Jozy Altidore continued his run of form with AZ, scoring three of their four goals in a shutout of Roda. Altidore opened the scoring in the 12th minute and then assisted on Erik Falkenburg's goal in the 29th. Altidore added AZ's third in the 40th and finished off the scoring in the 65th minute.
Also in the European leagues, Sacha Kljestan went the distance for Anderlecht drawing 1-1 with Lierse. Anderlecht were ahead in the 12th minute when Kanu scored, but gave up a goal four minutes from time. Michael Parkhurst was in the eleven for Nordsjaelland, losing 2-1 to Copenhagen. Nordsjaelland took the lead through an own goal in the 45th, but Copenhagen drew level in the 72nd and got their winner seven minutes later. Charlie Davies subbed on in the 59th minute for Randers in a 4-0 loss to AaB. Clarence Goodson went the distance for Brindby in their 2-2 draw with Horsens. In Austria, Terrence Boyd subbed out for Rapid Vienna in a scoreless draw with Trenkwalder Admira. Mix Diskerud got the start for Rosenborg, shutting out Chad Barrett's Valerenga 3-0.
Bundesliga, and Jermaine Jones and Schalke beat Greuther Furth 2-0. Steve Cherundolo and Hannover beat Werder Bremen 3-2. Hannover had scored twice by the 10th minute but needed a 92nd minute winner from Slabolcs Huszti - his second goal of the game. Timmy Chandler's Nurnberg beat 'Gladbach 3-2. 'Gladbach came back from two goals to level the score in the 53rd minute, but Nurnberg got a winner from Hiroshi Kiyotake two minutes later. Fabian Johnson and Danny Williams got the start for Hoffenheim, losing 5-3 to Freiburg. Hoffenheim led from the 2nd minute but fell behind to 17th and 27th minute goals. Hoffenheim would get another equalizer before two 80th minute goals from Freiburg put the game away.
In the Premier League, Eric Lichaj and Brad Guzan started for Aston Villa in a 2-0 shutout of Swansea City. Villa got a 16th minute goal from Matthew Lowton and Christian Benteke made it 2-0 in the 88th. Lichaj was yellow carded in the 80th minute. Geoff Cameron subbed on in the 85th minute for Stoke, drawing 1-1 with Manchester City. Stoke led from the 15th minute when Peter Crouch scored. City equalized 20 minutes later. Brad Friedel got the start for Spurs in a 3-1 win over Reading with Clint Dempsey debuting for Tottenham in the 78th minute.
A league down, Jonathan Spector and Birmingham City gave up a two-goal lead in a 2-2 draw with Nottingham Forest. All the goals came late, with City opening the scoring in the 69th through Hayden Mullins and adding their second two minutes later when Marlon King scored. It would take two minutes more for Forest to score. A league below that, Frank Simek and Carlisle finished 2-2 against Swindon.
Liga MX, and Pachuca went ahead by two Felix Borja goals (15th and 25th) only to let Morelia back in with a 35th minute own-goal. Jose Torres made it 3-1 in the 58th in what would turn out to be the winner after Morelia scored again in the 74th. Herculez Gomez subbed on in the 78th minute with Santos Laguna shutout 2-0 by Club America. DaMarcus Beasley and Puebla lost 3-2 to Monterrey. Puebla came back from two goals down, but it was Monterrey coming up with a 75th minute winner. Edgar Castillo got the start and Joe Corona subbed on in the 65th minute for Tijuana in a 2-1 win over Atlante on Sunday night. Tijuana opened the scoring in the 50th minute and it was 2-0 three minutes later. Atlante pulled a goal back three minutes from time.
Did Not Play: Oguchi Onyewu (Malaga 3 - Levante 1), Carlos Bocanegra (Racing Santander 3- Huelva 0), Alejandro Bedoya (Helsingborg 4 - Sundsvall 0), David Yelldell (Bayer Leverkusen 0 - Borussia Dortmund 3), Maurice Edu (Stoke 1 - Manchester City 1), Tim Ream (Bolton 2 - Watford 1), Robbie Findley (Nottingham Forest 2 - Birmingham City 2), Zak Whitbread (Leicester 1 - Wolves 2), Robbie Rogers (Stevenage 2 - Crewe Alexandria 2), Jonathan Bornstein (Tigres 2 - Cruz Azul 0), Michael Orozco (San Luis 1 - UNAM Pumas 0),
Injured: Michael Bradley (Roma 2 - Bologna 3), Stu Holden (Bolton 2 - Watford 1)