4. U.S. ABROAD: Howard and Friedel play to stalemate
American goalies Brad
Friedel and Tim
Howard squared off for the fifth time in the English
Premier League on Wednesday when Howard's Everton held Blackburn to a 1-1 tie.
Howard did well to hold Blackburn to only one goal scored by South African Benni McCarthy, who has been a nemesis for Howard. It was McCarthy's free kick for
Porto that Howard failed to handle and that led to a late goal
that knocked out Manchester United in the round of 16 of the 2004
Champions League. The error started a slow decline in form that
resulted in Howard first losing his starting job at United and
eventually being loaned to Everton this season.
The Toffees were lucky to equalize through Australian Tim Cahill with six
minutes left in their game at Blackburn. Friedel and Howard had met
four times in 2003-04 and 2004-05 when Howard was at Manchester United.
They split the four games -- one win for Blackburn, one win for United
and two ties.
Other Americans who started in midweek action on Day 2 of the 2000-07
-- Marcus Hahnemann and
Bobby Convey (Reading)
1-2 at Aston Villa.
-- Jay DeMerit
(Watford) 1-1 vs. West Ham
-- Brian McBride
(Fulham) 1-1 vs. Bolton Wanderers.
-- Claudio Reyna (Man.
City) 0-0 tie vs. Portsmouth.
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily Hernandez's first Monterrey goal is Copa MX winner Aug. 28, 2:26 a.m. |
[AMERICANS ABOARD] Monterrey striker Alonso Hernandez, a late addition to the 2013 U.S. U-20 World Cup ... Donovan shines as Galaxy romps Aug. 28, 2:03 a.m.
[MLS: Week 25] Outplayed from the opening kickoff, D.C. United crumbled under a constant onslaught and ... Landon's 141st: from the penalty spot Aug. 28, 1:53 a.m.
[VIDEO PICK: Donovan Scoring Record] Landon Donovan added to his all-time MLS scoring record with a ... Concacaf Champions League scoreboard Aug. 28, 1:39 a.m.
[WEEK 3: Wednesday] Leon, the 2014 Mexican Clausura champion, needed a goal from Mauro Boselli in ... Moti's exploits propel Ludogorets into group stage Aug. 28, 1:17 a.m.
[UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Romanian defender Cosmin Moti got his 15 minutes of fame -- and a ... NWSL's Year 2 attendance drops 3 percent Aug. 28, 12:22 a.m.
[CROWD COUNT] NWSL attendance dropped from 4,270 fans a game in 2013 to 4,139 fans in ... The 2015 season lengthened, games reduced Aug. 28, 12:20 a.m.
[NWSL] The NWSL will reduce its 2015 regular-season schedule by four games to 20 games and ... What They're Saying: AJ DeLaGarza Aug. 27, 9:12 p.m.
"It's important for me to help other families who are in need more than I am. ... Landmark concussion suit filed against soccer organizations Aug. 27, 8:43 p.m.
[JURISPPRUDENCE] FIFA, U.S. Soccer and four youth associations have been sued in the U.S. District Court ... Hugo Perez is out as U-15 national team coach Aug. 27, 7:50 p.m.
[U.S. SOCCER] Hugo Perez has been informed by U.S. Soccer that he will no longer be ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives