Eric Wynalda celebrates the San Jose Clash's win over D.C. United in the inaugural MLS game on April 6, 1996.

April 6, 1996 – The Clash defeats D.C. United in MLS Inaugural Game

The San Jose Clash defeated D.C. United 1-0 in the MLS Inaugural Game at Spartan Stadium before a crowd of 31,683. Forward Eric Wyndala scored a late goal in the 88th minute to secure the win for the Clash.