Another strong performance from Malik Tillman gave PSV Eindhoven a puncher’s chance of still advancing out of Group B, while Christian Pulisic and Yunus Musah couldn’t prevent AC Milan from inching closer to an embarrassing last-place finish in Group F.
Malik Tillman’s drawn penalty for PSV helped the Dutch team fight back to earn a point against Sevilla, while Christian Pulisic and Yunus Musah could only help AC Milan maintain a draw at BVB as Gio Reyna watched from the bench.
Christian Pulisic made his first Champions League appearance for AC Milan off the bench as they were held by Newcastle while Brenden Aaronson and Union Berlin lost a heart-breaker to Real Madrid.
The groups for the upcoming Champions League season were drawn today, setting up what will be a much-anticipated showdown between AC Milan’s Christian Pulisic and Yunus Musah, and Borussia Dortmund’s Gio Reyna.
Sergiño Dest’s quick introduction to the PSV starting lineup saw the American impress in the team’s otherwise mixed draw in Glasgow, while Sam Vines helped Antwerp near the group stage, and Erik Palmer-Brown missed out for Panathanakios due to a last-minute injury
Ricardo Pepi scored his first goal for PSV as they eased their way into the playoff round of the Champions League with a second-leg win over Austrian side Sturm Graz.
Christian Pulisic has traded fish and chips for pizza, pasta, and espresso as his long-rumored to Serie A team AC Milan was finally confirmed on Thursday by the 19-times league champions.
The 15-point deduction announced on Juventus by the Italian Football Federation for financial violations has added a complicated degree of uncertainty to Weston McKennie’s long-term future with the club.
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.