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Yanks feature in Mexico thriller, Kljestan cuts mustache
by Paul Kennedy, February 2nd, 2013 8:35PM

TAGS:  americans abroad, belgium, germany, mexico


[AMERICANS ABROAD] Jose Torres (Tigres) and Edgar Castillo and Joe Corona (Tijuana) squared off in a battle of unbeatens in Mexico's Liga MX, and the game produced a thrilling 2-2 draw. Tigres and Tijuana remain tied for first place in the Torneo Clausura after five games with four wins and one tie. Anderlecht's string off 11 straight Jupiler League wins with Sacha Kljestan in the lineup ended when it was held to a 2-2 tie by Standard Liege. Following the game, Kljestan cut his mustache that had become the lucky symbol of Anderlecht's streak.

Belgium (Jupiler League)
Sacha Kljestan
(67 minutes), Anderlecht, 2-2 vs. Standard Liege

England (Premier League)
Geoff Cameron (83 minutes), Stoke City, 0-1 at Arsenal
Clint Dempsey
(90 minutes), Tottenham, 1-0 at West Bromwich
Brad Friedel (did not play), Tottenham, 1-0 at West Brownish
Brad Guzan (90 minutes), Aston Villa, 3-3 at Everton
Tim Howard (90 minutes), Everton, 3-3 vs. Aston Villa
Eric Lichaj (did not dress), Aston Villa, 3-3 at Everton
Sebastian Lletget (did not dress), West Ham United, 1-0 vs. Swansea City
Brek Shea (did not dress), Stoke City, 0-1 at Arsenal

England (League Championship)
Conor Doyle, Derby County, 3-0 vs. Huddersfield Town
Stuart Holden (did not dress), Bolton Wanderers, 1-2 at Watford
Will Packwood (did not dress), Birmingham City, 2-1 vs. Nott. Forest
Tim Ream (90 minutes), Bolton Wanderers, 1-2 at Watford
Jonathan Spector (did not dress), Birmingham City, 2-1 vs. Nott. Forest
Zak Whitbread (did not dress), Leicester City, 2-1 vs. Wolves

Germany (Bundesliga 1)
Timmy Chandler (90 minutes), Nuremberg, 2-1 vs. Borussia Moenchengladbach
Steven Cherundolo (did not dress), Hannover 96, 0-2 at Werder Bremen
Fabian Johnson (90 minutes), Hoffenheim, 2-1 vs. Freiburg
Jermaine Jones (81 minutes) Schalke 04, 1-2 vs. Greuther Furth
Michael Parkhurst (did not play), Augsburg, 1-1 at Wolfsburg
Daniel Williams (sub: 15 minutes), Hoffenheim, 2-1 vs. Freiburg
David Yelldell (did not dress), Bayer Leverkusen, 2-3 vs. Borussia Dortmund

Germany (Bundesliga 2)
John Brooks
(90 minutes), Hertha Berlin, 5-1 at Jahn Regensburg
Joe Gyau (sub: 2 minutes), St. Pauli, 0-0 vs. Energie Cottbus
Alfredo Morales (did not dress), Hertha Berlin, , 5-1 at Jahn Regensburg
Andrew Wooten (90 minutes), Sandhausen, 1-3 at Union Berlin
Bobby Wood, 1860 Munich, vs. Kaiserslautern (Monday)

Italy (Serie A)
Michael Bradley (90 minutes), Roma, 2-4 vs. Cagliari

Mexico (Liga MX, Apertura)
DaMarcus Beasley (65 minutes), Puebla, vs. Morelia
Jonathan Bornstein (did not dress), Tigres, 2-2 vs. Tijuana
Edgar Castillo (90 minutes), Tijuana, 2-2 at Tigres
Joe Corona (68 minutes), Tijuana, 2-2 at Tigres
Greg Garza (did not dress), Tijuana, 2-2 at Tigres
Herculez Gomez (72 minutes, 1 yellow card) Santos, 0-0 at UNAM
Benji Joya, Santos, at UNAM (Sunday)
Michael Orozco Fiscal (90 minutes), Puebla, 3-1 vs. Morelia
Jose Torres (69 minutes, 1 yellow card), Tigres, 2-2 vs. Tijuana

Netherlands (Eredivisie)
Jozy Altidore (90 minutes, 1 yellow card), AZ, 0-1 vs. FC Groningen

Portugal (Liga Zon Sagres)
Sergio Duarte (did not dress), National, 1-2 vs. Moreirense
Caleb Patterson-Sewell, Vitoria Setubal, at Benfica (Sunday)
Arturo Alvarez, Pacos de Ferreira, vs. Estoril (Monday)
Tony Taylor, Estoril at Pacos de Ferreira (Monday)

Spain (La Liga)
Oguchi Onyewu (did not play),Malaga, 1-1 vs. Real Zaragoza

Spain (Segunda Division)
Carlos Bocanegra (90 minutes, 1 yellow card), Racing Santander, 2-1 at Sporting Gijon

Turkey (Super Lig)
Maurice Edu (90 minutes), Bursaspor, 1-1 vs. Galatasaray

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