Guzan earned man of the match honors as 10-man Villa held resurgent Manchester United to a 1-1 draw at Villa Park on Saturday. Christian Benteke opened the scoring inside 20 minutes, but Radamel Falcao responded eight minutes after halftime. Guzan produced several saves on the day to secure a point.
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Tim Howard, Everton goalkeeper
Howard and his Everton teammates endured a miserable trip to St. Mary’s as Southampton ended its barren run with a 3-0 victory on Saturday. Roberto Martinez criticized his outfit for poor defending inside the goal area in the wake of the defeat.
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Tim Ream, Bolton Wanderers defender
Bolton continued its resurgence under Neil Lennon with a 1-0 victory over Millwall on Friday. Darren Pratley struck after 68 minutes to extend Wanderers’ unbeaten run to seven matches. Ream featured for the duration of the affair for the mid-table Championship side.
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Brek Shea, Orlando City SC midfielder
Shea ended his Premier League nightmare by sealing a move to MLS expansion side Orlando City SC on Friday. The switch ends his Stoke City career after just three top-flight appearances.
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Rubio Rubin, Utrecht forward and Aron Johannsson, AZ forward
Rubin claimed the bragging rights between the two U.S. internationals after Utrecht claimed a 3-0 victory at AFAS Stadion on Saturday. Rubin contributed to Edouard Douplan’s second goal inside the opening half-hour as Utrecht eased to a first victory in three attempts.
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Alejandro Bedoya, Nantes midfielder
Bedoya limped off four minutes into the second half in Nantes’ 2-1 victory at Lorient on Saturday. Johan Audel broke the deadlock after 79 minutes to lift Nantes to consecutive victories for the first time this season.
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Timothy Chandler, Eintracht Frankfurt defender
Eintracht held high-flying Bayer Leverkusen to a point at BayArena on Saturday. Karim Bellarabi rescued a point for the home side to cinch a share of the spoils. Chandler procured a yellow card during his 90-minute shift in defense.
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Fabian Johnson, Borussia Monchengladbach defender
Johnson climbed off the bench in the final half-hour of Monchengladbach’s 2-1 defeat at Augsburg on Saturday. The enterprising fullback joined the fray in a bid to locate an equalizer, but Raul Bobadilla’s strike six minutes after the break stood as the winner nevertheless.
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John Anthony Brooks, Hertha Berlin defender
Brooks endured a miserable afternoon as Hertha Berlin suffered a 5-0 home defeat to Hoffenheim on Sunday. The developing center back turned the opener into his own net after 23 minutes and conceded a penalty kick for the second goal three minutes later. Hoffenheim romped from that point onward to register a comprehensive away victory.
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Alfredo Morales, Ingolstadt midfielder
Ingolstadt protected its perch atop the 2.Bundesliga with a 2-2 draw at third-place Darmstadt 98 on Sunday. Morales played for the entire affair as the leaders increased their cushion to seven points over the chasing pack.