(U.S. Soccer Federation)
(U.S. Soccer Federation)

American striker Jozy Altidore scored his first Premier League goal for Sunderland, a first-half finish during a 4-3 loss to Chelsea on Wednesday. He had not scored in his previous 11 league appearances (seven starts) for the last-place club. Video:

Other Americans in action:

Everton GK Tim Howard shut out Manchester United at Old Trafford, 1-0

Aston Villa GK Brad Guzan went 90 in a 3-2 victory at Southampton

Southampton GK Cody Cropper, 20 years old, was in the 18 for the first time this season

Stoke City D Geoff Cameron went 90 at right back in a 0-0 draw with Cardiff City

F Terrence Boyd 58 minutes in Rapid Vienna’s 2-0 loss at Ried

MF Sacha Kljestan 120 in Anderlecht’s 2-2 draw (4-3 PK loss) at Westerlo in Belgian Cup

(Former D.C. United standout Andy Najar also went the distance for Anderlecht)