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Puebla beats Tijuana in battle of gringos
September 29th, 2013 9:37PM

TAGS:  americans abroad


[AMERICANS ABROAD] Puebla came out on top over Tijuana, 2-0, in a match that featured six Americans. DaMarcus Beasley and Michael Orozco were on the winning side for La Franja, which remains four points outside the playoff zone. Joe Corona got a start for his first appearance in six games, Edgar Castillo also started, while teenager Paul Arriola and Herculez Gomez came off the bench for Tijuana. It was Gomez's first Liga MX appearance for Xolos, who are tied for 12th place six points outside the playoff zone with a game in hand.

Saturday ...

Aron Johannsson
continued his hot streak for AZ with a spectacular winner on a looping shot from distance in its 2-1 win over Eredivisie leader PSV on Saturday. The goal was his 10th for AZ in all competitions. Chukwudi Chijindu had the winning goal for Thor in its 2-1 win over IBV on the final day of the Icelandic season. The former Chivas USA forward, who finished with 10 goals in 17 league games, was then sent off in the 90th minute. Former Chicago Fire midfielder Mike Banner had an eventful half-hour appearance for FF Jaro in Finland, coming off the bench to score two goals before getting sent off in its 5-2 loss at Lahti.

-- In England, Brad Guzan's long punt set up the winning goal as Aston Villa stunned Manchester City, 3-2, to move into a tie for eighth place in the Premier League.

Leading Scorers:
10+1 Aron Johannsson (AZ)
10+1 Chukwudi Chijindu (Thor)
6 Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna)
4 Sacha Kljestan
(All competitions.)

Austria (Bundesliga)
Terrence Boyd (90 minutes), Rapid Vienna, 2-4 vs. Wolfsberger AC

Belgium (Jupiler League)
Sacha Kljestan (90 minutes, 1 assist), Anderlecht, vs. Lierse (Sunday)

Brazil (Campeonato Brasileiro)
Freddy Adu (DNP), Bahia, 0-0 vs. Vasco da Gama (Sunday)

Cyprus (First Division)
Tony Taylor (sub: 11 minutes), Omonia, 0-0 vs. AEL (Sunday)

Denmark (Superligaen)
Babajide Ogunbiyi (90 minutes), Viborg, 2-0 vs. Vestsjælland
Conor O'Brien (DNP), OB, 1-1 vs. FC Midtjylland (Sunday)

England (Premier League)
Jozy Altidore (90 minutes), Sunderland, 1-3 vs. Liverpool (Sunday)
Geoff Cameron (90 minutes), Stoke City, 0-1 vs. Norwich City (Sunday)
Maurice Edu (DNP), Stoke City, 0-1 vs. Norwich City (Sunday)
Brad Friedel (DNP), Tottenham, 1-1 vs. Chelsea
Brad Guzan (90 minutes), Aston Villa, 3-2 vs. Man City
Tim Howard, Everton, vs. Newcastle United (Monday)
Brek Shea (DNP), Stoke City, 0-1 vs. Norwich City (Sunday)

Aston Villa-Man City Highlights:

England (League Championship)
Stuart Holden (DNP), Bolton Wanderers, 1-1 vs. Yeovil Town
Eric Lichaj (90 minutes), Nottingham Forest, 1-0 vs. Derby County
Will Packwood (DNP), Birmingham City, 0-2 at Reading
Tim Ream (90 minutes), Bolton Wanderers, 1-1 vs. Yeovil Town
Jonathan Spector (90 minutes), Birmingham City, 0-2 at Reading
Zak Whitbread (DNP), Leicester City, 2-1 vs. Barnsley
Danny Williams (DNP), Reading, 2-0 vs. Birmingham City

Finland (Veikkausliiga)
Mike Banner (sub: 30 minutes, 2 goals, 1 yellow card), FF Jaro, 2-5 at Lahti
Giuseppe Funicello (90 minutes), FF Jaro, 2-5 at Lahti
Jonathan Okafor (sub: 10 minutes, 1 yellow card), MYPA, 1-2 at TPS (Sunday)
Jordan Seabrook, VPS, vs. HJK (Monday)
Karsten Smith, VPS, vs. HJK (Monday)

Finland (Suomen Cup)
Tyler Ruthven (90 minutes), KuPS, 1-2 vs. RoPS
Etchu Tabe, KuPS, 1-2 vs. RoPS

France (Ligue 1)
Alejandro Bedoya (sub: 69 minutes), Nantes, 3-1 at Rennes

Germany (Bundesliga 1)
John Brooks (DNP), Hertha Berlin, 3-1 vs. Mainz
Timmy Chandler (90 minutes), Nuremberg, 3-3 at Werder Bremen (Sunday)
Steven Cherundolo (DNP), Hannover 96, 0-2 at Bayer Leverkusen
Fabian Johnson (69 minutes), Hoffenheim, 3-3 vs. Schalke 04
Jermaine Jones (85 minutes), Schalke 04, 3-3 at Hoffenheim
Michael Parkhurst (DNP), Augsburg, 2-2 vs. Bor. M;Gladbach

Germany (Bundesliga 2)
Alfredo Morales (sub: 53 minutes), Ingolstadt FC, 1-2 vs. St. Pauli (Sunday)
Bobby Wood (DNP), 1860 Munich, 0-3 at Kaiserslautern (Sunday)
Andrew Wooten (DNP), Kaiserslautern, 3-0 vs. 1860 Munich (Sunday)

Iceland (Urvalsdeild)
Chukwudi Chijindu (89 minutes, 1 goal, 1 red card), 2-1 vs. IBV
Josh Wicks (DNP), Thor, 2-1 vs. IBV

Italy (Serie A)
Michael Bradley, Roma, 5-0 vs. Bologna (Sunday)

Mexico (Liga MX, Apertura)
Paul Arriola (sub: 45 minutes), Tijuana, at Puebla (Sunday)
DaMarcus Beasley (90 minutes), Puebla, vs. Tijuana (Sunday)
Jonathan Bornstein (DNP), Tigres, 2-2 vs. Queretaro
Edgar Castillo (90 minutes), Tijuana, at Puebla (Sunday)
Joe Corona (45 minutes), Tijuana, at Puebla (Sunday)
Greg Garza (DNP), Tijuana, at Puebla (Sunday)
Herculez Gomez (sub: 32 minutes), Tijuana, at Puebla (Sunday)
Alonso Hernandez (DNP), Monterrey, 0-1 vs. UNAM (Saturday)
Michael Orozco (90 minutes, 1 yellow card), Puebla, vs. Tijuana (Sunday)
Jose Torres (73 minutes), Tigres, 2-2 vs. Queretaro

Netherlands (Eredivisie)
Aron Johannsson (90 minutes, 1 goal), AZ, 2-1 vs. PSV (Sunday)

Johannsson Goal:

Norway (Tippeligaen)
Steve Clark (90 minutes), Honefoss, 2-2 vs. Viking
Mikkel Diskerud (DNP), Rosenborg, 2-1 at Sarpsborg (Sunday)
Josh Gatt (DNP), Molde, 1-1 at Haugesund (Sunday)
Ethan Horvath (DNP), Molde, 1-1 at Haugesund (Sunday)
Ben Spencer (DNP), Molde, 1-1 at Haugesund (Sunday)

Russia (Premier League)
Evgeni Starikov, Tom Tomsk, at Lok. Moscow (Monday)

Sweden (Allsvenskan)
Brian Span (DNP), Djurgarden, 4-1 at Halmstad (Sunday)

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