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Americans Abroad Weekend Preview: Christian Pulisic, Aron Johannsson and more

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As the European leagues churn onward, two young Americans will duke it out for a title in Mexico.

After a first leg draw, Jonathan Gonzalez and Monterrey will head into the home leg of the Liga MX Apertura Liguilla final against Tigres UANL on Sunday evening with the title on the line. Jose Torres of Tigres didn't feature in the first leg, but Gonzalez started and went the full 90 minutes for Monterrey.

Goal for Alfredo Morales, Tijuana and Queretaro advance

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In DFB Pokal action from Germany, Alfredo Morales scored in Ingolstadt's 3-1 win at Greuther Furth. David Raum put Greuther Furth up in the 46th minute. Almog Cohen equalized from the penalty spot in the 48th. Ingolstadt took the lead in the 83rd with Morales scoring in the 87th.

Fabian Johnson subbed on in the 76th minute for Gladbach in their 1-0 win at Fortuna Dusseldorf.

Americans Abroad Weekend Rewind: Geoff Cameron, Julian Green and more

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With the international break over, several U.S. Men's National Team stars returned to club action, but it certainly wasn't all good news.

Geoff Cameron was forced out of Stoke City's 2-2 draw with Manchester United with an injury on Saturday. After played 45 minutes, Cameron was removed at halftime with a hamstring issue, opening up some doubt just a month away from vital World Cup qualifiers.

Americans Abroad: Fabian Johnson, Christian Pulisic and more

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With World Cup qualifiers right around the corner, several U.S. Men's National Team stars will take the field one last time on the club level before moving on to international action.

Fabian Johnson may or may not be on the USMNT squad due to a lingering injury, but he could make his return for Borussia Monchengladbach on Saturday against Augsburg.

Fabian Johnson back in training with Borussia Monchengladbach

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U.S. Men's National Team midfielder Fabian Johnson is set to return to full training with Borussia Monchengladbach ahead of the upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

Johnson missed the tema's victory over Cologne last weekend with a back problems and has not trained with the team since Aug.

Americans Abroad Weekend Preview: Johnson, Gonzalez, Ream, Lichaj and more

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One U.S. Men's National Team regular could return to action over the weekend while several others look to leadlate-season pushes.

Following an extended absence, Fabian Johnson returned to training this week and could return to the Borussia Monchengladbach lineup for a match with Augsburg.

Johnson hopes to stay at Monchengladbach, push for Europa League

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Fabian Johnson, after a six-week long stint on the sidelines due to a hamstring injury, is back in training and ready to help guide Borussia Monchengladbach back up the table into aEuropa League spot. He also hopes to keep battling with his Bundesliga team for years to come.

Johnson expressed a desire to remain at Monchengladbach into the far future, as he discussed his contract situation with German paper Westfalische Rundschau.

Fabian Johnson returns to training for first time since suffering thigh injury

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Borussia Monchengladbach and the U.S. Men's National Team received a boost on Tuesday.

Fabian Johnson has returned to training with 'Gladbach following a thigh strain he suffered in March against Schalke in the Europa League.

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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 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.

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

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World Cup qualifiers are just around the corner as several Americans take the field for midweek action.

In Germany, Christian Pulisic and Fabian Johnson take the field as they look to advance their side in non-league competitions. Pulisic and Borussia Dortmund face DFB-Pokal action on Tuesday against Sportfreunde Lotte while Thursday brings Johnson's Europa League clash with Schalke.

Wood scores late winner to lead Hamburg past Borussia Monchengladbach

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With time ticking down, Bobby Wood stepped up, earning his side three points that could be vital in a relegation battle.

Wood scored an 80th minute winner on Sunday, leading Hamburg to a 2-1 win over Fabian Johnson and Borussia Monchengladbach. With the win, Hamburg moves into a tie on points with 15th- place Werder Bremen although Aron Johannson and co.

Wood scores as Hamburg falls to Johnson, Borussia Monchengladbach in DFB-Pokal

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Bobby Wood's Hamburg was knocked out of theDFB-Pokal by a fellow American Abroad on Wednesday, but the U.S. Men's National Team forward did fire one final parting gift before departing the German cup competition.

