With a “Born in the USA” banner on a railing and Bruce Springsteen on the public address system, Jozy Altidore scored twice in AZ Alkmaar’s 3-3 draw with Heerenveen in the Dutch Eredivisie. Video of a terrific first goal is here.

Also, video of Joe Corona’s early goal for Tijuana.....

*Included on U.S. roster for Italy friendly Wednesday


Tim Howard* and Everton didn’t play

Brad Friedel 90 in Spurs’ 5-2 loss at Arsenal

Brad Guzan* in 18, didn’t play in Aston Villa’s 0-0 draw at Wigan

Marcus Hahnemann and Everton didn’t play

David Yelldell in 18, didn’t play in Bayer Leverkusen’s 2-0 win at Cologne

Quentin Westberg not in 18 for Evian’s 2-0 win over Nancy

Dom Cervi not in 18 for Celtic’s 1-0 win over Motherwell

Luis Robles not in 18 for Karlsruhe’s 2-1 loss at FSV Frankfurt (in negotiations with MLS)

Diego Restrepo not in 18 for Tachira’s 0-0 draw with Atletico El Vigia

Cody Cropper not in 16 for Ipswich’s 3-0 loss at Brighton

Josh Wicks and Mariehamn at Haka in Finnish League Cup on Monday

Samir Badr and Haras El-Hodood didn’t play (league suspended)


Carlos Bocanegra* 90 in Rangers’ 4-1 win at Inverness

Oguchi Onyewu not in 18 (injured; knee) for Sporting Lisbon’s 1-0 win over Rio Ave

Steve Cherundolo* 90 for Hanover’s 3-1 loss at Borussia Dortmund

Clarence Goodson* and Brondby on winter break

Timothy Chandler* 90 (in midfield; and also suffered injury) in Nuremberg’s 1-0 win at Werder Bremen

Zak Whitbread 90 in Norwich’s 2-1 loss to Manchester United

Jonathan Spector* 90 in Birmingham’s 2-1 loss to Nottingham Forest

Tim Ream 90 in Bolton’s 3-0 loss at Chelsea

Michael Parkhurst* and Nordsjaelland on winter break

Eric Lichaj notin 18 for Aston Villa

Michael Orozco Fiscal in 18, didn’t play in San Luis’ 1-0 loss to Atlas

Jonathan Bornstein in 18, didn’t play in Tigres’ 1-1 draw at Pachuca

Daniel Potts in 18, didn’t play in West Ham’s 0-0 draw with Crystal Palace

George John not in 18 for West Ham

Edgar Castillo 90 in Tijuana’s 1-1 draw with Toluca

Greg Garza not in 18 for Tijuana

Alfredo Morales 22 in Hertha Berlin’s 3-0 loss at Augsburg

Frank Simek 90 in Carlisle’s 3-2 win over Yeovil Town

Alejandro Melean 77 (red card) in Oriente Petrolero’s 3-1 loss at Aurora

Brad Rusin and Koge on winter break

Sean Cunningham and Molde on winter break

Ryan Miller and Halmstad on winter break

Mason Trafford and Mariehamn at Haka in Finnish League Cup on Monday


Clint Dempsey* 90 in Fulham’s 1-0 win at QPR

Michael Bradley* not in 18 (suspended) for Chievo’s 1-0 win over Cesena

Maurice Edu* 90 for Rangers

Jermaine Jones not in 18 (suspended; injured, calf) for Schalke’s 2-0 loss at Bayern Munich (withdrew from U.S. roster)

Stuart Holden not in 18 for Bolton

Jose Torres* 90 (but suffered injury) for Pachuca

Sacha Kljestan 90 in Anderlecht’s 0-0 draw at Lierse

DaMarcus Beasley 61 in Puebla’s 2-1 loss at Monterrey

Fabian Johnson* 90 in Hoffenheim’s 2-1 win at Wolfsburg

Daniel Williams* 90 for Hoffenheim

Robbie Rogers not in 16 (injured; concussion) for Leeds’ 0-0 draw at Portsmouth

Alejandro Bedoya in 18, didn’t play for Rangers

Ricardo Clark not in 18 for Eintracht Frankfurt’s 4-2 loss at Paderborn

Mikkel Diskerud 90 (assist) in Gent’s 2-0 win over Mons

Chris Rolfe and Aalborg on winter break

Anton Peterlin 90 in Walsall’s 0-0 draw at Preston North End

Sonny Guadarrama not in 18 for Atlante’s 4-0 loss to Club America

Conor O’Brien and Sonderjyske on winter break

Brian Span and Djurgarden on winter break (scored in friendly vs. Aalborg)


Jozy Altidore* 90 (two goals) in AZ Alkmaar’s 3-3 draw with Heerenveen

Herculez Gomez last 45 (goal to cut deficit to 2-1, missed late penalty) in Santos Laguna’s 2-1 loss at Chivas

Robbie Findley not in 18 (injured; hamstring) for Nottingham Forest

Charlie Davies 11 in Sochaux’s 2-0 loss at Toulouse

Joe Corona 58 (goal) for Tijuana

Josh Gatt and Molde on winter break

Matt Taylor 1+ for Paderborn

Conor Doyle not in 16 for Derby’s 1-0 loss to Leicester

Mike Grella not in 16 for Brentford’s 0-0 draw at Scunthorpe

Terrence Boyd* not in 18 for Borussia Dortmund

Jeff Cunningham 90 (goal) in Comunicaciones’ 4-2 win at Suchitepequez

Joseph Gyau not in 18 for Hoffenheim

Bobby Wood not in 18 (injured) for 1860 Munich’s 1-0 win at Union Berlin

Eugene Starikov and Zenit St. Petersburg on winter break

Samuel Petrone and Mjallby on winter break