THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY AUGUST 9

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY

August 9

1964-Dukla Prague and Zaglebie of Poland play to a 1-1 draw, but Dukla wins its fourth straight International Soccer League American Challenge Cup on total goals, 4-1.

1980-The Seattle Sounders draw a club regular season record 49,606 for a 1-0 loss to the New York Cosmos at the Kingdome.

1996-The Dallas Sidekicks Tatu scores his 716th career goal, passing Steve Zungul for the most goals scored in indoor soccer history.

2001-Charmaine Hooper scores the third hat trick in WUSA history, and the only one in Atlanta Beat history, in a 4-0 win over the Bay Area Cyber Rays.

2006- Newly acquired Santino Quaranta scores in the 69th minute to give the Los Angeles Galaxy a 1-0 win over the Houston Dynamo at Robertson Stadium.

2006- Alecko Eskandarian scores in the 25th minute to lift  D.C. United into a 1-1 draw with Real Madrid in front of 66,830 at sold out Qwest Field.

2007- David Beckham makes his much-anticipated Major League Soccer debut in the LA Galaxy's 1-0 loss to DC United  before a sellout crowd of 46,686 at RFK Stadium.

2008-Christine Sinclair gives Canada a 1-0 lead, but China comes back on a goal by Xu Yuan to earn a 1-1 draw in a group E Olympic match.

2008-Carli Lloyd scores in the 27th minute to give the U.S. Women their first win of the Beijing Olympic Games, 1-0 over  Japan at Qinhuangdao Sports Centre Stadium.

2009- Playoff-bound Saint Louis Athletica and FC Gold Pride close out the WPS regular season with a 1-1 draw at Buck Shaw Stadium.

2012-The U.S. Women get two goals from Carli Lloyd to defeat Japan 2-1 and win their third consecutive Olympic Gold Medal before an Olympic-record crowd of 80,203 at Wembley Stadium.

2014-The New York Cosmos edge the Atlanta Silverbacks 2-1 in a North American Soccer League game that is delayed slightly more than 3 1/2 hours by lightning and rain at Silverback Park.

2014- Michel plays a role in all three goals as FC Dallas extend their unbeaten streak to eight games with a 3-1 win over the Colorado Rapids at Toyota Stadium.

2014- A late goal by NWSL leading scorer Kim Little lifts Seattle Reign FC to a 1-1 draw with the Washington Spirit at Memorial Stadium.

2015- Giovani Dos Santos has a goal and an assist in his MLS debut, leading the LA Galaxy to a 3-1 comeback win over Seattle Sounders FC at the StubHub Center.

2015- Allie Long scores two goals, giving the Portland Thorns FC a come-from-behind, 2-1 victory against the Chicago Red Stars before 15,858 fans at Providence Park. The loss snaps the Red Stars six-game unbeaten streak.

2016-Despite allowing a 90th-minute equalizer, the U.S. WNT wins Olympic Group G with a 2-2 tie against Colombia at Amazonia Arena.

Soccer: Yesterday, today, tomorrow, its all in the North American Soccer Guide 2017. Get Yours now. 

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