Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind


Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

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Another week, another goal for Jozy Altidore.

Altidore upped his season total to 25 goals across all competitions on Sunday, netting AZ Alkmaar’s second in a 3-2 defeat to Ajax. The in-form U.S. Men’s National team forward scored in the second half when he raced to a ball played over the top before sliding a shot to the far post.

Altidore was not the only player to find the back of the net. Andrew Wooten scored for SV Sandhausen in a 2-2 draw with VfR Aalen on Sunday. The goal was Wooten’s fifth of the campaign.

More good news came on Sunday, as Clint Dempsey made his return from injury in Tottenham’s 1-0 defeat to Fulham. Dempsey came off the bench and played 45 minutes against his former club, which should ease U.S. fans worries about his availability for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

Here’s how the Americans Abroad performed this weekend:



  • Geoff Cameron started and played 90 minutes in Stoke City’s 0-0 draw vs. West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.
  • Brek Shea did not dress for Stoke City.
  • Sebastian Lletget did not dress in West Ham United’s 2-0 loss vs. Chelsea on Sunday.
  • Clint Dempsey came off the bench and played 45 minutes in Tottenham’s 1-0 loss vs. Fulham on Sunday.
  • Brad Friedel dressed but did not play for Tottenham.
  • Tim Howard did not dress in Everton’s 2-0 win vs. Manchester City on Saturday. He is recovering from a back injury.
  • Brad Guzan started, played 90 minutes and made five saves in Aston Villa’s 3-2 win vs. Queens Park Rangers on Saturday.
  • Eric Lichaj did not dress for Aston Villa.


  • Jonathan Spector started and played four minutes in Birmingham City’s 1-0 win vs. Middlesbrough on Saturday.
  • Will Packwood did not dress for Birmingham City. He is recovering from a leg injury.
  • Conor Doyle dressed but did not played in Derby County’s 2-1 win vs. Leicester City on Saturday.
  • Stuart Holden dressed but did not play in Bolton Wanderers’ 1-0 loss vs. Ipswich Town on Saturday.
  • Tim Ream did not dress for Bolton Wanderers.
  • Zak Whitbread dressed but did not play in Leceister City’s 2-1 loss vs. Derby County on Saturday.

League One

  • Frank Simek started and played 90 minutes in Carlisle United’s 4-1 loss vs. Leyton Orient on Saturday.
  • Mike Grella dressed but did not play in Scunthorpe United’s 1-0 loss vs. Notts County on Saturday.


La Liga

  • Oguchi Onyewu dressed but did not play in Malaga CF’s 2-0 loss vs. Espanyol on Sunday.

Segunda Division

  • Carlos Bocanega dressed but did not play in Racing Santander’s 1-1 draw vs. Xerez on Sunday.


  • Michael Bradley came off the bench and played 22 minutes in AS Roma’s 2-0 win vs. Parma on Sunday.



  • Danny Williams started and played 90 minutes in TSG 1899 Hoffenheim’s 0-0 draw vs. Mainz on Saturday.
  • Fabian Johnson did not dress for TSG 1899 Hoffenheim. He is recovering from a hip injury.
  • Timmy Chandler started and played 84 minutes in FC Nurnberg’s 3-0 win vs. Schalke 04 on Saturday.
  • Michael Parkhurst did not dress in FC Augsburg’s 1-0 win vs. Hamburg SV on Saturday.
  • Jermaine Jones started and played 90 minutes in Schalke 04’s 3-0 loss vs. FC Nurnberg on Saturday.
  • David Yelldell did not dress in Bayer Leverkusen’s 2-1 loss vs. Bayern Munich on Saturday.
  • Steve Cherundolo did not dress in Hannover 96’s 1-0 loss vs. Borussia Moenchengladbach on Sunday. He is recovering from a knee injury.

2. Bundesliga

  • Joe Gyau dressed but did not play in St Pauli’s 4-2 loss vs. FC Union Berlin on Friday.
  • Alfredo Morales started, played 90 minutes and received a yellow cardin Hertha Berlin’s 0-0 draw vs. TSV 1860 Munich on Saturday.
  • John Anthony Brooks did not dress for Hertha Berlin.
  • Andrew Wooten started, played 90 minutes and scored a GOAL in SV Sandhausen’s 2-2 draw vs. VfR Aalen on Sunday.
  • Bobby Wood dressed but did not play in TSV 1860 Munich’s 0-0 draw vs. Hertha Berlin on Saturday.


  • Jozy Altidore started, played 90 minutes and scored a GOAL in AZ Alkmaar’s 3-2 loss vs. Ajax on Sunday.


  • Tony Taylor came off the bench and played 14 minutes in G.D. Estoril Praia’s 2-0 loss vs. FC Porto on Friday.
  • Caleb Patterson-Sewell dressed but did not play in Vitoria Setubal’s 2-1 loss vs. Sporting CP on Saturday.


  • Eugen Starikov did not dress in FK Rostov’s 2-1 loss vs. Volga Nizhny Novgorod on Saturday.


  • Maurice Edu started and played 90 minutes in Bursaspor’s 3-2 win vs. Trabzonspor on Friday.


  • Sacha Kljestan started, played 90 minutes and received a yellow card in RSC Anderlecht’s 1-1 draw vs. KAA Gent on Saturday.


  • Clarence Goodson started, played 90 minutes and received a yellow card in Brondby IF’s 1-1 draw vs. FC Midtjylland on Sunday.
  • Charlie Davies came off the bench and played one minute in Randers FC’s 1-0 win vs. Silkeborg on Sunday.
  • Conor O’Brien and FC Nordsjaelland’s match vs. Aalborg BK on Saturday was abandoned in the first half because of inclement weather.


  • Terrence Boyd started, played 90 minutes and received a yellow card in Rapid Vienna’s 1-1 draw vs. FC Trenkwalder Admira on Saturday.


  • Josh Gatt started and played 90 minutes in Molde FK’s 2-1 loss vs. Viking on Friday.
  • Mix Diskerud started and played 90 minutes in Rosenborg BK’s 1-0 win vs. Odd on Sunday.
  • Steve Clark started and played 90 minutes in Honefoss BK’s 3-2 loss vs. IK Start on Sunday.  


  • Herculez Gomez started, played 90 minutes and received a yellow card in Santos Laguna’s 2-1 win vs. Atlas on Saturday.
  • Benji Joya did not dress for Santos Laguna.
  • DaMarcus Beasley started, played 90 minutes and received a yellow card in Puebla’s 2-1 loss vs. Pachuca on Saturday.
  • Michael Orozco Fiscal started and played 90 minutes.
  • Greg Garza started and played 71 minutes in Club Tijuana’s 2-2 draw vs. Monterrey on Saturday.
  • Joe Corona came off the bench and played 19 minutes for Club Tijuana.
  • Edgar Castillo did not dress for Club Tijuana. He is recovering from a facial injury.
  • Jose Torres started and played 82 minutes in Tigres UANL’s 1-1 draw vs. Chivas de Guadalajara on Saturday.
  • Jonathan Bornstein dressed but did not play for Tigres UANL.
  • Ventura Alvarado dressed but did not play in Club America’s 1-1 draw vs. San Luis on Saturday.


What do you think of these performances? Think Altidore is ready to go on a tear for the U.S. team? How good is it to see Dempsey back in action?

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