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Americans Abroad Midweek Rewind: Gyau, Pukstas, and more


Swedish side Degerfors was able to earn points for the second-consecutive match as veteran midfielder/wing back Joe Gyau excelled in a 2-2 draw with Hammarby on Thursday.

Gyau played 90 minutes for Degerfors, winning the most duels (9/13), creating the most chances (3), and completing the most dribbles (6) in a lively performance. The 30-year-old has continued to play a starting role for Andreas Holmberg’s squad this season, showing his versatility on both ends of the field. Gyau has made nine league appearances in the new season as Degerfors moved to 11th place in the Allsvenskan table.

Up next is a home showdown vs. last place Varbergs Bols on Monday.

In Croatia, Rokas Pukstas and Hajduk Split lifted the FA Cup in a 2-0 win over Sibenik.

In England, Christian Pulisic and Chelsea suffered a 4-0 loss at Manchester United.

In Norway, Kobe Hernandez-Foster and HamKam rolled to the next round of the Norwegian Cup.

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


Premier League

Christian Pulisic came off the bench and played 26 minutes in Chelsea’s 4-0 loss to Manchester United on Thursday.


La Liga

Luca De La Torre dressed but did not play in Celta Vigo’s 1-1 draw with Girona on Tuesday.

Yunus Musah did not dress (Suspension) in Valencia’s 1-0 loss to Mallorca on Thursday.



Ian Harkes started and played 45 minutes in Dundee United’s 3-0 loss to Kilmarnock on Wednesday.

Matthew Hoppe dressed but did not play in Hibernian’s 4-2 win over Celtic on Wednesday.

Cameron Carter-Vickers is OUT FOR SEASON for Celtic.

Malik Tillman is OUT FOR SEASON for Rangers.

Joe Efford is OUT FOR SEASON for Motherwell.


FA Cup Final

Rokas Pukstas started and played 90 minutes in Hajduk Split’s 2-0 win over Sibenik on Wednesday.



Kobe Hernandez-Foster started and played 63 minutes in HamKam’s 5-0 win over NIL-Trysil on Wednesday.

Sam Rogers dressed but did not play in Rosenborg’s 1-0 win over Trygg/Lade on Wednesday.



Joe Gyau started and played 90 minutes in Degerfors 2-2 draw with Hammarby on Thursday.

South America

Copa Libertadores

Johnny Cardoso and Internacional visit Metropolitanos FC on Thursday.

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