THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY OCTOBER 7

Posted by Charles Cuttone 07/10/2017 0 Comment(s)

THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY  

October 7: 

1979-Giorgio Chinaglia and Antonio Carbognani each score twice as the New York Cosmos defeat the Singapore National Team 4-1.

1981-The Fort Lauderdale Strikers lose their second straight game on their European tour, falling to PAOK in Salonika, Greece 1-0.

1997-Mark Thomas scores two goals to lead the Sacramento Knights to a two game sweep of the Anaheim Splash with a 6-3 win.

2001-Joe-Max Moore scores a game winning penalty giving the U.S. a 2-1 win over Jamaica at Foxboro Stadium, and other results fall in the their favor to clinch a spot in the 2002 World Cup

2006- Kenny Cooper's 11th goal of the season gives FC Dallas a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy at Pizza Hut Park.   The Galaxy are eliminated from the post season for the first time in club history.

2007- Halftime substitute Gavin Glinton's 77th-minute tally gives the Los Angeles Galaxy a 2-1 win over reigning MLS Cup champions the Houston Dynamo before a Robertson Stadium crowd of 30,588. 

2010- The LA Galaxy get an early goal from Edson Buddle, his league leading 16th,  and hold on to defeat the Philadelphia Union 1-0   in front of a sellout crowd of 18,779 at PPL Park.

 2012- Jorge Villafana scores for the first time in two years to help Chivas USA snap a seven- game losing streak and earn a 1-1 tie with FC Dallas at the Home Depot Center.

2012- Seattle Sounders FC take over third place in the MLS West with a 3-0 win over Cascadia Cup rivals the Portland Timbers in front of 66,452 at Century Link Field.

2015- FC Dallas take over first place in the MLS West and Vancouver Whitecaps FC clinch  a spot in the MLS Playoffs with  a scoreless draw at BC Place.

2015- The New York Cosmos snap  their four-game winless streak in a big way as Sebastian Guenzatti, Gaston Cellerino and Leo Fernandes score in a 3-0 win over the Atlanta Silverbacks at Silverback Park.

2016- Chris Wondolowski and Julian Green score as the United States takes a 2-0 win over Cuba at Estadio Pedro Marrero, the national team's first visit to the country for a friendly match in 69 years.

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