A clash between two U.S. Men’s National Team stars took centerstage on Friday, but it was an American fullback that stole the show.
Erich Lichaj scored the first of Nottingham Forest’s three goals, leading the Championship club to a 3-1 win over Birmingham City. The goal was Lichaj’s fourth career finish, and second since joining Nottingham Forest in 2013.
In Germany, Christian Pulisic and John Brooks went head to head as Borussia Dortmund tied Hertha Berlin, 1-1. Both USMNT stars went 90 minutes, as the two saw their sides reduced to 10 men in the final six minutes.
Elsewhere, Russel Canouse faced off with Andrew Wooten, while William Yarbrough returned to action with CLuc Leon following the international break.
Here’s a closer look at Friday’s Americans Abroad:
Christian Pulisic and John Brooks started and played 90 minutes in Borussia Dortmund’s 1-1 draw with Hertha Berlin.
William Yarbrough started and played 90 minutes while Miguel Ibarra did not dress in Club Leon’s 3-2 win over Veracruz.
Eric Lichaj scored a GOAL while Jonathan Spector did not dress in Nottingham Forest’s 3-1 win over Birmingham City.
A.J. Soares did not dress in AGF Aarhus’ 1-1 tie with AC Horsens.
Fafa Picault did not dress in St. Pauli’s 2-1 loss to Erzgebirge Aue.
Russel Canouse and Andrew Wooten started and played 90 minutes in VFL Bochum’s 2-2 tie with Sandhausen.