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American soccer players abroad: Dempsey (2), Edu, Kljestan, Grella score in Europe

How select Americans playing abroad fared this weekend:
Tim Howard 90 minutes in Everton's 1-0 win over Stoke
Brad Friedel 90 in Aston Villa's 0-0 draw with Birmingham
Marcus Hahnemann 90 in Wolves' 2-1 win over Manchester City
Brad Guzan in the 18, didn't play for Aston Villa
Dom Cervi not in the 18 for Celtic's 3-0 win at St. Johnstone
Luis Robles 90 in Karlsruhe's 4-2 loss to 1860 Munich

For defenders, midfielders and forwards.....

Oguchi Onyewu not in 18 for AC Milan's 2-1 loss to Juventus
Carlos Bocanegra not in 18 (injured) for St-Etienne's 2-0 loss at Brest
Steve Cherundolo 90 in Hanover's 4-0 loss at Hoffenheim
Jonathan Spector not in 18 for West Ham's 1-0 loss at Arsenal
Clarence Goodson 90 in Start's 2-1 loss at Odd Grenland
Eric Lichaj in the 18, didn't play for Aston Villa
Michael Parkhurst and Nordsjaelland vs. Odense on Monday
Frank Simek 90 in Carlisle's 1-1 draw at Bristol Rovers
xEdgar Castillo 23 in San Luis' 2-1 win at Toluca
Hunter Freeman not in 18 (injured) for Start
Clint Dempsey 90 (2 goals) in Fulham's 2-0 win over Wigan
Michael Bradley 90 in Moenchengladbach's 3-0 loss at Kaiserslautern
Stuart Holden 90 in Bolton's 1-0 loss to Liverpool
Maurice Edu first 45 (goal) in Rangers' 1-1 draw with Inverness
Jermaine Jones not in 18 (injured) for Schalke's 1-0 loss to Leverkusen
Benny Feilhaber 88 in Aarhus' 4-3 win over AB Copenhagen
Ricardo Clark 1+ in Eintracht's 3-1 win at St. Pauli
DaMarcus Beasley 13 for Hanover
Jose Torres 90 in Pachuca's 2-1 win at Atlas
Sacha Kljestan 90 (goal) in Anderlecht's 2-1 win at Racing Genk
Alejandro Bedoya and Orebro vs. IFK
Marco Vidal 13 for Pachuca
Anton Peterlin not in 18 for Plymouth's 4-2 loss at Oldham
Jozy Altidore 19 in Villarreal's 1-1 draw at Gijon
Herculez Gomez in 18, didn't play for Pachuca
Eddie Johnson not in 18 for Fulham
Mike Grella 90 (goal) for Carlisle
Conor Doyle in 18, didn't play in Derby's 4-1 win over Watford
Sammy Ochoa not in 18 for Tecos' 4-1 loss at America
Freddy Adu not in 18 for Aris' 2-0 win over Atromitos

By Steve Goff  | October 31, 2010; 3:54 PM ET
Categories:  Americans Abroad  | Tags:  Americans abroad  
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Deuce deuce

Posted by: OWNTF | October 31, 2010 4:39 PM | Report abuse

Glad to see Altidore getting time off the bench. Hope it continues. I also hope Edu's knock isn't too serious. Holden had a good match today. It would be sweet if Dempsey keeps his scoring form.

Posted by: grubbsbl | October 31, 2010 4:48 PM | Report abuse

Holy expletive deleted! When was the last time Americans scored four goals in Euroleagues?

Posted by: I-270Exit1 | October 31, 2010 5:49 PM | Report abuse

Misplaced modifier. When was the last time four Americans scored goals in Europe.

Posted by: I-270Exit1 | October 31, 2010 5:50 PM | Report abuse

What time is the Seattle v LA playoff game tonight?

For some reason the home page has it listed at both 8 pm AND 9 pm.

Posted by: Joel_M_Lane | October 31, 2010 7:12 PM | Report abuse

See Goff's Twitter page for interesting NCAA men's and women's news. The ACC site lists Maryland as the second seed and Virginia as the third seed for the women's tournament that starts at midweek (they ended in a three-way tie for the runnerup spot with Florida State).

Posted by: universityandpark | October 31, 2010 7:18 PM | Report abuse

JML: BSPN2 is going on the air from Seattle at 8:00 p.m. Eastern time. Because there is a 2.5-hour time slot, kickoff will presumably be at 8:15 or so.

Posted by: universityandpark | October 31, 2010 7:25 PM | Report abuse


Upon a more careful reading I realized the Los Angeles - Seattle 9 pm game listed in the box at the top of the page is the 2nd leg on Nov 7.

Tonight's game is listed at 8 pm.

Never mind...

Posted by: Joel_M_Lane | October 31, 2010 7:39 PM | Report abuse

I saw just a snippet of highlights from yesterday's game at PHP. Did they succeed in getting rid of most of the throwball markings on the pitch from the previous night?

Posted by: universityandpark | October 31, 2010 7:49 PM | Report abuse

Buddle with a wondergoal has LA up 1-0 at the break.

Posted by: JacobfromAtlanta-ish | October 31, 2010 9:13 PM | Report abuse

RT @JeffKassouf: Sources: Washington Freedom, FC Gold Pride folding, WPS announcement Monday - #WPS about 1 hour ago

Posted by: JacobfromAtlanta-ish | October 31, 2010 10:13 PM | Report abuse

My wife just said, "Well, I'm glad Seattle lost..."....LOLZMAGGEDON...

Posted by: DadRyan | October 31, 2010 10:20 PM | Report abuse

Beckham, Donovan, Buddle = huge

Montero = invisible

Posted by: OWNTF | October 31, 2010 10:23 PM | Report abuse

Disappointing news about the Freedom and Gold Pride. On the eve of the 2003 WWC, the USWNT got the news that the WUSA folded. Now, as they try to qualify for the 2011 WWC, they learn that two WPS teams are folding.

Posted by: I-270Exit1 | October 31, 2010 10:40 PM | Report abuse

Until Goff reports it, its a rumor.

Posted by: OWNTF | October 31, 2010 10:46 PM | Report abuse

*IF* Gold Pride and Freedom are folding, IMO it's curtains for that league.

*IF* the league folds, I think a fair question to ask is why the hundreds of thousands if not millions of female college and high school soccer players and former players by and large did not support the league.

Come to think of it, that is a fair question to ask whether the league folds or not.

Posted by: Ron16 | October 31, 2010 10:59 PM | Report abuse

Hard to decide who had the better goal: Buddle or Avila. I'll go with Buddle since his was on the road.

Posted by: Pedalada | October 31, 2010 11:00 PM | Report abuse

Posted by: I-270Exit1 | October 31, 2010 11:11 PM | Report abuse

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