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.
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.
Sergiño Dest’s quick introduction to the PSV starting lineup saw the American impress in the team’s otherwise mixed draw in Glasgow, while Sam Vines helped Antwerp near the group stage, and Erik Palmer-Brown missed out for Panathanakios due to a last-minute injury
Christian Pulisic has traded fish and chips for pizza, pasta, and espresso as his long-rumored to Serie A team AC Milan was finally confirmed on Thursday by the 19-times league champions.
The 15-point deduction announced on Juventus by the Italian Football Federation for financial violations has added a complicated degree of uncertainty to Weston McKennie’s long-term future with the club.
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.
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.
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.
Weston McKennie was the only American with reason to celebrate after the latest round of Champions League games, as a dismal week saw Christian Pulisic ignored, Gio Reyna and Cameron Carter-Vickers miss out, and several more on the losing end.