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Dempsey rolls deuce, four other Yanks also score
by Paul Kennedy, April 7th, 2012 8:57PM
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[AMERICANS ABROAD] Clint Dempsey scored his 14th and 15th EPL goals of the season -- and his first ever goal on a free kick (see video) -- as Fulham beat Bolton Wanderers, 3-0, on the road. Meanwhile, midfielder Michael Bradley scored his first Serie A goal to help Chievo Verona beat Catania, 3-2.  Joe Corona and DaMarcus Beasley scored in Mexico, and U-23 Tony Taylor scored his first goal since returning to Estoril in Portugal.

Dempsey's goals put him fifth in the EPL in scoring -- without the benefit of scoring from the penalty spot -- and give him 21 goals in all competitions.

Corona scored in Tijuana's 2-1 win over Atlante. Beasley scored the tying goal as Puebla rallied to beat Toluca 2-1. Elsewhere in Mexico, Jose Torres assisted on the lone goal in Pachuca's 1-0 win at UNAM.



Belgium (Jupiler League)
Mikkel Diskerud
(sub: 77 minutes), Gent, 0-2 vs. Genk
Sasha Kljestan
(90 minutes), Anderlecht, 0-0 at Standard Liege

Denmark (Superligaen)
Clarence Goodson
(90 minutes), Broendby, 1-3 at FC Copenhagen
Conor O'Brien (90 minutes, Sonderjyske, 1-0 vs. FC Nordsjaelland
Michael Parkhurst (90 minutes), FC Nordsjaelland, 1-1 at FC Midtjylland
Brad Rusin
(sub: 9 minutes), Koge, 1-4 at Lyngby

England (Premier League)
Clint Dempsey (90 minutes, 2 goals), Fulham, 3-0 vs. Bolton Wanderers
Brad Friedel (90 minutes), Tottenham, 0-0 at Sunderland
Tim Howard (90 minutes), Everton, 2-2 at Norwich City
Eric Lichaj (90 minutes), Aston Villa, 1-1 at Liverpool
Tim Ream (90 minutes), Bolton Wanderers, 0-3 at Fulham

England (League Championship)
Robbie Rogers (sub: 6 minutes), Leeds United, 0-2 at Reading

Germany (Bundesliga 1)
Timmy Chandler (90 minutes), Nuremberg, 2-2 at Freiburg
Fabian Johnson
(90 minutes), Hoffenheim, 2-1 at Kaiserslautern
Daniel Williams (90 minutes), Hoffenheim, 2-1 at Kaiserslautern
Andrew Wooten (sub: 27 minutes), Kaiserslautern, 1-2 vs. Hoffenheim

Germany (Bundesliga 2)
Matt Taylor (sub: 27 minutes), Paderborn, 2-2 vs. 1860 Munich

Italy (Serie A)
Michael Bradley (90 minutes, 1 goal), Chievo Verona, 3-2 vs. Catania

Mexico (Primera Division, Torneo Clausura)
DaMarcus Beasley (90 minutes, 1 goal), Puebla, 1-0 vs. Toluca
Edgar Castillo
(90 minutes), Tijuana, 2-1 vs. Atlante
Joe Benny Corona (69 minutes, 1 goal), Tijuana, 2-1 vs. Atlante
Michael Orozco
(90 minutes), San Luis, 2-3 vs. Chiapas
Jose Francisco Torres
(90 minutes, 1 assist, 1 yellow card), Pachuca, 1-0 at UNAM

Norway (Tippeligaen)
Steve Clark
, Honefoss, vs. Fredrikstad (Monday)
Ricardo Clark
, Stabaek, at Tromso (Monday)
Sean Cunningham, Stabaek, at Tromso (Monday)
Josh Gatt, Molde, vs. Brann (Monday)

Portugal (Liga Orangina)
Caleb Patterson-Sewell (90 minutes), Atletico CP, 2-0 at Penafiel
Tony Taylor (90 minutes, 1 goal), Estoril, 2-0 vs. Naval

Scotland (Premier League)
Carlos Bocanegra (90 minutes, 1 yellow card), Rangers, 3-1 vs. St. Mirren
Maurice Edu (90 minutes), Rangers, 3-1 vs. St. Mirren



1 comment
  1. Chris Hasbrouck
    commented on: April 9, 2012 at 2:39 p.m.
    Surprised Ream wasn't in the wall on Dempsey's free kick. Those guys in the wall were lifeless. Not one jumped up to try to block the kick.

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