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Americans Abroad Midweek Preview: Weah, McKennie, and more

Juventus’ quest to win Serie A this season might be over, but reaching the Coppa Italia Final remains very much in grasp.

Tim Weah, Weston McKennie, and the rest of the Old Lady squad travels to Lazio for the second leg of their semifinal showdown with Lazio. Weah is coming off a 68-minute performance against Cagliari on Friday while McKennie came off the bench in the second half to play the final 22+ minutes.

Both players will be pushing to start in Rome this week, knowing advancement to May’s Coppa Italia Final will be a strong conclusion to a positive season for the club. McKennie and Weah will have U.S. men’s national team aspirations this summer but first will aim to lift a trophy at club level.

In England, Auston Trusty and Sheffield United face Manchester United. Haji Wright and Coventry City host Hull City.

In France, Folarin Balogun and AS Monaco host Lille.

Elsewhere, Alex Zendejas and Club America resume CONCACAF Champions Cup play.

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


Premier League

Tyler Adams and Bournemouth visit Wolves on Tuesday.

Auston Trusty and Sheffield United visit Manchester United on Tuesday.

Chris Richards and Crystal Palace host Newcastle United on Tuesday.


Haji Wright and Coventry City host Hull City on Wednesday.

League Two

Jonathan Tomkinson and Bradford City visit Barrow on Tuesday.


Coppa Italia

Weston McKennie, Tim Weah and Juventus visit Lazio on Tuesday. Juventus leads 2-0 on aggregate.


Ligue 1

Folarin Balogun and AS Monaco host Lille on Wednesday.



Malik Tillman, Ricardo Pepi and PSV visit Heerenveen on Thursday.


Pro League

Mark McKenzie and Genk visit Cercle Brugge on Wednesday.

Bryan Reynolds, Griffin Yow and Westerlo host OH Leuven on Tuesday.



George Bello and LASK visit Hartberg on Wednesday.

Sebastian Soto and Austria Klagenfurt host Red Bull Salzburg on Wednesday.


CONCACAF Champions Cup

Brandon Vazquez and Monterrey visit Columbus Crew on Wednesday.

Alex Zendejas and Club America host Pachuca on Tuesday.

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