[AMERICANS ABROAD] Sacha Kljestan scored in his
second straight game to help Anderlecht beat Waasland-Beveren, 3-0, in the Belgian Jupiler League. The win moved Anderlecht up to fifth after four games.
John Brooks and Tim Chandler squared in the Bundesliga for the first time on Sunday. Both came off the bench in the second half as Brooks'
promoted Hertha Berlin stayed unbeaten with a 2-2 tie at Nuremberg.
In Mexico, DaMarcus Beasley and Michael Orozco
Fiscal started for Puebla, which won, 4-2, at Guadalajara. The game was the first for new Puebla coach Ruben Omar Romano.
Brad Guzan, the only one of four Americans to play and win on the opening day of the English Premier League season,
was sensational in Aston Villa's 3-1 win at Arsenal.
Guzan stopped Tomas Rosicky after the Czech star had
broken through the Villa backline from point-blank range, then made a reflex save to deny Spaniard Santi Cazorla's shot with the score 2-1.
Aron Johannsson made it three goals in three league games with a goal in AZ's 2-1 win over RKC. Starting at left back, Fabian
Johnson had an assist on Hoffenheim's first goal in its 5-1 win at Hamburg in Germany.
-- Paul Arriola came off the bench to score his first
goal for Tijuana in the 88th minute, but Monterrey won, 2-1, with a goal a minute later. Arriola was one of four Americans to play for Xolos along with Edgar
Castillo, Joe Corona and Greg Garza.
-- Jozy Altidore went
the distance in his debut for Sunderland, which lost at home to Fulham, 1-0. He had two good chance in the second half but fired wide on the first and was denied by Dutch keeper Maarten Stekelenburg denied Altidore at close range on the second.
-- Terrence Boyd suffered a dislocated
shoulder while with the U.S. national team for its friendly against Bosnia-Herzegovina and will be sidelined for three weeks, according to Rapid Vienna. He will likely putting him out of the September
qualifiers against Costa Rica and Mexico.
Austria (Bundesliga) Terrence Boyd (DNP), Rapid Vienna, 0-2 at FC
Brazil (Campeonato Brasileiro) Freddy Adu, Bahia, vs. Santos
Denmark (Superligaen) Conor O'Brien (90 minutes), FC Nordsjaelland, 2-1 vs. AaB Babajide Ogunbiyi (90 minutes), Viborg, 3-0 at Sonderjyske
England (Premier League) Jozy
Altidore (90 minutes), Sunderland, 0-1 vs. Fulham Geoff Cameron (90 minutes), Stoke City, 0-1 at Liverpool Brad Guzan (90 minutes), Aston Villa, 3-1 at Arsenal Tim Howard (90 minutes), Everton, 2-2 at Norwich City Maurice Edu (DNP), Stoke
City, 0-1 at Liverpool Brad Friedel (DNP), Tottenham, 1-0 at Crystal Palace Sebastian Lletget (DNP), West Ham United, 2-0 vs. Cardiff City Brek Shea (DNP), Stoke City, 0-1 at
Arsenal-Aston Villa Highlights (via NBC):
England (League Championship) Eric Lichaj (90
minutes, 1 assist), Nottingham Forest, 3-0 vs. Bolton Wanderers Danny Williams (sub: 22 minutes), Reading, 3-3 vs. Watford Stuart Holden (DNP),
Bolton Wanderers, 0-3 at Nott. Forest Will Packwood (DNP), Birmingham City, 0-1 vs. Brighton & Hove Albion Tim Ream (DNP), Bolton Wanderers, 0-3 at Nott. Forest Jonathan Spector
(DNP), Birmingham City, 0-1 vs. Brighton & Hove Albion Zak Whitbread (DNP), Leicester City, 1-0 at Derby County
Finland (Veikkausliiga) Jonathan Okafor (90 minutes, 1 yellow card), MYPA, 1-1 vs. Inter Turku Jordan Seabrook (90 minutes), VPS, 1-2
at TPS Karsten Smith (DNP), VPS, 1-2 at TPS Mike Banner, FF Jaro-no game Giuseppe Funicello, FF Jaro-no game Etchu Tabe, KuPS-no game
France (Ligue 1) Alejandro Bedoya (sub: 38 minutes), Nantes, 1-2 at Lorient
(Bundesliga 1) John Brooks (sub: 7 minutes), Hertha Berlin, 2-2 at Nuremberg Timmy Chandler (sub: 33
minutes), Nuremberg, 2-2 vs. Hertha Berlin Fabian Johnson (90 minutes, 1 assist), Hoffenheim, 5-1 at Hamburg Jermaine Jones (90 minutes, 1 yellow card), Schalke 04, 0-4 at Wolfsburg Steven Cherundolo (DNP), Hannover 96, 0-3 at Bor. M'Gladbach
Michael Parkhurst (DNP), Augsburg, 0-1 at Werder Bremen David Yelldell (DNP), Bayer Leverkusen, at VfB Stuttgart
Germany (Bundesliga 2) Alfredo Morales (90 minutes), Ingolstadt FC, 0-1 at 1860 Munich Bobby Wood
(sub: 22 minutes), 1860 Munich, 1-0 vs. Ingolstadt FC Andrew Wooten (83 minutes), Kaiserslautern, 2-1 vs.
Italy (Serie A) Michael Bradley, Roma-no game
Mexico (Liga MX, Apertura) DaMarcus Beasley (90 minutes), Puebla, 4-2 at Guadalajara Paul Arriola
(sub: 6 minutes, 1 goal), Tijuana, 1-2 at Monterrey Edgar Castillo (90 minutes), Tijuana, 1-2 at Monterrey Joe Corona (84 minutes), Tijuana, 1-2 at Monterrey Greg Garza (sub: 10 minutes), Tijuana, 1-2 at Monterrey Michael Orozco Fiscal(90 minutes), Puebla, 4-2 at Guadalajara Jose Torres (88
minutes), Tigres, 0-3 at Santos Jonathan Bornstein (DNP), Tigres, 0-3 at Santos Herculez Gomez (DNP), Tijuana, 1-2 at Monterrey Alonso Hernandez (DNP), Monterrey, 2-1 vs. Tijuana
(Eredivisie) Aron Johannsson (72 minutes, 1 goal), AZ, 2-1 at RKC
Johannsson Goal (while available):
Norway (Tippeligaen) Steve Clark
(90 minutes), Honefoss, 0-1 vs. Sandnes Ulf Mikkel Diskerud (69 minutes), Rosenborg, 0-0 vs. Valerenga Josh Gatt (DNP), Molde, 1-1 vs. Odd Ethan Horvath (DNP), Molde, 1-1 vs. Odd
Russia (Premier League) Evgeni Starikov (DNP), Tom Tomsk, 0-1 at PFK Samara Kryliya Sovetov
Sweden (Allsvenskan) Brian Span (DNP), Djurgarden, 1-1 vs. Hacken