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.
Most Yanks had a difficult second round of Champions League group-stage games, with James Sands seeing red in Rangers’ heavy loss at Napoli, and Gio Reyna’s promising return to Dortmund’s staring XI marred by a late Citeh come-back.
Giovanni Reyna and Weston McKennie were the bright spots for Americans in the first round of Champions League group-stage action, with the BVB starlet notching two assists, and the Juventus midfielder providing his team’s only offensive output.
According to several reports, the long mystery surrounding John Brooks’ next destination after departing Wolfsburg might finally be solved, with La Liga club RCD Mallorca set to sign the former USMNT defender.
John Brooks scored a rare goal for Wolfsburg, but it would not be enough as they shared the spoils with Pellegrino Matarazzo’s Stuttgart.
John Brooks and Wolfsburg hit Mainz early and often in the first half as they came away with the easy win, while Tyler Adams and RB Leipzig were stunned by Union Berlin.
Gregg Berhalter’s unveiling of his 27-man roster for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers has left some people baffled over some of his selections, and one prominent player in a foul mood for being snubbed.
Pellegrino Matarazzo got a bit of a boost in Stuttgart’s survival hopes as they fought back to take all three points in their win over Joe Scally and Borussia Monchengladbach.
John Brooks and VfL Wolfsburg confirmed today that the former American international will seek a new employer at the end of the current season, following five seasons at the club.
John Brooks and Wolfsburg started off well, but could not hold on as they were forced to share the points in a thriller with Borussia Monchengladbach.