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Americans Abroad Midweek Rewind: McKennie, Robinson, and more

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Juventus advanced to the Coppa Italia semifinals on Thursday and Weston McKennie was a key part of its win over Sassuolo in Turin.

McKennie logged his first 90 minutes since returning from international duty, helping Juventus claim a 2-1 victory on home soil. The U.S. men’s national team midfielder was all over the place for the Bianconeri, hitting the crossbar once, and also winning six of his nine total duels in the match. McKennie also completed 31 of his 40 passing attempts and was strong in an advanced attacking position alongside Paulo Dybala and Juan Cuadrado.

Juventus has now won four of its last five matches in all competitions and will next visit fifth place Atalanta on Sunday.

In England, Antonee Robinson and Tim Ream helped Fulham to a shutout win over Millwall while Marlon Fossey also was on the victorious side for Bolton Wanderers.

In Scotland, Cameron Carter-Vickers and Christian Ramirez went head-to-head, but it was Carter-Vickers and Celtic who walked away with three points. Ian Harkes also went the distance in Premiership action.

Elsewhere, Haji Wright closed out a 2-0 victory for Turkish club Antalyaspor with a late goal.

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


International


Club World Cup

Christian Pulisic dressed but did not play in Chelsea’s 1-0 win over Al Hilal on Wednesday.


England


Premier League

Josh Sargent did not dress in Norwich City’s 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace on Wednesday.

Zack Steffen dressed but did not play in Manchester City’s 2-0 win over Brentford on Wednesday.

League Championship

Antonee Robinson, Tim Ream started and played 90 minutes in Fulham’s 3-0 win over Millwall on Tuesday.

Duane Holmes started and played 86 minutes in Huddersfield’s 0-0 draw with Preston North End on Wednesday.

Matthew Olosunde did not dress for Preston North End.

Ethan Horvath dressed but did not play in Nottingham Forest’s 2-0 win over Blackburn Rovers on Wednesday.

Daryl Dike is OUT (Injury) for West Brom.

League One

Marlon Fossey started and played 90 minutes in Bolton Wanderers 2-1 win over Charlton Athletic on Tuesday.

Lynden Gooch dressed but did not play in Sunderland’s 2-1 loss to Cheltenham Town on Tuesday.


Spain


Copa Del Rey

Yunus Musah and Valencia host Athletic Bilbao on Thursday.


Italy


Coppa Italia

Weston McKennie and Juventus host Sassuolo on Thursday.


Germany


3. Liga

Johan Gomez started and played 70 minutes in FSV Zwickau’s 1-0 win over Viktoria Koeln on Tuesday.


France


Coupe de France

Konrad De La Fuente dressed but did not play in Marseille’s 4-1 loss to Nice on Wednesday.


Netherlands


KNVB Cup

Richie Ledezma did not dress in PSV’s 4-0 win over NAC Breda on Tuesday.


Scotland


Premiership

Cameron Carter-Vickers started and played 90 minutes in Celtic’s 3-2 win over Aberdeen on Wednesday.

Christian Ramirez started, scored A GOAL, and played 90 minutes for Aberdeen on Wednesday.

Ian Harkes started and played 90 minutes in Dundee United’s 2-0 win over Motherwell on Wednesday.

Joe Efford started and played 90 minutes for Motherwell.

Chris Mueller came off the bench and played 26 minutes in Hibernian’s 2-0 loss to Rangers on Wednesday.

James Sands dressed but did not play for Rangers.

Sebastian Soto did not dress in Livingston’s 1-1 draw with Ross County on Wednesday.


Belgium


Pro League

Mark McKenzie dressed but did not play in Genk’s 2-1 loss to OH Leuven on Wednesday.

Kyle Duncan did not dress in Oostende’s 0-0 draw with Zulte Waregem on Wednesday.


Turkey


Turkish Cup

Haji Wright started, scored A GOAL, and played 90 minutes in Antalyaspor’s 2-0 win over Hatayspor on Wednesday.


Hungary


FA Cup

Henry Wingo started and played 90 minutes in Ferencvaros 2-0 win over Vasas Budapest on Wednesday.


Brazil


Gaucho

Johnny Cardoso dressed but did not play in Internacional’s 0-0 draw with Novo Hamburgo on Wednesday.


Comments

  1. If we keep talking about bringing in players that are in form why are we not looking at Christian Ramirez. Every time I read these round ups it seems like he has played 90 minutes and scored a goal.

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