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Altidore scores for AZ in Cup win

Associated Press Published: September 27, 2012

ALKMAAR, Netherlands (AP) — Jozy Altidore scored a 76th-minute penalty in AZ Alkmaar's 4-1 win over SC Veendam in Dutch Cup play on Thursday.

Altidore already had seven goals for his club in

Viktor Elm had a hat trick for Alkmaar, which advanced to the third round. PSV Eindhoven also advanced, beating Achilles 29 3-2, and EHC Norad beat De Zouaven 1-0.


SIENA, Italy (AP) — Having started the season with a six-point penalty due to a betting scandal, Siena finally moved into positive territory with a 1-0 win over Bologna on Thursday in the final match of Serie A's fifth round.

Forward Emanuele Calaio scored in the 61st minute with a shot from outside the area that was deflected in off the foot of a defender.

Siena now has two points. Bologna remained with four points, nine behind co-leaders Juventus and Napoli.

Siena goalkeeper Gianluca Pegolo had a solid night at Siena's Artemio Franchi stadium, negating efforts from Alberto Gilardino and Marco Motta, among others.

Calaio nearly added another goal in added time.