The United States U-20 MYNT finished a successful run through the group stage, beating Slovakia by a pair of goals to secure a potentially straightforward Round of 16 game.
The United States U-20 squad were made to work for their lunch in their second Group B game against Fiji on Tuesday night, but were eventually able to feast, with a platter of second-half goals served up by Diego Luna, Cade Cowell and Caleb Wiley.
John Brooks and Hoffenheim can breathe now as they recorded a big win over Champions League-chasing Union Berlin to secure their Bundesliga status for next season.
Taylor Booth’s assist was not enough to keep Utrecht from falling against a far superior Ajax side, Kik Pierie’s first goal for Excelsior ensured that they are free from any relegation danger, while Ricardo Pepi and Groningen allowed six goals for the third time this season.
A fourth straight loss for Luca de la Torre and Celta Vigo kept relegation danger still sniffing around the corner, while Yunus Musah had a short, but eventful appearance in Valencia’s controversial win over Real Madrid.
A loss at Parma wasn’t enough to keep Tanner Tessmann and his fellow Americans at Venezia from qualifying for the Serie B promotion playoff, while Sergiño Dest’s lost season at AC Milan came one game closer to a merciful conclusion.
With the Premier season winding down, Weston McKennie and his American compatriots at Leeds are in trouble, but the boys at Fulham can pat themselves on the back as a strong season by Antonee Robinson, Tim Ream and their fellow Cottagers means they’re clear to play in the top flight again next season.
With four of the six playoff games done and dusted in both the Championship and European groups, Mark McKenzie and Genk blew the chance to put pressure on the group leaders after a Sam Vines-less Royal Antwerp were beaten by Club Brugge.
Folarin Balogun set a landmark achievement as Reims shared the points with Angers, while Tim Weah and Lille kept their European hopes alive with a big win over Marseille.
Jonathan Gomez was the hero for the Americans in their U-20 World Cup opener against Ecuador, with the makeshift midfielder’s injury-time goal netting the team the three points in a perfect start.