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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY
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-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.