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Howard's Everton turns to role of spoiler
May 1st, 2014 8:33PM

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[AMERICANS ABROAD] Everton's chances of finishing in the top four of the English Premier League are fading, but Tim Howard's Cottagers could have a big impact on the title race when they host Manchester City on Saturday.

Everton, which has dropped four points behind fourth-place Arsenal, could do city rival Liverpool a huge favor if it gets a result against Manchester City, which is all assured of winning the English Premier League if it wins its last three matches, the toughest of which is at Goodison Park. Liverpool needs to win its last two games and hope City drops points in one of its three matches.

Everton's only chance of overtaking Arsenal is if it wins its last two games and Arsenal doesn't win either of its final two matches and falls behind Everton on goal difference.

THURSDAY NIGHT. Edgar Castillo started and Joe Corona and Herculez Gomez came off the bench in the second half for Tijuana in a 0-0 tie with Toluca at the Estadio Caliente.

Jozy Altidore's Sunderland is out of the drop zone but for how long remains to be seen as the Black Cats face a tough test at Manchester United under interim boss Ryan Giggs.

Leading Scorers (2013-14):
26 Aron Johannsson (AZ)
18 Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna)
9 Sacha Kljestan
(Anderlecht)
(Goals in all club competitions.)

U.S. World Cup Contenders:
GOALKEEPERS:
Saturday:
Cory Cropper, Southampton (England), at Swansea City
Brad Guzan, Aston Villa (England), vs. Hull City
Tim Howard, Everton (England), vs. Manchester City

DEFENDERS:
Saturday:
John Brooks, Hertha Berlin (Germany), at Werder Bremen
Geoff Cameron, Stoke City (England), vs. Fulham
Timmy Chandler, Nuremberg (Germany), vs. Hannover 96
Fabian Johnson, Hoffenheim (Germany), at Bor. Dortmund
Eric Lichaj, Nottingham Forest (England D2), vs. Brighton & Hove Albion
Oguchi Onyewu, Sheffield Wed. (England D2), at Ipswich Town
Will Packwood, Birmingham City (England D2), vs. Birmingham City, at Bolton Wanderers
Tim Ream, Bolton Wanderers (England D2)
Jonathan Spector, Birmingham City (England D2), at Bolton Wanderers
Sunday:
Edgar Castillo, Tijuana (Mexico, Liguilla), at Toluca
Season ended:
DaMarcus Beasley, Puebla (Mexico)
Michael Orozco, Puebla (Mexico)

MIDFIELDERS:
Saturday:
Stuart Holden, Bolton Wanderers (England D2), vs. Birmingham City
Jermaine Jones, Besiktas (Turkey), vs. Kasimpasa
Brek Shea, Stoke City (England), vs Fulham
Danny Williams, Reading (England D2), vs. Burnley
Sunday:
Alejandro Bedoya, Nantes (France), at Toulouse
Joe Corona, Tijuana (Mexico, Liguilla), at Toluca
Mikkel Diskerud, Rosenborg (Norway), vs. Molde
Josh Gatt, Molde (Norway), at Rosenborg
Sacha Kljestan, Anderlecht (Belgium), at Club Brugge
Alfredo Morales, FC Ingolstadt (Germany D2), at Sandhausen
Season ended:
Jose Torres, Tigres (Mexico)

FORWARDS:
Friday:
Julian Green, Bayern Munich II (Germany D4), at Illertissen
Saturday:
Juan Agudelo, FC Utrecht (Netherlands), vs. Vitesse
Jozy Altidore, Sunderland (England), at Manchester United United
Aron Johannsson, AZ (Netherlands), vs. Feyenoord
Sunday:
Terrence Boyd, Rapid Vienna (Austria), vs. Wacker Tirol
Bobby Wood, 1860 Munich (Germany D2), vs. Bochum
Herculez Gomez, Tijuana (Mexico, Liguilla), at Toluca


1 comment
  1. Eric Dibella
    commented on: May 2, 2014 at 10:43 a.m.
    Howard's Cottagers?


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