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American soccer players abroad: Rangers falter, O’Brien scores in Denmark

GK Tim Howard in 18, didn’t play in Everton’s 2-1 victory over West Brom in extra time (English League Cup)

GK Quentin Westberg not in 18 for Evian’s 2-0 loss at Marseille

D Carlos Bocanegra 90 in Rangers’ 3-2 loss at Falkirk (Scottish League Cup) Rangers score twice late to equalize, then allow goal in extra time BBC match report

D Clarence Goodson 90 in Brondby’s 4-0 win at Elite 3000 (Danish Cup)

D Michael Parkhurst 90 in Nordsjaelland’s 2-0 win at Hjorring (Danish Cup)

D Ryan Miller 90 in Halmstad’s 5-1 loss to Malmo

MF Michael Bradley 90 in Chievo’s 1-0 win over Napoli

Bradley’s Serie A debut, first American since Alexi Lalas in 1994

For seven others.....

MF Clint Dempsey not in 18 for Fulham’s 0-0 draw at Chelsea, 4-3 loss on penalties (League Cup) Costa Rican Bryan Ruiz missed in final round of penalties

MF Alejandro Bedoya 59 for Rangers

MF Maurice Edu not in the 18 for Rangers

MF Sacha Kljestan in 18, didn’t play in Anderlecht’s 4-0 win at Lommel (Belgian Cup) Anderlecht used mostly reserves

MF Jonthan Spector 90 in Birmingham’s 2-0 loss at Manchester City (English League Cup)

MF Conor O’Brien came on as sub, scored in 70th minute in Sonderjyske’s 1-0 win at Svebolle (Danish Cup)

F Eugene Starikov last 45 in Tom Tomsk’s 3-1 loss at Rostov

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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