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Altidore scores twice, Beasley and Gomez strike in Mexico
by Paul Kennedy, August 20th, 2011 2:56AM

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[AMERICANS ABROAD] Jozy Altidore scored two goals to give Dutch club AZ a 4-0 win over NEC, while Herculez Gomez and DaMarcus Beasley both had goals in winning efforts in Mexico. Gomez's goal in the 89th minute gave Estudiantes Tecos a 2-1 win over Pachuca in Coach Raul Ariqas' first game in charge. Beasley's goal on a header in Puebla's 2-1 win over UNAM was his first goal in Mexico.  The only other American besides Altidore to win in Europe over the weekend was German-American Fabian Johnson, who started at left back in Hoffenheim's 2-0 win over Augsburg. Johnson, 23, played for Germany at the youth level but says he's open to play for the USA. For video of the goals by Altidore, Gomez and Beasley and all the Americans in action abroad ...

Belgium (Jupiler League)
Sasha Kljestan (90 minutes, 1 assist), Anderlecht, 2-2 vs. Mons (Sunday)

Denmark (SAS ligaen)
Clarence Goodson (90 minutes), Broendby, 0-0 at AGF Aarhus (Sunday)
Conor O'Brien, Sonderjysk, vs AaB Aalborg (Monday)
Michael Parkhurst
(90 minutes), FC Nordsjaelland, 1-2 at FC Midtjylland (Sunday)
Chris Rolfe, AaB Aalborg, at Sonderjysk (Monday)
Marcus Tracy, AaB Aalborg, at Sonderjysk (Monday)

England (Premier League)
Clint Dempsey (90 minutes), Fulham, 0-2 at Wolves (Sunday)
Brad Friedel, Tottenham, at Man. United (Monday)
Tim Howard (90 minutes), Everton, 0-1 vs. QPR (Saturday)

England (League Championship)
Robbie Findley (sub: 45 minutes), Nottingham Forest, 2-2 vs. Leicester City (Saturday)
Jonathan Spector (71 minutes), Birmingham City, 1-3 at Middlesbrough (Sunday)

Finland (Veikkausliiga)
Mason Trafford (90 minutes), Mariehamn, 2-2 vs. JJK (Sunday)
Josh Wicks (90 minutes), Mariehamn, 2-2 vs. JJK (Sunday)

Germany (Bundesliga 1)
Timothy Chandler (90 minutes), Nuremberg, 0-2 at Borussia Dortmund (Saturday)
Steven Cherundolo (90 minutes), Hannover 96, 1-1 vs. Hertha Berlin (Sunday)
Fabian Johnson (76 minutes), Hoffenheim, 2-0 at Augsburg (Saturday)
Daniel Williams (90 minutes), Freiburg, 3-5 at Werder Bremen (Saturday)

Germany (Bundesliga 2)
Edson Buddle (sub: 29 minutes), FC Ingolstadt, 0-3 at Greuther Fuerth (Friday)

Mexico (Primera Division, Torneo Apertura)
DaMarcus Beasley (90 minutes, 1 goal), Puebla, 2-1 vs. UNAM (Sunday)
Edgar Castillo (sub: 29 minutes), Club America, 5-2 vs. Atlas (Sunday)
Joe Benny Corona (64 minutes), Tijuana, 1-2 at Cruz Azul (Saturday)
Herculez Gomez
(sub: 23 minutes, 1 goal), Estudiantes Tecos, 2-1 vs. Pachuca (Friday)
Sonny Guadarrama (sub: 28 minutes), Atlante, 1-2 at Toluca (Sunday)
Michael Orozco Fiscal
(sub: 24 minutes), San Luis, 0-1 at Tigres (Saturday)
Jose Francisco Torres (65 minutes), Pachuca, 1-2 at Estudiantes Tecos (Friday)

Gomez goal:


Beasley goal (at 1:04):


Netherlands (Eredivisie)
Jozy Altidore (90 minutes, 2 goals), AZ, 4-0 vs NEC (Sunday)

Altidore goals (at 4:10 and 7:09):

Norway (Tippeligaen)
Sean Cunningham, Molde, vs. Lillestrom (Monday)
Mikkel Diskerud (90 minutes), Stabaek, 1-1 vs. Brann (Sunday)
Josh Gatt, Molde, vs. Lillestrom (Monday)

Portugal (Liga Sagres)
Alexander Zahavi, Vitoria Setubal, at Olhanense (Monday)

Scotland (Premier League)
Note: Carlos Bocanegra and Alejandro Bedoya did not receive their work visas in time to play for Rangers in its 3-0 win at Motherwell. Maurice Edu was suspended.

Sweden (Allsvenskanliga)
Samuel Petrone, Mjallby, at Orebro (Monday)



0 comments
  1. Luis Arreola
    commented on: August 20, 2011 at 1:39 p.m.
    Gomez and Corona should clearly be on the Usmnt. Klins will get them. He wants to win and play with style.

  1. Brent Crossland
    commented on: August 22, 2011 at 9:50 a.m.
    Suggestion for Jose Altidore -- celebrate WITH your team. The first goal was a great individual effort on your part. The second was served to you on a plate. Embrace the team . . . only superstars and the totally arrogant play the game alone.


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