DaMARCUS BEASLEY scored on a well-placed 13-yard shot and assisted on another goal as PSV Eindhoven downed RKC Waalwijk, 4-1. Beasley, whose team is in first
place of the Dutch Eredivisie, has scored five league goals in 17
LANDON DONOVAN, who played six minutes in his Bayer Leverkusen debut last week (a 3-0 win), came on in the 75th-minute on Saturday and provided the pass for Leverkusen's final goal in a 4-0 win over Bochum, a rocket by Paul Freier. Donovan again replaced his main rival for playing time, Brazilian Robson Ponte, who had assisted and scored.
BORUSSIA MOENCHENGLADBACH snatched a tie (1-1) on the road at Borussia Dortmund in Kasey Keller's second Bundesliga game. Keller was beaten at close range by Jan Koller.
Steve Cherundolo played the full 90 as HANNOVER 96 downed Arminia Bielefeld, 1-0. ... BRAD FRIEDEL helped Blackburn advance to the FA Cup fifth round with a 3-0 win over third-tier Colchester. American-born Jemal Johnson, 19, who was raised in England, scored for Blackburn. .... Standard Liege, with OGUCHI ONYEWU in defense, downed Cercle Brugge, 4-0, to move into fourth place of the Belgian Juliper League. ... CORY GIBBS was Feyenoord's best player in a 0-0 tie with FC Twente according to Voetbol International. ... Manchester United's Texas product KENNY COOPER, a 20-year-old striker, ended his loan spell at Portuguese First Division club Academica after going scoreless in 10 games and joined English third-tier club Oldham, for which he debuted as a 71st minute sub in a 1-0 FA Cup loss to Bolton.
FULHAM settled for a 1-1 tie with second-tier Derby in the FA Cup. American defender Carlos Bocanegra missed the game with a yellow-card suspension and Brian McBride remained on the bench.
READING, with American Marcus Hahnemann in goal and Bobby Convey watching from the bench, was eliminated from the FA Cup with a 2-1 loss to Leicester
MEXICO's U-20s have failed to qualify for the 2005 World Youth Championship after losses to Canada and Honduras, which join the USA and Panama as
the CONCACAF region's representatives in the Netherlands-hosted tournament this summer.