THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY AUGUST 1

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY

August 1

1969-Two late goals give CD Guadalajara a 2-1 win over Inter Bratislava of Czechoslovakia in front of 8,555 at the LA Coliseum.

1981-Former Manchester United star Gordon Hill assists on Le Manic de Montreal's first goal and adds the game winner in a 2-1 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps at Olympic Stadium.

1996-Tiffeny Milbrett scores the game winning goal in the 68th minute, giving the United States a 2-1 win over China and the first Women's Soccer Olympic Gold Medal in front of 76,481 at Sanford Stadium in Athens, Ga.

1996-Los Angeles Galaxy backup goalkeeper David Kramer celebrates his 24th birthday by making three shootout saves in a 3-2 win over the Colorado Rapids at Mile High Stadium.

1997- Guillermo Luvia scores three goals, including the game winner to help the Dallas Sidekicks to a 7-2 win over the Indiana Twisters.

1997-The Houston Hotshots' Giampaulo Pedroso scores three goals, including the overtime clincher in an 8-7 win over Monterrey LaRaza.

2004-The U.S. Women's National Team romps to a 3-1 win over archrival China in their final tuneup for the Athens Olympic Games before 15,093 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn.

2004-European champion Porto falls to Turkey’s Galatasaray 2-1 in front of 15,408 at Giants Stadium.

2006-The LA Galaxy successfully begin defense of their U.S. Open Cup title with a 2-0 win over Roma FC at the Home Depot Center’s Track and Field Stadium.

2007-Brian Ching scores the only goal as the Houston Dynamo defeat DC United 1-0 to advance to the SuperLiga semifinals.

2007-Federico Insua scores the game winner in Club America’s 3-2 win over Monarcas Morelia in SuperLiga action in front of 10,623 at Toyota Park. Both teams are eliminated from the tournament.

2010-The Chicago Fire hand the LA Galaxy their first regular season home loss of the season, 3-2 behind a one-goal, two-assist performance from Collins John.

2010-Goalkeeper Hope Solo and the Atlanta Beat end FC Gold Pride’s quest for a WPS-record sixth straight win, holding the league leaders to a scoreless draw at sunbaked KSU Soccer Stadium.

2012-Sporting Kansas City gets a stoppage time goal from Kyle Miller to earn a 1-1 draw against Stoke City at Livestrong Sporting Park.

2012-The New England Revolution trade DP midfielder and team captain Shalrie Joseph to Chivas USA. Joseph had spent his entire career with the Revs after being selected in the second round of the 2002 MLS SuperDraft.

2015-Pa-Modou Kah scores two goals to lead Vancouver Whitecaps FC to a dominating 3-0 win over Seattle Sounders FC -- and to the top of the MLS West --  in front of 53,125 fans at CenturyLink Field.

2015-Crystal Dunn converts the first hat trick in Washington Spirit history during a 3-1 win over the Houston Dash.

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