[AMERICANS IN ENGLAND] Fulham (with Americans Clint Dempsey and Carlos Bocanegra) faces Manchester United on Monday (TV: Setanta USA, 2 pm ET). Over the weekend, West Ham's Jonathan Spectorplayed the last 11 minutes in a 1-0 loss to Chelsea, which scored in the 76th minute through Joe Cole. Goalkeeper Marcus Hahnemann and midfielder Bobby Convey started in Reading's 1-1 tie with Middlesbrough. One of the EPL's American keepers celebrated a win.
Brad Friedel helped Blackburn down Newcastle United, 3-1. Tim Howard's Everton played a scoreless tie at Portsmouth.
Dempsey is Fulham's leading scorer with four goals while Bocanegra captains the squad.