This week in From The Vault, the Washington Diplomats played their last home game of the season, a 5-1 win against the Toronto Blizzard on August 16, 1981. Eddie Pope scored his first MLS goal on August 18, 1996. D.C. United made history when the club defeated Club Leon 2-0 in the CONCACAF Champions Cup semifinal on August 14, 1998. Two days later, Pope scored to help D.C.United defeat a strong CD Toluca side 1-0 to win the CONCACAF Champions Cup final and become the first American team to win the cup on August 16, 1998.
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