THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY JULY 5

Posted by Charles Cuttone 05/07/2017 0 Comment(s) Major League Soccer,U.S. National Men's Team,National Women's Soccer League,

THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY

 July 5

 

1957-Mexico defeats Canada 2-0 in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City.

1975-Antonio Simoes scores two goals and fellow Portuguese star Eusebio adds another as the Boston Minutemen blank the Philadelphia Atoms 4-0 at Nickerson Field.

1994-Roberto Baggio scores an 89th minute equalizer and the extra-time game winner as Italy beats Nigeria 2-1 in a round of 16 World Cup game at Foxboro Stadium.

1994-After playing to a 1-1 tie, Bulgaria beats Mexico in penalty kicks at Giants Stadium to advance to the World Cup quarterfinals.

2007- Joseph Ngwenya scores two goals and  Stuart Holden is credited with two assists and adds a goal as the Houston Dynamo blank the New York Red Bulls 4-0 at Robertson Stadium.

2008- The Chicago Fire break a 341-minute scoreless streak spanning more than four games when Chris Rolfe scores in a 2-2 tie with the Columbus Crew  in front of a season-high crowd of 17,172 at Columbus Crew Stadium.

2009- Marta scores in stoppage time to give the Los Angeles Sol a 1-0 win over the Washington Freedom  at the Maryland SoccerPlex.

2014- Samantha Kerr registers a goal and an assist to lead the Western New York Flash to a 4-1 win over the Houston Dash at BBVA Compass Stadium.

2014-For the third straight match, Erick Torres scores to give Chivas USA a 1-0 win, this time over the Montreal Impact at the StubHub Center.

2015-Carli Lloyd scores three goals in a 13-minute span as the United States fiirst World Cup title since 1999 with a 5-2 rout of Japan at BC Place in Vancouver.

2015-Jack Jewsbury scores in the first minute of stoppage time to give the Portland Timbers their fifth straight home win, 1-0 over the San Jose Earthquakes at Providence Park.

2015- Ottawa Fury FC extend  their shutout streak to 616 minutes as they blank  the Jacksonville Armada FC 2-0 in front of a season high 6,150 fans at TD Bank Stadium.

2015-Lance Laing scores two goals as FC Edmonton rolls over the 9-man San Antonio Scorpions 4-0 at Shell Place in Fort McMurray, Alberta.

 

 

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