Puebla remained firmly entrenched in the relegation mire after a 1-0 home defeat to Club América on Sunday. Beasley played the entire affair, while Orozco missed out through injury.
Brad Guzan, Aston Villa goalkeeper
Villa plunged further into the Premier League relegation battle with a 1-0 defeat at Crystal Palace. Guzan made five saves on the day, but Jason Puncheon tallied in the final quarter of an hour to leave Villa four points clear of the drop with a game in hand.
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Paul Arriola, Edgar Castillo and Joe Corona, Club Tijuana
Richard Ruíz’s equalizer after 85 minutes lifted Tijuana to a 1-1 draw at Tigres on Saturday. The point ensured the Xolos – complete with Castillo and Corona named in the starting XI and Arriola thrown into the fray as a substitute – finished the weekend in the Liga MX playoff places.
Aron Jóhannsson, AZ forward
Jóhannsson procured yet another penalty kick for AZ during the 1-1 draw with NEC Nijmegen on Sunday. Nemanja Gudelj assumed the duties to convert from the spot, but Kevin Conboy struck three minutes from time to condemn AZ to a third consecutive draw in league play.
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Alejandro Bedoya, Nantes midfielder
Nantes moved 10 points clear of the relegation zone with five rounds remaining after a 1-0 victory over Guingamp on Sunday. Bedoya played the entire affair in a free role to spur his side to a second win in four league attempts.
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Fabian Johnson, Hoffenheim defender
Hoffenheim extended its unbeaten run to five matches with a 2-0 triumph over Augsburg on Sunday. Johnson once again featured on the right side of defense as Sejad Salihović and Jannik Vestergaard fired the home side to victory.
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Michael Farfan, Cruz Azul midfielder
Former Philadelphia Union midfielder Farfan made his Cruz Azul debut and opened his Liga MX account with a late equalizer in the 2-2 home draw with Pachuca on Saturday. Farfan emerged from the bench for the final 10 minutes and stabbed home from close range to complete La Máquina’s late comeback.
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Geoff Cameron, Stoke City defender
Stoke City secured its fourth straight home win with a 1-0 victory over Newcastle on Saturday. Erik Pieters notched the decisive goal three minutes before halftime after his mishit cross drifted over Tim Krul. Cameron once again featured at right back for a side Potters boss Mark Hughes dubbed “rock solid” on the day.
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Tim Howard, Everton goalkeeper
Everton moved two points clear of Arsenal in the race for the fourth and final Champions League place with a 1-0 victory at Sunderland on Saturday. Wes Brown turned into his own net with a quarter of an hour to play to ensure Everton and Howard claimed a seventh win on the trot.
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Juan Agudelo, FC Utrecht striker
Agudelo secured Utrecht’s Eredivisie future for another season by nodding home the winner in a 2-1 victory over Heracles on Sunday. The aspiring World Cup striker replaced the injured Cedric van der Gun after 36 minutes and tucked his header inside the far post four minutes later to eventually separate the sides.