THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY JUNE 21

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY
presented by the North American Soccer Guide

JUNE 21, 

1975-Kaz Deyna and Andrzej Szarmach score for the Poland National Team in a 2-0 win over the Hartford Bicentennials in front of a club record 10,746 at Dillon Stadium.


1980-Brian Gant scores the only goal as the Portland Timbers snap a six-game losing streak with a 1-0 win over the Atlanta Chiefs.


1998-In only the second group game, Iran eliminates the United States from the World Cup with a 2-1 decision at Stade Gerland in Lyon, France.


2002-Germany ends the United States' run at the 2002 World Cup with a 1-0 win in Ulsan, South Korea.


2007- Cuauhtemoc Blanco scores in the 50th minute to give Mexico a 1-0 win over Guadeloupe at Soldier Field, advancing El Tri to the CONCACAF Gold Cup final.


2007-Frankie Hejduk and Landon Donovan score in a 2-1 win over Canada at Soldier Field, as the U.S. advances to the CONCACAF Gold Cup final. Ian Hume scores for Canada.


2009-Two goals in an eight-minute span by Camille Abily and Marta is all the Los Angeles Sol need to defeat FC Gold Pride 2-0  at the Home Depot Center.


2009-Amy Rodriguez scores her first goal of the season while Kristine Lilly adds a goal and an assist as the Boston Breakers defeat the Chicago Red Stars 2-0 at Toyota Park.


2009- Charlie Davies, Michael Bradley and Clint Dempsey score for the United States, who needed and got a 3-0 win over Egypt to advance to the Confederations Cup semifinals.


2015-Chris Rolfe scores his fifth and sixth goals of the season, including a game-winning penalty in the 80th minute, to lift D.C. United to a 2-1 comeback victory over the New England Revolution at RFK Stadium.


2015-A late goal from Jess Fishlock gives the Seattle Reign a 3-2 victory and hands the Boston Breakers their first home loss of the season, ending a six-game home unbeaten streak  at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium.


2015- Kyah Simon scores the deciding goal in the 80th minute as Australia stuns favored Brazil 1-0 at rain-drenched Moncton Stadium to advance to the Women's World Cup quarterfinals.


2015-Playing in front of the largest crowd to ever see the Women's National Team play, Canada advances to the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup with a hard fought 1-0 win over Switzerland in front of 53,855 at BC Place Stadium. The shutout is the third of the World Cup for Canadian goalkeeper Erin McLeod. Josee Belanger scores the only goal in the 52nd minute.

2016--Lionel Messi scores a goal and sets up two others as Argentina rolls over the United States 4-0 in the Copa America Centenario semifinals before a crowd of 72,000 at NRG Stadium in Houston.

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