US Soccer is ramping up for the 2026 World Cup by scheduling a home-soil friendly against a lower-ranked team that didn’t make knockout in 2018 or 2022, as Germany is reported to be heading stateside following the summer.
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.
American players are no longer immune from the negative impacts of big, rich teams stockpiling young players with potential and continuously sending them out on loan.
Josh Cohen and Maccabi Haifa saw their hopes to advance in the Europa Conference League come to an end, while Mikkel Diskerud and Omonoia picked up a consolation point in Azerbaijan.
Mikkel Diskerud and Omonoia saw their hopes of reaching the Europa Conference League knockout round take a fatal hit against Basel while Josh Cohen and Haifa stayed within reach despite a narrow loss at Prague.
Bryan Reynolds was in Roma’s starting lineup as they were eviscerated on their trip above the Arctic Circle, while Josh Cohen and Haifa kept their hopes for a knockout spot alive with an important win against Prague.
The group-state draw for Europe’s new third-tier competition took place on Friday afternoon in Istanbul, giving a handful of Yanks the opportunity to rack up more frequent flyer miles when they travel across the continent.