John Brooks scored a rare goal for Wolfsburg, but it would not be enough as they shared the spoils with Pellegrino Matarazzo’s Stuttgart.
John Brooks and Wolfsburg hit Mainz early and often in the first half as they came away with the easy win, while Tyler Adams and RB Leipzig were stunned by Union Berlin.
John Brooks and VfL Wolfsburg confirmed today that the former American international will seek a new employer at the end of the current season, following five seasons at the club.
DC United youngster Kevin Paredes has left his MLS club for German shores, signing a long-term contract with struggling Bundesliga club VfL Wolfsburg.
Tyler Adams put in some work for a resurgent RB Leipzig in the second half before heading off for international duty as they came away with the shutout win over John Brooks and struggling Wolfsburg.
It appears the bidding war for Ricardo Pepi has been settled as it has been reported that German Bundesliga side VfL Wolfsburg will bring in the forward from FC Dallas when the January transfer window opens.
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.
The much-awaited meeting between Christian Pulisic and Weston McKennie ended with Chelsea humiliating Juventus, while the other all-Yank battle over in Group G left Brenden Aaronson, Tim Weah and John Brooks all with with hopes to advance.
Let’s briefly turn our attention to three USA internationals who, for various reasons, did not join their teammates for the recently-completed World Cup qualifiers against Mexico and Jamaica.
The fourth round of games in the Champions League group stage is now completed, and the picture of which Americans in the competition will join in next year’s knock-out round or watch from their couch is beginning to come clear.