[AMERICANS ABROAD] Jay DeMerit
connected on a fine volley for second-tier Watford in an FA Cup victory. In the same competition, keeper Tim Howard
recovered after lapse against Liverpool. Oguchi Onyewu
helped Standard Liege take a two-point lead in the Belgian Juliper League. For a wrapup of Americans Abroad. ... ENGLISH
Everton keeper Tim Howard
let a Steven Gerrard shot squirm past him at the near post in a 1-1 tie with Liverpool in fourth round play, but the American redeemed himself minutes
later with a spectacular save on Gerrard's next effort. Defender Jay DeMerit
struck with a volley to open Watford's scoring in a 4-3 win over Crystal Palace. Clint Dempsey
full 90 and assisted with a cross on Fulham's first goal in a 4-2 win over non-league Kettering Town. Keeper Brad Friedel
and Aston Villa settled for a scoreless tie with Doncaster.
Central defender Oguchi Onyewu
helped Standard Liege keep Westerlo at bay after the visitors took a 1-0 lead in the sixth minute that held for the final score
and put defending champ Liege in first place, moving two points ahead of Anderlecht. FRENCH CUP. Freddy Adu
didn't suit up for Monaco, which beat Riviera, 1-0, in the round of
16. Defender Carlos Bocanegra
helped Rennes reach the quarterfinals with a 2-0 win over St. Etienne.
Two Americans met on the second game day of the Clausura 2009
when San Luis, with Michael Orozco
going the full 90, fell, 2-1, to Pachuca, for which Jose Francisco Torres
was a 78th minute sub. Club America
, with Edgar Castillo going
the distance in his second straight game for his new club, tied Toluca, 2-2. SPAIN. Jozy Altidore
didn't suit up for Villarreal's 1-1 tie with Osasuna, but New Jersey
product Giuseppi Rossi
scored for the Yellow Submarine, his ninth goal of the season. SCOTLAND.
Neither DaMarcus Bealsey
nor Maurice Edu
suited up for
Glasgow Rangers, which tied Aberdeen, 0-0.