While Christian Pulisic tore Benfica apart in Portugal, another young American netted a game-winning goal back in Mexico.
Paul Arriola scored Tijuana’s lone goal in Wednesday’s Copa MX action, leading his side to a 1-0 win over Club America. Arriola was joined in the Tijuana lineup by Joe Corona and Michael Orozco, who both logged 90 minute shifts in the win.
Back in Europe, Christian Pulisic was far and away the star of the day, providing a goal and and an assist to lead Borussia Dortmund in a 4-0 win over Benfica. Pulisic’s goal proved to be the tie-winning goal, helping the German club seal a berth in the quarterfinals.
Meanwhile in England, Geoff Cameron went 90 minutes again for Stoke City, helping the Potters earn a scoreless draw with Manchester City.
Here’s a full look at Wednesday’s Americans Abroad:
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Christian Pulisic scored A GOAL and provided AN ASSIST in Borussia Dortmund’s 4-0 win over Benfica.
Geoff Cameron started and played 90 minutes in Stoke City’s 0-0 draw with Manchester City.
Paul Arriola played 90 minutes and scored A GOAL in Tijuana’s 1-0 win over Club America.
Michael Orozco started and played 90 minutes for Tijuana.
Joe Corona started and played 90 minutes for Tijuana.
Alejandro Guido, Amando Moreno and John Requejo did not dress for Tijuana.
William Yarbrough did not dress in Leon’s 1-0 loss to Cruz Azul.
Jorge Villafana started and played 90 minutes in Santos Laguna’s 3-1 win over Necaxa.
Ventura Alvarado dressed but did not play for Santos Laguna.