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Teen Rubin makes debut in FC Utrecht start
by Paul Kennedy, August 17th, 2014 6:41PM
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[AMERICANS ABROAD] Another American teenager made his pro debut in Europe. After Emerson Hyndman at Fulham in England, another 18-year-old, Rubio Rubin, started and went the distance for FC Utrecht in its 2-1 victory over Willem II in the Dutch Eredivisie.

Rubin only signed with FC Utrecht in July. He turned 18 in March, making him eligible to sign a pro contract, but he had to wait for the European transfer window to reopen in July 1.

Rubin was expected to start out with FC Utrecht II but played with the first team in preseason before suffering a broken nose. FC Utrecht was forced to call up Rubin because of a string of injuries.

Rubin was involved in the first goal, mis-hitting on a cross that fell to for Jens Toornstra for a well-placed shot to the far post.

Mexico ...

Edgar Castillo's new club, unbeaten Atlas, continued its fine form Saturday with its fourth win in five games in Mexico's Torneo Apertura, 1-0 win over Leones Negros.

Castillo set up the lone Zorros goal, a penalty kick converted by Paraguayan Luis Caballero, when he was taken down in the area in the 87th minute. Castillo is one of five Atlas players who have played in every game.



Mexico, Liga MX
FRIDAY:
Paul Arriola (did not dress), Tijuana, 2-1 vs. Chiapas
Joe Corona (90 minutes, 1 assist), Tijuana, 2-1 vs. Chiapas
Gabriel Farfan (did not dress), Chiapas, 1-2 at Tijuana
Greg Garza (did not dress), Tijuana, 2-1 vs. Chiapas
Alejandro Guido (on bench), Tijuana, 2-1 vs. Chiapas
SATURDAY:
Ventura Alvarado (did not dress), Club America, 3-2 vs. Morelia
Edgar Castillo (90 minutes), Atlas, 1-0 vs. Leones Negros
Herculez Gomez(sub: 9 minutes), Tigres, 1-1 at Puebla
Alonso Hernandez (on bench), Monterrey, 3-1 vs. Cruz Azul
Michael Orozco (did not dress), Puebla, 1-1 vs. Tigres
Jose Torres (61 minutes), Tigres, 1-1 at Puebla

England ...

For Brad Guzan's Aston Villa, the new English Premier League season on the road began a lot better than the last season ended. Villa, loser of its last six away games, beat Stoke City, 1-0, to open the 2014-15 campaign. Geoff Cameron, a fixture in the Stoke lineup for two seasons, watched the opener from the stands.

The clubs of the other two Americans -- Jozy Altidore (Sunderland) and Tim Howard (Everton) -- in action on Saturday both drew, 2-2, on the road.

The big surprise of the day on the American front in the EPL was that Geoff Cameron, a fixture in the Stoke lineup for two seasons, watched the game against Villa from the stands as Phil Bardsley, picked up from Sunderland, got the nod at right back.

Hyndman again went the distance for Fulham, which dropped its second straight decision -- a 1-0 loss at home to London rival Millwall -- in the League Championship.

England, Premier League
SATURDAY:
Jozy Altidore (sub: 10 minutes), Sunderland, 2-2 at West Bromwich Albion
Geoff Cameron (did not dress), Stoke City, 0-1 vs. Aston Villa
Brad Friedel (on bench), Tottenham, 1-0 at
Brad Guzan (90 minutes), Aston Villa, 1-0 at Stoke City
Tim Howard(90 minutes), Everton, 2-2 at Leicester City
Brek Shea (did not dress), Stoke City, 0-1 vs. Aston Villa
SUNDAY:
Cody Cropper, Southampton, at Liverpool

Stoke City-Aston Villa Highlights:



England, League Championship
Emerson Hyndman (90 minutes), Fulham, 0-1 vs. Millwall
Eric Lichaj (sub: 5 minutes), Nott. Forest, 2-2 vs. Bolton Wanderers
Will Packwood (did not dress), Birmingham City, 1-0 vs. Brighton & Hove Albion
Tim Ream (90 minutes), Bolton Wanderers, 2-2 at Nott. Forest
Jonathan Spector(90 minutes), Birmingham City, 1-0 vs. Brighton & Hove Albion
Zak Whitbread (on bench), Derby County, 0-0 vs. Sheffield Wednesday
Danny Williams (did not dress), Reading, 1-0 vs. Ipswich Town

Germany ...

None of the German-American World Cup players whose clubs were in action in the DFB Pokal on Saturday got off the bench.

Germany, DFB Pokal
SATURDAY:
John Brooks (on bench), Hertha Berlin, 4-2 at Viktoria Cologne
Timmy Chandler (on bench), Ein. Frankfurt, 2-0 at Viktoria Berlin
Royal-Dominique Fennell (90 minutes), Stuttgarter Kickers, 1-4 vs. Borussia Dortmund
Fabian Johnson (on bench), Bor. M'Gladbach, 3-1 at Homburg
SUNDAY:
Terrence Boyd (did not dress), Red Bull Leipzig, 2-1 vs. Paderborn
Julian Green (did not dress), Bayern Munich, 4-1 at Preussen Muenster
Marc Heider (did not dress), Holstein Kiel, 1-2 vs. 1860 Munich
Bobby Wood (85 minutes), 1860 Munich, 2-1 at Holstein Kiel
Andrew Wooten (did not dress), Sandhausen, 1-4 at Arminia Bielefeld
MONDAY:
Alfredo Morales, Ingolstadt, at Kickers Offenbach

Elsewhere ...

Austria, Bundesliga
Conor O'Brien (did not dress), Wiener Neustadt, 0-3 at Groedig

Belgium, Pro League
Sacha Kljestan (sub: 13 minutes), Anderlecht, 2-2 at Westerlo

France, Ligue 1
SATURDAY:
Alejandro Bedoya (sub: 19 minutes), Nantes, 1-1 at Metz

Netherlands, Eredivisie
SUNDAY:
Aron Johannsson (did not dress), AZ, 1-3 vs. Ajax
Rubio Rubin(90 minutes, FC Utrecht, 2-1 vs. Willem II

Norway, Tippeligaen
FRIDAY:
Jeb Brovsky (did not dress), Stromsgodset, 3-2 at Start
SUNDAY:
Mix Diskerud (76 minutes), Rosenborg, 1-3 at Brann
Josh Gatt (did not dress), Molde, 2-0 at Sarpsborg
Ethan Horvath (did not dress), Molde, 2-0 at Sarpsborg
Andrew Jacobson (90 minutes), Stabaek, 1-3 at Odd
Michael Stephens(86 minutes), Stabaek, 1-3 at Odd
Zarek Valentin, Bodo/Glimt

Serbia, Super Liga
Freddy Adu (on bench), Jagodina, 0-3 at Red Star


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