Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Onyewu continues comeback with game-winner
by Paul Kennedy, September 19th, 2011 9:17PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  americans abroad, portugal

MOST COMMENTED

[AMERICANS ABROAD] Oguchi Onyewu scored his first goal for Sporting in its 3-2 win at last-place Rio Ave, a header off a corner kick to break a 2-2 tie in the second half.

After beginning the season on the bench following his move on a free transfer from AC Milan, Onyewu has starting his third straight game for Sporting.

Onyewu's goal on a header off a corner kick in the 74th minute rescued Sporting, which led 2-0 after three minutes but gave up goals in the 49th and 63rd minutes to Rio Ave.

A minute after Onyewu's goal, Rio Ave's Jean Sandy was sent off for picking up his second yellow card. Onyewu was one of 10 other players to receive cautions.

The win was only the second for Sporting, which is now in sixth place, five points behind its main rivals, Porto and Benfica.

Americans Abroad-Monday:
Finland (Veikkausliiga)
Mason Trafford (90 minutes), Mariehamn, 1-1 at FC Haka
Josh Wicks (90 minutes), Mariehamn, 1-1 at FC Haka

Portugal (Liga Zon Sagres)
Oguchi Onyewu (90 minutes, 1 goal, 1 yellow card), Sporting, 3-2 at Rio Ave



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: St. Mirren captain Steven Thompson    
"It sounds stupid now but for banter I grabbed one of the poles and pretended I ...
What They're Saying: Cuauhtemoc Blanco    
"When I'm mayor, I won't make mistakes with you." -- Cuauhtemoc Blanco, former Mexican star and ...
Road to Vancouver: Canada takes Matheson    
Host Canada named its 23-player squad for the Women's World Cup. In the big news, head ...
MLS Power Rankings: Red Bulls still on top, barely    
A high-scoring weekend moved several teams up Soccer America's MLS Power Rankings, but unbeaten New York ...
Europe in a Nutshell: Bayern clinches while world watches EPL    
Andrea Pirlo looks good losing; Watford's reality TV promotion; Champions League tidbits. Plus, why an insignificant ...
USL: Four unbeaten teams all triumph    
The Rochester Rhinos extended their unbeaten run to six matches with a 2-0 victory against the ...
What They're Saying: Jose Mourinho    
"I think boring is 10 years without a title -- that's boring. If you support a ...
U.S. Paralympic team prepping for world championship     
Coach Stuart Sharp has named a 16-player roster for the U.S. Paralympic national team's April 29-May ...
MLS Week 8: Altidore breaks out with two golazos    
Jozy Altidore scored his first two goals since opening with two goals in his debut with ...
Video Pick: Wonderful solo golazo from Down Under     
A 28-year-old striker who plays for Australia's Adelaide United might find himself a candidate for FIFA ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives