Blackburn's Brad Friedel made spectacular late-game saves on efforts by Arsenal's Tomas Rosicky, Thierry Henry and Justin Hoyte to earn a 0-0 tie for Rovers and set up a replay of the fifth round FA Cup clash.
Also earning a replay against an EPL power (Manchester United), was Reading,
whose regular starter in goal, Marcus Hahnemann, rested in the 1-1 tie while
Bobby Convey started and went 71 minutes.
Fulham was thumped, 4-0, in FA Cup play by Tottenham. For Fulham, Brian
McBride started and played 62 minutes; Clint Dempsey was a 67th
minute sub; Carlos Bocanegra was an unused sub.
Watford, with Jay DeMerit going the full 90, beat Ipswich, 1-0 to reach
the FA Cup quarterfinals. DaMarcus Beasley did not see action as Manchester City
reached the quarterfinals with a 3-1 win at second-tier Preston.
In Germany, Kamini Hill made his third Bundesliga appearance when he came
on as an 80th minute sub. He drew the foul for the last-minute free kick that resulted in
Wolfsburg's equalizer (by Marcelinho) in a 2-2 tie with league leader Schalke 04.
Goalkeeper Kasey Keller went down, 1-0, with Borussia Moenchengladbach against Borussia Dortmund -- a result that drops Gladbach into last place.
Steve Cherundolo and Hannover 96 won, 1-0, at Bayer Leverkusen to move up to seventh place in the Bundesliga.
Hamburg SV's Benny Feilhaber is back to playing with the club's reserve squad, which beat Borussia Dortmund reserves, 2-0, in Third Division play. HSV's
other American, Preston Zimmerman, was a second half sub.
In the Netherlands top division, Michael Bradley played the final 27
minutes in a 2-1 loss to FC Twente and received a yellow card.