Canada joined the United States and Panama and Mexico from Group A as the CONCACAF representatives at UAE '03.
The Americans trailed 3-0 before getting goals from Arsenal youth player Frank Simek and Dallas Burn striker Ed Johnson. The last four goals came in a space of six minutes.
Nov. 17 in Charleston, S.C.
USA 2 Canada 3. Goals: Simek 73, E.Johnson 76; Hume 55, 71, Lemire 70.
USA -- Cronin, Klaas, Marshall, Simek, Cochrane (Lancos, 74)D.Johnson (Barclay, 71), Stone, Convey, Grabavoy (Mapp, 63), Cameron, E.Johnson.
Canada -- Alim, Marshall, Arango, Harmse, Lemire, Simpson, Hutchinson, DiTullio Matondo, 78), Chin, Hume, Belotte (Dutra, 82).
Referee: Rodrigo Badilla (Costa Rica)