The last sunrise of 2022 came up in Belgium this morning, although nobody saw it through the grey sky and the drizzle. But as the curtain closes on the old year, a new one will dawn tomorrow and hopefully the sun will be visible.
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.
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.
A rare start for Christian Pulisic paid dividends for Chelsea in their win over Salzburg, while Weston McKennie and Juventus fell just short in their do-or-die comeback attempt against Benfica.
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.
It wasn’t back to business as usual after the international as Royal Antwerp fell to Kortrijk on the road on Sunday afternoon, registering their first loss of the season. Kortrijk 2 – 1 Antwerp Sam Vines played 77 minutes but it was not the game he and Antwerp expected as they finally tasted defeat for […]
Not only did Bryan Reynolds open his account for Westerlo and Sam Vines and his Antwerpers continue in a positive light, but Yanks Abroad also discovered another Yank playing in Belgium.
Antwerp has for the first time in their history secured 24 out of 24 points as Sam Vines helped the back line keep a clean sheet. Just up the road Westerlo and Reynolds also win. Cercle Brugge 0 – 2 Antwerp Sam Vines and Royal Antwerp remain undefeated in the Pro League after a pair […]
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.