THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY SEPTEMBER 7

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY

September 7: 

1971-After the two teams played 176 minutes a week earlier, the Dallas Tornado beats the Rochester Lancers 2-1 on a Bobby Moffat goal in the 148th minute in an NASL playoff game at Aquinas Stadium.

1980-Giorgio Chinaglia scores twice in the mini-game to lead the New York Cosmos to a 3-0 win over the Dallas Tornado at Giants Stadium. Dallas had taken the regulation game by the same score.

1996-Milwaukee Wave coach Keith Tozer leads the U.S. Indoor Team with 11 NPSL players past Cuba 7-3 in the title game of the CONCACAF Tournament in Guatemala.

1997-Tab Ramos scores in the 79th minute to give the United States a 1-0 win over Costa Rica in a World Cup qualifier at Civic Stadium in Portland.

1997-Eduardo Hurtado scores three times as the LA Galaxy set a team record for goals in a game, with a 6-1 win over the Tampa Bay Mutiny in front of a paltry 7,482 at the Rose Bowl.

2003-Mia Hamm, Shannon Boxx, Abby Wambach, Brandi Chastain and Aly Wagner score as the U.S. routs Mexico 5-0 at Spartan Stadium, in the final tuneup before the Women's World Cup.

2005-Already assured of a World Cup berth, the United States plays to a 0-0 draw with Guatemala in Guatemala City.

2007-Luciano Emilio scores two goals for D.C. United, but Chivas USA comes back to draw 2-2 at The Home Depot Center.

2008-Nate Jaqua picks up the slack for three missing internationals, scoring twice   as the Houston Dynamo beat up on the Kansas City Wizards 3-1 in front of 14,297 at  Robertson Stadium.

2011-Sebastien Le Toux leads the way with two goals as the Philadelphia Union score  three times in the second half to rally to a 4-4 tie with the New England Revolution  at PPL Park.

 2012-The United States  falls 2-1 to Jamaica in a World Cup qualifier at National Stadium in Kingston.

 2013-Dom Dwyer scores four goals to lead the Orlando Lions to a 7-4 win over the Charlotte Eagles in USL Championship game played before a league record 20,886 at the Citrus Bowl.

2014- Midfielder Diego Valeri ties an MLS career-high with three assists and the Portland Timbers get second-half goals from Alvas Powell, Liam Ridgewell and substitute Kalif Alhassan to pull out a 3-3 draw against the San Jose Earthquakes in front of a sellout crowd of 20,814 at Providence Park.

2016- Shea Groom scores twice to lead FC Kansas City to a 3-2 win over the Chicago Red Stars at Toyota Park.

2016- Kaka scores twice and Carlos Rivas had a goal and two assists as Orlando City SC steamroll  the Montreal Impact 4-1  at Stade Saputo.

2016- Ottawa Fury FC extend  their unbeaten streak to four games as they play to their fourth straight draw, 0-0 draw with Puerto Rico FC at Estadio Juan Ramn Loubriel.

 2016- Red Bulls II defeat  the Harrisburg City Islanders, 4-1, to clinch the United Soccer League regular season championship.

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