U.S. soccer players abroad, weekend roundup

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With the Premier League underway, the weekly compilation of Americans playing abroad resumes with a wrap-up of weekend performances:

ENGLAND

Premier League

Goalkeeper Tim Howard conceded Chris Wood’s 86th-minute equalizer in Everton’s 2-2 draw at promoted Leicester City

Goalkeeper Brad Guzan made two saves and kept a clean sheet as Aston Villa launched its campaign with a 1-0 victory at Stoke City

Forward Jozy Altidore entered in the 81st minute of Sunderland’s 2-2 draw at West Brom

Amid transfer buzz, Stoke City defender Geoff Cameron watched from the stands at Brittania. He started 37 of 38 matches last season

Goalkeeper Brad Friedel, age 43 and in his 17th season in England, served as the back-up to Hugo Lloris in Tottenham’s 1-0 away victory vs. West Ham

Midfielder Brek Shea, allowed to seek other opportunities, was not in the 18 for Stoke City

Goalkeeper Cody Cropper was not on the game-day squad for Southampton’s 2-1 loss at Liverpool

Championship

Defender Tim Ream played 90 minutes at left back again — and not his typical center back slot — in Bolton’s 2-2 draw with Nottingham Forest

Defender Eric Lichaj came on in the 86th for Forest

Defender Jonathan Spector went 90 minutes at right back in Birmingham’s 1-0 victory against Brighton

Defender Will Packwood was not in the 18 for Birmingham

Midfielder Emerson Hyndman, 18, played 90 minutes on the left side in Fulham’s 1-0 loss to Millwall. He is the grandson of former Southern Methodist University and FC Dallas coach Schellas Hyndman

Defender Zak Whitbread did not get off the bench in Derby County’s 0-0 draw at Sheffield Wednesday

Midfielder Danny Williams is sidelined with a knee injury and missed Reading’s 1-0 victory over Ipswich Town

GERMANY

German Cup, first round

Defender Fabian Johnson was in the 18 but did not play in Moenchengladbach’s 3-1 victory at fourth-division Homburg

Defender John Brooks was in the 18 but did not play in Hertha Berlin’s 4-2 victory at fourth-division Viktoria Cologne

Defender Timmy Chandler was in the 18 but did not play in Eintracht Frankfurt’s 2-0 victory at fourth-division Viktoria Berlin

Forward Julian Green was not in the 18 for Bayern Munich’s 4-1 victory at third-division Preusen Muenster

Forward Terrence Boyd remains out with a knee injury for second-tier RB Leipzig

Forward Bobby Wood went 84 minutes in second-tier 1860 Munich’s 2-1 victory at third-division Holstein Kiel

Defender-midfielder Alfredo Morales and second-tier Ingolstadt visit fourth-division Offenbacher Kickers on Monday

Forward Andrew Wooten was not in the 18 for second-tier Sandhausen’s 4-1 loss at third-division Arminia Bielefeld

Midfielder Joe Gyau (two goals this season) will resume play with third-division Borussia Dortmund II next weekend

FRANCE

After starting the Ligue 1 opener last week, midfielder Alejandro Bedoya played the last 18 minutes in Nantes’ 1-1 draw at Metz

NETHERLANDS

Forward Aron Johannsson is recovering from an ankle injury and missed AZ Alkmaar’s 3-1 loss to Ajax

Rubio Rubin, an 18-year-forward from the U.S. under-20s, made his Eredivisie debut with Utrecht by going 90 in a 2-1 victory over Willem II

BELGIUM

Midfielder Sacha Kljestan entered in the 78th minute of Anderlecht’s 2-2 draw at Westerlo, his second appearance in five matches this season

NORWAY

Midfielder Mix Diskerud went 79 minutes in Rosenborg’s 3-1 loss at Brann

Midfielder Michael Stephens played 87 for Bob Bradley’s Stabaek in a 3-1 defeat to Odd

Midfielder Andrew Jacobson, on loan from New York City FC, went 90 for Stabaek

Defender Jed Brovsky, on loan from NYCFC, was in the 18 but did not play in Stromsgodset’s 3-2 win at Start

Molde forward Josh Gatt remains out with a knee injury

SERBIA

Midfielder-forward Freddy Adu did not play in Jagodina’s 3-0 loss at Red Star Belgrade

AUSTRIA

Midfielder Conor O’Brien was not in the 18 for Wiener Neustadt’s 3-0 loss at Groedig

MEXICO

Midfielder Joe Corona played 90 minutes on the left side and contributed to the second goal in Tijuana’s 2-1 victory over Chiapas

Midfielder Jose Torres went 62 in Tigres’ 1-1 draw at Puebla

Forward Herculez Gomez played the final eight minutes for Tigres

Defender Michael Orozco was not in uniform for Puebla

Defender Edgar Castillo went 90 at left back in Atlas’ 1-0 victory over Universidad de Guadalajara

Defender Jonathan Bornstein was not in the 18 for Queretaro’s 0-0 draw with Veracruz

Forward Joaquin Hernandez, 20, was in the 18 but did not play in Monterrey’s 3-1 victory over Cruz Azul

Players without a club 

Midfielder Jermaine Jones, who finished the 2013-14 season with Besiktas in Turkey, continues to weigh options after entertaining an offer from the Chicago Fire

Forward Juan Agudelo has been staying fit training with Orlando City. He was linked with Sporting Lisbon this month

Defender Oguchi Onyewu continues to train informally with D.C. United in hopes of landing a new deal in Europe

Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.
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