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Altidore scores in Dutch debut
by Paul Kennedy, August 5th, 2011 5:33PM

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[AMERICANS ABROAD] Jozy Altidore scored 15 minutes after coming on as a substitute in his debut for AZ, a 3-1 winner over PSV in their Dutch Eredivisie opener. Timothy Chandler (who dropped out of the U.S. squad against Mexico when it was reported he was nursing a knee injury) and Jermaine Jones were the only Americans to start on Saturday's opening day in the Bundesliga. Former U.S. U-20 and U-17 keeper Quentin Westberg started for Evian in its Ligue 1 debut in France but let in a clanger that allowed host Brest to get back in their game that ended 2-2. Mikkel Diskerud scored for Stabaek in Norway, and Sacha Kljestan hit from the penalty spot for Anderlecht in the Belgian club's first win of the season. For video of Altidore's goal and more on Americans abroad ...

Belgium (Jupiler League)
Sasha Kljestan (90 minutes, 1 goal), Anderlecht, 3-1 vs. Mechelen (Friday)

Czech Republic (Gambrinus liga)
Stefan Jerome (sub: 12 minutes), Sigma Olomouc, 3-0 vs. Banik Ostrava (Saturday)

Denmark (Superligaen)
Clarence Goodson (90 minutes), Broendby, 1-2 at OB (Sunday)
Conor O'Brien (sub: 19 minutes), Sonderjysk, 3-1 vs. AGF Aarhus (Saturday)
Michael Parkhurst
(90 minutes), FC Nordsjaelland, 2-1 vs. Silkeborg (Sunday)
Chris Rolfe (80 minutes), AaB Aalborg, 3-3 at Horsens (Saturday)
Brad Rusin (90 minutes), Koge, 2-4 vs. FC Copenhagen (Sunday)

Finland (Veikkausliiga)
Giuseppe Funicello (sub: 12 minutes), Mariehamn, 0-1 vs. VPS (Sunday)
Mason Trafford (90 minutes), Mariehamn, 0-1 vs. VPS (Sunday)
Josh Wicks (90 minutes), Mariehamn, 0-1 vs. VPS (Sunday)

France (Ligue 1)
Carlos Bocanegra (90 minutes), St. Etienne, 2-1 at Bordeaux (Sunday)
Quentin Westberg (90 minutes), Evian, 2-2 at Brest (Saturday)

Germany (Bundesliga 1)
Timothy Chandler (90 minutes), Nuremberg, 0-0 at Hertha Berlin (Saturday)
Jermaine Jones
(90 minutes), Schalke 04, 0-3 at VfB Stuttgart (Saturday)

Germany (Bundesliga 2)
Edson Buddle (sub: 8 minutes), FC Ingolstadt, 1-4 at Fortuna Duesseldorf (Friday)
Matt Taylor
(68 minutes), Paderborn, 0-3 at Union Berlin (Friday)

Mexico (Primera Division, Torneo Apertura)
Daniel Antunez, Estudiantes Tecos, at Tigres (Sunday, 7 pm ET)
DaMarcus Beasley (90 minutes), Puebla, 1-2 vs. Jaguares (Sunday)
Jonathan Bornstein
, Tigres, vs. Estudiantes Tecos (Sunday, 7 pm ET)
Joe Benny Corona (88 minutes), Tijuana, 3-1 at Santos (Saturday)
Herculez Gomez, Estudiantes Tecos, at Tigres (Sunday, 7 pm ET)

Netherlands (Eredivisie)
Jozy Altidore, AZ (sub: 25 minutes, 1 goal), 3-1 vs. PSV (Sunday)

Altidore goal:


Norway (Tippeligaen)
Mikkel Diskerud (90 minutes, 1 goal), Stabaek, 2-1 at Fredrikstad (Friday)
Josh Gatt (90 minutes, 1 goal), Molde, 2-1 at Start (Thursday)
Josh Gatt (90 minutes), Molde, 1-3 at Rosenborg (Sunday)

Russia (Super League)
Eugene Starikov (21 minutes), Tom Tomsk, 0-2 at Anzhi Makhachkala (Saturday)

Sweden (Allsvenskanliga)
Alejandro Bedoya (90 minutes), Orebro, 4-0 vs. Hacken (Sunday)



0 comments
  1. Roger Sokol
    commented on: August 8, 2011 at 4:53 p.m.
    Great to see Jozy get off to a good start. I've high hopes that playing in the Eriedivisie will help him start realizing the potential we all know he has. AZ Alkmaar seems like a really good fit for him -- likely to get playing time AND help developing.


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