THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY SEPTEMBER 6

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY

September 6: 

1916-The United States closes out its tour of Sweden and Norway with a 2-1 win over AIK Djurgardens in Stockholm.

1976- A Detroit record crowd of 23,682 at the Silverdome sees the New York Cosmos defeat the Dallas Tornado 3-2 on an overtime goal by Nelsi Morais.

1976-Boris Bandov scores for the United States in a 2-1 loss to Millonarios in Bogota, Colombia.

1981-Branko Segota scores two goals as the Fort Lauderdale Strikers advance to the NASL semi-finals with a 3-0 win over the Minnesota Kicks at the Metrodome.

2006-Landon Donovan and Alan Gordon score first-half goals as the LA Galaxy beat the Houston Dynamo 3-1 in a U.S. Open Cup semifinal  at Home Depot Center.

 2006-Rookie Calen Carr scores two late goals, leading the Chicago Fire to a 3-0 win over D.C. United in the semifinals of the U.S. Open Cup at Toyota Park

2006-Paolo Guerrero scores in the 76th minute to give Peru a 1-1 draw with Ecuador in an international friendly at Giants Stadium.

2008-Clint Dempsey scores the only goal as the United States, playing in Havana for the first time in 61 years, wins a World Cup qualifier 1-0 over Cuba.

2009-Jozy Altidore and Clint Dempsey score as the U.S. overcomes an early deficit to beat  El Salvador 2-1 at Rio Tinto Stadium.

2008-Guillermo Barros Schelotto has a goal and two assists as the Columbus Crew emphatically stake their claim to first place in the MLS East, walloping the New England Revolution 4-0 in front of 16,918 at Crew Stadium.

2011-The United States loses its second straight game under new coach  Jurgen Klinsmann, 1-0 to Belgium at  King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels.

2012-The Houston Dynamo earn a dramatic 1-0 win over Real Salt Lake  at BBVA Compass Stadium after Colin Clark smashes a penalty kick into the net four minutes into stoppage time, extending Houston's home unbeaten streak to 22 regular season home games to equal the Columbus Crew for the second longest streak in MLS history.

2013-Costa Rica sprints out to an early two-goal advantage in front of a loud, enthusiastic and boisterous crowd and recorded a 3-1 victory over the United States before a capacity crowd of 35,000 at Estadio Nacional.

2015-Atiba Harris and David Texeira each have a goal and an assist as FC Dallas blanks Columbus Crew SC 3-0  at MAPFRE Stadium, their first victory in the Ohio capital since October 2007.

2016-Jozy Altidore sets a U.S. World Cup qualifying record with his 15th and 16th goals, and Christian Pulisic becomes the youngest player to start in a qualifier for the team as the U.S. takes a 4-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago before a 19,410 crowd at Everbank Field in Jacksonville.

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