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Americans Abroad Weekend Rewind: Slonina, Pulisic, and more


Gabriel Slonina made his third-consecutive start for Belgian Pro League club Eupen on Saturday and walked away with his second victory of the campaign.

Slonina made two key saves in Eupen’s 3-1 home triumph over OH Leuven. The Chelsea loanee has remained Eupen’s No. 1 in the early stages of the season, earning important minutes in his European development. Slonina has helped Eupen move to a 3-1-1 record this season and earn 10 points out of 12 available so far. The former Chicago Fire homegrown will aim to kick off September’s schedule on a high note with a trip to Mechelen on Sept. 2.

In England, Antonee Robinson and Fulham fought back to tie Arsenal in a London Derby. Josh Sargent scored his third goal of the season, but left Norwich City’s victory with an ankle injury.

In Germany, John Brooks and Hoffenheim defeated Heidenheim. Brenden Aaronson was sent off in Union Berlin’s victory.

In Spain, Luca De La Torre and Celta Vigo lost at home to Real Madrid.

Elsewhere, Yunus Musah made his AC Milan debut. Jonathan Amon and Lyngby suffered a 1-0 road loss. Alex Zendejas lost to Club Leon in Liga MX play. Dante Polvara started in Aberdeen’s 2-2 draw with St. Mirren.

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


Premier League

Antonee Robinson started and played 90 minutes in Fulham’s 2-2 draw with Arsenal on Saturday.

Tim Ream did not dress (Suspension) for Fulham.

Matt Turner started, made SIX SAVES, and played 90 minutes in Nottingham Forest’s 3-2 loss to Manchester United on Saturday.

Ethan Horvath dressed but did not play for Nottingham Forest.

Chris Richards dressed but did not play in Crystal Palace’s 1-1 draw with Brentford on Saturday.

Auston Trusty dressed but did not play in Sheffield United’s 2-1 loss to Manchester City on Sunday.

Tyler Adams did not dress (Injury) for AFC Bournemouth.

EFL Championship

Duane Holmes started, scored ONE GOAL, and played 85 minutes in Preston North End’s 2-1 win over Swansea City on Saturday.

Josh Sargent started, scored ONE GOAL, and played 14 minutes in Norwich City’s 4-0 win over Huddersfield Town on Saturday.

Jonathan Tomkinson did not dress for Norwich City.

Haji Wright came off the bench and played 20 minutes in Coventry City’s 0-0 draw with Sunderland on Saturday.

Lynden Gooch did not dress for Sunderland.

Vaughn Covil did not dress in Hull City’s 1-1 draw with Bristol City on Friday.

Daryl Dike is OUT (Injury) for West Bromwich Albion.



Joe Scally started and played 90 minutes in Borussia Moenchengladbach’s 3-0 loss to Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday.

John Brooks started and played 53 minutes in Hoffenheim’s 3-2 win over Heidenheim on Saturday.

Jordan Pefok came off the bench and played 24 minutes in Union Berlin’s 4-1 win over Darmstadt on Saturday.

Brenden Aaronson started and played 21 minutes for Union Berlin. Aaronson was sent off for two first-half yellow cards.

Paxten Aaronson came off the bench and played seven minutes in Eintracht Frankfurt’s 1-1 draw with Mainz on Sunday.

Timmy Chandler did not dress for Eintracht Frankfurt.

Gio Reyna did not dress in Borussia Dortmund’s 1-1 draw with Bochum on Saturday.

Kevin Paredes dressed but did not play in Wolfsburg’s 2-1 win over Cologne on Saturday.

2. Bundesliga

Julian Green started and played 90 minutes in Greuther Furth’s 5-0 loss to Hertha Berlin on Saturday.

Nico Carrera did not dress in Holstein Kiel’s 2-0 win over Schalke on Friday.

Johan Gomez started and played 71 minutes in Eintracht Braunschweig’s 2-0 loss to Karlsruher on Sunday.

Terrence Boyd came off the bench and played 19 minutes in Kaiserslautern’s 2-1 win over Paderborn on Friday.


La Liga

Luca De La Torre started and played 80 minutes in Celta Vigo’s 1-0 loss to Real Madrid on Friday.

Segunda Division

Jonathan Gomez came off the bench and played 27 minutes in CD Mirandes 1-0 loss to Espanyol on Sunday.

Konrad De La Fuente did not dress in Eibar’s 2-1 loss to Eldense on Monday.


Serie A

Christian Pulisic started, scored ONE GOAL, and played 90 minutes in AC Milan’s 4-1 win over Torino on Saturday.

Yunus Musah came off the bench and played 24 minutes for AC Milan.

Timothy Weah started and played 82 minutes in Juventus 1-1 draw with Bologna on Sunday.

Weston McKennie came off the bench and played eight minutes for Juventus.

Serie B

Tanner Tessmann started and played 90 minutes in Venezia’s 1-1 draw with Cosenza on Saturday.

Gianluca Busio started and played 72 minutes for Venezia.

