Americans Abroad: Weekend Preview

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By JAY BELL

Tim Howard and Geoff Cameron are normally working together to keep U.S. Men’s National Team opponents off the scoreboard, but on Saturday it will be Cameron hoping to find a way to get goals past Howard when Stoke City takes on Everton in one of the weekend’s featured matchups for Americans Abroad.

Brad Guzan and Jozy Altidore will also be squaring off on a weekend that will see several American vs. American matchups. Guzan’s Aston Villa will look to keep Sunderland in last place in the Premier League, while also keeping Altidore from scoring his first Premier League goal for the Black Cats.

Aron Johannsson will look to keep his torrid scoring pace going in the Dutch League as he and AZ Alkmaar take on last-place NEC Breda in a match that could offer Johannsson plenty of opportunities to add to his total of 10 league goals on the season.

Here is who all the Americans Abroad will be facing this weekend:

FRIDAY

Eric Lichaj and Nottingham Forest play Danny Williams and Reading.

SATURDAY

Tim Howard and Everton play Geoff Cameron, Maurice Edu, Brek Shea and Stoke City.

Jozy Altidore and Sunderland play Brad Guzan and Aston Villa.

Duane Holmes and Huddersfield Town play Burnley.

Jonathan Spector and Birmingham City play Barnsley. (Spector is out injured.)

Oguchi Onyewu and Queens Park Rangers play Doncaster Rovers.

Tim Ream, Stuart Holden and Bolton Wanderers play Middlesbrough. (Holden is out injured.)

Jermaine Jones and Schalke 04 play VfB Stuttgart.

Fabian Johnson and TSG Hoffenheim take on Werder Bremen.

John Brooks and Hertha Berlin play Michael Parkhurst and FC Augsburg

Timmy Chandler and FC Nurnberg play Bayer Leverkusen.

Alfredo Morales and FC Ingolstadt 04 play Sandhausen.

Andrew Wooten and Kaiserslautern play Dynamo Dresden.

Aron Johannsson and AZ Alkmaar play NEC Breda.

Alejandro Bedoya and FC Nantes play Guingamp.

Conor O’Brien and Odense BK play AGF Aarhus.

SUNDAY

Brad Friedel and Tottenham Hotspur play Manchester United.

Michael Bradley and AS Roma play Atalanta.

Steve Cherundolo and Hannover 96 play Eintracht Frankfurt.

Bobby Wood and TSV 1860 Munich play Bochum.

Terrence Boyd and Rapid Vienna play Wacker Innsbruck.

Zak Whitbread and Derby County play Wigan Athletic. (Whitbread is out injured.)

Sacha Kljestan and RSC Anderlecht play Cercle Brugge.

Jose Torres, Jonathan Bornstein and Tigres UANL play America.

Freddy Adu and Bahia play Cruzeiro.

MONDAY

Eugene Starikov and FK Tom’ Tomsk play Anzhi

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2 Responses to Americans Abroad: Weekend Preview

  1. Increase says:

    I’m glad Danny Williams is doing well with Reading. Hurray for more defensive midfielders?

    • Joe says:

      Today was one of his best performances for Reading. He’s an original Klinsmann favorite. I can see him getting a shot at the RB position, which is ironic given Lichaj’s consistency at Forest.