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July 31, 1984 – France 2:1 Norway. Olympic Games first-round match at Harvard Stadium (Att.: 27,832)

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Both goals were scored by RC Lens’ Francois Brisson, France going on to win the Olympic title.

Six soccer matches were staged over a six-day period at Harvard Stadium, starting with a Chile-Norway 0-0 draw before 29,240 on July 29. Cameroon, Canada, Iraq and Qatar also competed at Harvard.

Brisson and Lens teammate Daniel Xuereb scored as France took a 2-0 win over Brazil in the final before 101,799 at the Rose Bowl on Aug. 11, 1984.

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