THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY JULY 23

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY

July 23

1967-John Kosimidis scores two second half goals as the New York Greek Americans beat Orange County 4-2 at Eintracht Oval in Queens, NY, to capture the U.S. Open Cup.

1972-The Dallas Tornado score with three minutes remaining to tie the U.S. Olympic Team 1-1 at Texas Stadium.

1972-Johann Ettmeyer scores twice as VFB Stuttgart defeats the Chicago All-Stars 3-0 at Hanson Stadium in Chicago.

1972-Werder Bremen extends its U.S. unbeaten streak to seven games with a 3-1 win over the Rochester Lancers.

1980-The New York Cosmos' Julio Romero ties an NASL record with four assists in a 5-0 win over the San Diego Sockers at Giants Stadium.

 1994-A 12-game point scoring streak by the Pittsburgh Stingers' Kia comes to an end.

2006-The U.S. Women's National Team routs Ireland 5-0 at Torero Stadium in San Diego, behind two-goal performances from Abby Wambach and Cat Whitehill.

2009-Central defender Clarence Goodson scores his first international goal just before halftime and second-half sub Kenny Cooper strikes in stoppage time to lift the United States to a 2-0 win over Honduras in the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals at Soldier Field.

2010-Eddie Gaven scores his third goal of the season to give the Columbus Crew a 1-0 win over the Portland Timbers in front of 11,246 at Crew Stadium.

2011-Eddie Gaven scores his third goal of the season to give the Columbus Crew a 1-0 win over the Portland Timbers in front of 11,246 at Crew Stadium and a share of first place in the MLS East.

2011-Playing before a team-record 9,345 fans, the Atlanta Beat earn a point in a 0-0 draw with magicJack at KSU Soccer Stadium

2011-Real Madrid scores two early goals, but the Philadelphia Union make a game of it before falling 2-1 in front of 57,305 fans at Lincoln Financial Field.

2011-Two first half goals by Yannick Djaló propel Sporting Clube de Portugal to a 2-1 win over Juventus at Rogers Center.

2011-Cory Gibbs gives the Chicago Fire an early lead, but Manchester United scores three second half goals for a 3-1 win at Soldier Field.

2014-Wayne Rooney, Reece James and Ashley Young have two goals apiece as Manchester United dismantles the LA Galaxy 7-0 at the Rose Bowl.

2014-Manchester City scores in the third minute and never looks back, routing Sporting Kansas City 4-1 at Sporting Park.

2014-Aston Villa FC start off their two-city tour of Texas with goals four minutes apart to hand FC Dallas a 2-0 defeat in an international friendly at Toyota Stadium.

2014-Daniel Paladini’s 80th-minute header lifts the Columbus Crew into a 2-2 tie with Crystal Palace at Columbus Crew Stadium.

2014-Toronto FC rally to tie from two goals down, but ultimately fall to Tottenham Hotspur on Andros Townsend’s 85th-minute strike at sold-out BMO Field.

2014-The San Antonio Scorpions stay perfect in the NASL's Fall Season with a 2-0 victory over the Carolina RailHawks in front of a season-high 7,884 fans at Toyota Field.

2015-Despite leaving most of their starters on the bench, the New York Red Bulls beat Chelsea 4-2 in an International Champions Cup match at Red Bull Arena. Sean Davis leads the way with a brace.

2016-Puerto Rico FC records its first ever NASL victory, ending red-hot Rayo OKC's six-game unbeaten streak 1-0 at Juan Ramón Loubriel Stadium.

2016-The Los Angeles Galaxy get early goals from Robbie Keane and Gyasi Zardes on the way to their fourth straight win, 2-1 over the Portland Timbers at Providence Park.

2016-FC Kansas City goalkeeper Nicole Barnhart makes 14 saves and Shea Groom scores the only goal in a 1-0 win over the Western New York Flash at Rochester Rhinos Stadium.

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

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