THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY OCTOBER 21

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY  

October 21: 

1968-Pete Millar and Sigi Stritzl score as the U.S. falls to Haiti 5-2 in Port Au Prince.

1979-Johan Neeskens scores the winning goal as the New York Cosmos defeat Victoria 3-2 at Olympic Park in Melbourne.

1980-Only two Canadian cities, Edmonton and Toronto, submit bids to host the 1981 Soccer Bowl. The NASL had expected bids from Tampa, Washington and New Jersey.

1980-Seninho and Giorgio Chinaglia score as the New York Cosmos lose the second straight game of their tour, 3-2 to Egypt's champion Alhy   in Cairo.

2000-A goal by Hristo Stoitchkov and an own goal help the Chicago Fire defeat the Miami Fusion 2-1 at Soldier Field to capture their second U.S. Open Cup in three years.

 2000-Nate Houser tallied 9 points and Warren Westcoat made 21 saves in the Kansas City Attack's 18-10 win over the Buffalo Blizzard.

2001-Dwayne De Rosario scores six minutes into overtime to give the San Jose Earthquakes a 2-1 win over the LA Galaxy and the MLS Championship at Columbus Crew Stadium.

2005-The Chicago Fire and D.C. United play to a 0-0 draw in the first leg of the MLS playoff series at Soldier Field.

2006-Abe Thompson's goal in the 55th minute gave FC Dallas a 2-1 win over the Colorado Rapids in the first game of their MLS Western Conference Semifinal series at Invesco Field at Mile High.

2006-Christian Gomez scores in the 77th minute, giving D.C. United a 1-0 win over the New York Red Bulls in the first game of their MLS first round playoff series,

2007- John Thorrington tallies  a goal in extra time to lead the Chicago Fire to a 1-0 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy and a trip to the MLS Playoffs, in front of 21,374 at Toyota Park.

 2012-Brad Evans scores two goals and Fredy Montero has two assists as Seattle Sounders FC bounce FC Dallas out of the Western Conference playoff chase and assure themselves of a top-three conference finish with a 3-1 win at CenturyLink Field.

2015-Carli Lloyd scores in the 85th minute to give the United States Women's National Team a 1-1 draw with Brazil in front of  23,603 at CenturyLink Field--the largest crowd for a WNT match played in the state of Washington. Midfielder Shannon Boxx wears the captain's armband to start her final match with the WNT.

 2015- Juan Ramirez sets up goals by Dillon Powers  and Marcelo Sarvas  to give the Colorado Rapids a rare 2-0 road win  against Sporting Kansas City .

2015- Ottawa Fury FC clinch  the North American Soccer League Fall title with a 3-1 win over the Jacksonville Armada FC at Community First Park. The loss ended the Armada's slim postseason hopes.

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