Bobby Wood started his Bundesliga tenure with a bang, while Christian Pulisic remained on the bench as transfer rumors continue to swirl.
Making his first league start for new club Hamburg, Wood provided his side’s lone goal in a 1-1 draw with Alfredo Morales’ Ingolstadt. The good fortune did not extend to Pulisic, who dressed for but did not enter Borussia Dortmund’s 2-1 win over Mainz.
In England, Lynden Gooch returned to the starting lineup for Sunderland’s tie with Southampton, while Geoff Cameron also earned a starting nod against Everton. DeAndre Yedlin made his Newcastle debut with a late substitute appearance, but it was Eric Lichaj that had the best day in the Championship as the fullback notched an assist.
Here’s a closer look at Saturday’s Americans Abroad:
Cameron Carter-Vickers dressed but did not play in Tottenham’s 1-1 tie with Liverpool.
Matt Miazga did not dress in Chelsea’s 3-0 win over Burnley.
Emerson Hyndman did not dress in Bournemouth’s 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace.
Geoff Cameron played 90 minutes on Stoke City’s 1-0 loss to Everton.
Gedion Zelalem did not dress in Arsenal’s 3-1 win over Watford.
Lynden Gooch started and played 77 minutes in Sunderland’s 1-1 tie with Southampton.
DeAndre Yedlin entered in the 88th minute of Newcastle’s 2-0 win over Brighton & Hove Albion.
Jonathan Spector played all 90 minutes on Birmingham’s 3-0 win over Norwich.
Tim Ream dressed and did not play while Luca de la Torre did not dress in Fulham’s 1-0 win over Blackburn.
Danny Williams played all 90 minutes in Reading’s 1-0 win over Cardiff City.
Eric Lichaj played all 90 minutes and had an ASSIST in Nottingham forest’s 3-1 win over Leeds
Gboly Ariyibi started and played all 90 minutes in Chesterfield’s 3-1 loss to Millwall.
Duane Holmes played 62 minutes in Scunthorpe United’s 3-1 loss to Port Vale.
Christian Pulisic dressed but did not play in Borussia Dortmund’s 2-1 win over Mainz.
Fabian Johnson entered in the 61st minute of Borussia Monchengladbach’s 2-1 win over Bayer Leverkusen.
Bobby Wood played 90 minutes and scored a GOAL in Hamburg’s 1-1 draw with Ingolstadt. Alfredo Morales played 81 minutes and earned a YELLOW CARD.
Timmy Chandler entered in the 56th minute of Eintracht Frankfurt’s 1-0 win over Schalke.
Perry Kitchen played all 90 minutes in Hearts’ 2-1 win over Partick Thistle.
Caleb Stanko started and played 32 minutes in FC Vaduz’s 3-1 loss to FC Sion.
Ethan Horvath started and played 90 minutes, while Josh Gatt dressed but did not play in Molde’s 2-0 win over Stromgodset.
Jonathan Bornstein played all 90 minutes and picked up a YELLOW CARD in Queretaro’s 2-1 loss to Necaxa. Luis Gil did not dress.
Ventura Alvarado did not dress in Club America’s 3-0 loss to Chivas de Guadalajara.
Omar Gonzalez started and played 90 minutes in Pachuca’s 1-1 draw with Monterrey. Edgar Castillo did not dress.