Andrija Novakovich did not dress for Venezia.


Ligue 1

Emmanuel Sabbi came off the bench and played 17 minutes in Le Havre’s 2-2 draw with Rennes on Sunday.



Taylor Booth did not dress in FC Utrecht’s 1-0 loss to PEC Zwolle on Sunday.

Anthony Fontana did not dress for PEC Zwolle.

Djordje Mihailovic and AZ Alkmaar are off this weekend.

Ricardo Pepi, Malik Tillman, Sergino Dest and PSV are off this weekend.

Eerste Divisie

Justin Che started and played 60 minutes in ADO Den Haag’s 2-1 win over Den Bosch on Friday.



Dante Polvara started and played 57 minutes in Aberdeen’s 2-2 draw with St. Mirren on Sunday.

Cameron Carter-Vickers is OUT for Celtic (Injury).


Primeira Liga

Alex Mendez dressed but did not play in Vizela’s 2-0 loss to Vitoria de Guimaraes on Sunday.



Jonathan Amon came off the bench and played 27 minutes in Lyngby’s 1-0 loss to Aarhus on Sunday.

Christian Cappis dressed but did not play in Brondby’s 1-0 win over Vejle Boldklub on Monday.



George Bello did not dress in LASK’s 2-0 win over Austria Vienna on Sunday.

Sebastian Soto is OUT (Injury) for Austria Klagenfurt.



Sam Rogers dressed but did not play in Rosenborg’s 4-0 win over Aalesund on Sunday.

Kobe Hernandez-Foster and HamKam are off this weekend.


Pro League

Gabriel Slonina started, made TWO SAVES, and played 90 minutes in Eupen’s 3-1 win over OH Leuven on Saturday.

Marlon Fossey came off the bench and played 25 minutes in Standard Liege’s 1-1 draw with Kortrijk on Saturday.

Bryan Reynolds started and played 90 minutes in Westerlo’s 3-2 loss to Mechelen on Saturday.

Griffin Yow did not dress for Westerlo.

Sam Vines and Royal Antwerp are off this weekend.

Mark McKenzie and Genk are off this weekend.



Rokas Pukstas is OUT (Injury) for Hajduk Split.



Joe Gyau started, scored ONE GOAL, and played 90 minutes in Degerfors 4-1 loss to Djurgarden on Sunday.



Henry Wingo dressed but did not play in Ferencvaros 6-1 win over Paksi on Sunday.


Serie A

Johnny Cardoso dressed but did not play in Internacional’s 0-0 draw with Flamengo on Saturday.


Liga MX

Alex Zendejas started and played 72 minutes in Club America’s 1-1 draw with Club Leon on Saturday.

Sebastian Saucedo started and played 56 minutes in FC Juarez’s 1-0 loss to Puebla on Friday.


  1. Sounds like Slonina is fitting in nicely. Between him and Callender the US has two viable #2’s. Also really like Brady at Chicago and Celentano at Cincinnati.

    Will be interesting to see who gets the callup this upcoming FIFA window. I wonder if he leaves most of the Euro guys with their club teams, and calls those guys for the October window which is games against better teams in Germany and Ghana.

    • Serie A teams are looking at Tessman, but I think it will take a good transfer fee for Venezia to let go of him. He is a Big part of Venezia plans in trying to gain promotion this year.

  2. I thought Weah was the best player for Juve when he was in. He had a shot from top of the box that he thought was in. Keeper made a nice save. He’s all over the field as the WB, at one point he’s in the box combining with Chiesa and Vlahovic another point he’s out on the touch line connecting with Danilo in the build up. My worry is he’s putting in a ton of miles. Hopefully as he gets used to his role he’s more strategic with his movements.

  3. Why is Adams and Aaronson to good to play in the Championship when Sargent is not? Sargent is better than Adams and Aaronson in my opinion. Sargent is a better player with stats, contributes more, plays his position scoring and holding the ball well, and is def EPL quality

    • Sorry bro, but you’re tripping if you think Sargent and Aaronson are on the level of Tyler Adams, and the number of big clubs interested in TA would back that up. Tyler is too good for the Chaampionship, period, and I thought Aaronson was too but it’s starting to look like that might be his level

      • Adams was awful against Holland. He lost his mark against Holland and was awful, he also has scored only one goal for the USA men’s team. He never assist either for club or country. Adams has done nothing in the EPL. He also draws a ton of fouls which leads to freekicks and us being scored on. Sargent actually scored in the EPL when Norwich was in EPL and he had Pukki.

    • I think it’s hard to compare stats across different positions. If you look at just Josh, he’s never had more than 5g in Bundesliga or EPL. Those numbers for a DM like Adams not bad for an attacker it’s not good. He also hasn’t had a season when he just plays striker. Like any item in an open market you have to find a buyer and it only takes one. Sargent hasn’t found an interested buyer in the EPL that he thought was a good deal for him. Aaronson and Adams found buyers/loaners.


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