[AMERICANS ABROAD] Clarence Goodson scored his first goal for Broendby since moving to the Danish SAS-Ligaen in its 3-1 win over Esbjerg on Thursday.
Broendby is third in the SAS-Ligaen with no chance of catching first-place FC Copenhagen. It is two behind Odense and one ahead of FC Midtjylland. The second- and third-place teams advance to the 2011-12 Europa League.
In Germany, Steve Cherundolo started for Hannover 96 in its 3-1 win at Freiburg that moved it back into third place in the Bundesliga, two points ahead of Bayern Munich, which plays at Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday.
The top three German teams qualify for the Champions League in 2011-12.
Zak Whitbread started for Norwich City in its 5-1 victory at Ipswich that moved it into second place in the English League Championship.
The top two teams earn automatic promotion to the EPL.