USA national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called up a host of European-based players with an eye on the upcoming FIFA World Cup in next week's friendly against Ukraine in Cyprus.
John Terry's late winner kept Chelsea atop the English Premier League, while Arsenal sunk Sunderland 4-1 and Manchester City beat Stoke City 1-0 to keep pace with the Blues as Manchester United won at Crystal Palace 2-0.
After three points appeared to be secure following a dramatic fight back, Manchester United succumbed to a late Darren Bent equaliser to give Fulham a 2-2 draw at Old Trafford, while Tottenham Hotspur edged Everton 1-0.
Substitute Daniel Sturridge earned Liverpool a 3-3 draw at Everton with a late goal in a thrilling Merseyside derby. Philippe Coutinho and Luis Suarez gave the visitors the lead, but Romelu Lukaku's brace put Everton ahead.
Scotland provided some tangible proof of the9r recent improvements under Gordon Strachan with a 0-0 draw against USA, 18 months after being beaten 5-1 by Jurgen Klinsmann's side.
USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann's 23-man squad to face Scotland and Austria in their upcoming friendlies features Tim Howard and Jozy Altidore, while Landon Donovan and Brad Guzan are unavailable through injury.