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Chandler and Onyewu score decisive goals
by Paul Kennedy, January 25th, 2014 1:17PM

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TAGS:  americans abroad, england, germany, mexico


[AMERICANS ABROAD] A pair of World Cup longshots, both defenders, scored on Saturday. Timmy Chandler opened the scoring for Nuremberg in its 4-0 win over Hoffenheim, for which Fabian Johnson came off at the half with a broken hand. Oguchi Onyewu moved Sheffield Wednesday into the round of 16 of the English FA Cup with what proved to be the winning goal in a 2-1 win over Rochdale.

Leading Scorers (2013-14):
20+1 Aron Johannsson (AZ)
12 Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna)
8 Sacha Kljestan
(Anderlecht)
(Goals in all club competitions.)

Onyewu had a shot cleared off the line in the first half, but in the 57th minute he made it 2-0 for the Owls, putting away a rebound of his own shot that had been blocked by the Rochdale defense. Joe Mattock, who scored Wednesday's first goal, was later sent off.

Onyewu joins Columbus Crew coach Gregg Berhalter and Jozy Altidore in sharing the American record for goals with most European clubs. Both have scored for five teams.

Oguchi Onyewu (Goals)
G TEAM (COUNTRY)
11
Standard Liege (Belgium)
5 Sporting (Portugal)
2 Malaga (Spain)
2 La Louviere (Belgium)
1 Sheffield Wed. (England)
0 Metz (France)
0 Newcastle (England)
0 AC Milan (Italy)
0 FC Twente (Netherlands)
0 *Queens Park Rangers (England)
*Did not play official game.



Jozy Altidore went the distance for Sunderland in its 1-0 win over Kidderminster Harriers, but he heard jeers from Black Cat fans as he again failed to score.

-- Young defender Will Packwood completed his recovery from his double leg break when he started for Birmingham City in its 2-1 loss to Swansea City in the FA Cup.

MEXICO. Edgar Castillo and Herculez Gomez were the only Americans to play for Tijuana in its 1-0 win over Morelia on Friday night. Castillo had another strong game for Xolos, which temporarily moved into a four-way tie for first place in the Liga MX. DaMarcus Beasley and Michael Orozco went the distance in Puebla's 3-2 loss at home to Chiapas it led 2-0 at the half. Jose Torres came on after the break for Tigres against UNAM but had to leave the game in the 83rd minute when he took a knock.

NETHERLANDS. Juan Agudelo made his Eredivisie debut as a second-half sub in FC Utrecht's 1-0 loss at Roda JC. Aron Johannsson's streak of four straight games with a goal was snapped as AZ lost at PSV by the same score.

U.S. World Cup Contenders:
IN BRIEF:
31
players.
---------------
25
in action.
14
started.
2
came off bench.
2 on bench.
4 did not dress.
3
injured.

GOALKEEPERS:
Tim Howard (on bench), Everton (England), 4-0 at Stevenage (FA Cup)
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Brad Guzan, Aston Villa (England) idle

DEFENDERS:
DaMarcus Beasley (90 minutes), Puebla (Mexico), 2-3 vs. Chiapas
Geoff Cameron (90 minutes), Stoke City (England), 0-1 at Chelsea (FA Cup)
Edgar Castillo (90 minutes), Tijuana (Mexico), 1-0 vs. Morelia
Timmy Chandler (90 minutes, 1 goal, 1 yellow card), Nuremberg (Germany), 4-0 vs. Hoffenheim
Eric Lichaj (90 minutes), Nottingham Forest (England D2), 0-0 vs. Preston North End (FA Cup)
Oguchi Onyewu (90 minutes, 1 goal), Sheffield Wed. (England D2), 2-1 at Rochdale ( FA Cup)
Michael Orozco (90 minutes), Puebla (Mexico), 2-3 vs. Chiapas
Tim Ream (90 minutes), Bolton Wanderers (England D2), 0-1 vs. Cardiff City (FA Cup)
John Brooks (injured), Hertha Berlin (Germany), 0-1 at Eintracht Frankfurt
Steven Cherundolo (injured), Hannover 96 (Germany), 3-1 at Wolfsburg

MIDFIELDERS:
Alejandro Bedoya
(75 minutes), Nantes (France), 0-0 vs. Reims
Fabian Johnson (45 minutes), Hoffenheim (Germany), 0-4 at Nuremberg
Jose Torres (sub: 39 minutes), Tigres (Mexico), 1-2 vs. UNAM
Danny Williams (90 minutes), Reading (England D2), 0-2 at Ipswich Town
Joe Corona (did not dress), Tijuana (Mexico), 1-0 vs. Morelia
Stuart Holden (injured), Bolton Wanderers (England D2), 0-1 vs. Cardiff City (FA Cup)
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Maurice Edu (did not dress), Stoke City (England), 0-1 at Chelsea (FA Cup)
Jermaine Jones (did not dress), Schalke 04 (Germany), 3-0 at Hamburg
Sacha Kljestan (on bench), Anderlecht (Belgium), 2-0 vs. Club Brugge
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Brek Shea, Barnsley (England D2) idle
Mikkel Diskerud, Rosenborg (Norway) in offseason
Josh Gatt, Molde (Norway) in offseason

FORWARDS:
Juan Agudelo (sub: 33 minutes), FC Utrecht (Netherlands), 0-1 at Roda JC
Jozy Altidore (90 minutes), Sunderland (England), 1-0 vs. Kidderminster Harriers (FA Cup)
Herculez Gomez (63 minutes), Tijuana (Mexico), 1-0 vs. Morelia
Aron Johannsson (90 minutes), AZ (Netherlands), 0-1 at PSV
Clint Dempsey (did not dress), Fulham (England), 1-1 at Sheffield United (FA Cup)
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Terrence Boyd, Rapid Vienna (Austria) on winter break
Bobby Wood, 1860 Munich (Germany D2) on winter break


2 comments
  1. Jake Lammi
    commented on: January 27, 2014 at 10:23 a.m.
    Hopefully that goal can boost confidence and spring Chandler into form so he has a good stretch of games for the rest of the season. Would like to see this kid pin down the starting right fullback spot for the US team. Think he could be a big part of the US attack down the flank with his pace and ability. If he steps up and plays to his potential of course. Did anyone see Tim Ream play in the FA cup? Thought he looked pretty good, both on the ball and defending.

  1. Zoe Willet
    commented on: January 27, 2014 at 9:20 p.m.
    Congrats to Gooch!! May this lead to many more when he completes the transfer to MLS! He has suffered so much adversity, it is shameful.


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