[AMERICANS ABROAD] Michael Bradley scored his third Bundesliga goal of the season in a losing effort that keeps Borussia M'Gladbach in last place. Landon Donovan's fifth appearance a sub failed to spark Bayern Munich and he got harsh reviews from the German press. Maurice Edu made his first Scottish Premier League appearance since September. For a wrapup of Americans abroad. ...
GERMANY. Michael Bradley scored from the penalty spot in Borussia Moenchengladbach's comeback attempt against Hertha Berlin, which held on for a 2-1 win. The loss ended a three-game undefeated streak for Bradley's team, which is in last place and four points deep in the relegation zone. Landon Donovan was a 77th minute sub, replacing Hamit Altintop, as Bayern Munich played a scoreless tie with Werder Bremen, which played a man-down for 75 minutes after Naldo's red card. Bayern now has a 1-3-1 win-loss-tie record since the winter break. Donovan appeared in all five games a sub and without scoring. The Rheinische Post wrote that "[Juergen] Klinsmann's darling made it clear why club chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge wants to get rid of him." Right back Steve Cherundolo played the full 90 for 12th-place Hannover 96 in its 1-0 win over Bayer Leverkusen.
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SCOTLAND. Midfielder Maurice Edu made his second league appearance since joining Glasgow Rangers last summer and his first since September. He helped Rangers beat Hamilton Academical, 1-0, while DaMarcus Beasley stayed on the bench. Rangers is in first place, ahead of Celtic on goal difference.
ENGLAND. Tim Howard made five saves for Everton in a 2-0 win over West Bromwich Albion that moved Everton within two points of fifth-place Arsenal. Fellow keeper Brad Friedel was beaten by Ryan Shawcross and Glenn Whelan in the last three minutes of fourth-place Aston Villa's 2-2 tie with Stoke City after not being tested in the previous 87 minutes. Clint Dempsey played 88 minutes for Fulham in its scoreless tie with Arsenal. Defender Jonathan Spector played the final seven minutes of West Ham's 1-0 win over Manchester City.
SPAIN. Forward Jozy Altidore still hasn't see action for second division Xerez after sitting out its 1-1 tie with Rayo Vallecano.
FRANCE. Defender Carlos Bocanegra kept his season-long streak of starting every game alive and helped Rennes tie leader Lyon, 1-1. Bocanegra had a first-half goal called back because the referee judged Bocanegra fouled Lyon defender John Mensah while heading into the net.
BELGIUM. Defender Oguchi Onyewu played 80 minutes in Standard Liege's 4-0 win over Cercle Brugge. The win moves defending champ Standard Liege within two points of leader Anderlecht.
DENMARK. Former New England Revolution defender Michael Parkhurst made his Nordsjaelland debut in a 1-1 tie with Vejle. He was the victim of a foul that saw a Vejle playerd red-carded in 42nd minute.
MEXICO. Midfielder Jose Francisco Torres went the distance for Pachuca as it was thumped, 5-0, by Chivas Guadalajara. It was Pachuca's first loss in eight Clausura 2009 games. Defender Michael Orozco helped San Luis to a 2-0 win over Club America, which had two players sent off. New Mexico product Edgar Castillo played the final 13 minutes for Club America.