Andrija Novakovich was powerless to stop Venezia’s continued drop in the Serie B standings, while Weston McKennie’s absence for Juventus will be shorter than initially expected.
Disaster struck for USMNT fans, as Weston McKennie’s latest injury cast a shadow on his World Cup hopes while Sergiño Dest saw a half of unremarkable action AC Milan’s loss.
Weston McKennie and Juventus were firing on all cylinders in their much-needed win over Bologna, while a trio of Americans helped Venezia to their biggest victory of the season to break a four-game winless run.
Weston McKennie was back in the Bianconeri’s midfield as they prepared for PSG with a draw at Fiorentina, while an off-night for the Americans at Venezia saw only Jack de Vries and Andrija Novakovich play minor roles in their loss to Benevento.
Weston McKennie lost his starting spot for Juventus in their first real test of the season, while a trio of Yanks helped Venezia secure a point on the road at Cittadella.
Weston McKennie couldn’t help Juventus break the deadlock at Sampdoria while Tanner Tessmann had his best performance on European soil in Venezia’s win over Südtirol.
Ascoli midfielder Anthony Fontana won the Battle of the Yanks in the Coppa Italia first round, with his injury-time goal overcoming a pair of late assists by Venezia’s Andrija Novakovich to assure victory for Ascoli.
Andrija Novakovich has switched one Italian Serie B team for another, having parted ways with Frosinone after three seasons to join Yank haven Venezia FC on a four-year contract.
Young Boys striker Jordan Pefok has been in good form for his club in the Swiss Super League this season. Now, it appears that Serie A side Venezia is interested in bringing him to Italy.
With the 2021-22 season boasting the highest-ever number of Americans plying their trade in Italy’s top two divisions, let’s take a detailed look at how things are going so far in “The Boot” of Europe.