Beasley added to Jürgen Klinsmann’s injury list by limping off with an undisclosed knock in the 2-1 victory over Pachuca on Saturday. The triumph secured Puebla’s place in Liga MX for another season.
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Oguchi Onyewu, Sheffield Wednesday defender
Sheffield Wednesday guaranteed its place in the Championship for the 2014/15 campaign with a 4-2 victory over Bournemouth on Friday. Onyewu played the entire affair in central defense for the Owls.
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John Anthony Brooks, Hertha Berlin defender
Brooks recovered from his tattoo-enforced absence to claim a place in the starting XI for the 0-0 draw with Augsburg on Saturday. The stalemate marked a second draw in three attempts for mid-table Hertha.
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Geoff Cameron, Stoke City defender
Stoke continued its push for a top-10 finish with a 1-1 draw at relegation-threatened Cardiff City on Saturday. Marko Arnautovic and Peter Whittingham converted penalties either side of halftime to split the points. Cameron once again featured for the duration of the affair at right back.
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Brad Guzan, Aston Villa goalkeeper
Guzan registered his ninth shutout of the campaign as Villa eased away from the relegation zone with a 0-0 draw against Southampton on Saturday. The US number two made a fine stop on Steven Davis to ensure Paul Lambert’s side ended a controversial week – including the scuttlebutt surrounding the future of owner Randy Lerner and the suspension of two coaches – with a point.
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Tim Howard, Everton goalkeeper
Everton kept its Champions League hopes alive with a 2-0 victory over Manchester United on Sunday. Howard made two saves to secure the points in what could prove David Moyes’ last match in charge of United.
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Edgar Castillo, Joe Corona and Herculez Gomez, Club Tijuana
Tijuana claimed its first road victory in Liga MX play since January 2013 with a 2-1 triumph over relegated Atlante on Sunday. Castillo featured from the outset, while Corona and Gomez both joined the fray in the second half as the Xolos bolstered their bid for a Liguilla place.
Terrence Boyd, Rapid Wien forward
Boyd increased his haul to 16 goals on the season with a double in the 2-2 draw at SV Grödig on Sunday. The former Borussia Dortmund striker equalized after 24 minutes by controlling Thomas Schrammel’s cross on his chest and nodding home. He grabbed his second three minutes before halftime by drawing and slotting home a penalty, but the visitors eventually settled for a point.
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Alejandro Bedoya, Nantes midfielder
Nantes essentially secured its Ligue 1 status with a resounding 6-2 win at relegation-threatened Valenciennes on Sunday. Bedoya completed his clever run with a driven finish inside the far post four minutes before the interval to help spur his side to victory.
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Jozy Altidore, Sunderland forward
Altidore emerged from the wilderness to win a late penalty in Sunderland’s crucial 2-1 victory at Chelsea on Saturday. The embattled forward entered the fray after 66 minutes and made his presence felt 10 minutes from time when Cesar Azpilicueta felled him inside the penalty area. Fabio Borini converted from the spot to claim three precious points in the battle against relegation and wound Chelsea’s chances of catching Liverpool atop the Premier League.