Jóhannsson made his first Eredivisie appearance of the season in AZ’s 3-3 home draw with Excelsior on Sunday. The lively forward featured for the duration of the affair, but his lack of sharpness prevented him from marking his full league return with a goal. Carlo de Reuver pounced six minutes from the end to give the visitors a point and keep both teams firmly in mid-table.
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Geoff Cameron, Stoke City defender
Cameron returned to his former role at right back for the duration of the 2-2 draw with West Ham on Saturday. Stoke cobbled together a two-goal lead through Victor Moses and Mame Biram Diouf, but Enner Valencia and Stewart Downing struck in the final half-hour to peg the Potters back at the Britannia.
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Brad Guzan, Aston Villa goalkeeper
Tottenham produced two goals in the final six minutes to stun 10-man Aston Villa at Villa Park on Sunday. The home side broke a goal drought extending back to Sept. 13 when Andreas Weimann opened the scoring, but Christian Benteke procured a red card to make the path to victory more difficult. Nacer Chadli and Harry Kane tallied in the late stages to send Guzan and Villa spiraling to yet another defeat.
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Tim Howard, Everton goalkeeper
Swansea survived Jonjo Shelvey’s second-half dismissal to secure a 0-0 draw at Goodison Park on Saturday. Everton lacked the necessary incisiveness to mark Roberto Martinez’s 200th Premier League game with a victory, but Howard once again played his part to back the Toffees to another clean sheet.
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Oguchi Onyewu, Charlton Athletic defender
The former U.S. international center back ended his lengthy spell as a free agent by signing a short-term deal with the Championship side on Friday. Charlton boss Bob Peeters named Onyewu on the bench for the 1-1 home draw with Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday. Oneywu will hope to receive a chance to impress soon with his contract poised to expire in January.
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Tim Ream, Bolton Wanderers defender
Bolton remained fixed in the relegation zone for another weekend after a 2-1 defeat to promotion chasing Norwich City on Friday. Cameron Jerome sent Wanderers spiraling to another away defeat with his double at Carrow Road. Ream once again toiled away for 90 minutes in the setback.
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Timothy Chandler, Eintracht Frankfurt defender
Alexander Madlung turned into his own net two minutes from time to send Eintracht Frankfurt to a 1-0 defeat at Hannover 96 on Saturday. Chandler featured from the outset for the visitors, but his efforts were not enough to prevent Eintracht from slipping to a fourth straight defeat.
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Alfredo Morales, Ingolstadt midfielder
Ingolstadt extended its unbeaten run to 12 matches with a 0-0 draw at second-place Fortuna Düsseldorf on Friday. Morales departed after 45 minutes in the wake of several first-half fouls. The result left Ingolstadt with a five-point lead over Düsseldorf at the top of the table.
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Alejandro Bedoya, Nantes midfielder
Bedoya featured for the final 25 minutes in Nantes’ 1-1 draw with Rennes on Sunday. All of the scoring unfolded before Bedoya’s arrival as the teams exchanged goals inside the opening half-hour. The result left Nantes just three points below the Champions League places.
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Paul Arriola and Greg Garza, Club Tijuana
Toluca dealt a critical blow to Tijuana’s Liguilla hopes with a 1-0 victory at Estadio Caliente on Friday. Isaac Brizuela separated the sides on the night with his winner after just 25 minutes. Garza played the whole affair for the Xolos, while Arriola climbed off the bench for the final eight minutes.