Another strong performance from Malik Tillman gave PSV Eindhoven a puncher’s chance of still advancing out of Group B, while Christian Pulisic and Yunus Musah couldn’t prevent AC Milan from inching closer to an embarrassing last-place finish in Group F.
After the weekend’s disappointing let-down against Germany, Gregg Berhalter will hope to regain some face early in his second tenure when his team faces off against regular World Cup foes Ghana in Nashville, Tennessee.
Malik Tillman’s drawn penalty for PSV helped the Dutch team fight back to earn a point against Sevilla, while Christian Pulisic and Yunus Musah could only help AC Milan maintain a draw at BVB as Gio Reyna watched from the bench.
Jordan Pefok continued his progression gelling with the Borussia Monchengladbach lineup as he contributed an assist in their win over Bochum. Elsewhere, Lennard Maloney continued his push for a possible call-up for the October friendlies as Heidenheim recorded a win over slumping Union Berlin.
Christian Pulisic made his first Champions League appearance for AC Milan off the bench as they were held by Newcastle while Brenden Aaronson and Union Berlin lost a heart-breaker to Real Madrid.
The U.S. men’s national team concluded their September friendlies with wins against Uzbekistan and Oman, scoring seven and conceding none in the process. Although the two Asian countries are ranked 73rd and 74th respectively, the October friendlies against Germany and Ghana will prove to be a greater test for the squad and manager.
The United States men’s national team once again scored early but had to wait until the second half to add more to their tally as they came away with the shutout win over Oman on Tuesday night at Allianz Field in Minneapolis.
A much better performance saw the USA run riot against Oman in Gregg Berhalter’s second game back in charge. By venturing into a fresh and distinctive tactical strategy, Berhalter orchestrated precisely the kind of transformation needed. The USMNT dominated Oman with a resounding 4-0 triumph, thoroughly overpowering their Asian adversaries.
Following Saturday’s win over Uzbekistan that was hardly as impressive as the final scoreline, the United States Men’s National Team will be looking for a more convincing performance against Oman on Tuesday night in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
The groups for the upcoming Champions League season were drawn today, setting up what will be a much-anticipated showdown between AC Milan’s Christian Pulisic and Yunus Musah, and Borussia Dortmund’s Gio Reyna.