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Americans Abroad Midweek Preview: Pulisic, Richards, and more

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Christian Pulisic did not feature for Chelsea in a comeback weekend win over Leeds United, but has a good chance to play this week against Everton in Premier League play.

Pulisic and Chelsea will square off with the struggling Toffees at Stamford Bridge on Thursday looking to stay in touching distance of the Premier League top three. The U.S. men’s national team playmaker did not feature in Saturday’s dramatic 3-2 victory over Leeds United, but could start against an inconsistent Everton backline. Pulisic has one goal and one assist across his last six appearances in all competitions. The American star hasn’t found much consistency this season due to injuries, but is pushing for more minutes in Thomas Tuchel’s squad.

Elsewhere, Chris Richards and Hoffenheim face off with Bayer Leverkusen while Pellegrino Matarazzo and Stuttgart host Bayern Munich in Bundesliga play. Shaq Moore and Tenerife aim to advance in the Copa Del Rey competition. Mark McKenzie and Genk look to rebound in Belgian League action after a loss to Gent on Sunday. Josh Sargent and Norwich City face off with Aston Villa on Tuesday.

Here is a closer look at this week’s Americans Abroad:


England


PREMIER LEAGUE

Christian Pulisic and Chelsea host Everton on Thursday.

Josh Sargent and Norwich City host Aston Villa on Tuesday.

Zack Steffen and Manchester City host Leeds United on Tuesday.


Germany


BUNDESLIGA

Joe Scally and Borussia Moenchengladbach host Timmy Chandler and Eintracht Frankfurt on Wednesday.

Chris Richards and Hoffenheim visit Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday.

Tyler Adams and RB Leipzig visit Augsburg on Wednesday.

John Brooks and Wolfsburg host Cologne on Tuesday.

Pellegrino Matarazzo‘s Stuttgart host Bayern Munich on Tuesday.

Timothy Tillman, Julian Green and Greuther Furth visit Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday.

Gio Reyna is back in training for Borussia Dortmund.

3. LIGA

Johan Gomez and FSV Zwickau host Magdeburg on Wednesday.


Spain


COPA DEL REY

Yunus Musah and Valencia visit CD Arenteiro on Thursday.

Shaq Moore, Samuel Shashoua and Tenerife host Eibar on Wednesday.

Matthew Hoppe and Mallorca visit UD Llanera on Thursday.

Matt Miazga is OUT with COVID-19.


Italy


COPPA ITALIA

Gianluca Busio, Tanner Tessmann, Jack DeVries and Venezia host Ternana on Tuesday.


Netherlands


KNVB CUP

Luca De La Torre and Heracles visit AZ Alkmaar on Wednesday.


Scotland


PREMIERSHIP

Cameron Carter-Vickers and Celtic visit Ross County on Wednesday.


Portugal


LEAGUE CUP

Reggie Cannon and Boavista host Braga on Thursday.


Belgium


FIRST DIVISION

Mark McKenzie and Genk host Sporting Charleroi on Thursday.

Sam Vines and Royal Antwerp host Eupen on Thursday.

Chris Durkin and Sint-Truiden visit Anderlecht on Tuesday.

Owen Otasowie and Club Brugge visit OH Leuven on Wednesday.


Switzerland


PRO LEAGUE

Jordan Pefok, David Wagner and Young Boys host Basel on Wednesday.


Europe


WOMEN’S CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Catarina Macario and Lyon host Hacken on Wednesday.

Alana Cook and Paris Saint-Germain host Breidabilk on Thursday.

Tobin Heath is OUT (Injury) for Arsenal.


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