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Kljestan's Anderlecht wins Belgium title
by Paul Kennedy, May 6th, 2012 8:02PM

TAGS:  americans abroad, belgium, netherlands, portugal


[AMERICANS ABROAD] Sacha Kljestan started for Anderlecht in its 1-1 tie with Club Brugge that clinched a record 31st Belgian league title.

Jozy Altidore
did not miss time off despite his horrific tumble in midweek, setting up the lone goal in AZ's 1-0 win over FC Groningen that clinched fourth place in the Dutch Eredivisie.

The news was not as good from Portugal, where Sporting's match at Porto turned on Oguchi Onyewu's red card midway through the second half.

Porto went on to score two goals and win, 2-0, clinching the Portuguese league title and ending Sporting's hopes of claiming a Champions League playoff berth.

Elsewhere in Portugal, Arturo Alvarez scored in Pacos de Ferreira's 2-2 tie with Rio Ave.

Belgium (Jupiler League)
Sacha Kljestan
(73 minutes), Anderlecht, 1-1 vs. Club Brugge

Denmark (Superligaen)
Clarence Goodson
(90 minutes), Broendby, 0-1 at AaB Aalborg
Conor O'Brien (90 minutes), Sonderjyske, vs. FC Midtjylland (Monday)
Michael Parkhurst
(90 minutes), FC Nordsjaelland, 2-0 vs. Lyngby
Brad Rusin
(90 minutes), Koge, 1-3 vs. AGH Aarhus

England (Premier League)
Clint Dempsey (90 minutes, 1 goal), Fulham, 2-1 vs. Sunderland
Brad Friedel (90 minutes), Tottenham, 1-1 at Aston Villa
Tim Howard (90 minutes), Everton, 0-0 at Wolves
Eric Lichaj (90 minutes), Aston Villa, 1-1 vs. Tottenham
Tim Ream (90 minutes), Bolton Wanderers, 2-2 vs. West Bromwich

England (League Championship, Promotion Playoffs)
Jonathan Spector (sub: 16 minutes), Birmingham City, 0-1 at Blackpool

Finland (Veikkausliiga)
Daniel Antunez
(90 minutes), Inter Turku, 1-2 at JHK
Mason Trafford (90 minutes), Mariehamn, 2-1 at VPS

France (Ligue 1)
Charlies Davies, Sochaux, vs. Nancy (Monday)

Germany (Bundesliga 1)
Steven Cherundolo
(90 minutes), Hannover 96, 2-1 vs. Kaiserslautern
Fabian Johnson (90 minutes), Hoffenheim, 1-3 at Hertha Berlin
Jermaine Jones (90 minutes), Schalke 04, 3-2 at Werder Bremen
Andrew Wooten (sub: 22 minutes), Kaiserslautern, 1-2 at Hannover 96

Mexico (Primera Division, Torneo Clausura Playoffs)
Edgar Castillo (90 minutes), Tijuana, 2-2 at Monterrey (3-4 on aggregate)
Joe Corona
(70 minutes), Tijuana, 2-2 at Monterrey (3-4 on aggregate)
Herculez Gomez (sub: 23 minutes), Santos, 2-1 vs. Jaguares (6-4 on aggregate)
Jose Torres (90 minutes), Pachuca, 1-0 at Club America (2-3 on aggregate)

Netherlands (Eredivisie)
Jozy Altidore (66 minutes, 1 assist), AZ, 1-0 vs. FC Groningen

Norway (Tippeligaen)
Steve Clark
(90 minutes), Honefoss, 0-1 at Sandnes
Ricardo Clark
(90 minutes), Stabaek, 1-3 at Rosenborg
Sean Cunningham (90 minutes), Stabaek, 1-3 at Rosenborg
Josh Gatt (sub: 34 minutes), Molde, 2-1 vs. Aalesund

Portugal (Liga Zon Sagres)
Arturo Alvarez (sub: 14 minutes, 1 goal), Pacos de Ferreira, 2-2 vs. Rio Ave
Oguchi Onyewu
(67 minutes, 1 red card), Sporting, 0-2 at Porto

Portugal (Liga Orangina)
Caleb Patterson-Sewell (90 minutes), Atletico CP, 1-1 vs. Uniao
Tony Taylor (68 minutes), Estoril, 1-0 at Leixoes

Scotland (Premier League)
Alejandro Bedoya (sub: 24 minutes), Rangers, 0-0 at Motherwell
Carlos Bocanegra (90 minutes), Rangers, 0-0 at Motherwell
Maurice Edu (90 minutes), Rangers, 0-0 at Motherwell

1 comment
  1. Marc Silverstein
    commented on: May 7, 2012 at 9:39 a.m.
    what about Gregg Berhalter and his coaching at Hammarby? I know they are in the 2nd division, but they are currently in 1st place!

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