Bocangera's St. Etienne fifth at winter break

[AMERICANS ABROAD] Carlos Bocanegra's St. Etienne held leader Lille to a 1-1 tie on the last day of play before the short winter break in France's Ligue 1.

The Verts finish the fall campaign in a tie for 5th place with defending champion Marseille, just three points behind Lille. Only five points separate the top 10 teams.

France (Ligue)
Lille 1 St. Etienne 1
Carlos Bocanegra-St. Etienne (90 minutes)

Germany (DFB Pokal)
Alemania Aachen 1 Ein. Frankfurt 1
(Alemania Aachen wins 5-3 on aggregate.)
Ricardo Clark-Ein. Frankfurt (90 minutes)

Hoffenheim 2 Bor. M'Gladbach 0

Michael Bradley-Bor. M'Gladbach (90 minutes)

Spain (Copa del Rey)
Valencia 0 Villarreal 0
Jozy Altidore-Villarreal (sub: 20 minutes)

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