3. AMERICANS ABROAD: Spector helps West Ham upset Arsenal; Bocanegra scores

It was a weekend of mostly losses for the English Premier League Americans, but defender Jonathan Spector was a 46th minute sub for West Ham during its 1-0 upset of Arsenal on a 45th minute goal by Bobby Zamora. Blackburn keeper Brad Friedel saved a penalty kick, but Rovers lost, 2-1, to Aston Villa. Watford defender Jay DeMerit went the full 90 in a 4-1 loss to Middlesbrough. Reading keeper Marcus Hahnemann went the distance in a 2-1 loss to Liverpool and was yellow-carded for handling the ball outside the penalty area.

Oguchi Onyewu seems to have lost his starting spot at Newcastle, coming off the bench for the second straight week. He played six minutes in a 2-1 win at Sheffield United. Manchester City's DaMarcus Beasley didn't see action in a scoreless tie with Charlton. Defender Carlos Bocanegra headed in Fulham's goal in a 4-1 loss Everton, which had Tim Howard in goal. For Fulham, Brian McBride went the full 90 but Clint Dempsey stayed on the bench. It was Bocanegra's fourth goal of the season.

In televised action on Monday, takes on Manchester City (10 am ET on Fox Soccer Channel) and Reading hosts Charlton (3 pm ET on Fox Soccer Channel).

In Germany, two Americans came out on the losing end against title contenders. Keeper Kasey Keller, conceding goals to Gerald Asamoah and Kevin Kuranyi, fell with last-place Borussia Moenchengladbach, 2-0, to leader Schalke 04. It was Gladbach's league-leading 15th loss of the season. Right back Steve Cherundolo and Hannover fell, 2-1, to fourth-place Bayern Munich. Hannover drops to 10th place and its UEFA Cup hopes are fading.

In the Mexican First Division, Edgar Castillo went the full 90 in Santos' 2-1 win over Toluca. It was the 20-year-old New Mexico product's ninth start and 11th appearance in 14 games this season.

In, Chile Chase Hilgenbrinck started and went the full 90 in Nublense's 3-2 win Audax Italiano that keeps it in the running for Copa Sudamericana qualification.

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