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Dempsey breaks own EPL record, goals for Altidore and Lichaj
March 31st, 2012 3PM

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[AMERICANS ABROAD] Clint Dempsey broke his own record for goals in a season by an American when he scored his 13th EPL goal of the season -- and 19th in all competitions -- in Fulham's 2-1 in over Norwich City.

It was quite a first half for the American, who scored in the 2nd minute, set up Irishman Damien Duff for the second goal in the 13th minute and hit the woodwork in the 44th minute. Dempsey needs only one more goal to tie the Fulham record for EPL goals in a season.

Jozy Altidore scored his team-high 11th goal of the Dutch Eredivisie season -- and 15th overall -- for AZ, but its 2-2 tie with Vitesse dropped it to second place behind Ajax.

In his first EPL start in more than a year, Eric Lichaj had a goal and an assist for Aston Villa in its 4-2 loss to Chelsea.

One of the up-and-comers is goalie Steve Clark, who had his second straight shutout for Honefoss in its 0-0 tie at Sogndal in Norway.

Belgium (Jupiler League)
Sasha Kljestan (88 minutes), Anderlecht, 1-1 vs. Courtrai

Denmark (Superligaen)
Clarence Goodson
(90 minutes), Broendby, 1-0 vs. OB
Chris Rolfe
(sub: 17 minutes, 1 red card), AaB Aalborg, 0-1 at Horsens
Brad Rusin
(sub: 22 minutes), Koge, 0-2 at FC Nordsjaelland

England (Premier League)
Clint Dempsey (90 minutes, 1 goal, 1 assist), Fulham, 2-1 vs. Norwich City
Brad Friedel (90 minutes), Tottenham, 3-1 vs. Swansea City
Tim Howard (90 minutes), Everton, 2-0 vs. West Bromwich
Eric Lichaj (90 minutes, 1 goal, 1 assist), Aston Villa, 2-4 vs. Chelsea
Tim Ream (90 minutes), Bolton Wanderers, 3-2 at Wolves
Zak Whitbread (45 minutes), Norwich City, 1-2 at Fulham

Germany (Bundesliga 1)
Timmy Chandler (90 minutes, 1 yellow card), Nuremberg, 0-1 vs. Bayern Munich
Steven Cherundolo
(90 minutes), Hannover 96, 2-1 vs. Borussia M'Gladbach
Fabian Johnson
(90 minutes), Hoffenheim, 1-1 vs. Schalke 04
Jermaine Jones (90 minutes), Schalke 04, 1-1 at Hoffenheim
Daniel Williams (sub: 9 minutes), Hoffenheim, 1-1 vs. Schalke 04

Italy (Serie A)
Michael Bradley (90 minutes), Chievo Verona, 2-1 at Fiorentina

Mexico (Primera Division, Torneo Clausura)
DaMarcus Beasley (88 minutes, 1 assist), Puebla, 1-0 at Queretaro
Edgar Castillo
(90 minutes), Tijuana, 0-1 at Pachuca
Joe Benny Corona
(sub: 31 minutes), Tijuana, 0-1 at Pachuca
Michael Orozco (90 minutes), San Luis, 1-3 at Cruz Azul
Jose Francisco Torres
(90 minutes), Pachuca, 1-0 vs. Tijuana

Netherlands (Eredivisie)
Jozy Altidore (70 minutes, 1 goal), AZ, 1-1 at Vitesse

Norway (Tippeligaen)
Steve Clark (90 minutes), Honefoss, 0-0 at Sogndal
Ricardo Clark
(90 minutes), Stabaek, 1-5 at Fredrikstad
Sean Cunningham (90 minutes), Stabaek, 1-5 at Fredrikstad
Josh Gatt (90 minutes), Molde, 1-2 at Haugesund

Portugal (Liga Zon Sagres)
Arturo Alvarez, (77 minutes) Pacos de Ferreira, 1-3 at Vitoria Guimaraes (Sunday)

Portugal (Liga Orangina)
Caleb Patterson-Sewell (90 minutes), Atletico CP, 1-4 at Moreirense

Scotland (Premier League)
Maurice Edu (84 minutes), Rangers, 2-1 at Motherwell



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