point to qualify to the last 16.

32 mins: Poland's pace on the counter attack is causing all sorts of problems for USA, who can not translate their greater possession into clear chances.

29 mins: Brad Friedel makes two fantastic saves as Poland come desperately close to grabbing a second. Jacek Krzynowek is the first to be denied, then Maciej Zurawski sees his effort from the rebound thwarted by a combination of goalkeeper and post.

28 mins: An ambitious volley attempt by Cezary Kucharski flashes wide as Poland launch a rare attack.

25 mins: A lack of composure in the Poland penalty area is costing the USA. Another good chance is squandered as Brian McBride swings at, and misses, a dangerous low cross.

22 mins: Tomasz Kloz is proving to be Landon Donovan's nemesis. He makes a vital header to take the ball away from the USA player.

20 mins: Earnie Stewart falls in the penalty area but has his claims for a penalty waved away.

18 mins: Inevitably, Poland have slowed following their lighning fast start and USA are beginning to press. Brian McBride has another chance but heads into the arms of Radoslaw Majdan.

15 mins: Poland goalscorer Emmanuel Olisadebe leaves the field for attention to a bloodied nose.

12 mins: USA are desperately trying to recover from conceding two early goals, but Clint Mathis' strike, although well hit, is off target.

12 mins: Tomasz Klos stops Landon Donovan in his tracks with a well-timed tackle.

10 mins: Brian McBride has time to shoot, but his effort from the edge of the area lacks power and is easily gathered by Radoslaw Majdan.

5 mins: USA have barely finished contesting the decision when Jacek Krzynowek breaks down the left flank. He drives a low cross into the box which Pawel Kryszalowicz converts to double his side's advantage.
Poland 2-0 USA

5 mins: Within seconds Landon Donovan heads USA level but the goal is disallowed for a foul.

3 mins: From Poland's first corner Emmanuel Olisadebe smashes the ball into the back of the net to put his side ahead.
Poland 1-0 USA

1 min: Clint Mathis' pace earns a corner as the US signal their attacking intentions from the start.

1231 BST: The match gets under way.

Poland drop goalkeeper Jerzy Dudek, and coach Jerzy Engel makes five other changes. Each of the players brought in will be making their first appearance of the tournament.

Earnie Stewart replaces DaMarcus Beasley in USA's midfield, as they seek the point they need to progress to the second round.


Poland: Radoslaw Majdan, Tomasz Klos, Jacek Zielinski (capt), Arkadiusz Glowacki, Jacek Krzynowek, Maciej Zurawski, Mazciej Murawski, Cezary Kucharski, Emmanuel Olisadebe, Pawel Kryszalowicz, Marek Kozminski.

USA: Brad Friedel, Frankie Hejduk, Jeff Agoos, Eddie Pope, Tony Sanneh, John O'Brien, Claudio Reyna (capt), Earnie Stewart, Clint Mathis, Brian McBride, Landon Donovan.

Referee: Lu Jun (Chn)


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