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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY
presented by the North American Soccer Guide
1948-Djurgarden of Sweden beats the St. Louis Major League All-Stars 6-1 at Public Schools Stadium in St. Louis.
1970-The Washington Darts pulled off the biggest win over a foreign club to date in NASL history, defeating Hapoel Petah Tikva 5-0 as goalkeeper Lincoln Phillips earned his eighth shutout of the season.
1980-Dallas Tornado head coach Al Miller earns his 100th career win with a 1-0 shootout victory over the Tampa Bay Rowdies.
1980-The Detroit Express' 1-0 shootout win over the San Diego Sockers at the Silverdome goes 11 rounds, an NASL record.
1981-A club record crowd of 30,501 sees, for the second time in the season, the Chicago Sting stop a New York Cosmos seven-game winning streak, this time with a 2-1 shootout win at Wrigley Field.
1994-Oleg Salenko scores five goals as Russia routs Cameroon 6-1 in a Group B World Cup match at Stanford Stadium. In the other Group B match, Brazil and Sweden play to a 1-1 draw in the Silverdome in Pontiac, Mich.
1994-In World Cup Group E, Norway and Ireland play to a 0-0 draw at Giants Stadium, while Mexico and Italy play to a 1-1 tie at R.F.K. Stadium.
1998-Mia Hamm scores two goals as the United States beats Germany 4-2 in front of 13,107 in a friendly at Soldier Field.
2003-Atlanta Beat goalkeeper Briana Scurry records her fourth shutout of the season in a 1-0 win over the Washington Freedom at RFK Stadium.
2003-Marinette Pichon scores two goal to help lift the Philadelphia Charge to a 2-2 draw with the Boston Breakers at Villanova Stadium.
2008-Steve Ralston scored the only two goals his club would need, as the New England Revolution withstood a late Toronto FC surge to secure a 2-1 victory at Gillette Stadium.
2008- The U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team falls to Canada, 1-0, in the CONCACAF Championship Final at Estadio Cuauhtemoc. The lone goal scored by Canada, in the 45th minute by Karla Schacher, was the only goal allowed by the United States in five games of the tournament.
2009- The United States allows a two-goal second-half lead to slip away to five-time world champion Brazil en route to an excruciating 3-2 loss in the FIFA Confederations Cup final at Ellis Park.
2009- Nate Jaqua scores twice, and Fredy Montero has a goal and two assists as Seattle Sounders FC end the Colorado Rapids’ eight-game unbeaten streak 3-0 before 32,526 at Qwest Field.
2011- Lauren Cheney notches the game-winner in the 54th minute and Rachel Buehler adds a goal as the Unites States earns a 2-0 win over North Korea to open Women’s World Cup Group C play at Rudolf-Harbig Stadion.
2013- Carli Lloyd registers a hat trick and Abby Wambach assists on three goals as the Western New York Flash crush the Washington Spirit 4-0 in front of 3,364 at Sahlen's Stadium.
2014- Sky Blue FC becomes the first club to shut out Seattle Reign FC (11-0-3, 36 pts) this season after battling to a 0-0 stalemate at Memorial Stadium.
2015- The New York Red Bulls score two goals in a five-minute span of the second half on their way to a 3-1 comeback win over New York City FC before a sellout crowd of 48,047 at Yankee Stadium.