THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY APRIL 1

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY
 


APRIL 1,
1934-Werner Nilson and Eddie Flavin score in the second overtime as Stix Baer comes from behind to defeat the Pawtucket Rangers 4-2 in the opening game of their Challenge Cup final series in front of 7,122 at Walsh Stadium in St. Louis.

1976-New York Cosmos coach Ken Furphy is named coach of Team America, a selection that will play in the Bicentennial Cup tournament.

1978-Paul Cannell scores two goals before being red-carded as the Washington Diplomats defeat the Philadelphia Fury 3-0 at Veterans Stadium.

1979-The United States gets a goal from Angelo DiBernardo and an own goal from Guillermo Hernandez to beat Mexico 2-1 in a qualifying game for the Pan American Games.

1984-Chico Borja, Stan Terlecki and Andrew Parkinson each score twice as the New York Cosmos advance to the NASL Indoor Championship by defeating the Chicago Sting 8-7 at the Meadowlands Arena.

1984-Jean Willrich scores three goals as the San Diego Sockers beat the San Jose Earthquakes 7-2 at the Cow Palace to advance to the NASL Indoor Championship.

1988-Daryl Doran scores eight seconds into overtime to give the St. Louis Steamers a 2-1 win over the Wichita Wings. It was the shortest overtime in MISL history.

1996-Jason Maricles scores two 2pgs to lead Baltimore to a 7-6 victory in Harrisburg, as the Spirit advance past the Heat and into the American Division Finals for the first time in four tries.

2001-Joe Reiniger registers seven points in front of a Bradley Center crowd of 11,441 as the Milwaukee Wave defeat the Detroit Rockers 22-4.

2009- Jozy Altidore registers a hat-trick in the U.S.'s 3-0 victory over Trinidad Tobago in a key World Cup qualifying match in Nashville.

2010-Edson Buddle scores two goals as the L.A. Galaxy continue to dominate in the SuperClasico beating Chivas USA, 2-0, before a disappointing crowd of 19,805 at Home Depot Center.

2012-Second-half goals by Omar Cummings and MLS debutante Kamani Hill lift the Colorado Rapids to a 2-0 win over the Chicago Fire at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.

2012-Alex Morgan scores with 17 minutes remaining to lift the U.S. Women into a 1-1 draw with Japan in the opening match of the Kirin Challenge Cup.

2016-Diego Fagundez runs on to Juan Agudelo's 55th-minute cross to score the only goal New England need to beat the New York Red Bulls 1-0 at Gillette Stadium.

 

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