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.
Antonee Robinson and Fulham inched closer to a top-ten finish in the Premier League as they beat former champions Leicester City.
The United States men’s national team put themselves in pole position in Group D a spot in the semifinals of the Concacaf Nations League as they came away with a dominant win over Grenada at the Kirani James Athletic Stadium in St. George on Friday night.
Leeds United has added American midfielder Weston McKennie to its ranks, signing him from Italian Serie A side Juventus for the rest of the Premier League season.
Josh Sargent was on the score sheet in a big win for the Canaries as Chris Richards notched his second Premier League start for Crystal Palace in their impressive draw against Newcastle.
Christian Pulisic was a first half casualty to Manchester City as Chelsea dropped more points, but Auston Trusty and Daryl Dike put numbers on the board in the Championship.
Christian Pulisic flukey crossbar-assisted set-up helped Chelsea to a draw against Nottingham Forest, while Tyler Adams was straight back into Jesse Marsch’s starting lineup at Leeds as they fought to earn an impressive point at Newcastle.
For the second straight game Gregg Berhalter’s USMNT squad must win to stay alive in the World Cup, this time with the Dutch providing a stiff test in the Round of 16.
Win or go home: that is the simple equation facing the USMNT on Tuesday night when they take on Iran in the third and final Group B game.
The tournament-opening hiccup against Wales was a disappointment for the USMNT and fans alike, but with their significantly more formidable neighbors next in line, the team will have to regroup and fight for a result under significant pressure.