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Stanko earns first Bundesliga call-up
March 21st, 2014 5:33PM
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[AMERICANS ABROAD] Caleb Stanko, who played for the USA at the 2013 Under-20 World Cup, earned his first call-up to Freiburg's first team for its 3-1 won over Werder Bremen on Friday. For more on Stanko and Friday night's Tijuana-Puebla clash of Americans in Mexico. The 20-year-old Stanko joined Freiburg from Michigan academy program Vardar in 2011 and has recently been playing for Freiburg II, its under-23 team.

Edgar Castillo was the only American to start for Tijuana in its 3-1 win over Puebla, which started DaMarcus Beasley and Michael Orozco. The win moved Xolos temporarily into a three-way tie for fourth place in the Torneo Clausura. The top eight teams make the playoffs. The loss left Puebla, plagued by financial problems, one point out of the basement.

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

U.S. World Cup Contenders:
GOALKEEPERS:
Saturday:
Tim Howard, Everton (England), vs. Swansea City
Sunday:
Cory Cropper, Southampton (England), at Tottenham
Brad Guzan, Aston Villa (England), vs. Stoke City

DEFENDERS:

Friday:
DaMarcus Beasley
(90 minutes), Puebla (Mexico), 1-3 at Tijuana
Edgar Castillo (90 minutes), Tijuana (Mexico), 3-1 vs. Puebla
Michael Orozco (90 minutes, 1 yellow card), Puebla (Mexico), 1-3 at Tijuana
Saturday:
John Brooks, Hertha Berlin (Germany), at Borussia M'Gladbach
Eric Lichaj, Nottingham Forest (England), at Derby County
Oguchi Onyewu, Sheffield Wed. (England D2), at Doncaster Rovers
Will Packwood, Birmingham City (England D2), vs. Reading
Tim Ream, Bolton Wanderers (England D2), at Yeovil Town
Jonathan Spector, Birmingham City (England D2), vs. Reading
Sunday:
Geoff Cameron, Stoke City (England), at Aston Villa
Timmy Chandler, Nuremberg (Germany), vs. Ein. Frankfurt

MIDFIELDERS:
Friday:
Joe Corona (on bench), Tijuana (Mexico), 3-1 vs. Puebla
Saturday:
Alejandro Bedoya, Nantes (France), vs. Montpellier
Stuart Holden, Bolton Wanderers (England D2), at Yeovil Town
Fabian Johnson, Hoffenheim (Germany), at Bayer Leverkusen
Alejandro Morales, FC Ingolstadt (Germany D2), at St. Pauli
Jose Torres, Tigres (Mexico), vs Queretaro
Danny Williams, Reading (England D2), at Birmingham City
Sunday:
Jermaine Jones, Besiktas (Turkey), vs. Akhisar Belediye
Brek Shea, Stoke City (England), at Aston Villa
Off:
Mikkel Diskerud, Rosenborg (Norway)
Josh Gatt, Molde (Norway)
Sacha Kljestan, Anderlecht (Belgium)

FORWARDS:
Friday:
Herculez Gomez (sub: 17 minutes, 1 yellow card), Tijuana (Mexico), 3-1 vs. Puebla
Saturday:
Jozy Altidore, Sunderland (England), at Norwich City
Terrence Boyd, Rapid Vienna (Austria), vs. Wolfsberger FC
Sunday:
Aron Johannsson, AZ (Netherlands), vs. PEC
Bobby Wood, 1860 Munich (Germany D2), vs. Kaiserslautern
Off:
Juan Agudelo, FC Utrecht (Netherlands)


1 comment
  1. Robert Kiernan
    commented on: March 22, 2014 at 12:38 p.m.
    Several of these players are clearly still injured, say Holden, Chandler, Lichaj... so listing them is a bit misleading

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