Americans Abroad: Monday Rewind

Americans Abroad: Monday Rewind

Americans Abroad

Americans Abroad: Monday Rewind

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By FRANCO PANIZO

Alejandro Bedoya has begun to establish himself as a starter for Orebro SK, and his performance on Monday was the latest piece of evidence.

Bedoya started and played 90 minutes in his fourth consecutive match as Orebro disposed of AIK, 1-0. The win ended Bedoya and Orebro's two-game skid and puts them in sixth place of the 16-team Swedish League.

Bedoya was one of several Americans Abroad in action on Monday. Here is how the rest fared:

England

COCA COLA CHAMPIONSHIP

  • Jay DeMerit came off the bench and played 80 minutes in Watford's 1-1 draw vs. West Bromwich Albion.

  • Frank Simek dressed but did not play in Sheffield Wednesday's 1-0 loss vs. Bristol City.
  • Kenny Cooper dressed but did not play in Plymouth Argyle's 2-0 loss vs. Middlesbrough.

LEAGUE ONE

  • Eric Lichaj started and played 90 minutes in Leyton Orient's 2-1 loss vs. Southampton.
  • Jemal Johnson started, played 68 minutes and received a yellow card in Stockport County's 2-1 loss vs. Norwich City.
  • Jon-Paul Pittman started and played 90 minutes in Wycombe Wanderers' 2-1 loss vs. Walsall.

  • Mike Grella dressed but did not play in Leeds United's 2-1 win vs. Yeovil Town.

  • Zak Whitbread started and played 90 minutes in Norwich City's 2-1 win vs. Stockport County.

Denmark

  • Michael Parkhurst dressed but did not play in FC Nordsjaelland's 3-0 loss vs. FC Copenhagen.
  • Marcus Tracy did not dress in Aalborg BK's 1-1 draw vs. Silkeborg IF. He is recovering from a knee injury.
  • Chris Rolfe dressed but did not play in Aalborg BK's 1-1 draw vs. Silkeborg IF.

Sweden

  • Alejandro Bedoya started and played 90 minutes in Orebro SK's 1-0 win vs. AIK.

Norway

  • Clarence Goodson started and played 90 minutes in IK Start's 5-3 win vs. Valerenga.
  • Hunter Freeman started and played 90 minutes in IK Start's 5-3 win vs. Valerenga.
  • Mikkel Diskerud started and played 90 minutes in Stabaek's 1-0 loss vs. Tromso.

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