National Teamers Abroad: Goal for Beasley in Mexico

Liga MX club Puebla FC.

DaMarcus Beasley's run of form continues for country and club, with Beasley scoring in Puebla's 2-1 loss to Jose Torres's Tigres.  With Puebla trailing from a 32nd minute Luis Garcia goal, Beasley subbed on at halftime and equalized in the 58th minute.  Tigres' Alan Pudilo scored the winner in the 87th minute.  Michael Oorozco started for Puebla, now 14th in the Liga MX table. Tigres are top of the Clausura.

Also in Mexico, Herculez Gomez started for Santos Laguna in their 1-1 draw with Queretaro.  Oribe Peralta put Santos up in the 38th minute.  The referee red carded Queretaro's Mario Osuna in the 73rd minute.  With the man advantage, Santos Laguna put the ball into the back of their own net four minutes into stoppage time.  Joe Corona and Edgar Castillo were both in the starting lineup for Tijuana, losing 1-0 to Toluca.  Corona subbed out in the 63rd minute. 

In the Premier League, Brad Friedel was in goal for Spurs in their 2-1 win over Swansea.  Jan Vertonghen opened the scoring for Tottenham in the 8th minute with Gareth Bale doubling the lead in the 21st minute.  Swansea got a goal back in the 71st.  Tim Howard got the shutout in Everton's 1-0 win over Geoff Cameron's Stoke City.  Kevin Mirallas scored the game's only goal in the 28th minute. 

“You sometimes have a run of games where these things can happen, and unfortunately for us, we are on one of those runs right now," Stoke City manager Tony Pulis said.  “You just have to make sure that the lads remain confident and believe in their ability.

On Sunday, Brad Guzan was in goal for Aston Villa for their 2-1 loss to Liverpool.  Villa led from the 31st minute when Christian Benteke scored, but Liverpool were level in the 47th and ahead for good in the 60th minute.  A league down, Stuart Holden made his debut on loan to Sheffield Wednesday, starting in their 2-1 win over Barnsley.  Holden subbed out in the 61st minute with Gary Madine opening the scoring four minutes later.  Reda Johnson made it 2-0 Sheffield Wednesday in the 77th minute.  The referee red carded Sheffield Wednesday's Lewis Buxton in the 87th minute with Barnsley scoring two minutes into stoppage time. 

In the Bundesliga, Fabian Johnson and Danny Williams started for Hoffenheim in their 3-0 loss to Schalke 04.  Johnson subbed out in the 74th minute and Williams followed in the 83rd.  Timmy Chandler took his regular place in Nurnberg's eleven in their comeback 2-2 draw with Wolfsburg.  Trailing by two goals from the 27th minute, Timmy Simons scored for Nurnberg in the 61st minute and Per Nilsson equalized in the 66th.

Elsewhere in Europe, Jozy Altidore AZ beat Heracles 2-1.  AZ opened the scoring in the 22nd minute and an own goal doubled that lead two minutes later.  Heracles scored in the 43rd minute.  The referee sent off AZ's Thomas Lam in the 31st minute and yellow carded Altidore in the 52nd minute.  In Denmark, Charlie Davies subbed on in Randers' 2-0 shutout of Sonderjyske.  Austria's Bundesliga, and Terrence Boyd's Rapid Vienna lost 3-2 to Ried.  Deni Alar scored for Rapid in the 9th and 90th minute. 

Did Not Play: Jonathan Bornstein (Tigres 2 - Puebla 1), Brek Shea (Stoke City 0 - Everton 1), Clint Dempsey (Spurs 2 - Swansea 1), Eric Lichaj (Aston Villa 2 - Liverpool 1), Zak Whitbread (Leicester 0 - Millwall 1), Tim Ream (Bolton 2 - Charlton Athletic 3), Michael Bradley (Roma 0 - Palermo 2), Oguchi Onyewu (Malaga 3 - Rayo Vallecano 1), Steve Cherundolo (Hannover 2 - Augsburg 0), Michael Parkhurst (Augsburg 0 - Hannover 2), Maurice Edu (Bursaspor 2 - Kasimpasa 0)

Injured: Jonathan Spector (Birmingham City 4 - Crystal Palace 0), Jermaine Jones (Schalke 3 - Hoffenheim 0), Clarence Goodson (Brondby 1 - Esbjerg 0)

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