Americans Abroad

Bundesliga

Timmy Chandler named to Bundesliga Team of the Week

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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.

Goal for Corona for Liga MX leaders Tijuana

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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.

Borussia Dortmund beats Eintracht in the Bundesliga

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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.

Shutout for Hertha BSC

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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.

Win for Borussia Dortmund, Cameron starts for Stoke City

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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.

Assist for Wood in Hamburg win

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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.

Hyndman scores for Rangers, goal for Brooks

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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.

Swansea City

Donovan looking to help make Swansea City 'America's club'

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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.

Bob Bradley 'angry' with Swansea City owners

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Bob Bradley's tenure with Swansea City lasted just 85 days, but it appears that his emotions remain several months after his dismissal.

The American coach says he is "angry"with the Swansea owners Jason Levien and Steve Kaplanfor what he perceives as an admission that his hiring was a mistake.

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Brooks set to miss time due to hip injury

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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.

Americans Abroad Weekend Rewind: Arriola, Pulisic, Hyndman and more

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A trio of young Americans provided assists over the weekend while one U.S. Men's National Team defender was hit with an unfortunate own goal in defeat.

Paul Arriola, Christian Pulisic and Emerson Hyndman each provided an assist over the weekend, helping to lift their respective sides to victory.

SBI Americans Abroad Player of the Week: John Brooks

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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.

John Brooks out for Hertha Berlin with muscle injury

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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.

Americans Abroad Midweek Preview: Pulisic, Wood, Brooks and more

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As club seasons wind down, several Americans abroad take the field for midweek clashes with the most intriguing coming in German Bundesliga play.

Several U.S. Men's National Team regulars collide this week in Germany's top division, headlined by a clash between Bobby Wood and Christian Pulisic.

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SBI Americans Abroad Player of the Week: Christian Pulisic

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Christian Pulisic may not have gotten a goal over the weekend, but he sure did contribute in a big way to a vital derby win.

The U.S. Men's National Team winger drew a penalty kick while also drawing a foul on what turned out to be the decisive free kick in Borussia Dortmund 3-2 win over rivals Borussia Monchengladbach.

Pulisic, Carter-Vickers among nominees for Golden Boy award

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Two young Americans Abroad have been racking up strong performances in Europe and now have been nominated for one of the most prestigious youth awards around.

Christian Pulisic of Borussia Dortmund and Cameron Cater-Vickers of Tottenham have both been nominated for Tuttosport's European Golden Boy award for 2017.

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Americans Abroad Midweek Preview: Yedlin, Pulisic, Gonzalez, and more

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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.

Americans Abroad Midweek Preview: Pulisic, Gonzalez, Yedlin and more

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Both the UEFA Champions League and CONCACAF Champions League return this week as several Americans look to guide their team in their continent's premier competition.

In Europe, Christian Pulisic and Borussia Dortmund will need to overcome a deficit as they visit Monaco for the second leg of their Champions League quarterfinal.

Americans Abroad Midweek Preview: Pulisic, Villafana, Arriola and more

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Christian Pulisic is the last American remaining in European competition, and the U.S. Men's National Team winger will hope to continue his role as part of Borussia Dortmund's Champions League push.

The 18-year-old winger is set to join Borussia Dortmund for Tuesday's match against Monaco in the Champions League quarterfinals.

Americans Abroad Weekend Preview: Pulisic, Cameron, Wood and more

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Following a full slate of midweek matchups, several U.S. Men's National Team regulars face tough tasks in league play over the weekend.

Christian Pulisic and Borussia Dortmund likely face the toughest test in the form of a visit to Bayern Munich, who remain comfortably atop the Bundesliga table.

Borussia Dortmund sets sights on USA due to Pulisic's potential

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Christian Pulisic's development has drawn a lot of attention over the past year or so and Borussia Dortmund is hoping to take advantage of that attention by making inroads into the United States.

Borussia Dortmund's marketing chief Carsten Cramer told Spox that he believes Pulisic has the potential to be " a global superstar" that could help the club's push into the American eye.

Videos

Pop A Corona

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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

Lucky Number Seven

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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.

Third time's a (historic) charm

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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.

Instant Mix

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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

That's using your noggin.

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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.

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Americans Abroad Weekend Preview: Hyndman, Pulisic, Wood and more

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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.

Hamburg opens contract talks with Bobby Wood

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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.

Bobby Wood returns to training with Hamburg

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After missing the U.S. Men's National Team's World Cup qualifiers this month, Bobby Wood is back in training with his club.

Wood returned to training with Hamburg following a lower back injury that has kept him out during the entirety of the international break, per German paper Kicker.

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Hyndman targets Gold Cup, Bournemouth return following Rangers loan

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Since making his loan move to Rangers, Emerson Hyndman has shined. Given a starting role, the young midfielder has stepped up in a big way once given the stage to do so.

Now, as his loan move nears its conclusion, Hyndman has set several targets for himself, starting with this summer's Gold Cup.

The SBI Show: Episode 273 (with special guest Joe Corona)

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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.

U.S. Under-20 National Team

Report: Jonathan Klinsmann to join Everton for trial

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U.S. U-20 Men's National Team goalkeeper Jonathan Klinsmann continues to train with some major clubs ahead of this summer's Under-20 World Cup.

The Daily Mailis reporting that Klinsmannwill begin a trial with Evertonfollowing next week's training camp with the U-20 team in London.

U.S. U-20s Wright, McKennie, Taitague train with Schalke first team

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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.

U.S. U-20 goalkeeper Jonathan Klinsmann training with Stuttgart

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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.

The Rest

Yedlin, Newcastle secure promotion in win over Preston North End

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All Newcastle United needed to earn promotion and their return to the English Premier League was a lone point in their Monday night match against Preston North End.

They got that and a whole lot more, defeating Preston North End, 4-1, and securing their promotion back into the Premier League for the 2017-18 season.

Americans Abroad Midweek Rewind: Pulisic, Arriola, Villafana and more

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While a young star headlined the week in Champions League play, several Americans put together strong performances in Liga MX action.

Christian Pulisic and Borussia Dortmund faced a tough task emotionally in coming back for Wednesday's UEFA Champions League quarterfinal clash against Monaco, and they fell just short in a 3-2 defeat.

And now for something potentially different...

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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.

Video: Chandler discusses USMNT, shows off football skills

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Once bitten, twice Lichaj

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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.

Americans Abroad Wednesday Rewind: Miazga, Green, Hyndman and more

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A trio of U.S. Men's National Team regulars missed matches due to injuries, but some younger stars stepped up for their club sides to headline Wednesday's Americans Abroad action.

In the Netherlands, Matt Miazgahad a big game for Vitesse, which topped Heracles Almelo, 1-0, in league play.