American Exports: Edu helps Rangers top rivals Celtic
AMSTERDAM -- There was plenty of European action involving Americans on Sunday, with Rangers midfielder Maurice Edu notching a helper on the winner in a 3-1 derby triumph at Celtic.
The Light Blues rallied from an early deficit to stay perfect through nine and go clear at the top of the Scottish Premier League table.
Over in Belgium, Sacha Kljestan worked all 90 minutes as a 10-man Anderlecht climbed to second place with a 2-0 defeat of Westerlo.
In Portugal's second division, Tony Taylor bagged his second league goal of the season mere seconds after entering with 17 minutes left to give Estoril the lead. But hosts Fátima rallied late for a 2-2 draw.
Danish SAS Liga action saw FC Nordsjælland right back Michael Parkhurst have an active day with six crosses and a yellow card in a 2-0 loss at Aalborg BK.
Meanwhile, a flight below, Benny Feilhaber worked 51 minutes as Aarhus GF stayed clear at the top with a 2-0 win at Skive.
In nearby Norway, Clarence Goodson's IK Start scored twice in the late going to flip the scoreline in a 3-2 decision over Mikkel Diskerud's visiting Stabæk.
In Spain, Jozy Altidore watched on from the dugout as second place Villarreal topped Atlético Madrid 2-0 to stay tight to the La Liga title pace.