THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY SEPTEMBER 22

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THIS DAY IN SOCCER HISTORY  

September 22: 

1970-Santos' Pelé scores twice, but West Ham's Clyde Best also scores two goals as the teams play to a 2-2 draw in front of 22,143 at Randall's Island in New York.

1983-Goals by David Byrne and Neill Roberts help the Toronto Blizzard into the Soccer Bowl with a 2-0 win over the Golden Bay Earthquakes in front of 15,556 fans at Exhibition Stadium.

1990-The Maryland Bays covert four of five penalty kicks to win the American Professional Soccer League championship with  a 2-1 win over the San Francisco Blackhawks at Nickerson Field in Boston.

1995-Ruben Fernandez of the Anaheim Splash registers his second 31-save game of the season, in a 6-5 OT win over the Mexico Toros.

2000-Hristo Stoitchkov has two goals and three assists, sending the Chicago Fire into the MLS semifinals with a 6-0 win over the New England Revolution at Soldier Field.

2007- Miguel Canizalez ends Toronto FC's MLS-record goal scoring drought at 824 minutes, but the home team surrenders a pair of second-half goals to give the Columbus Crew a 2-1 win at BMO Field.

2007-  Ante Razov scores from off the post and outside the box to give Chivas USA a playoff-clinching 2-1 win over the Kansas City Wizards before an announced crowd of 13,214 at the Home Depot Center.

2007-After enduring a scoreless streak of some 137 minutes over two matches, Abby Wambach, Shannon Boxx and Kristine Lilly score within a 12-minute span in the second half en route to a 3-0 Women's World Cup quarterfinal victory over England before an announced crowd of 29,586 at Tianjin Olympic Center Stadium.

2010- David Ferreira goes one-for-two from the penalty spot, and Jeff Cunningham scores with 12 seconds left in stoppage time to lift FC Dallas into a 2-2 tie with the New England Revolution  at Pizza Hut Park, extending the Hoops unbeaten streak to 16 games.

2011- Abby Wambach scores two goals and Alex Morgan adds a late minute strike to give the United States a 3-0 win over Canada in the second game of their two game friendly series at Jeld Wen Field.

2012- Juninho and Robbie Keane each scores two goals as the Los Angeles Galaxy  beat Toronto FC 4-2 at the Home Depot Center, clinching a berth in the MLS playoffs.

2015- Paulo Junior scores two goals, leading the Ottawa Fury FC to a 4-1 win over the New York Cosmos at James M. Shuart Stadium.

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