3. U.S. ABROAD: Fulham thumped; Reading starts with win
Newly promoted Reading won its English Premier League
opener, 3-2, over Middlesbrough but American keeper Marcus Hahnemann
looked shaky on both goals. Bobby Convey played 83 minutes for Reading. ...
Brad Friedel saved a Nwankwo Kanu penalty kick in stoppage time
but went down, 3-0, with Blackburn against Portsmouth. ... Jay DeMerit
played the second half of newly promoted Watford's 2-1 loss to Everton, for
which Tim Howard debuted in goal. ... Claudio Reyna played 72
minutes as Manchester City fell, 3-0, to champion Chelsea. ... For Fulham,
Brian McBride played the final 26 minutes and Carlos Bocanegra stayed
on the bench in a 5-1 loss to Manchester United. The score was 4-1 when McBride
In Germany, Hannover 96, with Steve
Cherundolo at right back, lost and gave up four goals for the second
straight week, going down 4-0 to Hertha Berlin. Goalkeeper Kasey Keller
was his team's highest rated player (Kicker Magazine) in a 1-0 loss to
Nuremberg. ... Gregg Berhalter received a B rating from Kicker Magazine for
his play in German Second Division Munich 1860's 3-0 win over Offenbach.
In the Netherlands Eredivisie, neither
DaMarcus Beasley nor Lee Nguyen saw action in PSV Eindhoven's
season-opening 3-1 win over NEC. Michael Bradley stayed on Heerenveen's
bench during its 3-2 win over ADO Den Haag.
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