1996 New York/New Jersey Metrostars Statistics

Major League Soccer (MLS)
Team Record: 12-15 (SO: 3-2) - 39 points
Finishing 3rd in MLS's Eastern Conference
Postseason: 1-2
Lost Conference Semifinal
Coach: Eddie Firmani (1-5, SO: 2-0)
Coach: Carlos Queiroz (11-10, SO: 1-2)
Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 382,360, Avg. 23,898 in 16 home dates
1996 New York/New Jersey Metrostars Roster

The New York/New Jersey Metrostars of Major League Soccer ended the 1996 season with a record of 12 wins and 15 losses, with a 3-2 showing in shootouts for 39 points finishing third in MLS's Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-2.

The Metrostars gave up 49 goals, the lowest total in the circuit. New York/New Jersey netted 48 goals. Giovanni Savarese scored 13 goals for the team, while Antony De Avila and A.J. Wood tallied five or more as well. Tab Ramos recorded 10 assists. Tony Meola topped the squad with 14 wins and a team-best 0.87 goals against average, best among goalkeepers with enough qualifying appearances.

Eddie Firmani and Carlos Queiroz coached the team. The 1996 New York/New Jersey Metrostars lost in the Conference Semifinal.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP GS G A FC FS Y R OFF Shts S% SOG SG%
Giovanni SavareseF2615131272210384926.53240.6
Tab RamosM2525310287511111446.82015.0
Antony De AvilaF87621991062030.01346.2
Roberto DonadoniM1717381037101348.81323.1
A.J. WoodF21135217250043414.72222.7
Miles JosephM24234426283072714.81921.1
Rob JohnsonF18124327172093411.81625.0
Nicola CaricolaD26262038196141711.8825.0
Ian HennesseyM841145001333.31100.0
Chris UngerM161211712003812.5250.0
Peter VermesD3030115940805402.5166.3
Rhett HartyD31311155267011010.0333.3
Ruben HernandezM109035140013340.0160.0
Manny LagosM66024300160.040.0
Petter VillegasM32012500100
Nidal BabaM31013610050.020.0
Edmundo RodriguezM11501113006100.040.0
Damian SilveraM15801101220350.020.0
Ken HesseF11000000000
Stan LembrykM10000000000
Omid NamaziM10000000000
Mirsad HuseinovicM11000000100
Danny BarberM11001100000
Martin MunnellyM10000100000
Louis Ken-KwofieM11000300110.00
Brent LongeneckerM20000000000
Travis RinkerM30000100000
Zach ThorntonGK33001000000
Chris BrauchleM53000500100
Andrew RestrepoD540010610000
Mickey KydesM117006630080.050.0
Ted GillenD1590041000160.010.0
Cristian da SilvaD2012001716310130.010.0
Jeff ZaunD211900202650030.010.0
Matt KnowlesD211600191650080.020.0
Tony MeolaGK2929000310000
Totals440352444343045261311841910.520321.7


Goalkeepers:

Player GP GS Min W L T SHO GA GAA PKG PKA Shts SVS SV%
Tony Meola29292610:00141509381.3134188142.755
Zach Thornton33270:00120093.0011178.471
Totals32322880:00151709471.4745205150.732

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP GS G A FC FS Y R OFF Shts S% SOG SG%
Giovanni SavareseF311001002333.3250.0
Tab RamosM33004500240.020.0
Antony De AvilaF332101002633.3450.0
Roberto DonadoniM33020400080.040.0
A.J. WoodF22001200010.010.0
Miles JosephM33018110200
Rob JohnsonF30002100020.00
Nicola CaricolaD22004220000
Peter VermesD33001600050.00
Rhett HartyD33004200000
Damian SilveraM21000300000
Ted GillenD11000000000
Cristian da SilvaD21000000010.00
Jeff ZaunD33003210000
Matt KnowlesD31001100010.010.0
Tony MeolaGK33000010000
Totals4233342831508319.71421.4

Postseason - Goalkeepers:

Player GP GS Min W L T SHO GA GAA PKG PKA Shts SVS SV%
Tony Meola33270:00120051.67112519.760
Totals33270:00120051.67112519.760


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