With the Premier season winding down, Weston McKennie and his American compatriots at Leeds are in trouble, but the boys at Fulham can pat themselves on the back as a strong season by Antonee Robinson, Tim Ream and their fellow Cottagers means they’re clear to play in the top flight again next season.
Fulham FC captain and USMNT veteran Tim Ream will miss Fulham’s final five Premier League games this season, after breaking his arm early in the Cottagers’ narrow loss to Manchester City on Sunday.
Christian Pulisic flukey crossbar-assisted set-up helped Chelsea to a draw against Nottingham Forest, while Tyler Adams was straight back into Jesse Marsch’s starting lineup at Leeds as they fought to earn an impressive point at Newcastle.
Fulham captain Tim Ream will remain at Craven Cottage through at least the 2023-24 season after signing a one-year extension with the London-based club.
A pair of remarkable wins by Jesse Marsch’s Leeds United in their last two games has perhaps pulled the American coach out of the hot seat, but has left him lamenting the often round-about way the team earns results.
The United States is days away from announcing the 26 players that will represent the country at the World Cup in Qatar, and Auston Trusty hopes his performances on the field for Birmingham City this season in England can make him one of the surprise picks for Gregg Berhalter.
All eyes will be on Antonee Robinson’s ankle after he was subbed off after 30 minutes against Tottenham, while Christian Pulisic picked up his first start of the season.
Following his team’s 1-1 home draw against likely relegation candidates Everton, Leeds United head coach Jesse Marsch threw praise upon his squad’s progress, while questioning the tactics of their over-matched visitors.
Josh Sargent continued to score for Norwich City, while it was an otherwise bad day at the office for Yanks in England. Read and watch the highlights below.
An outstanding weekend for Americans on both sides of the Atlantic saw several players and a coach finding their way onto a variety of Team of the Week lists – with the Leeds duo of Jesse Marsch and Brenden Aaronson leading the way.