Roundup: MLS players find success in WC qualifying

Ireland striker Robbie Keane

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It may have been a night to forget for the United States, but plenty of other MLS players found success across the international date.

Outside of the Jamaica-USA and Canada-Panama games, the most notable success was also found in CONCACAF as MLS players accounted for all three goals in Honduras' 3-0 triumph at Cuba. New England's Jerry Bengtson opened the scoring and San Jose pair Victor Bernardez and Marvin Chavez capped things off with a goal apiece.

Not to be forgotten is LA's Robbie Keane, who scored a crucial penalty with Ireland minutes away from an embarassing loss at Kazakhstan. A minute after Keane equalized from the spot, Kevin Doyle struck to give the Boys in Green all three points. Toronto's Darren O'Dea also went the full 90 minutes in that game.

Tim Cahill was the other MLS player to find the net, as he scored the opening goal in Australia's 3-0 friendly win in Lebanon.

Find out how the rest of the MLS contingent on international duty fared below:

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

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 

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 

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