4. U.S. ABROAD: Hahnemann's Reading climbs to seventh
Marcus Hahnemann was the only American to play in a winning effort on Tuesday night as top-flight league action resumed in England and Germany.
Hahnemann was in goal as Reading beat Wigan, 3-2, to move into seventh place ahead of idle Everton in the English Premier League. Hahnemann could do nothing about Emile Heskey's
third-minute goal, but he failed to hold on to Ryan Taylor's free kick that Dutchman Denny Landzaat put away in the 90th minute. Wigan has now lost a club record eight straight league games.
After scoring in four of his last five games, Brian McBride was held scoreless as Fulham lost, 2-0, at Sheffield United. Clint Dempsey came off the bench in his second EPL appearance for Fulham. Elsewhere, Jonathan Spector played the entire 90 minutes at right back in a losing effort as relegation-threatened West Ham lost to Liverpool, 2-1, at Upton Park.
In Germany's Bundesliga, Kasey Keller
was in goal as Borussia Moenchengladbach, another relegation
candidate, settled for a scoreless draw with Nuremberg. The tie left
Gladbach in 16th place, three points behind Bochum, which held Bayern
Munich to a 0-0 tie in Munich. Recent signing Kamani Hill made his home debut for
Wolfsburg, coming off the bench after all the goals were scored in a
2-2 tie with Eintracht Frankfurt.
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily What They're Saying: India Premier League Oct. 20, 8:19 p.m. |
"Heaven has gained a defensive midfielder; apart from the hard tackles and the breaking up of ... Bielsa sits on cup of coffee Oct. 20, 8:08 p.m.
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Not everything is going right for Marseille's coach Marcelo Bielsa, whose ... U.S. under-14 girls national team roster Oct. 20, 6:34 p.m.
[CARSON CAMP] Head coach April Kater has called up 35 players (with one more to be ... What They Saying: Emilie Jacquot Oct. 20, 5:43 p.m.
"It is unanimously positive. The FIFA scandal had an excellent impact on our brand awareness." -- ... On-fire Lee Nguyen hits golazo against Dynamo Oct. 20, 5:28 p.m.
[VIDEO PICK: MLS Goals of the Week] Lee Nguyen scored both goals in the New England ... Soccer America Men's Top 25 Scoreboard Oct. 20, 3:21 a.m.
[ROUNDUP: Sunday] No. 1 Washington jumped out to a 2-0 lead at San Diego State after ... 'Caps qualify for first time, three U.S. spots taken Oct. 20, 2:09 a.m.
[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Vancouver qualified for the Concacaf Champions League for the first time when Saturday's ... Soccer America Women's Top 25 Scoreboard Oct. 20, 1:09 a.m.
[ROUNDUP: Sunday] A goal in each half from Michaela Dooley and Stuart Pope gave Kentucky a ... The Good, The Bad -- and Lionel Messi Oct. 20, 12:15 a.m.
[EUROPE IN A NUTSHELL] A hat trick was not enough for Sergio Aguero, while Cristiano Ronaldo ... Sounders in driver's seat for Supporters' Shield Oct. 20, 12:07 a.m.
[MLS: Sunday] The LA Galaxy looked to be coasting to victory in the first of its ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives