Argentinean Mauricio Pochettino was formally named as the next head coach at Christian Pulisic’s Chelsea, however whether the American star will ever play under the coach is a serious doubt with an uncertain summer transfer season ahead.
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.
Gio Reyna came off the bench for Borussia Dortmund as they were controversially denied a penalty in their frustrating draw with Bochum to see them drop to second place.
Gio Reyna earned his first start in a long while for Borussia Dortmund in their win over Werder Bremen, while it was a rude return for Pellegrino Matarazzo as he suffered his first defeat with John Brooks and Hoffenheim.
Jordan Pefok broke out of his goal-scoring funk with a dramatic winner to help Union Berlin beat Mainz, while Gio Reyna came off the bench to score a goal in Borussia Dortmund’s annihilation of Freiburg.
Kevin Paredes scored his first Bundesliga goal in a loss to Wolfsburg, while John Brooks had a difficult debut for Hoffenheim as they were drubbed by Joe Scally and Borussia Monchengladbach.
Gio Reyna once again came to the rescue of Borussia Dortmund as his stoppage-time goal led them to a stunning win over Mainz in mid-week Bundesliga action.
Bundesliga action returned after a long winter break in a big way as Gio Reyna came up big for Borussia Dortmund by scoring the game-winner in their game against Augsburg.
Either Gio Reyna or Christian Pulisic will see their Champions League campaign come to an end in February, as Borussia Dortmund and Chelsea are set to face off in the final 16 of the competition.
Gio Reyna’s uneventful start for Borussia Dortmund was the highlight of yet another tough week for Americans in the Champions League, with the Rangers Yanks seeing a merciful end to their dire campaign, and Josh Cohen suffering another heavy loss.