U.S. ABROAD (Oct. 28-29): Tottenham, Keller advance; Blackburn, Friedel lose

Tottenham beat West Ham in the English Carling League Cup, taking Kasey Keller into the fourth round, along with Claudio Reyna, Tim Howard and Marcus Hahnemann, while Brad Friedel fell with Blackburn against Liverpool.

Reyna and Howard rested as Manchester City and Manchester United defeated QPR and Leeds, respectively.

In German Cup play, American Jacob Thomas scored for Eintracht Braunschweig in the Third Division team's 2-0 upset over Steve Cherundolo's Hannover 96.

Greg Vanney advanced with Bastia in the French League Cup, while Wade Barrett returned from injury to see action in the Danish league.

Third Round

* Marcus Hahnemann (Reading, D1) vs. Huddersfield (D3), 1-0.
Started: 90 minutes.
Keeper made key save on 20-yard shot from Jon Stead in first half.

* Kasey Keller (Tottenham, PL) vs. West Ham (D1), 1-0.
Started: 120 minutes.
Keller was credited with good saves off Jermain Defoe (one-on-one) and Don Hutchison. Also, a shot from Rob Lee bounced off the post and flew into Keller's hands.
Bobby Zamora hit the gamewinner for Spurs.

* Brad Friedel (Blackburn, PL) vs. Liverpool (PL), 3-4.
Started: 90 minutes.
Friedel saved a penalty kick from Emile Heskey and Heskey's shot on the rebound.

* Tim Howard (Manchester United, PL) at Leeds (PL), 3-2.
Eric Djemba-Djemba's scored Man U's winner in overtime.

* Claudio Reyna (Manchester City, PL) at Queens Park Rangers (D2), 3-0.
Shaun Wright-Phillips scored twice for the Blues.

Second Round

* Steve Cherundolo (Hannover 96, D1) at Eintracht Braunschweig (D3), 0-2.
Started: 81 minutes.
Kicker rating (1 high; 6 low): 4.5.

* Jacob Thomas (Eintracht Braunschweig, D3) vs. Hannover 96 (D1), 2-0.
Thomas scored Braunschweig's first goal.
Kicker rating (1 high; 6 low): 2.

* Cory Gibbs (St. Pauli, D3) vs. VfB Luebeck (D2), 2-3.
Started: 120 minutres.
Kicker rating (1 high; 6 low): 3.

* Conor Casey (Karlsruhe, D2) at TSG Hoffenheim (D3), 0-4.
Entered as sub in 73rd minute.

John Van Buskirk (Spfr. Siegen, D3) at Greuther Fuerth (D2), 1-2.
Started: 120 minutes.

* Tony Sanneh (Nuremberg, D2) at Bayern Munich (D1), 1-1 (6-7 on PKs)

FRANCE (League Cup)
* Greg Vanney (Bastia, D1), vs. Toulouse (D1), 1-0.
Started: 90 minutes.

DENMARK (Super League)

* Wade Barrett (Aarhus, SL), vs. AB, 3-1.
Started: 90 minutes. Barrett returned to the lineup after an absence of more than a month because of an ankle injury.
Season league stats: 6 games; 0 goals.

* Matt Jordan (OB, SL), vs. Viborg, 4-2.

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