[AMERICANS IN ENGLAND]
Fulham (with Americans Clint Dempsey
and Carlos Bocanegra
) faces Manchester United on Monday (TV: Setanta USA, 2 pm ET). Over
the weekend, West Ham's Jonathan Spector
played the last 11 minutes in a 1-0 loss to Chelsea, which scored in the 76th minute through Joe Cole. Goalkeeper Marcus
and midfielder Bobby Convey
started in Reading's 1-1 tie with Middlesbrough. One of the EPL's American keepers celebrated a win.
Brad Friedel helped
Blackburn down Newcastle United, 3-1. Tim Howard's Everton played a scoreless tie at Portsmouth.
Dempsey is Fulham's leading scorer with four goals while Bocanegra captains the squad.