U.S. midfielder John OÆBrien started and played 90 minutes on Wednesday in Ajax AmsterdamÆs first loss in the Dutch League this season. It fell, 5-1, to Heereveen. Chile-based American goalkeeper
Jonny Walker celebrated a win in the quarterfinals of the Mercosur Cup when Universidad Catolica beat BrazilÆs Corinthians, 2-1, in their first-leg quarterfinal clash in Santiago. The second leg is
next Wednesday in Sao Paulo.