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.
The draw for the initial knock-out round of the Europa League final stage was set on Monday, pitting Weston McKennie and Juventus against Nantes, and handing Jordan Pefok a tough showdown with Ajax.
There were mixed fortunes for the Yanks in European action with Turner and Siebatcheu tasting victory, while Wingo and Diskerud suffered defeats.
Ferencvaros won once again with Henry Wingo in their defense to take command of Group H, while Mix Diskerud and Nicosia fell in Spain and bring up the rear in Group E.
Matt Turner made his competitive debut for Arsenal in their road win in the Swiss capital while Henry Wingo and Ferencvaros overcame the odds to pull off a remarkable victory against their Turkish visitors.
USMNT and Arsenal keeper contender Matt Turner found out the opponents for his best chance at playing time before heading to Qatar, with two games against PSV and Richard Ledezma being one of the overall highlights of the Europa League group stage.
Josh Cohen and Maccabi Haifa all but assured their advancement to the final qualification round with a blow-out home win, while James Sands and Malik Tillman had a difficult outing with Rangers FC in their loss in Belgium.
The draw for the UEFA Champions League play-off round, the final hurdle before the lucrative group stage, was made on Tuesday afternoon, setting possible qualification paths for James Sands, Malik Tillman and several other Americans.
Josh Cohen and Maccabi Haifa had a shocking blow-out victory over Greek champions Olympiakos to continue their European run, while Henry Wingo was a no-show in an important win by Ferencvaros.
Henry Wingo earned an assist as Ferencvaros cruised into the next round of Champions League qualification, while Kyle McLagan and Vikingur’s narrow loss to Malmö saw them drop into the Conference League.