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Kljestan's Anderlecht repeats as champion
by Paul Kennedy, May 18th, 2013 7:14PM

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TAGS:  americans abroad, germany, russia


[AMERICANS ABROAD] Sacha Kljestan started for Anderlecht in its 1-1 tie with Zuite Waregem that clinched its second straight Belgian league title. Clint Dempsey's Tottenham will miss out on the UEFA Champions League again next season as it had to settle for fifth place in the English Premier League despite its 1-0 win over Sunderland. Jermaine Jones went the distance for Schalke 04 in its 2-1 win over Freiburg that clinched fourth place in the Bundesliga and a berth in the final UEFA Champions League qualifying stage.

-- Fabian Johnson
started for Hoffenheim in its 2-1 win UEFA Champions League finalist Borussia Dortmund to avoid automatic relegation. Hoffenheim will play Kaiserslautern in a promotion/relegation playoff May 23 and May 27, while Fortuna Duesseldorf joined Greuther Fuerth as the second Bundesliga team to fall.

-- Johnson's Hoffenheim teammate, Danny Williams, Augsburg's Michael Parkhurst and Stoke City's Brek Shea did not dress this weekend. All three were called up by Jurgen Klinsmann for the USA's five-game series of international matches despite their lack of playing time.

-- Steve Cherundolo, who was not called up so he could get work on his knee, assisted on the first goal in Hannover 96's 3-0 win over Fortuna Duesseldorf.

-- In Russia, Evgeni Starikov came off the bench to score two goals for FK Rostov in ts 3-2 loss at Amkar Perm'.

-- John Anthony Brooks (Hertha Berlin) and Bobby Wood (1860 Munich) both scored on the final day of the German 2. Bundesliga season.

Austria (Bundesliga)
Terrence Boyd (75 minutes), Rapid Vienna, 0-2 at Mattersburg

Belgium (Jupiler League Playoffs -- last day)
Sacha Kljestan (90 minutes), Anderlecht, 1-1 vs. Zuite Waregem

Brazil (Campeonato Baiano, Final, Second Leg)
Freddy Adu (entered as sub), Bahia, 1-1 at Vitoria

Denmark (Superligaen -- last day)
Charlie Davies, FC Randers, at AaB (Monday)
Clarence Goodson, Brondby, at Horsens (Monday)
Conor O'Brien, FC Nordsjaelland, vs. Esbjerg (Monday)

England (Premier League -- last day)
Geoff Cameron (90 minutes, 1 assist), Stoke City, 1-1 at Southampton
Clint Dempsey (73 minutes), Tottenham, 1-0 vs. Sunderland
Brad Friedel (did not play), Tottenham, 1-0 vs. Sunderland
Brad Guzan (90 minutes), Aston Villa, 2-2 at Wigan
Tim Howard (90 minutes), Everton, 1-2 at Chelsea
Eric Lichaj (did not dress), Aston Villa, at Wigan
Brek Shea (did not dress), Stoke City, at Southampton

Germany (Bundesliga 1 -- last day)
Timmy Chandler (did not dress), Nuremberg, 3-2 vs. Werder Bremen
Steve Cherundolo (90 minutes, 1 assist), Hannover 96, 3-0 vs. Fortuna Duesseldorf
Fabian Johnson (90 minutes), Hoffenheim, 2-1 at Borussia Dortmund
Jermaine Jones (90 minutes), Schalke 04, 2-1 vs. Freiburg
Michael Parkhurst (did not dress), Augsburg, 3-1 vs. Greuther Fuerth
Daniel Williams (did not dress), Hoffenheim, 2-1 at Borussia Dortmund
David Yelldell (did not dress), Bayer Leverkusen, 1-0 at Hamburg

Germany (Bundesliga 2 -- last day)
John Anthony Brooks (90 minutes, 1 goal), Hertha Berlin, 1-1 vs. Energie Cottbus
Joe Gyau (18 minutes), St. Pauli, 2-1 at Kaiserslautern
Alfredo Morales (did not dress), Hertha Berlin, 1-1 vs. Energie Cottbus
Bobby Wood (73 goals, 1 goal), 1860 Munich, 3-0 vs. Aalen
Andrew Wooten (90 minutes), Sandhausen, 0-1 vs. Erzgebirge Aue

Italy (Serie A -- last day)
Michael Bradley (90 minutes) Roma, 2-1 vs. Napoli

Mexico (Liga MX, Clausura Semifinals, Second Leg)
Alonso Hernandez (did not play), Monterrey, 1-2 at Club America
Herculez Gomez (dub: 45 minutes), Santos, 1-2 at Cruz Azul

Norway (Tippeligaen)
Steve Clark, Honefoss, vs. Lillestrom (Monday)
Mikkel Diskerud, Rosenborg, vs. Molde (Monday)
Josh Gatt, Molde, at Rosenborg (Monday)

Portugal (Liga Zon Sagres -- last day)
Tony Taylor (sub: 6 minutes), Estoril, 3-1 at Gil Vicente

Russia (Premier League)
Evgeni Starikov (sub: 36 minutes, 2 goals), FK Rostov, 2-3 at Amkar Perm'

Spain (La Liga)
Oguchi Onyewu, Malaga -- no game

Spain (Segunda Division)
Carlos Bocanegra (90 minutes), Racing Santander, 2-0 at Sabadell

Turkey (Super Lig -- last day)
Maurice Edu (did not dress), Bursaspor, 2-2 at Genclerbirligi



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