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Canadians Abroad Recap: Hutchinson enjoys victorious return to PSV midfield

Canadians Abroad Recap: Hutchinson enjoys victorious return to PSV midfield

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Atiba Hutchinson found himself back in the midfield for PSV Eindhoven, which won 4-0 to extend is unbeaten run to 10 games. recaps that and other weekend action.

Hutchinson's PSV rattles off another big win

PSV Eindhoven is on a huge roll, having gone undefeated across three competitions since Sept. 20. The latest victory - the club's sixth straight Eredivisie win - came Saturday, when PSV cruised to a 4-0 result over Heracles.

Atiba Hutchinson, who had played the past several months at right back for PSV, was back in his favoured central midfield role, and assisted on the first goal.

QPR finally out of the cellar

Queens Park Rangers worked their way out of the Premier League's basement over the weekend, but their 1-1 draw with Reading was only enough to boost them into 19th spot on the table.

Junior Hoilett played the full 90 for QPR, lining up as the second striker behind goalscorer Djibril Cissé.

De Guzman cautioned in Swansea draw

Jonathan de Guzman started in the midfield and lasted the entire match as his side Swansea pulled out a late draw with visiting Chelsea.

The Toronto native was shown a yellow card in the 82nd minute.

Jackson sits out again

Despite scoring the winning goal for Norwich in its midweek FA Cup fixture against Tottenham, Simeon Jackson was once against nailed to the bench when his side faced Stoke City in the weekend's EPL match.

Jackson's asence was not felt, however, as the Canaries edged Stoke 1-0 to leapfrog into 14th place.

Edgar finally returns to Burnley starting XI

David Edgar hadn't started for Burnley since Canada's embarrassing World Cup qualification exit, and on Saturday he finally made his way back into the lineup.

The move seemed a positive once for Burnley, which blanked Wolverhampton 2-0 to slide into 13th on the Championship table.

Occean plays 90 in Eintracht deadlock

Olivier Occean lined up at the top of Eintracht Frankfurt's attack, and despite a full match, he did not figure into the scoring as his side drew 1-1 with his former club Greuther Furth.

Eintracht, which has cooled off after a blistering start to the Bundesliga campaign, remains in third place due to the result.

Augsburg remains bottom

FC Augsburg suffered another loss, this time a 2-0 defeat to at Hannover 96, keeping the struggling club at the very bottom of Germany's top flight.

Marcel de Jong put in his regular 90 minute shift at left back for the losing side.

Klukowski own goal can't stop high-flying APOEL

Mike Klukowski got his first goal as a member of Cypriot side APOEL on Monday, but unfortunately for him it was into his club's own net. The 90th minute blunder was little consolation to Ayia Napa, which still fell 4-1 to Klukowski's side.

APOEL is embroiled in a fierce three-way fight for top spot in Cyprus' first division, and the win allowed the club to keep pace with its challengers.

Ricketts debut ruined by loss

After a prolonged legal fight, Tosaint Ricketts was finally given clearance to play for his new team Valerenga in Norway. And, despite the striker's presence on the field for the final half hour, Valerenga remained scoreless as home side Sogndal scored a late stoppage time goal to steal a 1-0 victory.

Fellow Canuck Lars Hirscfield was in goal for Valerenga, which remained seventh in the Tippeligaen standings.

Canadians Abroad Recap appears every Monday on Canada.