[AMERICANS ABROAD] Michael Bradley's Borussia Moenchengladbach got an important three points with a 2-1 win at
Eintracht Frankfurt. For updates of Americans abroad. Jozy Altidore got a second straight start at Hull City. Michael Orozco made a cameo for San Luis in a Mexican
playoff win. ....
Jozy Altidore/Hull City (74 minutes): Hull City 3 West Ham 3
Clint Dempsey/Fulham (90 minutes): Birmingham 1 Fulham 0
Brad Friedel/Aston Villa (90 minutes): Burnley 1 Aston Villa 1
Tim Howard/Everton (90 minutes): Man. Unted 3 Everton 0
Dempsey came close to scoring with a scissor kick against Birmingham with 13 minutes left, but Fulham fell to 13th place with the loss. Hull's tie with West Ham, whose Jonathan Spector stayed on the bench, kept Hull one point above the relegation zone and pulled West Ham up to 17th in the 20-team league. The Hammers are out of the drop zone thanks to a better goal difference than Bolton, which has a game in hand. Everton fell to 14th place while Aston Villa stayed in fifth.
Carlos Bocanegra/Rennes (sub in 21st minute): Rennes 2 Le Mans 1
Rennes bounced back after giving up six goals in its last two games and scoring only once in
its previous six games.
Michael Bradley/Bor. M'Gladbach (90 minutes): Ein. Frankfurt 1 Bor. M'Gladbach 2
Gladbach's win was its second on the road this season and extended its undefeated streak to four games. After having been near the relegation zone for most of the season, Gladbach is now in 12th place.
Michael Orozco/San Luis (sub in the 89th minute): San Luis 1 Toluca 0.
San Luis, the playoff team with the worst regular-season record, won its home leg of the quarterfinal series against title favorite Toluca, which lead the regular-season overall standings.