While one young American captured a premier cup title, another helped lead his side to promotion to the top flight.
Christian Pulisic helped lead Borussia Dortmund to a win in the DFB-Pokal final, drawing the game-winning penalty kick in a 2-1 win over Timmy Chandler and Eintracht Frankfurt. Pulisic entered as second half substitute and was taken down in the box, allowing Pierre Emerick-Aubamayeng to fire the game-winning goal and lead the club to a German Cup trophy.
In the Netherlands, Shane O’Neill helped NAC Breda seal promotion to the Eredivise with a playoff win. On loan with the Dutch club, O’Neill played in the heart of defense to lead the way in a 5-1 aggregate win over NEC Nijmegen that sees Breda return to the top flight after suffering relegation in 2015.
Elsewhere, Steve Clark helped lead AC Horsens to a relegation playoff win while Caleb Stanko and Mix Diskerud both got extended minutes in draws.
Here’s a closer look at this weekend’s Americans Abroad:
Christian Pulisic entered as a 45th minute substitute and drew a PENALTY KICK in Borussia Dortmund’s 2-1 win over Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday.
Timmy Chandler started and played 72 minutes for Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday.
Josh Perez did not dress in Fiorentina’s 2-2 draw with Pescara on Sunday.
Jose Torres did not dress in Tigres’ 2-1 loss to Chivas de Guadalajara on Sunday.
Steve Clark started and played 90 minutes in AC Horsens’ 3-2 win over Esbjerg FB on Sunday.
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Caleb Stanko started and played 90 minutes in FC Vaduz’s 2-2 draw with Young Boys on Sunday.
Shane O’Neill started and played 90 minutes in NAC Breda’s 4-1 win over NEC Nijmegen on Sunday.
Mix Diskerud started and played 84 minutes in a 1-1 draw with IFK Goteberg face Elfsborg on Sunday.