THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY APRIL 29

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY
 

April 29,
1956-The Israel Olympic Team defeats the American Soccer League All-Stars 2-1 as part of a Salute to Israel program. A crowd of 42,455, one of the largest to ever see a soccer game in the United States up to that time, was on hand.

1968-John Kowalik scores two goals as the Chicago Mustangs come from a two-goal deficit to tie the Boston Beacons 3-3 at Comiskey Park.

1977-A goal by Brian Tinnion and a penalty kick by Jim Henry give Team Hawaii a 2-1 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps.

1978-Peter Anderson records his second three-goal game of the season, leading the Portland Timbers to a 5-3 win over the San Diego Sockers at San Diego Stadium.

1984-Mark Liveric scores his fourth goal of the game,  17 seconds into overtime, to give the New York Arrows a 9-8 win over the Baltimore Blast in the first game of the MISL first round playoff series.

1992-The Detroit Rockers knock off the five-time champion Canton Invaders 14-8 to win the NPSL Championship at Cobo Arena.

1992-The USMNT falls to Ireland 4-1 in Dublin.

2007-Taylor Twellman scores an early goal to give the New England Revolution a 1-0 victory over Western Conference-leading FC Dallas at Pizza Hut Park.

2011-Rookie Will Bruin leads the way with a hat trick as the Houston Dynamo batter DC United 4-1 at Robertson Stadium.

2015-Dario Benedetto's  second-half hat trick lifts Club America to their sixth CONCACAF championship  as they defeat the Montreal Impact 4-2at Stade Olympique and 5-3 on aggregate to win the CONCACAF Champions League.

2016-Diana Matheson scores in the fourth and 71st minutes as the Washington Spirit remain undefeated after three games, taking a 3-0 win over the Western New York Flash at Sahlen's Stadium.

2016-Lloyd Sam, Sacha Kljestan and Felipe each has a goal and an assist as the New York Red Bulls trounce FC Dallas 4-0 at Red Bull Arena.

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