Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Michael Bradley chests one home [VIDEO]
by Mike Woitalla, February 16th, 2009 7AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[AMERICANS IN GERMANY]Returning from midweek national team duty during which he bagged both goals in the USA's 2-0 win over Mexico, Michael Bradleyscored with his chest for Borussia Moenchengladbach in a 1-1 tie with Werder Bremen. Landon Donovan made his longest Bundesliga appearance since joining Bayern Munich but came up empty in a 2-1 loss to Hertha Berlin.

Last-place Gladbach had no scoring chances against 10th-place Bremen, which took the lead 77th minute, until Bradley, at the far post, ran on to a free kick from the opposite flank and hit the ball into the net off his chest from five yards in the 79th minute.

 

VIDEO of Bradley's goal.

The goal was Bradley's second since joining newly promoted Gladbach last summer. Gladbach is four points deep in the relegation zone, but it now has two ties in a row after having lost its five pervious games.

Donovan's first two Bundesliga appearances since joining Bayern during the winter break on loan from the L.A. Galaxy came as a a sub in the 72nd and 77th minute. But on Saturday he replaced injured Luca Toni in the 35th minute against Hertha Berlin.

The game was scoreless when Donovan entered. Bremen's Andrey Voronin scored in the 38th and 77th minute. Miroslav Klose scored Bayern's goal in the 61st minute.

Donovan was thwarted on two scoring chances by keeper Jaroslav Drobny, who made a fine diving save on the American's header from 11 yards and blocked his shot on a breakaway.

A crowd of 74,228 crowd in Berlin's Olympiastadion witnessed Hertha's win.

Toni suffered an Achilles' tendon injury and is expected to miss next Saturday's game against Cologne. That could mean a start for Donovan.

 



No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Copa Centenario: Castillo replaces Chandler on U.S. roster    
The USA has called in Edgar Castillo to replace Timmy Chandler on its roster for the ...
MLS Countdown: Kaka recalled by Brazil for Centenario    
The announcement came a day too late to benefit the Philadelphia Union, but Orlando City midfielder ...
U.S. Abroad: Gonzalez's Pachuca has edge in Liga MX final    
Omar Gonzalez, who was passed over for a spot on the U.S. Copa Centenario team, started ...
BeIN Sports adds special Copa Centenario coverage    
One vital aspect of soccer's increased television exposure is how events are treated by non-rights holders ...
USA-Bolivia: Spotlight on Pulisic's bid for starting job    
Christian Pulisic has already impressed his coach, Jurgen Klinsmann, enough that he's in contention to start ...
What They're Saying: Jozy Altidore    
"When Haiti qualified, I just thought it'd be a cool thing, because they haven't qualified for ...
TV Report: Fox network twinbill draws 1,613,000 viewers    
Last Saturday's FA Cup-MLS doubleheader on Fox reached a combined 1,613,000 viewers. Manchester United's 2-1 overtime ...
Concacaf turns to NBA for new CEO    
In another step to rehabilitate itself after five years of scandal, Concacaf hired Philippe Moggio out ...
Women's players' strike motions go to judge for decision    
Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman took under advisement competing motions for summary judgment made by attorneys for ...
USL: Lou City's Goodwin off to Harvard Medical School    
Goalkeeper Scott Goodwin announced that he's leaving USL club Louisville City FC to attend Harvard Medical ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives