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U.S. SOCCER TEAM UPSETS MEXICO BEFORE RECORD CROWD

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Playing before the largest crowd ever to watch the United States soccer team at home, the Americans upset Mexico 1-0 Saturday in their last warmup game before the World Cup.

Roy Wegerle, a naturalized American born in South Africa, scored seven minutes into the second half after Eric Wynalda, a Californian who plays professionally in Germany, beat three defenders. The through-pass came from Thomas Dooley, a naturalized American who lived in Germany until a year ago.There were 91,123 fans in the Rose Bowl, filled to the brim as the San Gabriel Mountains glistened in the late-afternoon sun. The crowd was the largest for any soccer game in the United States since the 1984 Olympics, and it appeared that 99 percent of the fans were rooting for Mexico.

The game offered a glimpse of the atmosphere the World Cup will bring to the United States when it starts June 17. Mexican fans began honking horns and waving flags two hours before the start of the game. They chanted "Me-hi-co! Me-hi-co!," did the wave as their team came on the field and chanted "Ole! Ole!" when the Mexicans connected with their passes.

The Rose Bowl also offered a look at World Cup security: Two layers of chain-link fencing surrounded the stadium, two police helicopters circled overhead and about four dozen Los Angeles County sherriff's deputies and helmeted Pasadena police stood on the field.

It was only the fourth win in 42 games against Mexico for the United States, which is 5-5-8 this year. The Americans were missing two players expected to start in the World Cup: midfielder John Harkes, who just rejoined the team, and defender Marcelo Balboa, suspended following his ejection last week against Greece.

Mexico was missing three probable World Cup starters, including forward Luis Roberto Alves.

The goal developed when Dooley sent the ball down the left side of the field, and Wynalda raced past Ignacio Ambriz and Raul Gutierrez. Wynalda went around Juan Ramirez Perales in the corner and sent the ball into the middle, where Wegerle sped past Ramon Ramirez and scored his first international goal in two years, only his second in 17 games for the United States.

Wegerle had a great 1-on-1 chance with 17 minutes to go, but goalkeeper Jorge Campos - wearing his usual neon-colored uniform - made a sliding save.

Belgium 9, Zambia 0

Josip Weber scored five goals in his international debut, leading Belgium to a rout of Zambia at Brussels in the country's largest margin of victory since it began playing international soccer in 1904.

Saudi Arabia 3, Trinidad and Tobago 2

At Pomona, N.J., Saudi Arabia took a 3-0 lead in goals by Majed Mohammed in the ninth minute, Saeed Al Owairan in the 20th minute and Fahd Al bishi in the 29th minute. Angus Eve got both goals for Trinidad. He got a penalty kick just before halftime and another goal with 12 minutes left.