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Miserable weekend for Americans in Europe
by Paul Kennedy, February 9th, 2014 2:09PM

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[AMERICANS ABROAD] It was a miserable weekend for Americans in Europe, where only nine of the 22 World Cup hopefuls played. Of the nine, six lost and three tied.

The injury list grew as Timmy Chandler had to be taken to the hospital with a knee injury (meniscus tear) suffered in Nuremberg's Frankisch-Bayerisches derby with German champion Bayern Munich.

Players who did not dress included forwards Clint Dempsey, Aron Johannsson and Terrence Boyd and midfielder Alejandro Bedoya.

MEXICO. DaMarcus Beasley left Puebla's game against Guadalajara on his own power, limping off in the second half after being stomped on in the 1-0 loss to Chivas.

Saturday ...

Timmy Chandler's season could be finished after he had to taken to the hospital for a CAT early in Nuremberg's Fränkisch-Bayerisches derby with German champion Bayern Munich.

Nuremberg said Chandler was expected to be out 8-10 weeks. The injury, which came in the 8th minute of his 100th Bundesliga, was a huge blow as he had been playing very well to draw the attention of U.S. national team Jurgen Klinsmann, in whose doghouse he's been for much of the last year.

It was a rough day for Nuremberg, which lost young striker David Ginczek for six weeks with a knee injury (cruciate ligament). Both players were scheduled to have surgery Monday in Augsburg.

-- Also unable to play was Oguchi Onyewu, who had been making a late bid since his move to Sheffield Wednesday. Once again, Sacha Kljestan did not get off the bench at Anderlecht, where he has made one league appearance in the last two months.

Leading Scorers (2013-14):
21+1 Aron Johannsson (AZ)
12 Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna)
8 Sacha Kljestan
(Anderlecht)
(Goals in all club competitions.)

Friday ...

German-American Andrew Wooten scored on his first touch with his new club to give FSV Frankfurt a 2-1 win at Bochum as the German Bundesliga 2 resumed Friday night after the winter break. The goal was Wooten's 10th in the second division in 40 games.

U.S. World Cup Contenders:
IN BRIEF:
31
players.
---------------
27
in action.
13
started.
1
came off bench.
10
did not dress.
3 on bench.

GOALKEEPERS:
Saturday:
Brad Guzan
(90 minutes), Aston Villa (England), 0-2 vs. West Ham United
Sunday:
Tim Howard
(90 minutes), Everton (England), 0-1 at Tottenham

DEFENDERS:
Friday:
Edgar Castillo (90 minutes), Tijuana (Mexico), 2-1 vs. Monterrey
Saturday:
John Brooks (did not dress), Hertha Berlin (Germany), 3-0 at Hamburg
Geoff Cameron (90 minutes), Stoke City (England), 2-2 at Southampton
Timmy Chandler (9 minutes), Nuremberg (Germany), 0-2 vs. Bayern Munich
Eric Lichaj (did not dress), Nottingham Forest (England), 1-1 at Blackpool
Oguchi Onyewu (did not dress), Sheffield Wed. (England D2), 2-0 at Reading
Tim Ream (90 minutes, 1 yellow card), Bolton Wanderers (England D2), 2-2 vs. Bournemouth
Sunday:
DaMarcus Beasley (73 minutes), Puebla (Mexico), 0-1 vs. Guadalajara
Steve Cherundolo (did not dress), Hannover 96 (Germany), 0-2 at Schalke 04
Michael Orozco (90 minutes), Puebla (Mexico), 0-1 vs. Guadalajara

MIDFIELDERS:
Friday:
Jermaine Jones (did not dress), Besiktas (Turkey), 2-1 at Gaziantepspor
Joe Corona (sub: 14 minutes), Tijuana (Mexico), 2-1 vs. Monterrey
Saturday:
Stuart Holden (did not dress), Bolton Wanderers (England D2), 2-2 vs. Bournemouth
Fabian Johnson (on bench), Hoffenheim (Germany), at Freiburg
Sacha Kljestan (on bench), Anderlecht (Belgium), at Courtrai
Brek Shea (45 minutes), Barnsley (England D2), 2-2 vs. Ipswich Town
Jose Torres (on bench), Tigres (Mexico), vs. Santos -- late game
Danny Williams (64 minutes), Reading (England D2), 0-2 vs. Sheffield Wed.
Sunday:
Alejandro Bedoya (did not dress), Nantes (France), 1-2 vs. Lyon
Offseason:
Mikkel Diskerud, Rosenborg (Norway)
Josh Gatt, Molde (Norway)

FORWARDS:
Friday:
Herculez Gomez (60 minutes), Tijuana (Mexico), 2-1 vs. Monterrey
Saturday:
Jozy Altidore (90 minutes), Sunderland (England), 0-2 vs. Hull City
Aron Johannsson (did not dress), AZ (Netherlands), at Go Ahead Eagles -- in progress
Sunday:
Juan Agudelo
(90 minutes), FC Utrecht (Netherlands), 2-5 vs. RKC
Terrence Boyd (did not dress), Rapid Vienna (Austria), 3-1 vs. Austria Vienna
Clint Dempsey (did not dress), Fulham (England), 2-2 at Man. United
Monday:
Bobby Wood, 1860 Munich (Germany D2), vs. Fortuna Duesseldorf


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