American Exports: Clarence Goodson solid in Danish Cup semi, Oguchi Onyewu watches Malaga win

Clarence Goodson with Brondby

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AMSTERDAM – Clarence Goodson put in a solid full shift as Brøndby rallied for a 1-1 home leg draw against DBU-Pokalen (Danish Cup) semifinal foe Esbjerg on Wednesday.

The US defender tallied six area clearances and a saving tackle, helping the hosts stay in it until Jan Stryger Larsen's 73rd-minute spot kick knotted the game. The Lads from the Western Outskirts, who've won six Danish Cups to date, will travel to Esbjerg for the return leg on April 18.

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Meanwhile, Oguchi Onyewu watched from the stands as Málaga fought back from a first-leg loss to reach the Champions League quarterfinals with a 2-0 home victory over 10-man Porto, advancing 2-1 on aggregate. The Anchovies, who will not be allowed to play in Europe next season due to financial troubles, will learn their next opponent in Friday's draw.