[AMERICANS ABROAD: UPDATE] Oguchi Onyewu had to leave FC Twente's Dutch Cup quarterfinal match after just 25 minutes on Wednesday with what is described as an injury near his ribs that will require minor rehabilitation. The setback comes in just his third game after joining the Dutch league champion from AC Milan on loan for the rest of the 2010-11 season.
FC Twente went on to win, 6-5, on penalty kicks after their game ended in a 1-1 tie.
In other action, Jonathon Spector started for West Ham United, which fell at Birmingham City, 3-1, in overtime of the English League Cup semifinals and was knocked out, 4-3, on aggregate.
Clint Dempsey played the entire game for Fulham in its 1-0 loss at Liverpool in the English Premier League, while Maurice Edu was a second-half sub for Rangers in its 2-0 win at Hibernian in the Scottish Premier League.