Timmy Chandler played a big part in Eintracht Frankfurt's win over the weekend, and the U.S. Men's National Team defender was recognized for his efforts on Tuesday.
Chandler was named to the Bundesliga's Team of the Week on Tuesday for his efforts in a 3-1 win over FC Augsburg. Chandler provided an assist in the victory, feeding Marco Fabian for the game's opening goal.
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts with a goal in Liga MX. Joe Corona scored in Tijuana's 2-0 shutout of Toluca at Estadio Caliente. Corona and Paul Arriola started for the home side. Corona opened the scoring in the 72nd minute with Ignacio Malcorra assisting. Malcorra doubled Tijuana's lead in the 84th.
We start the USMNT roundup in Germany with Christian Pulisic's Borussia Dortmund beating Timmy Chandler's Eintracht 3-1. Pulisic assisted on Marco Reus's openeer in the 3rd minute at Signal-Iduna-Park. Marco Fabian equalized for Eintracht in the 29th. Sokratis Papastathopoulos put Dortmund up in the 34th with Pierre Aubameyang doubling the lead in the 86th.
Once again, the Bundesliga starts the USMNT players roundup in Europe and Mexico. John Brooks scored in Hertha BSC's 2-0 shutout of Augsburg. Brooks opened the scoring in the 12th minute at the Olympiastadion. Valentin Stocker doubled the lead in the 37th.
Timmy Chandler and Eintracht drew 2-2 with Werder Bremen.
Christian Pulisic subbed on in the 60th minute for Borussia Dortmund in their 3-0 home win over Bobby Wood's Hamburg. Dortmund's Gonzalo Casro scored in the 13th minute. Pierre Aubameyang assisted on Shinji Kagawa's goal in the 81st. The two traded roles with Kagawa assisting and Aubameyang scoring two minutes into stoppage time.
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in the Bundesliga. Bobby Wood and Hamburg beat Cologne 2-1 at home. Nicolai Muller opened the scoring with Wood assisting in the 13th minute. Cologne equalized in the 25th. Lewis Holtby scored Hamburg's winner a minute into stoppage time.
The USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts with a goal for Emerson Hyndman in Rangers' 4-0 shutout of Hamilton Academical. Hyndman opened the scoring in the 26th minute at Ibrox. Clinton Hill doubled the lead in the 41st minute with Martin Waghorn converting a penalty in the 55th. Waghorn assisted on Lee Wallace's goal in the 74th.
For years, Landon Donovan was viewed as America's player. He was the most recognizable face on the U.S. Men's National Team, a player credited with helping bring the game to the forefront of the U.S. eye.
Now, with his playing career finished, he's looking ahead to helping a Premier League club make waves in the country he calls home.
Another U.S. Men's National Team regular looks set to miss time due to injury.
Hertha Berlin announced that John Brooks is set to miss out "for the time being" due to a hip issue. According to German outlet Kicker, Brooks complained of muscular issues before a more thorough examination revealed a muscular issue in the hip region.
He may have missed out on a midweek match, but John Brooks certainly made his presence known over the weekend.
The Hertha Berlin defender scored a goal while helping maintain a clean sheet in his side's 2-0 win over Augsburg. The performance saw Brooks earn honors as SBI Americans Abroad Player of the Week recognition to go with the three points.
Hertha Berlin will bemissing one of its key players on Wednesday against Borussia Monchengladbach.
The club announced that Brooks did not make the final squad and will miss out due to a muscle injury. Brooks started and played the full 90 minutes last weekend in Hertha's 3-1 defeat to Hoffenheim, so the injurycould just be a minor knock.
Several U.S. Men's National Team regulars face big-time cup matches in a busy week for Americans Abroad while one can seal promotion to the Premier League.
DeAndre Yedlin and Newcastle can seal a spot in the Premier League with a win on Monday against Preston North End. A result on Monday would see Newcastle bounce right back, joining Brighton & Hove Albion as the two sides automatically promoted to the Premier League.
This slipped past me Friday night, as I was focused on the Toronto FC-Chicago match, but better late then never. Joe Corona nodded home the opener/winner as Tijuana maintained a slim Liga MX lead with a 2-0 win over Toluca. - Greg Seltzer
Later, I will begin a week-long festival of MLS Top 5 Lists. For now, let's give a round of applause to FK Sarajevo winger Nermin Crnkić, who scored t to help his side reach the Bosnia and Herzegovina Football Cup final with a win at Mladost Doboj Kakanj on Wednesday. It was his career-best seventh goal across all competitions this term.
Okay... no more false alarms. This time, I confirmed with my eyeballs that Borussia Dortmund ace Christian Pulisic has truly, finally, actually notched his 10th assist of the campaign, at long last breaking Sacha Kljestan's record for helpers in a single European campaign. Check it... Marco Reus Goal HD - Borussia Dortmund 1 - 0.
New IFK Göteborg recruit Mix Diskerud opened his Allsvenskan account with a second half winner against IK Sirius on Sunday (beating another former MLS man, compatriot Josh Wicks, in the process). The win tentatively bumped the Angels into first place. - Greg Seltzer
Hertha Berlin defender John Anthony Brooks nodded home his second of the term to open the scoring against Augsburg. The tally set the hosts on their way to a sorely needed win, as they had dropped four of five to slip out of the race for a Champions League berth. Today's points lift them back up to fifth place.
Few rivalries in world soccer rival the Old Firm, and, on Sunday, Emerson Hyndman will once again take part in the historic clash with a spot in a cup final on the line.
Hyndman and Rangers are set to face off with Celtic as the Old Firm will decide a finalist in the Scottish Cup. Hyndman has been a revelation since moving to Rangers via a winter loan move, butthe American midfielder will face his toughest test yet as his side faces a Celtic team that cruised to an early lockup of the Scottish League title.
Bobby Wood continues to be linked with a series of clubs, but Hamburg has taken the first step towards locking down the forward's future.
Hamburg sporting director Jens Todt revealed that the club has opened talks with Wood over a long-term contract extension. Talks have been rumored for some weeksas teams have reportedly eyed a release clause in his current deal.
MLS expansion, USMNT talk and Americans Abroad action are just some of the topics covered in the latest episode of The SBI Show.
Episode 273 of the SBI Show takes a closer look at MLS Week 5, and the league's failed bid for a CONCACAF Champions League title as host Ives Galarcep breaks down the eliminations of FC Dallas and Vancouver from the competition.
A trio of United States Youth National Team players are getting some serious looks in Germany.
Haji Wright, Weston McKennie, and Nick Taitague all trained with the Schalke 04 first team on Wednesday as they got some serious work and looks from the coaching staff. The three young Americans abroad all play for Schalke's U-19 team as they try and further their hopes of playing for their European club.
In his young career, Jonathan Klinsmann has followed a vastly different path than his superstar father. However, the goalkeeper is set to take a step towards his father's historic past by temporarily joining up with a familiar club.
VfB Stuttgart revealed on Tuesday that Klinsmann has joined the team for training as he looks to earn a spot on the U.
I have not been able to find every list of nominees yet, but this may be a first - a double first, in fact. Both Christian Pulisic and Cameron Carter-Vickers have been nominated for the Golden Boy award, which is a prize handed to Europe's best top division player under the age of 21 as voted on by a panel of writers from notable outlets across the continent.
First of all, forgive my sudden silence this week. We ran off for a couple days in Tallinn the same day of the train bombing in St. Petersburg - in fact, on our way to the bus terminal, we passed through the same station you may have seen on the news just a couple of hours before it was filled with smoke and wounded.