U.S. ABROAD: McBride leads Fulham into FA Cup quarterfinals

ENGLAND (European Champions League)

* Tim Howard (Manchester United, PL), at Porto (Portugal), 1-2.

Started: 90 minutes. South African Benni McCarthy scored both goals for Porto. Howard had no chance on either goal. United finished with 10 men after Roy Keane was ejected in the 87th minute.

* Frankie Simek (Arsenal, PL), at Vigo (Spain), 3-2.


ENGLAND (Division I)

* Marcus Hahnemann (Reading, D1), vs. Burnley, 2-2.

Started: 90 minutes.

Season league stats: 32 games.

The Royals are tied for 7th.

ENGLAND (FA Cup, Fifth Round, Replay)

* Carlos Bocanegra (Fulham, PL), at West Ham, 3-0.

Started: 90 minutes. Fulham plays at Manchester United in the quarterfinals. Fulham had not won away since victory over Manchester United last October in league play.

* Brian McBride (Fulham, PL), at West Ham, 3-0.

Started: 90 minutes. Scored on a spectacular volley to give the Cottagers the lead in the 76th minute. McBride chested Bocanegra's pass and volleyed the ball with his left foot into the far corner of the goal. Jamaican international Barry Hayles added a second goal three minutes later to end the suspense.

NETHERLANDS (Eredivisie)

* John O'Brien (Ajax, D1), at Heerenveen, 1-4.


PORTUGAL (UEFA Cup, Third Round, First Leg)

* Zach Thornton (Benfica, D1), vs. Rosenborg (Norway), Thursday.


* Daniel Hernandez (Necaxa, D1), at Queretaro, Wednesday night.

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