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Canadians Abroad Recap: Hutchinson handy in PSV rout

Canadians Abroad Recap: Hutchinson handy in PSV rout

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Atiba Hutchinson got two assists as PSV Eindhoven steamrolled its way through another Eredivise fixture over the weekend. recaps that and more.

Hutchinson helpful as PSV cruises

PSV Eindhoven continued its commanding form in the Dutch Eredivisie over the weekend, defeating eighth place ADO Den Haag by a 7-0 scoreline.

Atiba Hutchinson was in the starting lineup and played the entire match, assisting on both the opening and sixth goals.

PSV is three points clear atop the league after 21 games played.

JDG's new team loses big

Julian de Guzman made his return to Germany after nearly a decade playing elsewhere, but his reintroduction was spoiled as his new side SSV Jahn Regensburg fell 5-1 to visiting Hertha BSC.

De Guzman is on a short-term deal with the 2. Bundesliga cellar dweller, with both parties hoping that his inclusion into the struggling side will be mutually beneficial.

Jahn Regensburg is four points adrift from automatic relegation with 14 games left to play.

Friend debuts for 1860 München

After a prolonged layoff from competitive soccer that saw him linked to home province club Vancouver Whitecaps in search of playing time, striker Rob Friend made his return to the pitch for new team 1860 München, playing all 90 minutes of a 1-0 loss to Kaiserslautern.

Friend will be relied upon to provide another scoring option for the Munich-based side as it looks to challenge  for promotion into the Bundesliga.

McKenna, Köln victorious

Kevin McKenna played the full 90 minutes for 1. FC Köln in a 2-1 win over Erzgebirge Aue on Saturday.

Köln has been red-hot of late, and its torrid form continued as the club scored a minute into injury time to seal the victory.

JDG2 goes 90 at West Ham

Over in England, Jonathan de Guzman was in his customary central midfield role for Swansea on Saturday, going the full 90 in a 1-0 loss at West Ham United.

The Canadian-born younger brother of Julian de Guzman, Jonathan will have a chance to feature for the Netherlands in its midweek friendly versus Italy.

Edgar a second half sub for Burnley

Defender David Edgar subbed in at the 53rd minute for Burnley in Saturday's 2-2 draw at Peterborough United.

Burnley sits seventh in England's Championship division.

Borjan backstops big Sivasspor win

Milan Borjan manned the goal for Sivasspor on Sunday, when the club grabbed a massive 2-1 win at local giant Fenerbahçe in Turkey's Super Lig.

The win represents a big three points gained, as Sivasspor is one of many clubs logjammed into the midtable. Despite being just five points behind fourth place Fenerbahçe after Sunday's match, Sivasspor is still in 11th.

Alki grabs crucial victory

Issey Nakajima-Farran played 58 minutes of Alki's 4-1 win over Paphos over the weekend, a result that boosted the Canadian's club to within three points of safety from Cyprus' relegation round.

Klukowski goes 90 in APOEL win

Elsewhere in the Cypriot top tier, defender Mike Klukowski took part in the entire match as his side APOEL outpaced Nea Salamis to a 2-0 victory.

APOEL is second in the standings.