Wood score a late goal on Wednesday as Hamburg fell, 2-1, to Fabian Johnson and Borussia Monchengbladbach.

Americans Abroad Wednesday Preview: Johnson, Wood, Wagner and more

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Wednesday is a busy day for Americans throughout both Europe and Mexico.

Two U.S. Men's National Team regulars combine in the headlining match of the day, which comes in German DFB-Pokal action. A spot in the competition's semifinal is on the line on Wednesday as Bobby Wood and Hamburg face off with Fabian Johnson and Borussia Dortmund for the right to join Timmy Chandler and Eintracht Frankfurt in the next stage.

Americans Abroad Sunday Rewind: Johnson, Ream, Arriola and more

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Several Americans endured tough results to close the weekend's action abroad.

Fabian Johnson continued his return to the Borussia Monchengladbach after several months away, but theU.S. Men's National Team regular couldn't quite make an impact in the team's 2-1 loss to RB Leipzig. Johnson was removed in the 80th minute, just moments before Mochengladbach scored their first goal of the game, one which proved to be a consolation against a soaring RB Leipzig side.

Americans Abroad Tuesday Rewind: Wood, Johnson book spots in German Cup quarterfinals

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A pair of Americans Abroad directly contributed to pushing their sides into the next stage of the German cup on Tuesday.

Bobby Wood's late goal sealed a 2-0 win for Hamburg, helping the struggling Bundesliga club topple FC Cologne to book a spot in the quarterfinal round. Wood's goal, his seventh of the season, was his third finish in six games.

Americans Abroad Saturday Rewind: Arriola, Johnson, Wooten and more

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Paul Arriola and Tijuana continue to dominate the start of the Liga MX campaign while two other Americans contributed directly to goals in Saturday wins.

Arriola scored Tijuana's fourth and final goal in a 4-2 defeat of William Yarbrough on Saturday night. The victory sees Tijuana seal their fourth win in five games as they stay atop the Liga MX table through the first weekend of February.

Americans Abroad Saturday Rewind: Carter-Vickers, Boyd, Hyndman and more

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While one American endured some ups and downs in his return to this team's lineup, another experienced a largely frustrating debut following a recent transfer.

Cameron Carter-Vickers experiencedan inconsistent return to the Tottenham lineup, but a pair of late goals helped Spurs overcome a late deficit in a 4-3 win over Wycombe Wanderers.

Report: Johnson making progress toward Gladbach return

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There's good news on the injury front for one of the top players in the U.S. Men's National Team talent pool. Borussia Monchengladbach winger Fabian Johnson appears ready to challenge for a spot in the matchday squad once again after dealing with an Achilles injury.

"The injury has been healed," says Johnson.

United States Men's National Team

Graham Zusi, Bruce Arena not dwelling on past with Panama

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Four years ago, the U.S. Men's National Team delivered a staggering death blow to Panama's World Cup hopes by scoring twice in stoppage time on the final matchday of the Hex to eliminate Los Canaleros from World Cup qualification.

Panama could be in a similar situation on Friday to hand the USMNT a debilitating loss on home soil at Orlando City Stadium.

Feilhaber, Agudelo among notable names on 26-man USMNT squad for October qualifiers

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The U.S. Men's National Team squad for October's crucial World Cup qualifiers looks a lot like the squad that feature in September's qualifiers, with a few notable exceptions.

Benny Feilhaber, Juan Agudelo and Michael Orozco were among the notable inclusions in the 26-man roster Bruce Arena has chosen for the October qualifying squad ahead of key matches against Panama and Trinidad & Tobago.

What went wrong for USMNT Friday night

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Analysis and thoughts on the World Cup Qualifier between the USMNT and Costa Rica.

SBI Question of the Day: Which uncapped dual-national will help USMNT most?

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For years, the U.S. Men's National Team has been built around dual-nationals. Players like Fabian Johnson, John Brooks and Jermaine Jones have been key members of the USMNT for some time.

Now, another talented crop of dual-nationals is getting closer to making their own switches.

Johnson feeling comfortable in familiar position ahead of World Cup qualifiers

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The key for Fabian Johnson is comfort, and the U.S. Men's National Team winger is feeling both comfortable and confident heading into this week's World Cup qualifiers. That comfort is essential for a player that has been shifted every which way throughout a variety of USMNT lineups, but Johnson isn't mistaking any of that comfort for complacency as he adjusts to a new system and a new coach.

