Jozy Altidore and AZ Alkmaar beat Heerenveen 4-0 with Altidore racking up two goals and an assist. On his first effort, Altidore followed up his own blocked shot and headed it in. On his second goal, Altidore hit a beautiful free-kick over the wall and into the upper 90. Even Altidore’s assist was nice, as it came on a nifty backheel.
Altidore now has 30 goals in all competitions this season. Video of Altidore's first goal can be seen here. Video of his assist can be seen here.
Alejandro Bedoya scored in Helsingborg’s 5-1 win over Gelfe. This was Bedoya’s sixth goal in the last 14 games for Helsingborg. Video of his goal can be seen here.
Michael Bradley started and went the full 90 of Roma’s 4-0 win over Siena. With five games to go, Roma sit two points away from a spot in the Europa League and seven points away from a spot in the Champions League.
Carlos Bocanegra and Racing Santander lost 2-1 to Barcelona’s B-side. Bocanegra went the distance. With six games to go, Santander is six points away from safety.
Maurice Edu played the entire game in Bursaspor’s 1-1 draw with Akhisar Belediye Genclik Ve Spor.
Terrence Boyd and Rapid Vien lost to Salzburg 3-1. Boyd played the last 21 minutes of the game.
Oguchi Onyewu was not involved in Malaga’s 2-1 win over Getafe.
Sacha Kljestan and Anderlecht lost 2-1 to Club Bruges. Kljestan went the distance.
Mix Diskerud and Rosenborg lost 1-0 to Sandnes. Diskerud played the first 63 minutes. It was reported this week that Norway is still attempting to convince Diskerud to play for Norway.
Josh Gatt and Molde lost to Stromsgodset 2-1. Gatt went the distance.
Conor O’Brien was suspended due to yellow card accumulation for Nordsjaelland’s 2-2 draw with Sonderjyske.
Clarence Goodson’s Brondby beat OB 2-1, but Goodson was not in the 18 for Brondby.
Steve Clark started and went the full 90 in Honefoss’ 1-1 draw with Sarpsborg.