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Kljestan scores in back-to-back games
August 18th, 2013 7:55PM
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[AMERICANS ABROAD] Sacha Kljestan scored in his second straight game to help Anderlecht beat Waasland-Beveren, 3-0, in the Belgian Jupiler League. The win moved Anderlecht up to fifth after four games.

John Brooks and Tim Chandler squared in the Bundesliga for the first time on Sunday. Both came off the bench in the second half as Brooks' promoted Hertha Berlin stayed unbeaten with a 2-2 tie at Nuremberg.

In Mexico, DaMarcus Beasley and Michael Orozco Fiscal started for Puebla, which won, 4-2, at Guadalajara. The game was the first for new Puebla coach Ruben Omar Romano.

Saturday ...

Brad Guzan
, the only one of four Americans to play and win on the opening day of the English Premier League season, was sensational in Aston Villa's 3-1 win at Arsenal.

Guzan stopped Tomas Rosicky after the Czech star had broken through the Villa backline from point-blank range, then made a reflex save to deny Spaniard Santi Cazorla's shot with the score 2-1.

-- Aron Johannsson made it three goals in three league games with a goal in AZ's 2-1 win over RKC. Starting at left back, Fabian Johnson had an assist on Hoffenheim's first goal in its 5-1 win at Hamburg in Germany.

-- Paul Arriola came off the bench to score his first goal for Tijuana in the 88th minute, but Monterrey won, 2-1, with a goal a minute later. Arriola was one of four Americans to play for Xolos along with Edgar Castillo, Joe Corona and Greg Garza.

-- Jozy Altidore went the distance in his debut for Sunderland, which lost at home to Fulham, 1-0. He had two good chance in the second half but fired wide on the first and was denied by Dutch keeper Maarten Stekelenburg denied Altidore at close range on the second.

-- Terrence Boyd suffered a dislocated shoulder while with the U.S. national team for its friendly against Bosnia-Herzegovina and will be sidelined for three weeks, according to Rapid Vienna. He will likely putting him out of the September qualifiers against Costa Rica and Mexico.

Austria (Bundesliga)
Terrence Boyd (DNP), Rapid Vienna, 0-2 at FC Trenkwalder Admira

Belgium (Jupiler League)
Sacha Kljestan (90 minutes, 1 goal), Anderlecht, 3-0 at Waasland-Beveren

Brazil (Campeonato Brasileiro)
Freddy Adu, Bahia, vs. Santos

Denmark (Superligaen)
Conor O'Brien (90 minutes), FC Nordsjaelland, 2-1 vs. AaB
Babajide Ogunbiyi (90 minutes), Viborg, 3-0 at Sonderjyske

England (Premier League)
Jozy Altidore (90 minutes), Sunderland, 0-1 vs. Fulham
Geoff Cameron (90 minutes), Stoke City, 0-1 at Liverpool
Brad Guzan (90 minutes), Aston Villa, 3-1 at Arsenal
Tim Howard (90 minutes), Everton, 2-2 at Norwich City
Maurice Edu (DNP), Stoke City, 0-1 at Liverpool
Brad Friedel (DNP), Tottenham, 1-0 at Crystal Palace
Sebastian Lletget (DNP), West Ham United, 2-0 vs. Cardiff City
Brek Shea (DNP), Stoke City, 0-1 at Liverpool

Arsenal-Aston Villa Highlights (via NBC):

England (League Championship)
Eric Lichaj (90 minutes, 1 assist), Nottingham Forest, 3-0 vs. Bolton Wanderers
Danny Williams (sub: 22 minutes), Reading, 3-3 vs. Watford
Stuart Holden (DNP), Bolton Wanderers, 0-3 at Nott. Forest
Will Packwood (DNP), Birmingham City, 0-1 vs. Brighton & Hove Albion
Tim Ream (DNP), Bolton Wanderers, 0-3 at Nott. Forest
Jonathan Spector (DNP), Birmingham City, 0-1 vs. Brighton & Hove Albion
Zak Whitbread (DNP), Leicester City, 1-0 at Derby County

Finland (Veikkausliiga)
Jonathan Okafor (90 minutes, 1 yellow card), MYPA, 1-1 vs. Inter Turku
Jordan Seabrook (90 minutes), VPS, 1-2 at TPS
Karsten Smith (DNP), VPS, 1-2 at TPS
Mike Banner, FF Jaro-no game
Giuseppe Funicello, FF Jaro-no game
Etchu Tabe, KuPS-no game

France (Ligue 1)
Alejandro Bedoya (sub: 38 minutes), Nantes, 1-2 at Lorient

Germany (Bundesliga 1)
John Brooks (sub: 7 minutes), Hertha Berlin, 2-2 at Nuremberg
Timmy Chandler (sub: 33 minutes), Nuremberg, 2-2 vs. Hertha Berlin
Fabian Johnson (90 minutes, 1 assist), Hoffenheim, 5-1 at Hamburg
Jermaine Jones (90 minutes, 1 yellow card), Schalke 04, 0-4 at Wolfsburg
Steven Cherundolo (DNP), Hannover 96, 0-3 at Bor. M'Gladbach
Michael Parkhurst (DNP), Augsburg, 0-1 at Werder Bremen
David Yelldell (DNP), Bayer Leverkusen, at VfB Stuttgart

Germany (Bundesliga 2)
Alfredo Morales (90 minutes), Ingolstadt FC, 0-1 at 1860 Munich
Bobby Wood (sub: 22 minutes), 1860 Munich, 1-0 vs. Ingolstadt FC
Andrew Wooten (83 minutes), Kaiserslautern, 2-1 vs. Erzgebirge Aue

Italy (Serie A)
Michael Bradley, Roma-no game

Mexico (Liga MX, Apertura)
DaMarcus Beasley (90 minutes), Puebla, 4-2 at Guadalajara
Paul Arriola (sub: 6 minutes, 1 goal), Tijuana, 1-2 at Monterrey
Edgar Castillo (90 minutes), Tijuana, 1-2 at Monterrey
Joe Corona (84 minutes), Tijuana, 1-2 at Monterrey
Greg Garza (sub: 10 minutes), Tijuana, 1-2  at Monterrey
Michael Orozco Fiscal (90 minutes), Puebla, 4-2 at Guadalajara
Jose Torres (88 minutes), Tigres, 0-3 at Santos
Jonathan Bornstein (DNP), Tigres, 0-3 at Santos
Herculez Gomez (DNP), Tijuana, 1-2 at Monterrey
Alonso Hernandez (DNP), Monterrey, 2-1 vs. Tijuana

Arriola Goal:

Netherlands (Eredivisie)
Aron Johannsson (72 minutes, 1 goal), AZ, 2-1 at RKC

Johannsson Goal (while available):

Norway (Tippeligaen)
Steve Clark (90 minutes), Honefoss, 0-1 vs. Sandnes Ulf
Mikkel Diskerud (69 minutes), Rosenborg, 0-0 vs. Valerenga
Josh Gatt (DNP), Molde, 1-1 vs. Odd
Ethan Horvath (DNP), Molde, 1-1 vs. Odd

Russia (Premier League)
Evgeni Starikov (DNP), Tom Tomsk, 0-1 at PFK Samara Kryliya Sovetov

Sweden (Allsvenskan)
Brian Span (DNP), Djurgarden, 1-1 vs. Hacken

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