The UEFA Champions League headlined Wednesday’s action, but it was DeAndre Yedlin that put on the most exhilarating performance in a late-game thriller.
Yedlin picked up an assist as Newcastle scored two stoppage time goals to slip past Norwich, 4-3, in English Championship action. With his side down a goal in the 95th minute, Yedlin swung a cross onto the head of Yoan Gouffran, who powered a header into the back of the net for an equalizing goal. Then, just one minute later, Dwight Gayle completed his hat-trick to earn Newcastle a stunning late-game win.
Fabian Johnson’s Borussia Monchengladbach was on the other side of a blown lead, as the German side surrendered two straight goals to fall 2-1 to Barcelona. Johnson entered in the 48th minute, but could do little to prevent Arda Turan and Gerard Pique from earning Barca all three points with second-half finishes.
Ventura Alvarado and Jonathan Bornstein survived and advanced in Wednesday’s Copa MX action, while Luis Silva featured in Tigres’ surprising CONCACAF Champions League loss to Plaza Amador.
Here’s a closer look at Wednesday’s Americans Abroad:
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
Gedion Zelalem did not dress in Arsenal’s 2-0 win over FC Basel.
Fabian Johnson entered in the 48th minute of Borussia Monchengladbach’s 2-1 loss to Barcelona.
Julian Green did not dress in Bayern’s 1-0 loss to Atletico Madrid.
CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
Luis Silva entered in the 75th minute while Jose Torres did not dress for Tigres’ 1-0 loss to Plaza Amador.
Edgar Castillo did not dress for Monterrey’s 3-0 win over Don Bosco.
DeAndre Yedlin played 90 minutes and had an ASSIST in Newcastle’s 4-3 win over Norwich.
Jonathan Bornstein started and played 90 minutes while Luis Gil did not dress for Queretaro’s 3-1 win over Lobos Buap.
William Yarbrough and Miguel Ibarra dressed but did not play in Leon’s 4-3 loss to Toluca.
Sebastian Saucedo and Ventura Alvarado did not dress in Veracruz’s 1-0 loss to Club America.