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Americans Abroad Weekend Preview: Musah, Brooks, and more

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Yunus Musah has continued to fight for starting minutes at La Liga side Valencia and will face another big test this weekend in league play.

Musah and Valencia host Barcelona on Sunday, looking to continue their quest up the league table. The U.S. men’s national team midfielder has made six starts in 2022 for Valencia, scoring against Atletico Madrid and also getting the nod against league leaders Real Madrid. Musah, 19, is blossoming into a top talent for the Spanish club and will hope to get another opportunity against fourth place Barcelona. Sunday’s showdown could see Musah pitted against USMNT teammate Sergino Dest, which could make for a mouthwatering affair at Mestalla this weekend.

In England, Christian Pulisic and Chelsea visit Crystal Palace in a London Derby while Josh Sargent and Norwich City take on Liverpool at Anfield.

In Germany, Gio Reyna and Joe Scally could go head-to-head in Bundesliga play. Tyler Adams and RB Leipzig visit Hertha Berlin. John Brooks and Wolfsburg take on Hoffenheim.

In Spain, Sergino Dest and Yunus Musah could go head-to-head as Valencia hosts Barcelona in La Liga play.

In France, Tim Weah and Lille face Metz to kick off this weekend’s Ligue 1 action. Erik Palmer-Brown and Troyes will visit Rennes.

Elsewhere, Brenden Aaronson and Red Bull Salzburg host Wolfsberger in Austrian Bundesliga play while James Sands and Ian Harkes could go head-to-head in Scotland. Christian Cappis and Brondby kicks off the second half of their season in Denmark. Sebastian Saucedo and Pumas face a trip to Atlas in Liga MX.

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


England


Premier League

Christian Pulisic and Chelsea visit Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Josh Sargent and Norwich City visit Liverpool on Saturday.

Zack Steffen is OUT (Injury) for Manchester City.

Championship

Antonee Robinson, Tim Ream and Fulham host Duane Holmes and Huddersfield on Saturday.

Ethan Horvath and Nottingham Forest visit Bournemouth on Friday.

Matthew Olosunde and Preston North End host Reading on Saturday.

League One

Lynden Gooch and Sunderland host MK Dons on Saturday.

Marlon Fossey and Bolton Wanderers host AFC Wimbledon on Saturday.


Germany


Bundesliga

Tyler Adams and RB Leipzig visit Hertha Berlin on Sunday.

Gio Reyna and Borussia Dortmund host Joe Scally and Borussia Moenchengladbach on Sunday.

Tim Tillman, Julian Green and Greuther Furth visit Bayern Munich on Sunday.

Ricardo Pepi and Augsburg host Freiburg on Saturday.

George Bello and Arminia Bielefeld host Union Berlin on Saturday.

John Brooks and Wolfsburg host Hoffenheim on Saturday.

Timmy Chandler and Eintracht Frankfurt visit Cologne on Saturday.

Pellegrino Matarazzo’s Stuttgart host Bochum on Saturday.

Chris Richards is OUT (Injury) for Hoffenheim.

2. Bundesliga

Bryang Kayo and Nuremberg host Jahn Regensburg on Saturday.

3. Liga

Terrence Boyd and Kaiserslautern visit Waldhof Mannheim on Sunday.

Johan Gomez and FSV Zwickau visit SC Verl on Friday.


Italy


Serie A

Weston McKennie and Juventus host Torino on Friday.

Gianluca Busio, Tanner Tessmann and Venezia host Genoa on Sunday.

Serie B

Andrija Novakovich and Frosinone visit Brescia on Sunday.

Anthony Fontana and Ascoli host Alessandria on Saturday.


Spain


La Liga

Sergino Dest and Barcelona visit Yunus Musah and Valencia on Sunday.

Matt Miazga and Alaves visit Real Madrid on Saturday.

Matthew Hoppe and Mallorca visit Real Betis on Sunday.

Segunda Liga

Shaq Moore, Samuel Shashoua and Tenerife host UD Ibiza on Saturday.


France


Ligue 1

Tim Weah and Lille host Metz on Friday.

Nicholas Gioacchini and Montpellier visit Lorient on Sunday.

Konrad De La Fuente and Marseille host Clermont Foot on Sunday.

Erik Palmer-Brown and Troyes visit Rennes on Sunday.


Netherlands


Eredivisie

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

Cole Bassett and Feyenoord host Cambuur on Sunday.

Richie Ledezma and PSV host SC Heerenveen on Sunday.


Portugal


Liga Portugal

Reggie Cannon and Boavista host Benfica on Friday.

Alex Mendez and Vizela visit Pacos de Ferreira on Saturday.


Belgium


Pro League

Mark McKenzie and Genk visit Anderlecht on Sunday.

Sam Vines and Royal Antwerp host Mechelen on Sunday.

Kyle Duncan and Oostende host Standard Liege on Saturday.

Bryan Reynolds and Kortrijk host Zulte Waregem on Saturday.

Chris Durkin and Sint-Truiden host OH Leuven on Sunday.

Owen Otasowie and Club Brugge visit Eupen on Sunday.


Scotland


Scottish Cup

James Sands and Rangers visit Ian Harkes and Dundee United on Sunday.

Cameron Carter-Vickers and Celtic host Dundee FC on Sunday.

Chris Mueller and Hibernian host Ross County on Saturday.

Christian Ramirez and Aberdeen visit Joe Efford and Motherwell on Saturday.

Sebastian Soto and Livingston host St. Mirren on Saturday.


Austria


Bundesliga

Brenden Aaronson and Red Bull Salzburg host Wolfsberger on Sunday.


Switzerland


Super League

Jordan Pefok, David Wagner and Young Boys visit Grasshopper on Sunday.


Denmark


Superliagen

Christian Cappis and Brondby visit Jonathan Amon and Nordsjaelland on Sunday.

Emmanuel Sabbi and Odense visit FC Kobenhaven on Sunday.


Hungary


Nb I

Henry Wingo and Ferencvaros visit MTK Budapest on Saturday.


Turkey


Super Lig

Haji Wright and Antalyaspor visit Yeni Malatyaspor on Saturday.

Tyler Boyd and Rizespor host Istanbul Basaksehir on Friday.


Sweden


Cup

Jeremy Gal and Degerfors visit Skiljebo on Saturday.

Romain Gall and Malmo host GAIS on Sunday.


Argentina


Copa De La Liga Profesional

Alan Sonora and Independiente visit Joel Sonora and Velez Sarsfield on Saturday.


Brazil


Gaucho

Johnny Cardoso and Internacional visit EC Sao Jose on Monday.


Mexico


LIGA MX

Sebastian Saucedo and Pumas visit Atlas on Sunday.


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