Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Own goal by Cherundolo; Bradley's Heerenveen slides (VIDEO)
February 25th, 2008 6:45AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  international


[AMERICANS IN EUROPE] Defender Steve Cherundolo's unlucky own goal contributed to Hannover 96's 2-1 loss to relegation threatened VfL Bochum in Germany. In the Netherlands, Michael Bradley's team, Heerenveen fell 3-2 to Nijmegen and slipped to sixth place. In Belgium, Standard Liege with Oguchi Onyewu, slipped out of first place.

 

Hannover, which had been in the midst of the battle for a UEFA Cup spot, dropped to 10th place with the loss to Bochum. Hannover conceded the first goal when keeper Robert Enke blocked Stanislav Sestak's 12-yard shot on a break away only to see it bounce off Cherundolo's thigh and into the goal. [VIDEO]

Playing at home in front of 25,200 fans, Heerenveen lead, 2-0, after 29 minutes on goals by Roy Beerens and Geert Arend Roorda but gave up three second-half goals. For Heerenveen, which played the last 67 minutes with 10 men because of Brian Vandenbussche's ejection, it marked its first loss of 2008. Bradley played the full 90.

The second- through fifth-place Dutch Eredivisie finishers play off for a European Champions League spot. Heerenveen is two points behind fifth-place NAC Breda.

Standard Liege, with Onyewu marshaling the central defense, played to a scoreless tie with Gent, which coupled with Club Brugge's 1-0 win at Sporting Lokeren dropped Standard back to second place, two points behind Club Brugge.

 



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying    
"We can't say exactly how many tickets there will be because we don't know the exact ...
Chelsea U-21 scores our Goal of the Week    
[VIDEO PICK: Golazo] Lewis Baker scored an absolutely brilliant goal in U-21 Chelsea's 2-1 win over ...
Maradona goes go-karting    
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Diego Maradona went go-karting in Dubai and the 53-year-old seems to ...
What They're Saying    
"We didn't want to have the appearance of an absolute army looking at every individual call ...
Record 80 teams set for May 7 launch    
[U.S. OPEN CUP] Weekend games for MLS teams during the World Cup break spice up the ...
Three games to watch    
[MLS: Week 8] Without a lot of fanfare, D.C. United finds itself in the thick of ...
Coors Light gets branded zone at Sporting Park    
[SOCCER BUSINESS] Sporting Kansas City has added Coors Light as the MLS club's official domestic beer ...
Seattle Reign looks like the real deal    
[NWSL: Week 3] Sydney Leroux didn't score, and Megan Rapinoe didn't play, but that didn't stop ...
The battle of Miami's traffic experts    
[MLS EXPANSION] You know MLS stadium plans for Miami are not being positioned well when the ...
Joya's second goal in stoppage time trips up Xolos    
[USA UNDER-21 MEN] First-year Chicago Fire midfielder Benji Joya scored two goals, the second one in ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives