Paul Arriola and Tijuana continue to dominate the start of the Liga MX campaign while two other Americans contributed directly to goals in Saturday wins.
Arriola scored Tijuana’s fourth and final goal in a 4-2 defeat of William Yarbrough on Saturday night. The victory sees Tijuana seal their fourth win in five games as they stay atop the Liga MX table through the first weekend of February.
In Germany, Fabian Johnson was credited with an assist off the bench in a Borussia Monchengbladbach win. The U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder’s headed pass led to a spectacular Lars Stindl solo effort as Monchengladbach cruised past Freiburg via a trio of second half goals.
Elsewhere, Andrew Wooten scored in a Sandhausen win, John Brooks’ Hertha Berlin outdueled Alfredo Morales’ Ingolstadt and Christian Pulisic earned a late appearance in Borussia Dortmund’s win over RB Leipzig.
Here’s a closer look at Saturday’s Americans Abroad:
Lynden Gooch did not dress in Sunderland’s 4-0 win over Crystal Palace.
Geoff Cameron did not dress in Stoke City’s 1-0 loss to West Brom.
Brad Guzan and Cameron Carter-Vickers dressed but did not play in Tottenham’s 1-0 win over Middlesbrough.
Fabian Johnson entered as a 65th minute substitute and provided AN ASSIST in Borussia Monchengladbach’s 3-0 win over Freiburg.
John Brooks and Alfredo Morales started and played 90 minutes in Ingolstadt’s 1-0 loss to Hertha Berlin.
Christian Pulisic entered as a 61st minute substitute in Borussia Dortmund’s 1-0 win over RB Leipzig.
Jonathan Bornstein started and played 90 minutes while Luis Gil did not dress in Queretaro’s 1-1 draw with Cruz Azul.
Jose Torres and Luis Silva did not dress in Tigres’ 1-0 loss to Toluca.
Paul Arriola started and scored A GOAL while Joe Corona started and played 82 minutes in Tijuana’s 4-2 win over Leon. William Yarbrough started and played 90 minutes while Michael Orozco started and played just 20 minutes. John Requejo and Amando Moreno did not dress.
Edgar Castillo did not dress in Monterrey’s 1-1 draw Necaxa.
Tim Ream started and played 90 minutes in Fulham’s 1-0 loss to Birmingham City.
Danny Williams started and played 90 minutes in Reading’s 2-2 draw with Ipswich Town.
DeAndre Yedlin started and played 90 minutes in Newcastle’s 1-0 win over Derby County.
Eric Lichaj started and played 90 minutes while Gboly Ariyibi did not dress in Nottingham Forest’s 1-0 win over Aston Villa.
Desevio Payne started and played 90 minutes in Groningen’s 1-0 win over Exelcsior.
Perry Kitchen entered as a 63rd minute substitute while Bjorn Johnsen started and played 45 minutes in Hearts’ 3-0 win over Motherwell.
Emerson Hyndman started and played 90 minutes in Rangers’s 1-1 draw with Ross County.
Andrew Wooten started and scored A GOAL in Sandhausen’s 2-0 win over FC Erzgebirge Aue.