Weekend Recap: MLSers in World Cup Qualifiers

Weekend Recap: MLSers in World Cup Qualifiers

  • Posted by Drew Epperley
  • On September 10, 2012
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  • 2012 MLS Season, 2014 World Cup Qualifiers

MLS had nearly 50 players playing in World Cup qualifiers and friendlies over the weekend. Here is how they did:

Albania (3-1 win vs. Cyprus, WC qualifying)
F – Hamdi Salihi (D.C. United) – started, played 81 minutes

Australia (3-0 win at Lebanon, friendly)
M – Tim Cahill (New York Red Bulls) – started, played 51 minutes, scored one goal

Canada (1-0 win vs. Panama)
D – Andre Hainualt (Houston Dynamo) – started, played 90 minutes
D – Ante Jazic (Chivas USA) – started, played 90 minutes
M – Julian de Guzman (FC Dallas) – started, played 90 minutes
M – Dwayne De Rosario (D.C. United) – started, played 90 minutes, scored one goal
M – Will Johnson (Real Salt Lake) – started, played 71 minutes
M – Patrice Briener (Montreal Impact) – came off the bench, played 19 minutes

Colombia (4-0 win vs. Uruguay, WC qualifying)
D – Carlos Valdés (Philadelphia Union) – played full 90

Costa Rica (2-0 loss vs. Mexico, WC qualifying)
D – Roy Miller (New York Red Bulls) – did not dress
D – Rodney Wallace (Portland Timbers) – 72nd-minute substitute
F – Álvaro Saborío (Real Salt Lake) – played full 90

Ecuador (1-0 win vs. Bolivia, WC qualifying)
M – Oswaldo Minda (Chivas USA) – dressed, did not play

El Salvador (2-2 draw vs. Guyana, WC qualifying)
D – Steve Purdy (Portland Timbers) – played full 90

Estonia (2-0 loss vs. Romania, WC qualifying)
M – Joel Lindpere (New York Red Bulls) – 46th-minute substitute

Haiti (7-0 win vs. St. Martin, Caribbean Cup)
M – Peterson Joseph (Sporting KC) – started, went 66 minutes
M – Jean-Marc Alexandre (San Jose Earthquakes) – entered as 60th minute substitute

Honduras (3-0 win at Cuba, WC qualifying)
D – Víctor Bernárdez (San Jose Earthquakes) – played full 90, scored one goal
M – Marvin Chávez (San Jose Earthquakes) – entered as 69th-minute sub, scored one goal
M – Roger Espinoza (Sporting Kansas City) – did not dress
M – Boniek García (Houston Dynamo) – played full 90
M – Mario Martínez (Seattle Sounders FC) – entered as 15th-minute sub
F – Jerry Bengtson (New England Revolution) – played full 90, scored one goal

Ireland (2-1 win at Kazakhstan, WC qualifying)
D – Darren O’Dea (Toronto FC) – played full 90
F – Robbie Keane (LA Galaxy) – played full 90, scored one goal

Jamaica (2-1 win vs. USA, WC qualifying)
D- Jermaine Taylor  (Houston Dynamo) – started, played 90 minutes
D – Lovel Palmer (Portland Timbers) – started, played 90 minutes
M – Je-Vaughn Watson (Houston Dynamo) – started, played 90 minutes
F – Ryan Johnson (Toronto FC) – started, played 89 minutes)
F – Darren Mattocks (Vancouver Whitecaps) – dressed, played 27 minutes
F – Omar Cummings (Colorado Rapids) dressed, played one minute

Malta (1-0 loss vs. Armenia, WC qualifying)
F – Etienne Barbara (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) – dressed, did not play

New Zealand (2-0 win at New Caledonia, WC qualifying)
M/D – Dan Keat (LA Galaxy) – dressed, did not play

Panama (1-0 loss vs. Canada, WC qualifying)
F- Blas Perez (FC Dallas) – started, played 90 minutes
D – Carlos Rodriguez (FC Dallas) – did not play

Scotland (0-0 draw vs. Serbia, WC qualifying)
F – Kenny Miller (Vancouver Whitecaps FC) – started, played 81 minutes

Sierra Leone (2-2 draw vs. Tunisia, African Nations qualifying)
F – Kei Kamara (Sporting KC) – played full 90

Sweden (1-0 win vs. China, friendly)
D – Adam Johansson (Seattle Sounders FC) – entered as 20th-minute substitute

USA (2-1 loss vs. Jamaica, WC qualifier)
M – Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake) – started, played 53 minutes
M – Brek Shea (FC Dallas) – dressed, played 18 minutes
GK – Nick Rimando (Real Salk Lake) – did not play

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