Keepers Tim Howard
and Brad Friedel
faced off in the English FA Cup and Jay DeMerit
Chelsea. Jozy Altidore
still hasn't seen time for his new Spanish club. For how Americans fared in foreign leagues last weekend. ... ENGLAND.
Everton, with Tim Howard
in goal, downed Aston Villa (Brad Friedel
), 3-1 in the fifth round of the FA Cup. Both Howard and Friedel conceded goals from the penalty
spot. With the score 2-1, Howard made on excellent save off a John Carew effort. Clint Dempsey
was a 60th minute sub in Fulham's 1-1 tie at Swansea. Jay
went the full 90 in a Watford backline that was beaten three times by Nicolas Anelka in a 3-1 loss to Chelsea. SCOTLAND.
and Maurice Edu
sat out a 0-0 tie against archrival Celtic. GERMANY. Michael Bradley
Monechengladbach's equalizer in a 1-1 tie with Werder Bremen. Landon Donovan
played the last 55 minutes in a 2-1 loss at Hertha Berlin. Steve Cherundolo
recovering from a hip injury, didn't see time in a 3-3 tie with VfB Stuttgart. SPAIN.
After the third game since he joined second division Xerez on loan from
Villarreal, Jozy Altidore
has yet to see action. First-place Xerez beat Salamanca, 2-1.
FRANCE. Carlos Bocanegra
went the distance
for Rennes in a 1-1 tie with Nancy. Freddy Adu
didn't suit up for Monaco's 1-0 loss to Marseille. MEXICO. Jose Francisco Torres
, who was on
the bench for the USA's 2-0 win over Mexico on Wednesday, played 90 minutes for Pachuca in its 3-2 win over UNAM. Edgar Castillo
saw 72 minutes of action in Club America's
0-0 tie with Chiapas.