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Tim Howard and Everton at Liverpool today
Brad Friedel 90 minutes in Aston Villa's 2-1 win at Sunderland
Marcus Hahnemann not in the 18 for Reading's 2-0 loss at Swansea
Carlos Bocanegra 90 in Rennes' 1-0 loss at Lille
Oguchi Onyewu 90 (own goal) in Standard Liege's 3-2 win over Dender
Jay DeMerit 90 in Watford's 2-0 loss to Sheffield United
Michael Orozco 90 in San Luis' 0-0 tie at Morelia
Jonathan Spector not in the 18 for West Ham's 3-1 win over Fulham
Frank Simek not in 18 for Sheffield Wednesday's 4-1 win over Charlton
Clint Dempsey 90 minutes in Fulham's 3-1 loss at West Ham
Jose Francisco Torres first 45 in Pachuca's 4-1 win over Tigres
Maurice Edu did not play in Rangers' 3-1 win over Falkirk
Bobby Convey not in the 18 for Reading's 2-0 loss at Swansea
DaMarcus Beasley not in the 18 for Rangers' 3-1 win over Falkirk
Danny Szetela not in the 18 for Brescia's 4-0 win over Pisa
Jemal Johnson 90 minutes in DK Dons' 3-2 loss at Carlisle
Eddie Johnson 7 minutes in Cardiff City's 1-1 tie at Birmingham
Landon Donovan final 45 in Bayern Munich's 3-0 friendly win over Bamberg
Jozy Altidore not in the 18 for Villarreal's 2-0 win over Mallorca
Freddy Adu not in the 18 for Monaco's 2-2 tie at Caen

Who'd I miss?

By Steve Goff  |  January 19, 2009; 9:15 AM ET
Categories:  U.S. men's national team  
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Lots of Yanks not getting playing time over there...

At least Gooch scored...

Posted by: seahawkdad | January 19, 2009 10:01 AM | Report abuse

i'm pretty sure any of our guys can score an own goal. it's doing it at the other end of the pitch that seems to be so rare. donovan seems to be getting decent time in these friendly matches. anyone have insight on what this may mean for the games that count?

Posted by: troy6 | January 19, 2009 10:23 AM | Report abuse

Its very discouraging for all these guys to not be in the squad list for the game! Its one thing to not start or even not play, but when there's no chance it makes you wonder why they're even on the team. I wish some of these guys would get loaned out or sold to teams that would play them. Adu, Altidore, Spector, etc. But other than Altidore, if they can't even play for the team they are on.....uh oh.

Posted by: Brian76 | January 19, 2009 10:35 AM | Report abuse

For the second match in a row, Jemal Johnson set up a goal for the Championship-bound MK Dons. Edu was at least in the game day line-up for Rangers, a claim that Run DMB could not make. Neither hit the field however.

Posted by: bartapest1 | January 19, 2009 11:16 AM | Report abuse

Only 4 Yanks on the field at any time for a team that won... discouraging

Posted by: carmines757 | January 19, 2009 1:01 PM | Report abuse

"Not in the 18" appears all to frequently, I'm afraid.

Posted by: roadkit | January 19, 2009 5:35 PM | Report abuse

Notice the disparity in minutes as you move from defenders to forwards, especially if you count goalkeepers!

The US cannot produce attacking players.

Hopefully Landon and Jozy will break this mold soon.

Posted by: Palin-McCain2012 | January 19, 2009 9:55 PM | Report abuse

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