THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY OCTOBER 22

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY  

October 22: 

1922-The Baltimore Soccer Club defeats the Newcastle Women's Team 4-3 in front of 5,000 at Miller's Park in Baltimore.

1967-After acquiring eight players earlier in the week from the NPSL's Atlanta Chiefs, Washington Britannica wins their first American Soccer League game, 3-2 over the Rochester Lancers.

1976-Argentina's Huracan blanks the U.S. National Team 2-0 at Downing Stadium in New York.

1997-Mark Moser with six points is among 12 different St. Louis Ambush players scoring in a 24-6 shelling of the Cincinnati Silverbacks.

1999-Scott Hileman makes 14 saves as the Baltimore Blast open the season with a 17-6 win over the Philadelphia KiXX.

2003- Ilaria Paqui scores for Italy just 11 seconds into the match in a 2-2 draw with the U.S. Women's National Team at Arrowhead Stadium.

2004-Jean Philippe Peguero scores in the 30th minute and Joe Cannon makes five saves to post the shutout as the Colorado Rapids  blank the Los Angeles Galaxy 1-0 at Invesco Field in the first game of the MLS West semifinals.

2005-Armado Guevara scores in the first half and Tony Meola makes three saves as the MetroStars blank the New England Revolution 1-0 in the first game of the MLS Eastern Conference semifinals at Giants Stadium.

2005-FC Dallas and the Colorado Rapids play to a 0-0 draw in the first game of the Western Conference semifinals at Invesco Field.

2006- Justin Mapp scores his first postseason goal to give the Chicago Fire a 1-0 win over the New England Revolution in game one of the Eastern Conference semifinals in front of 10, 217 at Toyota Park. 

2006- Ante Razov and Francisco Palencia score  on either side of halftime and Brad Guzan makes a late penalty-kick save as Chivas USA beats the Houston Dynamo 2-1 in the first leg of the clubs' Western Conference semifinal.

2009-The Chicago Fire snap  a two-month winless streak on the final day of their regular season, with a playoff-clinching 1-0 win over Chivas USA   in front of a rainswept crowd of 17,537 at Toyota Park.

 2011- Danny Koevermans has a goal and an assist as Toronto FC end  their season with a 2-2 draw against the New England Revolution  at BMO Field.

2015- Sporting Kansas City is awarded the United Soccer League's 30th franchise, which will begin play in 2016 as the Swope Park Rangers KC. 

2016- Yohandry Orozco strikes twice in the opening half to power the New York Cosmos to a 4-0 victory over Miami FC  at Shuart Stadium. The Cosmos complete  their regular season unbeaten at home at 14-0-2 while extending their home unbeaten streak to 21 games.

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