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Gomez's Santos moves into Mexico final
by Paul Kennedy, May 13th, 2012 10:17PM

TAGS:  americans abroad, england


[AMERICANS ABROAD] Herculez Gomez's expected call-up to the U.S. national team will have to wait as Santos rallied with two goals in the last four minutes from teammate Oribe Peralta and tied Tigres, 2-2, to move into the final of Mexico's Torneo Clausura against Monterrey in a replay of this year's Concacaf Champions League final. Gomez played the last 40 minutes for Santos, which advanced as the higher seeded team. The series finished 3-3 on aggregate. For all the action, including the ups and downs for Americans on the final day of the EPL season ...

Tim Ream started for Bolton Wanderers in its 2-2 tie at Stoke City that was not enough to stave off relegation from the English Premier League.

Brad Friedel
's Tottenham clinched fourth place and a berth in UEFA Champions League qualifying next season with a 2-0 win over Fulham, which was playing without Clint Dempsey, who finished fourth in the EPL scoring with 17 goals.

Denmark (Superligaen)
Clarence Goodson
(90 minutes, 1 yellow card), Broendby, 1-5 vs. AGF Aarhus
Conor O'Brien (90 minutes), Sonderjyske, 2-2 vs. FC Copenhagen
Brad Rusin
(sub: 30 minutes), Koge, 0-3 vs. Silkeborg

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

Finland (Veikkausliiga)
Daniel Antunez
(90 minutes), Inter Turku, 2-1 vs. JJK
Mike Banner
(90 minutes), FF Jaro, 0-1 vs. Honka
Etchu Tabe
(sub: 45 minutes), KuPS, 0-2 vs. HJK
Mason Trafford
(90 minutes), Mariehamn, 2-0 vs. Lahti

Italy (Serie A)

Michael Bradley (90 minutes), Chievo Verona, 1-0 vs. Lecce

Mexico (Primera Division, Torneo Clausura)
Herculez Gomez
(sub: 40 minutes), Santos, 2-2 vs. Tigres

Netherlands (Eerste Divisie, Playoffs)
Charles Kazlauskas (64 minutes, 1 goal, 1 yellow card), Helmond Sport, 2-0 vs. Eindhoven

Norway (Tippeligaen)
Erik Benjaminsen
(sub: 74 minutes), Stabaek, 0-5 vs. Molde
Steve Clark (90 minutes), Honefoss, 1-4 vs. Odd Grenland
Ricardo Clark
(90 minutes), Stabaek, Stabaek, 0-5 vs. Molde
Sean Cunningham (90 minutes), Stabaek, Stabaek, 0-5 vs. Molde
Josh Gatt (90 minutes, 1 goal), Molde, 5-0 vs. Stabaek

Portugal (Liga Zon Sagres)
Arturo Alvarez (sub: 24 minutes), Pacos de Ferreira, 1-1 vs. Maritimo

Portugal (Liga Orangina)
Tony Taylor (45 minutes), Estoril, 2-2 vs. Arouca

Scotland (Premier League)
Alejandro Bedoya (81 minutes, 1 assist, 1 yellow card), Rangers, 4-0 vs. St. Johnstone
Maurice Edu (90 minutes, 2 assists), Rangers, 4-0 vs. St. Johnstone

  1. Carl Walther
    commented on: May 14, 2012 at 10:56 a.m.
    Could someone please explain how if Tigres and Santos ended up 3-3 on aggregate, how Santos advanced to the finals?
  1. Kevin Jones
    commented on: May 15, 2012 at 3:09 a.m.
    @carl: Better regular season is tiebreaker. Hercules is Mexican.

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