U.S. ABROAD: Wins for Howard, Whitbread and Demerit in English League Cup

Americans Tim Howard, Zak Whitbread and Jay Demerit were all on the winning end of English League Cup victories on Tuesday.

For Howard, his start for Manchester United in a 3-0 win at Crewe was his first action since being benched more than a month ago.

Whitbread, the former U.S. U-20 and U-23 defender, made his first official appearance for Liverpool, starting in a 3-0 win at Millwall.

Demerit started on defense for Watford, which also won on the road, beating Sheffield United, 4-2, on penalties after the game ended in a 0-0 tie.

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