THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY NOVEMBER 6

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY:  

November 6

1960-Despite giving up three first half goals, the United States, on goals by Helmut Bicek, Karl Fister and Al Zerhusen tie Mexico 3-3 in a World Cup qualifier at Wrigley Field in Los Angeles.

1966-Jorge Benitez and Robert Wagner each score four goals as the Philadelphia Nationals trounce  Hartford SC 9-0 at Dillon Stadium.

1969-The Atlanta Chiefs name Vic Rouse as their new coach, replacing Vic Crowe who left after the season to become manager of Aston Villa..

1975-After serving as public relations director during the team's first season, Jim Walker is named General Manager of the Chicago Sting.

1978-The Portland Timbers name Minnesota Kicks Vice President Kent Kramer as the General Manager.

1978-The American Soccer League announces the addition of four teams, the Las Vegas Seagulls, Pennsylvania Stoners, Golden Gate Gales, and a team in Columbus, Ohio, bringing membership to 14 clubs.

 1980-Mike Renshaw is named coach of the Dallas Tornado.

 1982-Stan Stamenkovic has three goals five assists for eight points in the Memphis Americans' 13-7 win over the Pittsburgh Spirit.

1999-Denison Cabral scores five goals as the Baltimore Blast beat the Philadelphia Kixx 20-12.

1999-Marcelo Fontana's 2-pt goal at 2:47 of overtime gives the Wichita Wings an 18-16 win over the St. Louis Ambush.

2002-Nate Houser notches a 3-point goal and adds an assist as the Kansas City Comets defeat  the Dallas Sidekicks, 18-12 in front of a "School Day" crowd of 11,078 at Reunion Arena.

2004- The United States Women's National Team gets burned by an early goal, and gives up two second-half tallies as Denmark pulls off a stunning 3-1 win in front of 14, 812 fans at Lincoln Financial Field.

2008-  The Chicago Fire book  a spot in their third Eastern Conference final in four years with a 3-0 whitewash of the depleted New England Revolution  in front of 17,312 at Toyota Park. The Fire take the Eastern Conference semifinal series by a 3-0 aggregate score.

 2010- The Colorado Rapids oust the Columbus Crew 5-4 on penalty kicks after the Crew knotted their total-goals semifinal series with a 2-1 regulation-time win at Crew Stadium. 

2010- FC Dallas fail to snap Real Salt Lake's imposing 26-game unbeaten streak at Rio Tinto Stadium, but knock the defending champions out of the MLS Cup chase by holding RSL to a 1-1 draw to win their two-game, aggregate goals semifinal series by a 3-2 score.

2011- The Houston Dynamo gets second half goals from Andre Hainault and Carlo Costly  to stun Sporting Kansas City 2-0 in the MLS Eastern Conference Championship Game at Livestrong Sporting Park.

 2011- Mike Magee heads home a David Beckham cross and Robbie Keane scores another goal as the Los Angeles Galaxy advance  to the MLS Cup final for a record seventh time with a 3-1 triumph over Real Salt Lake in the MLS  Western Conference final at the Home Depot Center.

2013-  For the second straight game, Omar Cummings comes through with a difference-making late goal for the Houston Dynamo against the New York Red Bulls, scoring the 2-1 game winner in the 14th minute of the first extra time period to send the Orange Crush through to their third straight Eastern Conference final series.

2013- Claudio Bieler scores in the 113th minute to send Sporting Kansas City through to the Eastern Conference Finals with a 3-1 win over the New England Revolution  at Sporting Park and a 4-3 aggregate win in their home-and-home semifinal set.

2016- Sebastian Giovinco's hat trick helps Toronto FC set an MLS playoff record for aggregate margin of victory, capped by a 5-0 win over New York City FC at Yankee Stadium

2016- Ignacio Piatti scores twice and Evan Bush saves a Sacha Kljestan penalty kick as the Montreal Impact takes a 2-1 win over the New York Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena. The Impact win the aggregate series, 3-1.

2016- Shkelzen Gashi's swerving 40-yarder and two Tim Howard saves in a penalty kick shootout help  the Colorado Rapids eliminate the Los Angeles Galaxy from the Western Conference playoffs at Dicks Sporting Goods Park .

2016- Despite a 2-1 victory over Seattle Sounders FC at Toyota Stadium FC Dallas cannot rally from a three-goal first-leg deficit and are eliminated from the playoffs by a 4-2 aggregate score.

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