This week in From the Vault, on September 27, 1996, D.C. United defeated the NY/NJ Metrostars for their first playoff win in team history. Seven years later, the Women’s World Cup concluded at RFK. France and Brazil played to a 1-1 draw while Germany emphatically defeated Argentina in a 6-1 rout. On September 26, 2007, Ben Olsen scored a goal to lead United in a 2-1 over Chivas Guadalajara in the Copa Sudamericana. Three days later, Luciano Emilio set the franchise club mark with his 20th goal of the season. Emilio would go on to win MLS MVP. Finally on September 25, 2010, Andy Najar matched the single season club scoring record by a rookie with his fifth goal against the Houston Dynamo.
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