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Americans Abroad Weekend Rewind: Rogers, Weah, and more


Sam Rogers squared off with his former club in Norwegian Eliteserien action on Saturday and proceeded to deliver his first league goal of the season.

Rogers logged 90 minutes in a 1-1 draw with HamKam, in his third overall appearance for Rosenborg this season. The former Seattle Sounders and U.S. youth national team defender was lively from the opening whistle, delivering on both ends of the field. Rogers, 23, won eight of 12 duels, won two tackles, and also made four clearances as Rosenborg moved to eighth place in the league standings.

Up next for Rogers is a league date with Haugesund on Thursday as the American aims to add to his goal tally this spring.

In England, Jesse Marsch and Leeds United avoided relegation from the Premier League after earning a 2-1 road win over Brentford. Lynden Gooch and Sunderland defeated Wycombe Wanderers to earn promotion into the EFL Championship.

In Italy, Weston McKennie made his first appearance for Juventus in three months due to injury.

In Spain, Yunus Musah appeared off of the bench in Valencia’s season-finale win over Celta Vigo.

In Germany, Tyler Adams lifted the German Cup as RB Leipzig defeated Freiburg in a penalty shootout.

In Switzerland, Jordan Pefok did not play in Young Boys’ 3-0 win, but did lift the Golden Boot as the league’s top goalscorer.

Elsewhere, Lindsey Horan, Catarina Macario, and Lyon lifted the Women’s UEFA Champions League trophy. Sam Rogers scored in a 1-1 draw for Rosenborg while Brenden Aaronson logged 77 minutes in Red Bull Salzburg’s 1-1 league draw. James Sands was an unused substitute in Rangers’ 2-0 Scottish Cup Final win over Hearts.

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


Women’s Champions League Final

Catarina Macario started, scored ONE GOAL, and played 90 minutes in Lyon’s 3-1 win over Barcelona on Saturday.

Lindsey Horan started and played 90 minutes for Lyon.


Premier League

Jesse Marsch’s Leeds United defeated Brentford 2-1 on Sunday. The victory secured Leeds United’s EPL status for the 2022-23 season.

Christian Pulisic dressed but did not play in Chelsea’s 2-1 win over Watford on Sunday.

Zack Steffen dressed but did not play in Manchester City’s 3-2 win over Aston Villa on Sunday.

Josh Sargent is OUT FOR SEASON (Injury) for Norwich City.

League One Final

Lynden Gooch started and played 90 minutes in Sunderland’s 2-0 win over Wycombe Wanderers on Saturday.


DFB Pokal Final

Tyler Adams played 21 minutes off of the bench in RB Leipzig’s 4-2 penalty shootout win over Freiburg on Saturday.


Serie A

Weston McKennie came off the bench and played 14 minutes in Juventus 2-0 loss to Fiorentina on Saturday.

Tanner Tessmann came off the bench and played 17 minutes in Venezia’s 0-0 draw with Cagliari on Sunday.

Gianluca Busio dressed but did not play for Venezia.


La Liga

Yunus Musah came off the bench and played 13 minutes in Valencia’s 2-0 win over Celta Vigo on Saturday.

Matt Miazga did not dress in Alaves 1-0 loss to Cadiz on Sunday.

Matthew Hoppe dressed but did not play in Mallorca’s 2-0 win over Osasuna on Sunday.

Sergiño Dest is OUT FOR SEASON (injury) for Barcelona.

Segunda Liga

Shaq Moore started and played 90 minutes in Tenerife’s 2-0 loss to Eibar on Saturday.

Samuel Shashoua did not dress for Tenerife.

Jonathan Gomez came off the bench and played 24 minutes in Real Sociedad B’s 3-2 loss to Huesca on Saturday.


Ligue 1

Tim Weah started, scored TWO GOALS, and played 90 minutes in Lille’s 2-2 draw with Rennes on Saturday.

Erik Palmer-Brown started and played 90 minutes in Troyes 1-1 draw with Lorient on Saturday.

Nicholas Gioacchini came off the bench and played 25 minutes in Montpellier’s 2-0 loss to Angers on Saturday.

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


Eredivisie Relegation Playoff

Luca de la Torre started and played 62 minutes in Heracles 3-1 second leg loss to Excelsior on Saturday. Excelsior won 6-1 on aggregate.


Pro League Championship Playoff

Mark McKenzie started and played 90 minutes in Genk’s 0-0 draw with Mechelen on Saturday.

Sam Vines started and played 90 minutes in Royal Antwerp’s 1-0 win over Union St. Gilloise on Sunday.


Cup Final

James Sands dressed but did not play in Rangers 2-0 extra time win over Hearts on Saturday.



Brenden Aaronson started and played 77 minutes in Red Bull Salzburg’s 1-1 draw with SK Austria Klagenfurt on Saturday.

2. Liga

Ulysses Llanez did not dress in SKN St. Poelten’s 2-0 loss to Vorwaerts Steyr on Sunday.


Super League

Jordan Pefok did not dress in Young Boys 3-0 win over Grasshopper on Sunday.



Sam Rogers started, scored ONE GOAL, and played 90 minutes in Rosenborg’s 1-1 draw with HamKam on Sunday.

Kobe Hernandez-Foster came off the bench and played 23 minutes for HamKam.



Christian Cappis started and played 90 minutes in Brondby’s 2-1 win over Silkeborg on Sunday.

Jose Gallegos started and played 90 minutes in Sonderjyske’s 2-0 loss to Viborg on Saturday.

Emmanuel Sabbi started and played 65 minutes in Odense’s 2-1 loss to Vejle Boldklub on Saturday.

Jonathan Amon is OUT FOR SEASON (Injury) for Nordsjaelland.


Super Lig

Haji Wright started and played 90 minutes in Antalyaspor’s 1-1 draw with Galatasaray on Friday.

Tyler Boyd did not dress in Rizespor’s 2-0 loss to Gaziantep on Friday.



Forrest Lasso started and played 90 minutes in Sundsvall’s 2-0 win over Mjallby on Monday.

Joe Corona started and played 69 minutes for Sundsvall.

Jeffrey Gal dressed but did not play in Degerfors 2-1 loss to Varbergs Bols on Sunday.

Joe Gyau did not dress for Degerfors.

Romain Gall did not dress in Malmo’s 2-1 loss to Hacken on Sunday.


Serie A

Johnny Cardoso dressed but did not play in Internacional’s 1-1 draw with Cuiaba on Saturday.


  1. Luca Koleosho (17) stoppage time minutes for Espanyol. According to SofaScore he played 1 min, had two touches, 1 accurate pass and 2 fouls. Played 34 matches for Espanyol B this season in 4th Division. Played with US U15s, I believe was called for U20 camp but got injured. Also eligible for Canada and Italy.


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