Cameron reinforced his claims for a return to the starting XI by contributing to the late equalizer in the 1-1 draw with Newcastle on Sunday. The veteran defender entered the fray after 51 minutes and swung an inviting cross for Peter Crouch to nod home in the dying embers of the affair at St. James’ Park.
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Brad Guzan, Aston Villa goalkeeper
Chelsea increased their lead atop the Premier League to seven points with a 2-1 victory at Villa Park on Saturday. Guzan once again featured between the sticks, but he watched in agony as Branislav Ivanovic dashed the home side’s hopes of a point with his winner after 66 minutes.
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Oguchi Onyewu, Charlton Athletic defender
Onyewu made his first start for the Championship side in the 3-1 defeat at Middlesbrough on Saturday. His tame clearance prompted Patrick Bamford’s opener as relegation-threatened Charlton slumped to a first defeat in three outings.
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John Brooks, Hertha Berlin defender
New Hertha Berlin boss Pal Dardai restored Brooks to the starting XI for the 2-0 victory at Mainz 05 on Saturday. Brooks responded to the show of faith with a composed display to help his side pull two points clear of the relegation zone.
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Timothy Chandler, Eintracht Frankfurt defender
Eintracht mustered a two-goal response after the interval to claim a 2-2 draw at Champions League contenders Augsburg on Sunday. Chandler featured for the entire affair and picked up a yellow card in the draw.
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Bobby Wood, Erzgebirge Aue forward
Wood made his full debut for the 2.Bundesliga side in the 2-0 victory over Red Bull Leipzig on Friday. Aue manager Tomislav Stipic played Wood – a Deadline Day loan signing from 1860 Munich – just off Stefan Mugosa for the first 69 minutes of the affair. Wood’s efforts helped the relegation-threatened side pull within one point of safety.
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Rubio Rubin, FC Utrecht forward
Eredivisie leaders PSV displayed their title credentials with a 3-1 victory over Utrecht on Saturday. Dutch international Memphis Depay scored twice to send Utrecht spiraling toward defeat. Rubin played the first 67 minutes before exiting the affair.
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Greg Garza and Joe Corona, Club Tijuana
Garza returned from a knee complaint to assume his usual starting duties in the 2-2 draw at Chiapas on Saturday. The energetic left back featured for the duration of the affair, while Corona climbed off the bench just before the hour to replace Ricardo Jesus in midfield. The stalemate left the Xolos one point behind Liga MX leaders Cruz Azul after five rounds.
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Ventura Alvarado, Club América defender
América continued their indifferent start to the Clausura with a 2-2 draw at Morelia on Saturday. Alvarado once again featured in the starting XI as Las Aguilas settled for a point against the bottom side in Liga MX.
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Edgar Castillo, Atlas defender
Atlas sustained its push toward the top of Liga MX after a 2-0 victory over Leones Negroes on Saturday. Aldo Perez and Enrique Ramirez scored either side of halftime to give the home side a comfortable victory. Castillo procured a yellow card in the first minute to punctuate his usual 90-minute shift at left back.