Matt Miazga has had a sensational campaign with Eredivisie club Vitesse Arnhem but the American and his team face a huge test this weekend.
Vitesse travels to FC Utrecht on Saturday in the second leg of their playoff clash with a place in next season’s Europa League qualifiers at stake. Vitesse held on for a 3-2 first leg win on Tuesday at home, but will need to defend strongly in the return leg this weekend.
Miazga has made 41 appearances for Vitesse in all competitions this season, helping his side earn seven clean sheets.
Elsewhere, Timmy Chandler and Eintracht Frankfurt will face off with Bayern Munich in the German Cup Final. Kyle Scott will hope to have his name chosen in Chelsea’s F.A. Cup Final squad on Saturday, while Jorge Villafana and Santos Laguna face Toluca in the Liga MX final. Tim Weah will hope for playing time in Unai Emery’s final match in charge of Paris Saint-Germain. Kenny Saief and Anderlecht face off with Genk in the Belgian Pro League.
Here’s a closer look at this weekend’s Americans Abroad:
Kyle Scott and Chelsea face Manchester United on Saturday.
Timmy Chandler and Eintracht Frankfurt face Bayern Munich on Saturday.
John Brooks and VfL Wolfsburg face Holstein Kiel on Thursday and Monday.
Timothy Weah and Paris Saint-Germain face Caen on Saturday.
LIGA MX FINAL
Jorge Villafana and Santos Laguna face Toluca on Thursday and Sunday.
Shaq Moore and Levante face Celta Vigo on Saturday.
JUPILER PRO LEAGUE
Erik Palmer-Brown and Kortrijk face Waasland-Beveren on Friday.
Ethan Horvath and Club Brugge face Gent on Sunday.
Kenny Saief and Anderlecht face Genk on Sunday.
Matt Miazga and Vitesse Arnhem face FC Utrecht on Saturday.
Josh Perez and Livorno face Lecce on Saturday.
Brendan Hines-Ike and Orebro face Djurgarden on Thursday.
Romain Gall and Sundsvall face Ostersunds on Saturday.
Mix Diskerud and Goteborg face Elfsborg on Sunday.
Jonathan Amon and Nordsjaelland face Michael Lansing and Aalborg on Friday.
Bill Hamid and Midtjylland face FC Kobenhavn on Friday.