While most of the big leagues are a few weeks from starting the 2011-12 campaigns, many clubs employing Americans are playing league matches. (Norwegian action was postponed in the wake of the deadly attacks Friday.) We begin with video of Tijuana’s goal scored by Joe Benny Corona, 21, a California native who is eligible for the United States, Mexico and El Salvador:

and Chris Rolfe’s tremendous goal for Aalborg (at the 3:05 mark):


Dom Cervi in 18, didn’t play in Celtic’s 2-0 win at Hibernian

Luis Robles in 18, didn’t play in Karlsruhe’s 2-1 loss at 1860 Munich

Josh Wicks 90 in Mariehamn’s 2-2 draw with KuPS (Finland)


Clarence Goodson 90 in Brondby’s 1-0 win at Silkeborg

Jonathan Bornstein not in 18 for Tigres’ 1-1 draw with Cruz Azul

Michael Parkhurst 90 in Nordsjaelland’s 1-1 draw with Horsens

Michael Orozco Fiscal 90 in San Luis’ 2-0 loss at Pumas

Edgar Castillo 25 in Club America’s 2-1 win over Queretaro

Ryan Miller and Halmstad at Goteborg (Sweden) on Monday

Gale Agbossoumonde and Djurgarden at Elfsborg (Sweden) on Monday

Giuseppe Funicello in 18, didn’t play for Mariehamn (Finland)

Etchu Tabe and RoPS at MyPa on Monday (Finland)

For midfielders and forwards.....


Maurice Edu 90 in Rangers’ 1-1 draw with Hearts

Jose Torres 70 in Pachuca’s 4-1 loss to Santos Laguna

Alejandro Bedoya not in 18 for Orebro’s 2-0 win over Norrkoping (transfer to Rangers expected in January)

DaMarcus Beasley 88 in Puebla’s 1-0 win at Atlas

Chris Rolfe 61 (goal) in Aalborg’s 2-1 win over Aarhus (Denmark)

Daniel Antunez not in 18 for Tecos

Sonny Guadarrama not in 18 for Atlante’s 2-0 loss to Chivas


Edson Buddle 84 in Ingolstadt’s 0-0 draw with Erzgebirge Aue

Herculez Gomez 90 in Tecos’ 2-1 loss to Toluca

Bobby Wood not in 18 for 1860 Munich’s 2-1 win over Karlruhe

Matt Taylor last 45 (goal) in Paderborn’s 1-1 draw with Fortuna Duesseldorf

Eugene Starikov 59 in Tom Tomsk’s 3-1 win at Kuban Krasnodar

Joe Corona 90 (goal) in Tijuana’s 2-1 loss to Morelia

Adrian Ruelas not in 18 for Jaguares’ 4-1 loss to Monterrey

Samuel Petrone 15 in Mjallby’s 5-1 win over Gefle (Sweden)