Americans Abroad

Adams records first assist for RB Leipzig – Football Article

Tyler Adams’ return to RB Leipzig’s starting lineup paid off in big dividends. The 20-year-old registered his first career Bundesliga point on Saturday, assisting on Leipzig’s third goal in a 3-1 road win over Stuttgart. With Leipzig hanging onto a 2-1 advantage midway through the second-half, Adams set up Yussuf Poulsen with a clever through ball assist for the insurance goal in the 74th minute. Adams finished the match with a 71% passing completion rate, while winning nine duels and…

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NWSL stars shine as Sydney FC claim championship – Equalizer Soccer – Football Article

Savannah McCaskill led the way with a brace as Sydney FC defeated Perth Glory 4-2 to claim the 2019 W-League Grand Final championship on Saturday. As they did in their semifinal, Perth got off to a slow start, and Sydney made them pay. In the second minute, McCaskill got an unexpected chance but knocked it off the crossbar. Less than five minutes later, Sofia Huerta ran onto a ball from McCaskill, took one touch, and… This is only a snippet…

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Americans Abroad Weekend Preview: McKennie, Novakovich, and more – Football Article

Weston McKennie has been a versatile piece for Schalke this season, moving around from centerback to midfield and so on. The 20-year-old will hope to propel his team to victory this weekend as they face Freiburg in Gelsenkirchen. Schalke has struggled to climb up the Bundesliga table and fell 3-1 at Bayern Munich last weekend. McKennie was a lone bright spot in the defeat, registering a clever assist for Schalke’s only goal at Allianz Arena. The U.S. Men’s National Team…

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Pulisic scores despite German Cup exit for Dortmund – Football Article

Christian Pulisic had a strong outing for Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday despite the club being eliminated from the German DFB Pokal. Althought he put his side in front at one point, Pulisic could not help his team avoid a Round of 16 exit. Pulisic scored the second goal in Dortmund’s 4-2 shootout defeat at Signal Iduna Park. The 20-year-old showed great skill in the 105th minute to put Dortmund in front at the time. After a great solo run, Pulisic…

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MLS prevents Nashville SC from adding Gutman on loan – Football Article

MAC Hermann winner Andrew Gutman looked ready to join Nashville SC on loan after signing with Scottish giants Celtic earlier this week. However, Major League Soccer is preventing the 2020 expansion side from adding Gutman on a season-long loan. Nashville SC released a statement stating they will not proceed with the loan due to MLS not supporting the move. Celtic agreed to a three-year contract with Gutman on Thursday before eventually announcing the loan deal with Nashville. Gutman, 22, a…

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Matt Miazga joins Reading on loan – Football Article

Matt Miazga will remain in England for the remainder of the 2018-19 season. The 23-year-old has joined EFL Championship side Reading on loan from Chelsea, the club announced on Friday. Miazga joins Reading after an unsuccessful loan spell with Ligue 1 side Nantes, where he made eight appearances between Aug. 2018-Jan. 2019. Goal reported earlier this week that Nantes manager Vahid Halilhodzic accused Miazga of faking a back injury in order to leave the club. “Matt is a skillful, committed…

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Americans Abroad Weekend Preview: Weah, Horvath, and more – Football Article

Timothy Weah’s start to life in the Scottish Premier League has gotten off to a terrific opening. Now the U.S. Men’s National Team forward will aim to help his side to a third straight win in all competitions. Weah heads into Saturday’s league clash with Hamilton Academic looking to score a goal in his third consecutive appearance. Despite having to come off the bench in Celtic’s last two victories, Weah has provided a nice boost for Brendan Rodgers’ team who…

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Andrija Novakovich scores first goal for Fortuna Sittard since September – Football Article

15 shares share tweet pin sms send email By: Jay Stucchio | 2 hours ago Andrija Novakovich ended a goal draught on Wednesday with a beautiful strike against one of the Netherlands top sides. The U.S. Men’s National Team forward scored his club’s lone goal in their 4-1 defeat to Feyenoord sending Fortuna Sittard out of the KNVB Cup. With his team trailing 1-0, Novakovich made a strong run before beating a defender and sending his shot beneath a sprawling……

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Weah aiming for continued success following debut goal – Football Article

Timothy Weah is one of those players where he will be successful if given the opportunities to be. Being able to score on his debut with Scottish giants Celtic on Saturday was just another example of what the forward can do. The 18-year-old scored the third goal in Celtic’s 3-0 victory over Airdrieonians in the fourth round of the Scottish FA Cup. What’s even better was Weah did so in only 13 minutes after stepping onto the pitch at a…

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Adams will definitely be in squad against Dortmund – Football Article

Tyler Adams may still be getting accustomed to his new home at RB Leipzig but the 19-year-old is expected to be tossed into the first-team squad this weekend. The U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder will be in Leipzig’s 18-man squad for Saturday’s top-four showdown against Borussia Dortmund, Leipzig head coach Ralf Rangnick confirmed at Thursday’s press conference. Leipzig travel to the league leaders which could also see Adams’ fellow USMNT teammate Christian Pulisic on the pitch for Dortmund. “Tyler has…

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David Wagner leaves Huddersfield Town by mutual consent – Football Article

The lone American manager in the Premier League has departed his club amid a relegation battle. The 47-year-old, who made eight appearances as a player for the U.S. Men’s National Team left Huddersfield Town by mutual consent on Monday. “I’d like to begin by thanking David for all he has achieved at Huddersfield Town over the last three-and-a-half years,” Huddersfield Town chairman Dean Hoyle said in a club statement. “Under his stewardship, we’ve achieved things on the football pitch that…

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