John Brooks and Hoffenheim can breathe now as they recorded a big win over Champions League-chasing Union Berlin to secure their Bundesliga status for next season.
After struggling in the initial few weeks at the helm, head coach Pellegrino Matarazzo restored the confidence of Hoffenheim as the team racked up their third straight win over the weekend to push them further away from the danger of relegation from the Bundesliga.
USMNT U-20 defender Justin Che has been officially promoted to Hoffenheim’s first team, approximately one year after joining the German club on-loan from FC Dallas.
Chris Richards is still not yet ready to return for Hoffenheim’s Friday game against Stuttgart, despite having returned to training following his injury on recent USMNT duty.
Tyler Adams and RB Leipzig booked their spot in the quarterfinal of the German Cup with a win, while Chris Richards and Joe Scally saw their teams shockingly eliminated.
German Bundesliga side Hoffenheim could have another American in its ranks as they are reportedly close to completing a deal with FC Dallas to sign Justin Che.
Ricardo Pepi made his first appearance for FC Augsburg over the weekend in their loss to Chris Richards and Hoffenheim as the Bundesliga returned to action following the winter break.
Joe Scally and Borussia Monchengladbach finally stopped the bleeding from a horrendous losing run as they shared the points with Hoffenheim in the latest round of the German Bundesliga.
Chris Richards was the hero for Hoffenheim over the weekend as his stoppage-time goal helped them to victory over Freiburg.
Chris Richards was the only bright spot in a rough weekend for the Americans in the Bundesliga as Hoffenheim came away with the narrow win over Timothy Chandler and Eintracht Frankfurt.