This week in From the Vault, the Washington Diplomats defeated the San Jose Earthquakes 5-4 on June 22, 1980. Goals by Alan Green (2), Tony Crescitelli (2) and Johan Cruyff outpaced the Earthquake attack led by George Best. On June 19, 1994, Norway beat Mexico 1-0 to open up the World Cup at RFK Stadium in front of 52,395. One day later, Netherlands rallied and defeated Saudi Arabia 2-1 in front of 50,535 on June 20, 1994. D.C. United battled Argentine giants Boca Juniors featuring Carlos Tevez and Guillermo Barros Schelotto to 0-0 draw on June 23, 2002. On June 21, 2003, Hristo Stoichkov scored his first goal for D.C. United in 1-1 draw vs New England Revolution. Three years later, Clyde Simms scored his first goal for the Black-and-Red in 1-0 over the Chicago Fire on June 21, 2006. U.S. Men's National team advance to the Gold Cup semi-finals with a 2-0 over Jamaica on June 19, 2011.
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