THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY APRIL 22

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY
 

April 22,
1916-Bethlehem Steel defeats the Pullmans of Chicago 2-1 in a semifinal replay to advance to the National Challenge Cup finals.

1950-Gino Pariani and Bill Bertani score to give Joe Simpkins Ford a 2-1 win over Ponta Delgada in the first game of the Open Cup finals at Public Schools Stadium in St. Louis.

1967-Luis Menotti and Warren Archibald score as the New York Generals win their home opener at Yankee Stadium, 2-1 over the Chicago Spurs.

1978-Tony Glavin and Colin McCurdy score 86 second apart to give the Philadelphia Fury a 2-1 come from behind win over the Memphis Rogues at Veterans Stadium.

1983-A FIFA subcommittee recommends awarding the 1986 World Cup to Mexico, effectively denying a bid for the United States and Canada that is backed by the North American Soccer League.

1983-Mark Liveric scores with four minutes left to give the New York Arrows a 7-6 win over the Baltimore Blast, tying their MISL quarterfinal series at one game each.

1988-The U.S. National Team, preparing for an Olympic qualifier, falls to the L.A. Heat 2-0 at West High School in Torrance, Calif.

1990-The Dallas Sidekicks' Wes McLeod blocks 14 shots in a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Storm.

1990-Fahmi El Shami scores four times on shootouts to lead the Dayton Dynamo to a 8-7 win over the Canton Invaders in the second game of their AISA Championship Series.

1998-Claudio Reyna scores a goal and sets up two others as the United States upsets Austria 3-0 in a friendly in Vienna.

2007-Ramon Nunez scores the first two goals against the Colorado Rapids, including the game-winner in the 78th minute to give FC Dallas a 3-1 victory at Pizza Hut Park.

2009-Amado Guevara scores in the 36th minute as Toronto FC hands Chivas USA its first loss of the season, 1-0 at BMO Field.

2011- Fredy Montero scores the only goal as the man-up Seattle Sounders FC defeat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 at Dicks Sporting Goods Park.

2012-Chris Pontius has a hat trick as DC United manhandles the New York Red Bulls 4-1 at rain-drenched RFK Stadium.

2016-Michel's penalty kick goal in the 86th minute breaks a 2-2 deadlock to give Rayo OKC a 3-2 win over Miami FC at FIU Stadium in a battle of North American Soccer League expansion teams.

 

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