Americans Abroad Wrap: Goals for Mix Diskerud, Jose Torres and Joe Gyau

John D. HalloranContributor IIMarch 30, 2014

PORTLAND, OR - JULY 09:  Mixx Diskerud #8 of the United States plays against Belize during the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup on July 9, 2013 at Jeld-Wen Field in Portland, Oregon.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
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It was another action-packed week for Americans playing abroad, topped by goals for Mix Diskerud, Jose Torres and Joe Gyau.

There are also injury updates on Josh Gatt, who may have re-injured his ACL, Will Packwood and Danny Williams.

Read about those injuries and see video of all three goals in this week's edition of the Americans Abroad Wrap.


The English Premier League Boys

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 01: Tim Howard of Everton celebrates at full time of the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Aston Villa at Goodison Park on February 1, 2014 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Paul Thomas/Getty Images)
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Geoff Cameron and Stoke beat Hull 1-0. Cameron went 90 minutes at right-back. Brek Shea was not in the 18 for Stoke.

Brad Guzan and Aston Villa lost 4-1 to Manchester United.

Tim Howard and Everton beat Fulham 3-1. Howard finished with seven saves.

Jozy Altidore and Sunderland play West Ham on Monday.


Ze Germans

Fabian Johnson played 90 minutes at right-back for Hoffenheim in their 3-3 draw with Bayern Munich.

John Anthony Brooks made the 18 but did not play in Hertha Berlin's 2-0 loss to Schalke.

FC Nurnberg's Timmy Chandler is still out injured.

In Bundesliga 2, Bobby Wood played the final 21 minutes of 1860 Munich's 1-0 loss to Cologne.

Alfredo Morales went the distance in Ingolstadt's 0-0 draw with Fortuna Dusseldorf.

In the Regionaliga, Joe Gyau scored midweek for Hoffenheim II, as seen here.


In the English Championship

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - AUGUST 18: Will Packwood of Birmingham in action during the npower Championship match between Birmingham City and Charlton Athletic at St. Andrews Stadium on August 18, 2012 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)
Ben Hoskins/Getty Images

Jonathan Spector played 90 minutes at right-back in Birmingham's 4-2 loss to Bournemouth. Will Packwood missed both games for the Blues this week due to a tight hamstring.

Tim Ream went the distance at left-back in Bolton's 1-1 draw with Wigan.

Danny Williams returned from injury—one he suffered while on national team duty at the beginning of March—and played 80 minutes in Reading's 1-1 draw with Huddersfield. Duane Holmes was on the bench but did not play for Huddersfield.

Oguchi Onyewu played 90 minutes in Sheffield Wednesday's 4-1 loss to Watford.

Eric Lichaj is still injured and did not play this week for Nottingham Forest.


Elsewhere in Europe

Mix Diskerud came on at the half for Rosenborg and scored a goal in their 2-2 draw with Viking.

Josh Gatt was injured in training this week and, according to's Greg Seltzer, it is feared he has re-injured the same ACL he had surgery to repair last June.

Jermaine Jones played 90 minutes and picked up a yellow card in Besiktas' 1-0 loss this weekend.

Juan Agudelo started and played 66 minutes in Utrecht's 2-2 draw with NAC Breda.

Aron Johannsson played the final seven minutes of AZ Alkmaar's 0-0 draw with Cambuur.

Terrence Boyd played 90 minutes in Rapid Vienna's 2-0 win over Sturm Graz.

Alejandro Bedoya played 79 minutes in Nantes' 0-0 draw with Bordeaux.

Sacha Kljestan and Anderlecht play Standard Liege on Sunday afternoon.

Conor O’Brien did not get off the bench this weekend for OB.


South of the Border

Jose Torres scored again this week in Tigres' 2-1 loss to Toluca.

Tijuana lost 2-1 to Queretaro on Friday with Herculez Gomez and Greg Garza getting the start. Both played 60 minutes. Edgar Castillo came on for Garza and played the final 30 minutes. Joe Corona was on the bench but did not play. Paul Arriola was not in the 18 for Tijuana.

DaMarcus Beasley, Michael Orozco and Puebla play Leon on Sunday afternoon.


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