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Canada's number one and two goalkeepers - Lars Hirschfeld and Milan Borjan - both backstopped their respective club sides to victory on Monday. recaps that and more.

Hirschfeld, Vålerenga win second straight

Goalkeeper Lars Hirschfeld was in the net on Monday as his side Vålerenga earned a 2-1 road victory at Fredrikstad.

Hirschfeld's presence will ease some Canadian fans' nerves, as the veteran shot-stopper has been bothered by an ankle injury in recent weeks, putting his fitness in question ahead of a pair of massive World Cup qualifiers later this month.

His return to 90-minute duty is welcome news for his club side as well, which climbed to fifth in Norway's Tippeligaen on the strength of the victory.

Fellow Canadian Tosiant Ricketts, who joined Vålerenga recently after a protracted contract dispute with his former club, has still not received legal clearance to play for his new team.

Borjan grabs clean sheet in Turkey

Not to be outdone by his international teammate, goalkeeper Milan Borjan earned a clean sheet for Turkish side Sivasspor on Monday, helping the team to a 1-0 victory over visiting Beşiktaş.

The win propels Sivasspor into 11th place in the Süper Lig, and it gives Borjan two consecutive league shut outs.

Jackson goes 45 in Norwich loss

Simeon Jackson lined up at the striker position for Norwich City on Saturday, and, despite a handful of near-misses, could not get on the scoresheet against Liverpool. He was subbed out at halftime as the Canaries looked to other options in a fruitless attempt to curb the tide, and Norwich eventually fell 5-2.

The loss sees Norwich into the relegation zone, although there is still plenty of time left in the Premier League campaign.

Hoilett a late sub as QPR falls to West Ham

Junior Hoilett subbed in at the 84th minute as his club Queens Park Rangers looked for a late equalizer against West Ham United, but the young Canadian couldn't provide the spark needed as QPR fell 2-1 on Monday.

QPR is dead last in the EPL after six matches played.

Edgar goes the distance in Burnley draw

David Edgar logged his customary 90 minutes on Burnley's back line as the Championship side fought to a 2-2 draw with Millwall over the weekend.

Burnley sits on 10 points after 8 games played, good for a midtable spot in England second tier.

Hume scores first goal for his new club

Striker Iain Hume, who had fallen out of favour at Preston North End and joined Doncaster Rovers on loan, tallied his first goal for his new side on Saturday when his opened the scoring in a match versus Leyton Orient.

Rovers went on to win 2-0, improving their record to 4-2-2 (W-D-L) in England's League One.

Haber scores second of the year for Stevenage

The other Canadian in the English third tier, forward Marcus Haber, scored to help his team Stevenage to a 2-2 draw with Bury on Saturday.

The goal was Haber's second league goal of the campaign thus far.

Hutchinson, PSV steamroll VVV

Atiba Hutchinson went 90 for PSV Eindhoven in a lopsided 6-0 victory over VVV Venlo in the Dutch Eredivisie.

Hutchinson lined up at right back in Sunday's huge win, which vaulted PSV to third place on the table.

De Jong's Augsburg grabs draw

In Bundesliga action, Marcel de Jong started and played the full match for FC Augsburg in a scoreless draw at TSG Hoffenheim .

De Jong's club is still at the bottom of the Bundesliga standings despite the draw, which represented Augsburg's second point of the season.

Occean sits as Eintracht Frankfurt keeps rolling

Big striker Olivier Occean was kept out of the lineup due to injury on Sunday, but his club Eintracht Frankfurt didn't seem to miss him as the high-flying side beat Freiburg 2-1.

The Frankfurt club remains undefeated through six matches in the 2012-13 Bundesliga campaign, trailing only Bayern Munich in the standings.

Nakajima-Farran plays 73 in Larnaca win

AEK Larnaca kept its share of the lead atop the Cyprus top tier with a 1-0 win over Olympiakos on Saturday.

Winger Issey Nakajima-Farran started and played 73 minutes in the victory, Larnaca's fourth straight to start the season.

Checinski on losing end of 1-0 result in Sweden

Goalkeeper Tomer Chencinski was back in net for Swedish cellar dwellar Örebro SK over the weekend, but his return to the starting lineup was spoiled as host Elfsborg notched a 1-0 victory.

Örebro looks almost certain to relegate, as the club has accumulated only 15 points in 25 matches.

Trafford goes the distance in Mariehamn loss

Defender Mason Trafford played the full 90 for IFK Mariehamn in a 3-2 loss at JJK in Finland's Veikkausliiga.

Mariehamn is in fourth place.

Late Jonke goal not enough for Jaro

Frank Jonke scored in the 90th minute, but his goal was not enough to salvage a result for Jaro, which fell 2-1 at VPS on Monday.

Jaro sits second from bottom in the Veikkausliiga.

Cavallini sees late action in Uruguay

Teenaged striker Lucas Cavallini subbed on in the 72nd minute for Juventud de Las Piedras in a 1-1 draw at league-leading Defensor Sporting in Uruguay's Primera Division.

Cavallini continue to work his way into the lineup at the modest club, which now sits in 12th place.

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