Wins for Howard and Dempsey

[AMERICANS ABROAD] Tim Howard's Everton and Clint Dempsey's Fulham both won English FA Cup third-round games against lower-division opposition, but they were both pushed to the limit.

Sunday:
Jay Demerit, 90 minutes, Watford (0-5, at Chelsea)
Chelsea was up 3-0 after only 22 minutes.

Saturday:
Jozy Altidore, sub, 17 minutes, Hull (1-4, at Wigan)
The match was already lost when Altidore came on.

Clint Dempsey, 90 minutes, Fulham (1-0, Swindon, D2)
Swindon keeper David Lucas twice foiled Dempsey.

Brad Guzan, 90 minutes, Aston Villa (4-1, Blackburn)
Blackburn finished the game with 10 players.

Tim Howard, 90 minutes, Everton (3-1, Carlisle, D3)
The match was tougher than the final score indicated.

Frank Simek, 90 minutes, Sheffield Wednesday, D2 (1-2, Crystal Palace, D2)
The winning goal, by substitute Calvin Andrew, came after Simek failed to clear a long ball.
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