THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY JULY 15

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY

July 15

1937-Argentina trounces the United States representative, the Trenton (NJ) Highhlanders, 9-1 in the opening game of the Pan-American tournament at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas.

1978-Giorgio Chinaglia scores his 27th goal of the season as the New York Cosmos blank the Philadelphia Fury 3-0 at Veterans Stadium.

1981-The Atlanta Chiefs' Paul Child scores the 100th goal of his NASL career in a 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Aztecs at Atlanta Fulton County Stadium.

1981-Paul Calvert's first half goal gives the Dallas Tornado a 1-0 win over the Portland Timbers, ending a 20 game losing streak, the longest in NASL history.

1981-Giorgio Chinaglia and Chico Borja score as the New York Cosmos shut down European player of the year Kevin Keegan and defeat Southampton 2-1 in a Trans-Atlantic Challenge Cup game at Giants Stadium.

2006- The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team opens its 2006 domestic schedule with a wild 3-2 win over Sweden on an oppressively hot day at the National Sports Center. U.S. captain Kristine Lilly snatches the win with a dramatic goal in the second minute of stoppage time.

2006-D.C. United scores a pair second half goals to defeat the Columbus Crew 3-2, pushing their unbeaten streak to 13 games and their win streak to six.

2008-Luis Gabriel Ray scores two goals as Atlante defeats D.C. United, 3-2, in a SuperlIga game at R.F.K. Stadium.

2015-Kei Kamara's league-leading 13th goal of the season lifts Columbus Crew SC to their first road win of the season, 1-0 over the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park.

2015- Mexico blows a two-goal lead to settle for a wild 4-4 draw with Trinidad & Tobago on the final day of Gold Cup Group C play at Bank of America Stadium. The teams combine for seven second-half goals, three of them after the 87-minute mark.

2015-Real Salt Lake uses a late goal by Aaron Maund to down the LA Galaxy, 1-0, in the opening 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup quarterfinal, booking a place in the semifinals for the second time in three years.

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