FA Cup third round action took centerstage in England this weekend and a pair of Americans helped their teams to huge wins and spots in the fourth round.
Eric Lichaj propelled Nottingham Forest to a huge upset over defending cup holders Arsenal on Sunday, scoring a pair of goals in the first half. It was the 29-year-old defender’s first brace in his professional career. Huddersfield Town midfielder Danny Williams scored the decisive goal as David Wagner’s side ousted Bolton, 2-1 on Saturday. It was Williams’ first goal of the season in his 19th appearance for Huddersfield.
Elsewhere, 18-year-old midfielder Jonathan Gonzalez featured for Monterrey in a Liga MX home match vs. Morelia. Levante defender Shaq Moore played the entirety for his side in a road showdown against La Liga leaders Barcelona. Also, Keaton Parks saw time as a haltime substitute in Benfica’s road win in Portugal.
Here’s a closer look at this weekend’s Americans Abroad::
Lynden Gooch did not dress for Sunderland in their 2-0 loss to Middlesbrough on Saturday.
DeAndre Yedlin did not dress for Newcastle United in their 3-1 victory over Luton Town on Saturday.
Cameron Carter-Vickers started and played 90 minutes for Sheffield United in their 1-0 victory over Ipswich Town on Saturday.
Emerson Hyndman started and played 90 minutes for Bournemouth in a 2-2 draw against Wigan Athletic.
Geoff Cameron started and played 52 minutes for Stoke City in a 2-1 loss at Coventry City. Cameron left the match with a hamstring injury early in the second-half, and did not return.
Antonee Robinson started and played 90 minutes for Bolton in a 2-1 loss to Huddersfield Town on Saturday.
Tim Ream started and played 90 minutes for Fulham in a 1-0 defeat to Southampton on Saturday.
Luca De La Torre dressed but did not play for Fulham in their 1-0 loss to Southampton on Saturday.
Danny Williams played 90 minutes and scored A GOAL for Huddersfield Town in a 2-1 victory over Bolton on Saturday.
Eric Lichaj played 90 minutes and scored TWO GOALS for Nottingham Forest in a 4-2 victory over Arsenal on Sunday.
Jose Torres did not dress for Tigres in a 2-1 defeat against Puebla on Friday.
William Yarborough started and played 90 minutes in Club Leon’s 2-1 victory over Atlas on Friday.
Michael Orozco started and played 90 minutes for Club Tijuana in a 0-0 draw against Cruz Azul on Saturday.
Alejandro Guido came on as a 74th-minute substitute for Club Tijuana.
Fernando Arce did not dress for Club Tijuana.
Jonathan Gonzalez started and played 90 minutes for Monterrey in a 1-1 draw against Morelia on Saturday.
Omar Gonzalez started and played 90 minutes for Pachuca in a 3-2 loss to Pumas on Saturday.
Joe Corona started and played 90 minutes for Club America in a 1-0 victory over Queretaro on Sunday.
Jorge Villafana dressed but did not feature in Santos Laguna’s 4-2 victory over Lobos on Sunday.
Shaq Moore started and played 90 minutes for Levante in a 3-0 loss to Barcelona on Sunday.
Keaton Parks played 45 minutes for Benfica in a 2-0 victory against Moreirense on Sunday.