Claudio Reyna scored both goals in Rangers' 2-0 win against Livingston in Scottish League action while John O'Brien tallied a pivotal goal for Ajax in its 4-1 win against Willem II in the Dutch Honor Division. Kasey Keller, Joe-Max Moore and Gregg Berhalter, meanwhile, remain on the sidelines in England. Scotland Claudio Reyna, Rangers (PL) Started (69 min.) vs. Livingston (2-0). Reyna scored both goals for Rangers, which pulled within seven points of Celtic at the top of the standings.
In the 23rd minute, Claudio Cannigia cut a ball back into the penalty area for
the trailing Reyna who "provided a measured finish which gave the home side's new goalkeeper, Nick Culkin, no chance of making a save," according to a game report from ESPN's Soccernet.
scoring, Reyna lifted his jersey to reveal a T-shirt with the initials "FDNY," to honor New York's Fire Department and all those affected by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
"It was the third
game I have worn this T-shirt so I was under some pressure to score," he explained. "I am just glad I managed it this time. I grew up within 20 miles of New York, as did my wife, and this was just
something I wanted to do.
"I could have picked out any one of the organizations and brave people who have been involved in trying to get everything back together. I have not been back to New York
yet, since it happened, but I keep in contact and know what's going on."
Reyna added another goal in the 59th minute by converting a rebound of Shota Arveladze's shot. England Jovan
Kirovski, Crystal Palace (D1) Started (90 min.) vs. Norwich City (3-2). Gregg Berhalter, Crystal Palace (D1) DNP vs. Norwich City (3-2). Ian Feuer, Derby County (PL - on loan from Wimbledon)
DNP vs. Chelsea (1-1). Brad Friedel, Blackburn (PL) vs. Leicester City, Monday. Kasey Keller, Tottenham (PL) DNP vs. Middlesbrough (2-1). Joe-Max Moore, Everton (PL) DNP vs. Newcastle (1-3).
Moore was not an active reserve for the game. France David Regis, Metz (D1) DNP vs. Lille (0-2). Germany Steve Cherundolo, Hannover (D2) vs. SVW Mannheim, Monday. Conor
Casey, Hannover (D2 - on loan from Borussia Dortmund) vs. SVW Mannheim, Monday. Cory Gibbs, St. Pauli (D1) Started (90 min.) vs. Stuttgart. Frankie Hejduk, Bayer Leverkusen (D1) DNP -
injured vs. 1860 Munich (4-1). Tony Sanneh, Nuremberg (D1) DNP - injured vs. Hertha Berlin (1-3). A hamstring strain suffered last week caused Sanneh to miss this match against his former club.
Netherlands John O'Brien, Ajax (HD) Started (90 min.) vs. Willem II (4-1). O'Brien broke a 1-1 deadlock with a 72nd-minute goal and his teammates added tallies in the 80th minute and
88th minute as insurance. Earnie Stewart, NAC (HD) no game scheduled. Chile Jonny Walker, Universidad Catolica (D1) Started (90 min.) vs. San Felipe (1-0). The U.S. keeper's
team remains in third place, three points behind leader Santiago Wanderers.