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Americans Abroad: Wednesday Rewind


Fabian Johnson and Borussia Monchengladbach cruised towards sealing a spot in the UEFA Champions League group stage, while Tim Ream got the better of Brad Guzan in their cup clash.

Johnson played all 90 minutes on Wednesday as a Thorgan Hazard hat-trick led Monchengladbach to a 6-1 win over Young Boys. The victory seals a 9-2 aggregate scoreline and a berth in the UCL group stages, which will be drawn on Thursday.

In England,  Ream and Guzan both played all 90 minutes as the former’s Fulham took down the latter’s Middlesbrough. Elsewhere, Emerson Hyndman earned a late debut for Bournemouth, while Lynden Gooch featured once again for Sunderland.

Here’s a closer look at Wednesday’s Americans Abroad:


Fabian Johnson started and played 90 minutes in Borussia Monchengladbach’s 6-1 win over Young Boys.


Tim Ream and Brad Guzan each started and played 90 minutes in Fulham’s 2-1 win over Middlesbrough. Luca de la Torre entered for Fulham in the 104th minute.

Emerson Hyndman entered in the 92nd minute of Bournemouth’s 2-1 win over Morcambe.

Lynden Gooch played 90 minutes and earned a YELLOW CARD in Sunderland’s 1-0 win over Shrewsbury Town.


Luis Silva was on the bench while Omar Salgado and Jose Torres did not dress in Tigres’ 3-1 win over Plaza Amador.


Jorge Villafana started and played 90 minutes in Santos Laguna’s 3-3 tie with FC Juarez.

Ventura Alvarado did not dress in Club America’s 2-0 win over Mineros de Zacatecas.


  1. Alvarado Ventura needs to wake up and get him a move somewhere else. I wonder the reason he has not played much is the coach or his form? Most likely his form I bet.

    • There were a number of rumors this past off season about Alvarado leaving Club America in pursuit of playing time. One of the options he was looking at was a move to MLS. However the owner convinced him to stay on this season with some kind of promise that if he didn’t get the playing time/exposure he desired that he’d help Alvarado find/transfer to a new team.

  2. Any Liga Mx fans out there, what has happened to Santos, last in the league and in last in their Copa Mx group. No wins, four draws and five losses in their nine competitive matches.

    • He’s played in both League Cup games for them this season. They play Bristol City next round another Championship side so good chance he at least will be in the 18 again.


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