Olsen, Lewis find net, Americans beat Chile 2-1 in Dooley farewell.FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Sunday, February 21, 1999) -- Ben Olsen and Eddie Lewis each scored their first international goal in the second half to lead the United States over Chile in a friendly match before 14,896 at Lockhart Stadium.
Thomas Dooley played the entire match for Americans, his 81st and final appearance for the U.S. He was honored before the match.
The U.S. has now won two straight and is 2-0-2 since Bruce Arena took over as head coach.
The three goals game in a seven minute flurry midway through the second half.
A minute after Roberto Cartes equalized the score at 1-1, Lewis broke the ties in the 65th with a shot that redirected off the inside of Chilean defender Pablo Contreras’ left leg.
Cartes had tied the game with a left-footed blast from about 32 yards out, catching U.S. goalkeeper Tom Presthus out of position and slow to react. It was the first goal permitted by the U.S. under Arena, a stretch of 334 minutes.
Olsen, who played for Arena last season at D.C. United, scored the game's opening goal in the 58th minute.
The first half had no scoring, but featured five yellow cards handed out by Mexican referee Pascal Rebolledo.
United States 2, Chile 1Lineups: United States - Zach Thornton (Tom Presthus 46), Thomas Dooley, C.J. Brown, Carlos Llamosa, Eddie Lewis, Chris Armas, Richie Williams (Leo Cullen 86), Ben Olsen, Chad Deering (Clint Mathis 66), Brian McBride, Roy Lassiter (Ante Razov, 46); Chile - Marcelo Ramirez, Pablo Contreras, Francisco Rojas (Mauricio Aros 80), Miguel Ramirez, Luis Mena, Christian Uribe (Patricio Neira 70), Clarence Acuna, David Pizzaro, Roberto Cartes, Manuel Neira, Reinaldo Navia (Rodolfo Moya 66).
Shots: United States 20, Chile 10. Saves: United States 5, Chile 6. Corner kicks: United States 8, Chile 4. Fouls: United States 34, Chile 26. Offside: United States 2, Chile 9. Yellow card cautions: United States - Lewis 12, McBride 18, Williams 32, Armas 64. Chile - Mena 21, Navia 25.
Referee: Pascal Rebolledo (Mexico). Assistant referees: Jose Guadalupe Martinez (Mexico), Jose Ramos (Mexico). Attendance: 14,896 at Lockhart Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Weather: 78 degrees, sunny and clear.