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American Exports: Terrence Boyd scores, Brad Friedel keeps clean sheet in Europa League wins

Exports: Boyd scores, Friedel keeps clean sheet in Europa League wins
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Terrence Boyd celebrates a goal for Rapid Vienna

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AMSTERDAM – All three Americans involved in Europa League action on Thanksgiving Day tasted victory, with Terrence Boyd striking the opener in Rapid Vienna's important 2-1 Group G win over Swiss guests FC Thun.

The US forward (above) was on hand to deposit a misplayed cross in the 17th minute, ringing up his sixth career Europa League goal and 11th of the campaign across all competitions. Boyd also had a header cleared from the line just after intermission.

American Exports: Bayern Munich phenom Julian Green makes first-team debut in Champions League

Exports: Bayern phenom Green gets debut in Champions League match
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Bayern Munich reserve and US national team prospect Julian Green

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AMSTERDAM – Tampa-born Bayern Munich prospect Julian Green made his debut for the senior side on Wednesday night, working the final moments of their 3-1 Champions League group stage victory at CSKA Moscow.

The 18-year-old entered the game two minutes from time wearing No. 37. Even with the three added minutes of stoppage time, Green managed but one unsuccessful touch of the ball.

American Exports: Jermaine Jones, Schalke held to draw in Champions League, now face must-win

Exports: Jones, Schalke face must-win on final day after UCL tie
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Jermaine Jones with Schalke

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AMSTERDAM – Jermaine Jones and Schalke will head into the final matchday of the UEFA Champions League with work to do after settling for a 0-0 draw at Steaua Bucharest on Tuesday.

The US midfielder went the distance, picking up a 75th-minute yellow card that will see him miss the Miners' final Group E match at home against Basel. Jones also fired three shots during the contest, though none of them were on target.

American Exports: Mix Diskerud, Rosenborg have league title in sights but need outside help

Exports: Diskerud, Rosenborg look to grab title but need outside help
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Mix Diskerud, Rosenborg

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AMSTERDAM – It's another action-packed weekend slate for Americans in Europe, with Mix Diskerud and Rosenborg trying to stage a Tippeligaen title rally on the season's final day. All times listed in ET.

ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

Jozy Altidore – Sunderland vs. Manchester City (Sunday, 9 am on NBCSN)

American Exports: Terrence Boyd hits brace, Brad Friedel hits milestone in Europa League action

Exports: Boyd hits brace, Friedel hits milestone in Europa League action
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AMSTERDAM – A trio of Americans suited up for Europa League action on Thursday, with Terrence Boyd striking twice in Rapid Vienna's 2-2 home draw with Group G leaders Genk.

The US forward (above) overturned a deficit with a quick pair of headers at the end of the opening frame. Boyd nodded home a rebound in the 40th minute to level and then buried a corner-kick serve on the edge of halftime, taking his goal total across all competitions this term to 10.

American Exports: Tough day for Jermaine Jones and Schalke in Champions League loss to Chelsea

Exports: Tough day for Jones, Schalke in Champs League loss to Chelsea
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AMSTERDAM – It was a tough Wednesday in the UEFA Champions League for Jermaine Jones and Schalke, who fell 3-0 away to Group E leaders Chelsea.

The US midfielder led all players in distance covered, sticking his nose into all sorts of bang-ups. Though not culpable on any of Chelsea's goals, Jones was whistled for six fouls and a second-half yellow card.

American Exports: Anderlecht's Sacha Kljestan assists, sees red in Champions League draw at PSG

Exports: Kljestan assists, sees red in Champions League draw at PSG
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AMSTERDAM – It was an eventful UEFA Champions League Tuesday for Sacha Kljestan, who artfully set up the opener before being sent off late with a second yellow card in Anderlecht's impressive 1-1 draw at French kings Paris Saint-Germain.

American Exports: Jozy Altidore watch continues as US striker visits old home Hull City

Exports: Jozy watch continues as US striker visits old home Hull
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Jozy Altidore, Sunderland

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AMSTERDAM – Another busy weekend of action for Americans playing in Europe has arrived, with AZ Alkmaar hitman Aron Jóhannsson looking to continue his brand of home cooking against western rivals ADO Den Haag. All times in ET.

ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

Jozy Altidore – Sunderland at Hull City (Saturday, 11 am on  Premier League Extra Time)

American Exports: Aron Johannsson, AZ Alkmaar stay alive in Europa League action

Exports: Jóhannsson, Boyd help keep teams alive in Europa League
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Aron Johannsson celebrates a goal for AZ Alkmaar

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AMSTERDAM – A few Americans suited up for Europa League Matchday 3 action on Thursday, with Aron Jóhannsson and AZ Alkmaar fighting back for a 1-1 draw at Shakhter Karagandy.

The US forward made a key run to clear the way for Johann Berg Gudmundsson's 26th-minute equalizer. However, Jóhannsson (above) was robbed by the Kazakh side's netminder on his best chance of the night midway through the second frame.

American Exports: Who's the US' top European goalscorer of all-time? Winningest goalkeeper?

Exports: Who's the US' top European goalscorer of all-time?
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Jozy Altidore celebrates yet another goal for AZ Alkmaar

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AMSTERDAM – The time has come again to break out the old abacus and ledgers to count up some key statistics rung up by Americans playing in Europe.

It's been a couple of years since we last tallied a few major categories, so we'll hit the refresh button on those and then tack on a couple new ones for your always stat-thirsty perusal.

*Currently active in Europe

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