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Americans Abroad Midweek Preview: Adams, Sargent, and more


RB Leipzig will be hoping to avoid an upset in this week’s German Cup tie at Hannover and American midfielder Tyler Adams is one of several players who could jump into Domenico Tedesco’s starting lineup this week.

Adams is coming off of a 59-minute performance for RB Leipzig on Sunday in a 1-0 road win over Bochum and will be pushing to start once again. The U.S. men’s national team midfielder has not totaled 90 minutes since RB Leipzig’s 2-0 Round of 16 win over Hansa Rostock, but looks to be back to full fitness after overcoming a knee injury on February international duty. Standing in RB Leipzig’s way on Wednesday is second-tier side Hannover, which is currently sitting in 12th place in the 2. Bundesliga. RB Leipzig has won four of its last five matches overall and will be favored to advance into the semifinal round.

Elsewhere, Josh Sargent and Christian Pulisic take part in F.A. Cup action this week while Yunus Musah and Valencia face off with Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish Copa Del Rey. Brenden Aaronson and Red Bull Salzburg visit LASK in Austrian Bundesliga play. Zack Steffen remains injured for Manchester City.

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


FA Cup

Josh Sargent and Norwich City visit Liverpool on Wednesday.

Christian Pulisic and Chelsea visit Luton Town on Wednesday.

Zack Steffen is OUT (Injury) for Manchester City.

Women’s Super League

Tobin Heath and Arsenal host Reading on Wednesday.


DFB Pokal

Tyler Adams and RB Leipzig visit Hannover on Wednesday.


La Liga

Matthew Hoppe and Mallorca host Real Sociedad on Tuesday.

Copa Del Rey

Yunus Musah and Valencia host Athletic Bilbao on Tuesday.


Serie B

Andrija Novakovich and Frosinone host Cosenza on Wednesday.

Anthony Fontana and Ascoli visit Lecce on Wednesday.



Cameron Carter-Vickers and Celtic host St. Mirren on Wednesday.

Ian Harkes and Dundee United visit Sebastian Soto and Livingston on Wednesday.

James Sands and Rangers visit St. Johnstone on Wednesday.

Christian Ramirez and Aberdeen visit Hearts on Wednesday.

Chris Mueller and Hibernian visit Dundee FC on Wednesday.

Joe Efford and Motherwell host Ross County on Wednesday.



Brenden Aaronson and Red Bull Salzburg visit LASK on Wednesday.


Super League

Jordan Pefok, David Wagner and Young Boys visit Servette on Tuesday.


Copa Argentina

Joel Sonora and Velez Sarsfield host Cipolletti on Tuesday.


Copa Do Brazil

Johnny Cardoso and Internacional visit Globo on Thursday.


Liga MX

Sebastian Saucedo and Pumas visit Santos Laguna on Wednesday.

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