Disaster struck for USMNT fans, as Weston McKennie’s latest injury cast a shadow on his World Cup hopes while Sergiño Dest saw a half of unremarkable action AC Milan’s loss.
A rare start for Christian Pulisic paid dividends for Chelsea in their win over Salzburg, while Weston McKennie and Juventus fell just short in their do-or-die comeback attempt against Benfica.
Ricardo Pepi continued his strong scoring form for Groningen in their big win over PSV, while Taylor Booth finally flashed the promise that Utrecht had expected from their summer signing.
Giovanni Reyna scored his first goal in nearly a year as Borussia Dortmund decimated Stuttgart, while Kevin Paredes started his first game for Wolfsburg in their tie with Bayer Leverkusen.
Cameron Carter-Vickers once again captained Celtic to victory as they stole all three points in their game against Hearts to put a four-point gap between them and Rangers.
Cole Bassett and Ricardo Pepi were on the scoreboard for their respective teams in midweek Dutch Cup action, with the former FC Dallas striker finishing up a big Groningen victory to reach the final 32 of the competition.
Cameron Carter-Vickers, James Sands, and Malik Tillman helped their respective teams to victories as Celtic and Rangers booked their places in the semifinals of the Scottish League Cup.
Jordan Pefok recorded an assist for Union Berlin as they maintained their grip on first place in the Bundesliga standings with a shutout win over Giovanni Reyna and Borussia Dortmund.
Malik Tillman scored a spectacular goal for Rangers as he helped them a narrow win over Motherwell, while Cameron Carter-Vickers and Celtic decimated Hibs.
Josh Cohen and Maccabi Haifa pulled off a surprising upset over Weston McKennie and Italian powerhouse Juventus, while Malik Tillman and James Sands likely improved their stock with Rangers by missing their embarrassing loss to Liverpool.