U.S. ABROAD (Aug. 22-25): Conor Casey scores twice

Conor Casey scored twice for German Second Division club Karlsruhe; Leighton O'Brien struck two for Swedish Second Division club Bodens; Cornell product Adam Skumawitz scored in for Norwegian First Division club Aalesund; Goalkeepers Kasey Keller and Tim Howard celebrated wins with Tottenham and Manchester United, respectively.

ENGLAND

* Tim Howard (Manchester United, PL) at Newcastle, 2-1.
Started: 90 minutes.
The Sun rating (10 high; 1 low): 6.

* Brad Friedel (Blackburn, PL) at Bolton, 2-2.
Started: 90 minutes. The Sun rating (10 high; 1 low): 7.
Trinidadian Dwight Yorke scored twice for Blackburn.

* Kasey Keller (Tottenham, PL) vs. Leeds, 2-1.
The Sun rating (10 high; 1 low): 7.

* Bobby Convey (Tottenham, PL) vs. Leeds, 2-1
. Convey is awaiting a UK work permit.

* Jovan Kirovski (Birmingham, PL) at Southampton, 0-0.
DNP.

* Marcus Hahnemann (Reading, D1) at Derby, 3-2.
Started: 90 Minutes.

* Eddie Lewis (Preston North End, D1) at Sunderland, 0-2.
Started: 90 minutes. Preston's loss ended Sunderland's 17-game losing streak.

* Claudio Reyna (Sunderland, D1)
DNP. Reyna is reportedly on the verge of signing with Premier League Fulham.

GERMANY

* Steve Cherundolo (Hannover 96, D1) vs, Hansa Rostock, Wednesday.

* Conor Casey (Karlsruhe, D2) at Ahlen, 2-0.
Started: 90 minutes. In his fourth start in the season's fourth game, Casey scored his first two goals since joining Karlsruhe from Hannover in the offseason.
Kicker rating (1 high; 6 low): 2.

* Gregg Berhalter (Energie Cottbus, D2) at. Nuremberg, 2-2.
Started: 90 minutes. Cottbus picked up a point in the battle of teams relegated last year from the First Division.

* Tony Sanneh (Nuremberg, D2) vs. Energie Cottbus, 2-2.
DNP. Injured.

* Joe Enochs (Osnabrueck, D2) at Mainz, 2-2. Started: 90 minutes.
Kicker rating (1 high; 6 low): 3.

* Chuck Kim (Aachen, D2) vs. Erzgebirge Aue, 1-0.
DNP.

FRANCE

* Greg Vanney (Bastia, D1) vs. Montpellier, 1-0.
Started: 90 minutes. L'Equipe rating (10 high; 1 low): 5.5.

NETHERLANDS

* John O'Brien (Ajax, D1) at RBC Roosendaal, 1-0.
DNP.

NORWAY

* Adam Skumawitz (Aalesund, D1) vs. Lyn, 2-0.
Started: 90 minutes. Scored Aalesund's second goal.

* Robbie Russell (Sogndal, D1) at Brann, Monday.

BELGIUM

* Alex Yi (Antwerp, D1) at Heusden-Zolder, 0-0.
DNP.

* Oguchi Onyewu (La Louviere, D1) at Club Bruges, 3-3.
DNP.

SWEDEN

* Luchi Gonzales (Bodens SK, D2) vs. Norrkoping, 5-0.
Entered as sub in 84th minute.

* Leighton O'Brien (Bodens SK, D2) vs. Norkopping, 5-0.
Started: 78 minutes. Scored twice.

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