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Boyd continues Rapid form with fifth goal in three games
by Paul Kennedy, May 4th, 2014 4:52PM

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[AMERICANS ABROAD] Terrence Boyd scored his fifth goal in the last three games when he had what proved to be the gamewinner in the 34th minute of Rapid Vienna's 2-0 win over Wacker Innsbruck on Sunday.

Boyd leads Rapid with 14 league goals, putting him tied for fifth in the Austrian Bundesliga.  He also scored five goals in Europa League play to give him 19 goals overall.

The season came to an end for Tijuana's Americans as Xolos fell to Toluca, 3-1, on Sunday to exit the Torneo Clausura playoffs by the same score on aggregate. Edgar Castillo started while Joe Corona came off the bench in the second half. Sacramento-born Miguel Ponce broke the 1-1 tie in the second half.

Saturday ...

Juan Agudelo
scored third goal since moving to FC Utrecht on loan from Stoke City with the gamewinner in FC Utrecht's 2-1 win over Vitesse on the final day of the Eredivisie season.

Agudelo slipped in to put away a loose ball in the 78th minute to give Utrecht the win that moved it to 11th place in the final standings. He also had an assist on Utrecht's first goal scored by Steve De Ridder.

Aron Johannsson did not play for AZ in its 1-1 tie with Feyenoord. He finished third in the Eredivisie with 17 goals -- and had 26 goals in all competitions for AZ.

Tim Howard's Everton saw its Champions League bid end when it fell to Manchester City, 3-2. The win kept City in the driver's seat to snatch the EPL title from Liverpool.

Leading Scorers (2013-14):
26 Aron Johannsson (AZ)
19+1 Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna)
9 Sacha Kljestan
(Anderlecht)
(Goals in all club competitions.)


Juan Agudelo by goalsandmore

U.S. World Cup Contenders:
IN BRIEF:
33 players.
---------------
30 players on teams in action.
15
started.
3
came off bench.
2 on bench.
10 did not dress.

GOALKEEPERS:
Saturday:
Cory Cropper (did not dress), Southampton (England), 0-1 at Swansea City
Brad Guzan (90 minutes), Aston Villa (England), 3-1 vs. Hull City
Tim Howard (90 minutes), Everton (England), 2-3 vs. Manchester City

DEFENDERS:
Saturday:
John Brooks (90 minutes, 1 yellow card), Hertha Berlin (Germany), 0-2 at Werder Bremen
Geoff Cameron (90 minutes), Stoke City (England), 4-1 vs. Fulham
Timmy Chandler (90 minutes, 1 yellow card), Nuremberg (Germany), 0-2 vs. Hannover 96
Fabian Johnson (90 minutes), Hoffenheim (Germany), 2-3 at Bor. Dortmund
Eric Lichaj (did not dress), Nottingham Forest (England D2), vs. Brighton & Hove Albion
Oguchi Onyewu (90 minutes, 1 yellow card), Sheffield Wed. (England D2), 1-2 at Ipswich Town
Will Packwood (did not dress), Birmingham City (England D2), 2-2 at Bolton Wanderers
Tim Ream (90 minutes), Bolton Wanderers (England D2), 2-2 vs. Birmingham City (England D2)
Jonathan Spector (90 minutes), Birmingham City (England D2), 2-2 at Bolton Wanderers
Sunday:
Edgar Castillo
(90 minutes), Tijuana (Mexico, Liguilla), 1-3 at Toluca
Season ended:
DaMarcus Beasley, Puebla (Mexico)
Michael Orozco, Puebla (Mexico)

MIDFIELDERS:
Saturday:
Stuart Holden (did not dress), Bolton Wanderers (England D2), 2-2 vs. Birmingham City
Jermaine Jones (sub: 66 minutes), Besiktas (Turkey), 2-1 vs. Kasimpasa
Brek Shea (did not dress), Stoke City (England), 4-1 vs Fulham
Danny Williams (did not dress), Reading (England D2), 2-2 vs. Burnley
Sunday:
Alejandro Bedoya (90 minutes, 1 yellow card), Nantes (France), 1-1 at Toulouse
Joe Corona (sub: 23 minutes), Tijuana (Mexico, Liguilla), 1-3 at Toluca
Mikkel Diskerud (90 minutes), Rosenborg (Norway), 0-2 vs. Molde
Josh Gatt (did not dress), Molde (Norway), 2-0 at Rosenborg
Sacha Kljestan (on bench), Anderlecht (Belgium), 1-0 at Club Brugge
Alfredo Morales (did not dress), FC Ingolstadt (Germany D2), 2-0 at Sandhausen
Season ended:
Jose Torres, Tigres (Mexico)

FORWARDS:
Saturday:
Juan Agudelo
(90 minutes, 1 goal), FC Utrecht (Netherlands), 2-1 vs. Vitesse
Jozy Altidore (sub: 26 minutes), Sunderland (England), 1-0 at Man.  United United
Julian Green (did not dress), Bayern Munich II (Germany D4), 0-0 at Illertissen
Aron Johannsson (did not dress), AZ (Netherlands), 1-1 vs. Feyenoord
Sunday:
Terrence Boyd (79 minutes, 1 goal), Rapid Vienna (Austria), vs. Wacker Tirol
Bobby Wood (57 minutes), 1860 Munich (Germany D2), 2-0 vs. Bochum
Herculez Gomez (on bench), Tijuana (Mexico, Liguilla), 1-3 at Toluca


1 comment
  1. Walt Pericciuoli
    commented on: May 5, 2014 at 11 a.m.
    I would love to see an in from Boyd, Agudelo, or Johannsson teamed up with Dempsey. I hope they all get a call up for the WC camp.


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