Bundesliga veteran Steve Cherundolo
returned to his right back spot with Hannover 96 and helped it beat Bayern Munich, 1-0. But other U.S.
national team players sat out their team's weekend action. ...
Also in Germany, Michael Bradley
, who debuted for Borussia Moenchengladbach in a loss on Sept. 20, stayed on the
bench as his team fell, 1-0, at Hamburg SV. Gladbach is in last place with one win and five losses. Cherundolo's Hannover moved into 12th place with its home win over Bayern. Defender Neven
, 19, helped Borussia Dortmund return to winning ways with a 3-0 victory over VfB Stuttgart.
In England, Clint Dempsey
stayed on Fulham's bench in its 2-1 home loss to
West Ham, keeper Tim Howard
was beaten twice by Liverpool's Fernando Torres in Everton's 2-0 loss, and keeper Brad Friedel
helped Aston Villa beat Sunderland, 2-1.
Spain, Jozy Altidore
did not suit up for Villarreal's 1-0 win at Sporting Gijon.
In Scotland, neither DaMarcus Beasley
nor Maurice Edu
suited up for its 3-0 win at
In France, defender Carlos Bocanegra
and Rennes celebrated their fourth shutout of the season, a 1-0 win over Nice. But Freddy Adu
(a 77th minute sub) couldn't
help Monaco prevent a 2-0 loss to Lille at home.
In Belgium. Oguchi Onyewu
went the distance as Standard Liege won its fifth of six games this season by downing Anderlecht, 2-1.