CONCACAF released the preliminary 60-player rosters submitted by the 25 participating teams on Thursday, giving some clues into how US Soccer plans to divide its player pool between the two major summer competitions.
The Championship Playoffs saw a Yank on three out of four teams, but only Ethan Horvath’s Luton Town was left standing at the end of the day, after Zack Steffen and Lynden Gooch saw their teams narrowly eliminated.
Antonee Robinson and Fulham inched closer to a top-ten finish in the Premier League as they beat former champions Leicester City.
USMNT interim head coach Anthony Hudson has called in a 24-man roster for the upcoming CONCACAF Nations League matches against Grenada and El Salvador, in the first gathering of the first-choice regulars since last year’s World Cup.
Josh Sargent was on the score sheet in a big win for the Canaries as Chris Richards notched his second Premier League start for Crystal Palace in their impressive draw against Newcastle.
Matt Turner and Zack Steffen had very different outcomes in their FA Cup Third Round fixtures, while Brenden Aaronson and Leeds face a do-over against Cardiff after the team delivered Jesse Marsch a last-minute draw.
Christian Pulisic was a first half casualty to Manchester City as Chelsea dropped more points, but Auston Trusty and Daryl Dike put numbers on the board in the Championship.
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.
Christian Pulisic was denied a goal in a rare Chelsea start, but it was Tim Ream who got on the score sheet in a busy midweek spate of games following the Christmas holiday.
Brendan Aaronson and Tyler Adams ran the show (and started) against substitute Christian Pulisic’s Chelsea, while Josh Sargent is making a case to be Norwich City’s (and USMNT?) new No. 9.