John Brooks led the charge for Hoffenheim as he scored the equalizing goal that pushed them to claim all three points over Wolfsburg, while Paxten Aaronson provided the assist to help Eintracht Frankfurt save a point in their game with Cologne.
New LASK arrival George Bello will have a pair of Europa League games against Liverpool to look forward to, while Paxten Aaronson and Tim Chandler will be favorites to advance from their Europa Conference League group with Frankfurt.
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.
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.
It appears another U.S. youth international could be heading to Europe as reports suggest a deal has been reached between Eintracht Frankfurt and the Philadelphia Union for the transfer of Paxten Aaronson.
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.
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.
Joe Scally and Borussia Monchengladbach conceded a late penalty as they shared the points with newly-promoted Schalke. Schalke 2-2 Borussia Mochengladbach A penalty in the 93rd minute denied Borussia Monchengladbach the win in the end as they had to leave the Veltins Arena with a point against Bundesliga returnees Schalke. Joe Scally went the distance […]