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Howard wins battle of U.S. keepers
October 27th, 2013 2:59AM

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[AMERICANS ABROAD] Tim Howard won the battle of U.S. keepers as Everton beat Brad Guzan's Aston Villa, 2-0, in a match that saw Howard stop Belgian star Christian Benteke's penalty kick with a diving save. Tony Taylor came off the bench to score two goals in Omonia's 6-0 win at Doxa in the Cypriot First Division.

The Villa-Everton match was billed as a battle of the Belgians with Red Devil strikers Kevin Mirallas and Roman Lukaku starting for Everton and Benteke for Villa, but Howard proved to be the difference in the game

"No one deserved that clean sheet more than Tim," Everton manager Roberto Martinez said. "We are very privileged to have a player like him. Everyone was focusing on trying to score and we didn't control Villa's threat. Without Tim today it would have been a very difficult second half."

-- Tony Taylor came off the bench to score two goals in Omonia's 6-0 win at Doxa in the Cypriot First Division.

-- The Norwegian title hopes of Mix Diskerud's Rosenborg slipped as it fell at defending champion Molde. Stromsgodset can open up a three-point lead with two games to play if it beats Start on Sunday.

Leading Scorers:
12 Aron Johannsson (AZ)
10 Chukwudi Chijindu (Thor)
7 Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna)
7 Jordan Seabrook (VPS)
4 Sacha Kljestan
(Anderlecht)
(All competitions.)

Austria (Bundesliga)
Terrence Boyd, Rapid Vienna, at Austria Vienna (Sunday)

Belgium (Jupiler League)
Sacha Kljestan, Anderlecht, vs. Standard Liege (Sunday)

Brazil (Campeonato Brasileiro)
Freddy Adu, Bahia, vs. Atletico PR (Sunday)

Cyprus (First Division)
Tony Taylor (sub: 15 minutes, 2 goals), Omonia, 6-0 at Doxa

Denmark (Superligaen)
Babajide Ogunbiyi (90 minutes), Viborg, 4-1 vs. Vestsjaelland
Conor O'Brien, OB, vs. Brondby (Sunday)

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

Aston Villa-Everton Highlights:


England (League Championship)
Stuart Holden (DNP), Bolton Wanderers, 1-1 vs. Ipswich Town
Duane Holmes (45 minutes), Huddersfield, 3-2 vs. Leeds United
Eric Lichaj (90 minutes), Nottingham Forest, 1-3 at Yeovil Town
Tim Ream (90 minutes), Bolton Wanderers, 1-1 vs. Ipswich Town
Jonathan Spector (DNP), Birmingham City, 1-1 at Derby County
Zak Whitbread (DNP), Derby County, 1-1 vs. Birmingham City
Danny Williams (DNP), Reading, vs. 1-1 Millwall

France (Ligue 1)
Alejandro Bedoya (DNP), Nantes, 0-1 vs. Lille

Germany (Bundesliga 1)
John Brooks (DNP), Hertha Berlin, 2-3 at Bayern Munich
Timmy Chandler (90 minutes, 1 assist), Nuremberg, 1-1 at VfB Stuttgart
Steven Cherundolo (DNP), Hannover 96, 1-4 vs. Hoffenheim
Fabian Johnson (DNP), Hoffenheim, 4-1 at Hannover 96
Jermaine Jones (sub: 15 minutes), Schalke 04, 1-3 vs. Borussia Dortmund
Michael Parkhurst, Augsburg, 1-2 at Wolfsburg

Germany (Bundesliga 2)
Alfredo Morales (90 minutes), FC Ingolstadt, 1-0 at Greuther Fuerth
Bobby Wood, 1860 Munich, at Karlsruhe (Sunday)
Andrew Wooten, Kaiserslautern, at Bochum (Monday)

Italy (Serie A)
Michael Bradley, Roma, at Udinese (Sunday)

Mexico (Liga MX, Apertura)
Paul Arriola (75 minutes), Tijuana, 0-0 vs. Tigres
DaMarcus Beasley (90 minutes), Puebla, 1-3 at Club America
Jonathan Bornstein (DNP), Tigres, 0-0 at Tijuana
Edgar Castillo (90 minutes), Tijuana, 0-0 vs. Tigres
Joe Corona (60 minutes), Tijuana, 0-0 vs. Tigres
Greg Garza (DNP), Tijuana, 0-0 vs. Tigres, 0-0 at Tijuana
Herculez Gomez (sub: 30 minutes), Tijuana, 0-0 vs. Tigres
Alonso Hernandez (DNP), Monterrey, 1-1 vs. Pachuca
Michael Orozco (90 minutes), Puebla, 1-3 at Club America
Jose Torres (sub: 32 minutes), Tigres, 0-0 at Tijuana

Netherlands (Eredivisie)
Aron Johannsson, AZ, at PEC (Sunday)

Norway (Tippeligaen)
Steve Clark, Honefoss, at Brann (Sunday)
Mikkel Diskerud (90 minutes), Rosenborg, 0-1 at Molde
Josh Gatt, Molde, 1-0 vs. Rosenborg
Ethan Horvath, Molde, 1-0 vs. Rosenborg
Ben Spencer, Molde, 1-0 vs. Rosenborg


1 comment
  1. Allan Lindh
    commented on: October 27, 2013 at 12:47 p.m.
    Watched Geoff Cameron Saturday vs ManU. In my humble opinion none of the four members of the usual USMNT back line could even make the Stoke squad, let along play 90 min vs ManU, and play very well. Cameron should be starting US right back -- period. Sure he ain't a second right wing, but he does range forward well, very sure on his passing, and strikes a long ball into the box very well. And his marking and positional play against the wave of fine attacking players ManU threw at them was exceptional. Hope Klinnsman is watching his matches.


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