THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY APRIL 28

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY
 

April 28,
1923-Bethlehem F.C. defeats Harrison F.C. 3-0 in an American Soccer League game.

1935-Bert Patenaude and Billy Gonsalves each scores two goals in the Central Breweries' 5-2 win over the Pawtucket Rangers in the first game of the Open Cup finals at Walsh Stadium.

1957-Alfredo Hernandez scores three goals as Mexico eliminates the United States from World Cup qualifying with a 7-2 rout in front of 12,500 at Long Beach Memorial Stadium.

1967-Rudolph Kohl scores three goals as the St. Louis Stars hand the Pittsburgh Phantoms their first loss of the season, 4-1 at Forbes Field.

1976-Pelè, George Best, Bobby Moore and Rodney Marsh headline the NASL players selected for the Team America that will face Brazil, Italy and England in the American Bicentennial Cup.

1976-Gary Ingram scores two goals to lead the Washington Diplomats to a 3-0 win over the Miami Toros.

1982-Alan Willey scores two goals to lead the Montreal Manic to a 4-2 win over the Chicago Sting.

1999-The Kansas City Wizards lose their last game under interim coach Ken Fogarty, 1-0 to the Columbus Crew, as earlier in the day, Bob Gansler is named the team's new head coach.

2001- Kevin Sloan scores 7 points (0-3-1-0) and Peter Pappas makes 15 saves on 19 shots as the Philadelphia KiXX even their NPSL American Conference Final Series at 1-1 with a 12-8 win over the Baltimore Blast.

2004- Eddie Pope scores as the United States beats Mexico 1-0 in front of 45,048 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas.

2006-The Baltimore Blast take a one-game-to-none lead in the MISL Championship Series, knocking off the St. Louis Steamers   4-2 at 1st Mariner Arena.

2007-Landon Donovan scores a goal and sets up two others, including one on a spectacular 80-yard run, as the Los Angeles Galaxy defeated Chivas USA 3-1 at Home Depot Center.

2012-Steven Lenhart scores two goals, including the game-winner in the third minute of stoppage time, to lead the San Jose Earthquakes to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Union before 18,588 at PPL Park.

2013- The Houston Dynamo play the Colorado Rapids to a 1-1 draw at BBVA Compass Stadium, setting a Major League Soccer record with their 30th consecutive regular season home game without a loss. In all competitions, the Dynamo are unbeaten in their last 36 home games.

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