Wednesday may not be the busiest day for Americans Abroad, but there are plenty of intriguing storylines to go around as cup action takes centerstage.
In England, American fullbacks collide in the FA Cup as DeAndre Yedlin and Newcastle take on Jonathan Spector and Birmingham City. The latter has been the subject of links to MLS after Birmingham manager Gianfranco Zola stated that the fullback has drawn offers from the league in recent weeks.
Mexican action is headlined by a clash between Santos Laguna and Club America, a match that will see Ventura Alvarado take on his former club. Elsewhere, William Yarbrough and Lyon take on Morelia while Queretaro collides with Cruz Azul.
Here’s a closer look at Wednesday’s Americans Abroad:
DeAndre Yedlin and Newcastle United face Jonathan Spector and Birmingham City.
Jonathan Bornstein, Luis Gil and Queretaro take on Cruz Azul.
Ventura Alvarado, Jorge Villafana and Santos Laguna visit Club America.
William Yarbrough and Lyon host Morelia.