While Marlon Fossey and Standard Liege made easy work of Oostende, Bryan Reynolds and Westerlo saw their dreams of a top four finish all but vanish after a stoppage time strike.
The last sunrise of 2022 came up in Belgium this morning, although nobody saw it through the grey sky and the drizzle. But as the curtain closes on the old year, a new one will dawn tomorrow and hopefully the sun will be visible.
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.
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.
Antwerp has for the first time in their history secured 24 out of 24 points as Sam Vines helped the back line keep a clean sheet. Just up the road Westerlo and Reynolds also win. Cercle Brugge 0 – 2 Antwerp Sam Vines and Royal Antwerp remain undefeated in the Pro League after a pair […]
There wasn’t much playing time for the Yanks of Belgium, except for starters Sam Vines and Mark McKenzie, who both tasted victory over the weekend. Seraing 0 – 4 Genk Genk traveled across the Belgian linguistic border and gave their hosts lessons on how to play the beautiful game, putting four past the league’s cellar […]
A remarkable draw for the UEFA Champions League saw the unlikely scenario of the ten participating Americans, nearly all of whom stand a strong chance to play, distributed across all eight groups in the competition.
Mark McKenzie finally got onto the field this season for Genk, while Owen Otasowie returned to the Club Brugge bench in weekend Pro League action.