Two of the hottest Americans in Europe are Sacha Kljestan
, neither of whom was called up for the recent World Cup 2014 qualifiers. Kljestan scored for the fourth time in five games for Belgian club Anderlecht in its 5-0 win over Mechelen, while
Boyd also had his fourth league goal in five games for Rapid Vienna in its 4-0 win over FC Wacker Innsbruck. Jozy Altidore
thought he had his first
goal for Sunderland, but it was called back for a foul by Arsenal defender Bacary Sagna
outside the area that denied the Black Cats a late equalizer in a game
they eventually lost at home, 3-1. The result left Sunderland in last place in the English Premier League after four games. Tim Howard
his third straight shutout for Everton, which beat Chelsea, 1-0, to pick up its first win after three ties.
Elsewhere in the EPL, Geoff Cameron
started for Stoke City in its 0-0 tie with last year's runner-up, Manchester City, and Brad Guzan
's Aston Villa fell at home to Newcastle, 2-1.