A bleak day for Americans playing in Europe
Here's the breakdown:
Tim Howard: Played all 90 minutes and earned the shutout in Everton's 1-0 win at Portsmouth.
Brad Friedel: Played all 90 minutes in Aston Villa's 2-1 loss at Blackburn Rovers.
Brad Guzan: On the bench as Friedel's backup for Aston Villa.
Jozy Altidore: Came on for the final seven minutes for Hull City in its 6-1 loss at Liverpool.
Clint Dempsey: Played all 90 minutes in Fulham's 1-0 home loss to Arsenal.
Eddie Johnson: Not selected for Fulham's 18-man roster.
Charlie Davies: Played all 90 minutes in Sochaux's 2-1 loss at AS Nancy Lorraine.
Steve Cherundolo: Played all 90 minutes in Hannover 96's 4-2 loss at defending Bundesliga champion VfL Wolfsburg.
Sal Zizzo: Not selected for Hannover 96's 18-man roster.
Jermaine Jones: Injured, did not play, in Schalke 04's 1-0 win at Borussia Dortmund.
Maurice Edu: Injured, did not play, in Rangers' 0-0 tie at Motherwell.
DaMarcus Beasley: Not selected for Rangers' 18-man roster.
-- Grahame L. Jones
Photo: Tim Howard, shown during a U.S. match in World Cup qualifying, helped Everton shut out Portsmouth, 1-0, on Saturday. Credit: George Frey /. Associated Press