This week in From The Vault, the Washington Diplomats defeated the New York Cosmos 2-1. Pele opened the scoring but the Dips responded with a Jim Redfern brace to come back and win their final home game of the season on August 6, 1977. Marco Etcheverry was named MVP for leading the MLS All-Stars to victory against the U.S. Men's National team 3-2 on August 3, 2002. The Washington Freedom clinched a playoff spot with a 5-0 win to compliment Mia Hamm’s hat-trick in 14 minutes in their last ever home game at RFK as a member of the WUSA on August 2, 2003. On August 1, 2015, D.C. United recorded a 6-4 victory against RSL, marking the third time the club had scored 6 goals. The 10 goals tallied were an MLS record for goals at RFK.
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