AMERICANS THRIVING IN CUP PLAY
Altidore and AZ will take on PSV in the finals of the Dutch Cup
BRIAN SCIARETTA - Wednesday, May 1, 2013
There is plenty of Americans that will be playing in important cup games this May.

Today American winger Brian "Cobi' Span played the final 33 minutes for Djurgarden in their 1-0 win over Orgryte in the semifinals of the Swedish Cup. Djurgarden will now face IFK Goteborg in the Cup finals on May 25.

Span and Djurgarden's triumph now makes four Americans who will play in Cup finals in May.

Michael Bradley and Roma are in the finals of the Coppa Italia against archrival Lazio on May 26.

Jozy Altidore and AZ Alkmaar take on PSV Eindhoven in the finals of the Dutch Cup on Thursday, May 9.

Finally, Bryan Gerzicich and Ironi Kiryat Shmona will face off against Hapoel Ramat Gan on Wednesday, May 8 in the finals of the Israeli State Cup.