NASL Final 1970

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NASL Final 1970
Event NASL Final
Aggregate goals
Date September 2, 1970 (1970-09-02)
Venue Holleder Memorial Stadium, Rochester, New York
Referee Mike Ashkenazi
Attendance 9,321
Date September 31, 1970 (1970-09-31)
Venue Catholic University Stadium (Brookland Stadium), Washington, DC
Attendance 5,543
1969
1971


NASL Final 1970 was the North American Soccer League's postseason championship final of the 1970 season. The event was contested in a two-game aggregate match between the Rochester Lancers and the Washington Darts. The first leg was held on September 2, 1970 at Holleder Memorial Stadium in Rochester, New York, with the Lancers victorious by a score of 3–0. The second leg was played on September 13, 1970 at Catholic University Stadium (Brookland Stadium) in Washington, DC. That day the Darts came out on top by the score of 3–1. With the two-day competition completed, the Rochester Lancers held a 4–3 aggregate lead and were crowned the 1970 NASL champions.[1][2]

Background[edit]

The Rochester Lancers and the Washington Darts respectively won the Northern Division and Southern Division of the NASL. This earned both teams the right to compete for the league title.

Match summary[edit]

Championship results[edit]

Team 1 Aggregate Team 2 First leg Second leg Attendance
Rochester Lancers 4 - 3[3] Washington Darts 3 - 0 1 - 3 September 2 Holleder Memorial Stadium 9,321
September 13 Catholic University Stadium (Brookland Stadium) 5,543

First leg[edit]

September 2
Rochester Lancers 3–0 Washington Darts
Renato Costa Goal
Goal
Luis Marotti Goal
Holleder Memorial Stadium, Rochester, New York
Attendance: 9,321
Referee: Mike Ashkenazi
Rochester[4][5]
Washington[6]

Second leg[edit]

Washington[7]
Rochester[8]

1970 NASL Champions: Rochester Lancers

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

NASL Soccer Bowl (official website)

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