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Brooks scores, Chandler returns, Gyau debuts
by Paul Kennedy, April 26th, 2014 1:40PM
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[AMERICANS ABROAD] John Brooks continues to make a late case to make the U.S. national team's 30-player short list, scoring the winning goal in Hertha Bertha's 2-0 win over Eintracht Braunschweig. Elsewhere in Germany, Tim Chandler returned to action for the first time in more than two months with Nuremberg, while Joe Gyau made his Bundesliga debut for Hoffenheim.

Brooks scored in the 61st minute following a corner kick for his first goal since his Bundesliga debut on the opening day of the season. He has started in five of Hertha's last seven games.

Sidelined with a knee injury since early February, Chandler came on in the second half Nuremberg's 2-0 loss at Mainz.

Gyau, 21, is in his fourth season with Hoffenheim, which signed him out of the U.S. under-17 residency program in 2009.

-- In the 2. Bundesliga, Andrew Wooten had two goals for FSV Frankfurt in its 3-1 win over Energie Cottbus.

ENGLAND. Goalkeepers Tim Howard and Brad Guzan suffered long afternoons in the Premier League. Howard's Everton lost to Southampton, 2-0, on a pair of own goals. Guzan's Aston Villa dropped a 4-1 decision to Swansea City in a match that saw Jonjo Shelvey score from more than 40 yards against Guzan.

France:
Strong season boosts Bedoya's World Cup chances

FRIDAY NIGHT. Edgar Castillo and Joe Corona started for Tijuana in its 2-1 loss at home to Leon that kept it from clinching a berth in Mexico's Torneo Clausura playoffs. Xolos sit seventh, but three teams -- Morelia and Atlas with wins and Guadalajara with a win by four or more goals -- still will have a chance to overtake them and claim berths in the eight-team Liguilla. Seven teams could finish tied for fourth place. Pachuca jumped ahead of Tijuana on goal difference when it came back from 3-0 down at Queretaro with 15 minutes remaining to win 4-3.

Leading Scorers (2013-14):
26 Aron Johannsson (AZ)
16 Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna)
9 Sacha Kljestan
(Anderlecht)
6 Alejandro Bedoya (Nantes)
(Goals in all club competitions.)

U.S. World Cup Contenders:
GOALKEEPERS (3):
Saturday:
Cory Cropper (did not dress), Southampton (England), vs. 2-0 Everton
Brad Guzan (90 minutes), Aston Villa (England), 1-4 at Swansea City
Tim Howard (90 minutes), Everton (England), 0-2 at Southampton

DEFENDERS (12):
Friday:
Edgar Castillo
(90 minutes, 1 yellow card), Tijuana (Mexico), 1-2 vs. Leon
Saturday:
John Brooks (90 minutes, 1 goal), Hertha Berlin (Germany), 2-0 vs. Eintracht Braunschweig
Geoff Cameron (90 minutes), Stoke City (England), 0-1 vs. Tottenham
Timmy Chandler (sub: 45 minutes), Nuremberg (Germany), 0-2 at Mainz
Fabian Johnson (90 minutes), Hoffenheim (Germany), 0-0 vs. Ein. Frankfurt
Eric Lichaj (did not dress), Nottingham Forest (England D2), 1-4 at Bournemouth
Oguchi Onyewu (90 minutes, 1 yellow card), Sheffield Wed. (England D2), 1-3 vs. Bolton Wanderers
Will Packwood (did not dress), Birmingham City (England D2), vs. Leeds United
Tim Ream (90 minutes), Bolton Wanderers (England D2), 3-1 at Sheffield Wed.
Jonathan Spector, Birmingham City (England D2), 1-3 vs. Leeds United
Sunday:
DaMarcus Beasley, Puebla (Mexico), vs. Morelia
Michael Orozco, Puebla (Mexico), vs. Morelia

MIDFIELDERS (11):
Friday:
Alejandro Bedoya, Nantes (France), 1-1 vs. Marseille
Joe Corona (59 minutes), Tijuana (Mexico), 1-2 vs. Leon
Alfredo Morales (90 minutes, 1 yellow card), FC Ingolstadt (Germany D2), 1-1 vs. FC Cologne
Saturday:
Stuart Holden, Bolton Wanderers (England D2), 3-1 at Sheffield Wed.
Brek Shea, Stoke City (England), 0-1 vs. Tottenham
Jose Torres, Tigres (Mexico), vs. Atlas
Danny Williams (did not dress), Reading (England D2), 3-1 at Doncaster Rovers
Sunday:
Mikkel Diskerud, Rosenborg (Norway), vs. Brann
Josh Gatt, Molde (Norway), at Sandnes Ulf
Jermaine Jones, Besiktas (Turkey), at Sivasspor
Sacha Kljestan, Anderlecht (Belgium), vs. Standard Liege

FORWARDS (7):
Friday:
Herculez Gomez (did not dress), Tijuana (Mexico), 1-2 vs. Leon
Julian Green (did not dress), Bayern Munich II (Germany), 5-1 at Rain am Lech
Bobby Wood (sub: 35 minutes), 1860 Munich (Germany D2), 2-1 at Greuther Fuerth
Saturday:
Terrence Boyd, Rapid Vienna (Austria), vs. SV Salzburg
Sunday:
Juan Agudelo, FC Utrecht (Netherlands), at Heerenveen
Jozy Altidore, Sunderland (England), vs. Cardiff City
Aron Johannsson, AZ (Netherlands), at ADO


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