THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY SEPTEMBER 18

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY  

September 18: 

1911-The Corinthians defeat Newark FC 6-2 at Morris Park in New Jersey.

1949-Mexico clinches first place in the North American Soccer Championships with a 6-2 win over the United States. Ben Watman and John Souza score for the U.S.

1949- Len "Red" Owen scores four goals as the Trenton Americans defeat the host Philadelphia Americans 8-6 in the American Soccer League opener at Holmes Stadium.

1949-Brookhattan defeats the defending champion Philadelphia Nationals 4-2 in their American Soccer League opener.

1970-Pele scores four goals and assists on two others as Santos routs the NASL' Washington Darts 7-4 in front of 13,878 at R.F.K. Stadium.​

1982-Giorgio Chinaglia scores a first half goal to give the New York Cosmos a 1-0 win over the Seattle Sounders in Soccer Bowl 83 in front of 22,634 at San Diego Jack Murphy Stadium.

1980-Goals by George Gorlecu and Richie Reice give the Pennsylvania Stoners a 2-1 win over the Sacramento Spirit in the American Soccer League championship game at Allentown School District Stadium.

1983-Njego Pesa scores in the 12 shootout round to give the Tulsa Roughnecks a 1-0 win over the Montreal Manic to take a one game to none lead in their NASL semifinal series.

 1992- The San Diego Sockers join the CISL.

 1994-The Washington Warthogs  Goran Hunjak scores five goals in a 10-7 loss to the Dallas Sidekicks, his second straight playoff game with five goals.

2007-Lori Chalupny scores the only goal as the U.S. defeats Nigeria 1-0 to capture first place in Group B--The Group of Death in the Women's World Cup in Shanghai, China

 2009- Conor Casey converts a penalty kick in the final seconds of stoppage time to lift the Colorado Rapids into a 1-1 road draw with the San Jose Earthquakes  at Buck Shaw Stadium.

2010- Alvaro Saborio buries a penalty kick two minutes into first-half stoppage time to give Real Salt Lake a 1-0 win over the Chicago Fire  at Rio Tinto Stadium, and the Major League Soccer record for consecutive home games without a loss at 23.

2014- Amy Rodriguez, Megan Rapinoe, Tobin Heath and Alex Morgan score as the  United States caps a two-game sweep of Mexico with a 4-0 victory at Sahlen's Stadium.

2015- Benny Feilhaber scores  two goals, including the game-winning penalty kick in the 76th minute to lift Sporting Kansas City over FC Dallas 3-1  at Sporting Park.

2016- After giving up an own goal, the United States got goals from Carli Lloyd, Tobin Heath and an own goal to earn a 3-1 victory over The Netherlands before a 15,652 crowd at the Georgia Dome.

2016- Showing no signs of rust from his recently-ended retirement, Landon Donovan comes off the bench to lift the LA Galaxy into a 2-2 tie with Sporting Kansas City   at Children's Mercy Park.

 

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