[AMERICANS ABROAD] Carlos Bocanegra
(France) and Michael Orozco
(Mexico) were red-carded. Michael Bradley
got his first
Bundesliga start since late August. Freddy Adu
made his league debut for Belenenses and Eddie Johnson
got a rare few minutes of action for Fulham.
ENGLAND. Eddie Johnson
, the 25-year-old striker whose only previous EPL action this season came when he played 14 minutes for Fulham in late August, played the final
eight minutes of the Cottagers 2-2 tie with West Ham, whose American defender Jonathan Spector
stayed on the bench. Fulham's Clint Dempsey
played the first 84
minutes. Keeper Tim Howard
went the full 90 for Everton in a 1-1 tie with Stoke City. Jozy Altidore
didn't get off the bench for Hull City in its 2-1 win over Wigan.
Rennes defender Carlos Bocanegra
was ejected in the 16th minute for tugging on Dennis Oliech
as the Auxerre attacker headed
toward the goal in Rennes' 1-0 loss to Auxerre. Striker Charlie Davies
went the distance for Sochaux in a 1-0 win over Le Mans. PORTUGAL.
came off the bench in the 65th minute of Belenenses' sixth game of the season, a 0-0 tie with Sporting Lisbon, to make his league debut. Adu had seen action off the bench
in a league cup game two weeks ago. GERMANY. Michael Bradley
was back in the starting lineup for Borussia Moenchengladbach for the first time since
late August, but Gladbach fell, 1-0, at home to Borussia Dortmund and dropped to 15th place, one spot and two points above the relegation zone. Steve Cherundolo
went his usual full
game at right back with Hannover 96 and celebrated a 5-2 win over Freiburg. Its first home win of the season moved Hannover up to 11th place. In the second division, Kenny Cooper
played 63 minutes in 1860 Munich's 3-1 loss to St Pauli, Matt Taylor
the last 45 minutes in FSV Frankfurt's 1-1 tie with Kaiserslautern, and keeper David Yeldell
90 minutes for TUS Koblenz in a 1-0 loss to RW Oberhausen. MEXICO.
San Luis defender Michael Orozco
was red-carded in the 69th minute of a 1-1 tie with
Toluca. Jose Francisco Torres
started and went 70 minutes for Pachuca in its 2-1 win over Club America, whose Edgar Castillio
sat out with an injury.
Rangers' Maurice Edu
(injured) and DaMarcus Beasley
sat out the Old Firm game -- a 2-1 win over Celtic.
ITALY. Oguchi Onyewu
's 30 minutes of action in Wednesday's Champions League 1-0 loss to FC Zurich remains his only action for AC Milan after not suiting up for a 1-1
tie with Atalanta in Serie A.