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Johannsson scores, AZ loses again
December 22nd, 2013 11:53PM

TAGS:  americans abroad, germany, netherlands


[AMERICANS ABROAD] Aron Johannsson scored yet again for AZ -- his 18th goal in all competitions this fall for the Dutch club -- but its slide continued with a 5-1 loss at home to Heerenveen for its fourth straight defeat. AZ was in first place at the beginning of November but heads into the winter break tied for eighth place. In Germany, Steve Cherundolo made his first start since May in Hannover 96's 2-1 loss at Freiburg.

Leading Scorers:
18+1+2 Aron Johannsson (AZ)
12 Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna)
10 *Chukwudi Chijindu (Thor)
8 Sacha Kljestan
7 *Jordan Seabrook (VPS)
*completed 2013 spring-fall season.

Tim Howard's Everton moved into fourth place in the English Premier League, pending the outcome of Monday's Arsenal-Chelsea game, with a 2-1 win at Swansea City.

Belgium (Jupiler League)
Sacha Kljestan (DNP), Anderlecht, 1-1 at Standard Liege

Cyprus (First Division)
Tony Taylor (DNP), Omonia, 3-2 vs. Anorthosis

England (Premier League)
Jozy Altidore (67 minutes), Sunderland, 0-0 vs. Norwich City
Geoff Cameron (90 minutes, 1 assist), Stoke City, 2-1 vs. Aston Villa
Maurice Edu (DNP), Stoke City, 2-1 vs. Aston Villa
Brad Friedel (DNP), Tottenham, 3-2 at Southampton
Brad Guzan (90 minutes), Aston Villa, 1-2 at Stoke City
Tim Howard (90 minutes), Everton, 2-1 at Swansea City
Brek Shea (DNP), Stoke City, 2-1 vs. Aston Villa

England (League Championship)
Stuart Holden (DNP), Bolton Wanderers, 1-1 vs. Charlton Athletic
Duane Holmes (31 minutes), Huddersfield, 0-0 at Brighton & Hove Albion
Eric Lichaj (sub: 45 minutes), Nottingham Forest, 0-0 at Birmingham City
Oguchi Onyewu (DNP), Queens Park Rangers, 0-1 vs. Leicester City
Tim Ream (90 minutes), Bolton Wanderers, 1-1 vs. Charlton Athletic
Jonathan Spector (DNP), Birmingham City, 0-0 vs. Nott. Forest
Zak Whitbread (DNP), Derby County, 3-1 vs. Doncaster Rovers
Danny Williams (73 minutes, 1 yellow card), Reading, 1-2 vs. Wigan Athletic

France (Ligue 1)
Alejandro Bedoya (90 minutes), Nantes, 0-2 at St. Etienne

Germany (Bundesliga 1)
John Brooks (DNP), Hertha Berlin, 2-1 at Bor. Dortmund
Timmy Chandler (90 minutes), Nuremberg, 0-0 vs. Schalke 04
Steven Cherundolo (80 minutes), Hannover 96, 1-2 at Freiburg
Fabian Johnson (90 minutes), Hoffenheim, 0-1 at Eintracht Braunschweig
Jermaine Jones (90 minutes), Schalke 04, 0-0 at Nuremberg
Michael Parkhurst (DNP), Augsburg, 1-1 vs. Eintracht Braunschweig

Germany (Bundesliga 2)
Alfredo Morales, FC Ingolstadt, vs. Kaiserslautern (Monday)
Bobby Wood (DNP), 1860 Munich, 2-2 vs. FSV Frankfurt

Italy (Serie A)
Michael Bradley (90 minutes), Roma, 4-0 vs. Catania

Netherlands (Eredivisie)
Aron Johannsson (90 minutes, 1 goal), AZ, 1-5 vs. Heerenveen

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