N.Y. Generals Shock Santos Booters, 5-3

Date Published: 
1968-07-14
Source: 
European Stars And Stripes

Pele at New York GeneralsJan Steadman, Warren Archibald with Pele

New York Generals vs Santos ticket stub

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Generals took a 3-0 half time lead and went on to defeat Santos of Brazil 5-3 in an exhibition pro soccer game before 15,645 at Yankee Stadium Friday night.

It was the second straight defeat for Santos after the Brazilians, led by the great Pele, had won seven in a row on their U.S. tour.

Warren Archibald scored two goals to lead the Generals of the North American Soccer League.