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Americans Abroad Midweek Preview: Pulisic, Adams, and more

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Christian Pulisic helped Chelsea move one step closer to clinching its spot in next season’s UEFA Champions League and now the U.S. men’s national team star will be gearing up for another strong performance at Old Trafford this week.

Chelsea makes the midweek trip to Manchester United, aiming to start a winning run following a 4-2 loss to Arsenal last week. The Blues used a late Pulisic winner to claim a 1-0 victory over West Ham United on Sunday, giving the USMNT forward needed confidence following his return from international duty in March. Pulisic has scored five goals in Premier League play this season and will be pushing to start after only starting in one of Chelsea’s last six matches across all competitions. A victory at the Theater of Dreams would move Chelsea 10 points clear of fifth-place Tottenham in the race for a UCL group stage spot next fall.

Elsewhere in Europe, Tyler Adams and RB Leipzig host James Sands and Rangers in UEFA Europa League play. Timmy Chandler and Eintracht Frankfurt visit West Ham United.

In England, Tim Ream, Antonee Robinson and Fulham face off with Nottingham Forest already knowing promotion has been guaranteed for the London club.

In Austria, Brenden Aaronson and Red Bull Salzburg visit Sturm Graz which will serve as preparation for Sunday’s Austrian Cup Final against Ried.

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


Europe


Champions League

Zack Steffen and Manchester City host Real Madrid on Tuesday.

Europa League

Tyler Adams and RB Leipzig host James Sands and Rangers on Thursday.

Timmy Chandler and Eintracht Frankfurt visit West Ham United on Thursday.

Conference League

Konrad De La Fuente is OUT FOR SEASON (Injury) for Marseille.


England


Premier League

Christian Pulisic and Chelsea visit Manchester United on Thursday.

Championship

Antonee Robinson, Tim Ream, and Fulham host Ethan Horvath and Nottingham Forest on Tuesday.

League One

Lynden Gooch and Sunderland host Rotherham United on Tuesday.


Germany


Regionalliga

Taylor Booth and Bayern Munich II host TSV Buchbach on Wednesday.


Austria


Bundesliga

Brenden Aaronson and Red Bull Salzburg visit Sturm Graz on Wednesday.

Thomas Roberts and SK Austria Klagenfurt visit Rapid Vienna on Wednesday.


Denmark


DBU Pokalen

Emmanuel Sabbi and Odense visit Sonderjyske on Wednesday.


South America


Copa Sudamericana

Joel Sonora and Banfield visit Universidad Catolica on Wednesday.

Johnny Cardoso and Internacional visit Independiente Medellin on Tuesday.

Alan Sonora and Independiente visit Deportivo La Guaira on Tuesday.


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