USMNT vs. Venezuela: Your Live Commentary

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Before facing two vital World Cup qualifiers, the U.S. Men's National Team faces off with Venezuela to prepare for the task ahead.

The U.S. takes on Venezuela at Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday in a pre-qualifying friendly, allowing Bruce Arena a look at his first-choice squad before facing Trinidad & Tobago and Mexico.

Who Should the USMNT Start vs. Venezuela?

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It's an important period for the U.S. Men's National Team. Vital World Cup qualifiers are suddenly set to begin as the U.S. looks ahead to matches against Trinidad & Tobago and Mexico.

But first, the U.S. faces off with Venezuela in Saturday's friendly, a match that gives Bruce Arena to integrate and experiment a bit while utilizing his first-choice lineup for the very first time.

Chandler withdraws from USMNT camp due to injury

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Timmy Chandler recently earned his first U.S. Men's National Team callup under Bruce Arena but, just days after playing in a German Cup final, the fullback has been forced to withdraw.

U.S. Soccer announced on Wednesday that Chandler has withdrawn from camp due to a hamstring injury.

USMNT Notes: Returning vets provide boost; Cameron looks for 'energy'; and more

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The U.S. Men's National Team has several notable absences. Fabian Johnson, Bobby Wood and DeAndre Yedlin are set to miss out, robbing the team of several key contributors.

Luckily for the U.S., though, their World Cup qualifying push will also begin with the return of several key figures.

SBI Question of the Day: Which USMNT centerback pairing should start vs. Honduras?

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The U.S. Men's National Team's injury issues have been highly publicized in the week leading up to Friday's World Cup qualifier against Honduras. Stars Bobby Wood, Fabian Johnson and DeAndre Yedlin are on the mend, leaving Bruce Arena with some big decisions on how to reshuffle and reshape his starting XI.

SBI Question of the Day: Which position is biggest concern for USMNT heading into March qualifiers?

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Bruce Arena's roster has been ravaged by injuries as World Cup qualifiers loom. Several players, most of which were presumed starters, will not be joining camp as the U.S. Men's National Team faces a pair of vital World Cup qualifiers.

Naturally, there are some concerns.

Bobby Wood, Fabian Johnson and DeAndre Yedlin headline the notable injury absences for the U.

Zusi replaces Johnson on USMNT roster

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One of the few players the U.S. Men's National Team could ill afford to lose ahead of the CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers against Honduras and Panama is officially off the roster due to an injury.

Fabian Johnson, who was injured in Borussia Monchengladbach's UEFA Europa League match against Schalke on Thursday, was taken out of the 24-man squad on Friday with a hamstring injury.

Fabian Johnson leaves Europa League match with apparent hamstring injury

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Bad news for U.S. Men's National Team fans, as one of the team's best players appears to have picked up ainjury ahead of World Cup qualifiers.

USMNT midfielder/defender Fabian Johnson was forced to leave Borussia Monchengladbach's UEFA Europa League match against Schalke 04 on Thursday, as he pulled up with an apparent right hamstring injury.

Following Klinsmann's dismissal, Johnson 'still optimistic' ahead of qualifying

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The first two, and probably most difficult two, matches of the Hexagonal round of World Cup qualification didn't go the U.S. Men's National Team's way, but don't worry, says Fabian Johnson.

Though the USMNT first two matches against Mexico in Columbus and at Costa Rica went poorly, and signaled the end of the Jurgen Klinsmann era for the team, USMNT and Borussia Monchengladbachstar Fabian Johnson told FIFA.

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Johnson dropped for USA World Cup games

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Chicago (AFP) – Borussia Moenchengladbach defender Fabian Johnson was a notable omission as United States coach Bruce Arena named a 26-man squad on Sunday for his team’s crucial 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

Johnson has made only a handful of appearances for his Bundesliga club this season, but started in his team’s 2-1 win over Hanover96 on Saturday.

Johnson dropped for USA World Cup games

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Chicago (AFP) – Borussia Moenchengladbach defender Fabian Johnson was a notable omission as United States coach Bruce Arena named a 26-man squad on Sunday for his team’s crucial 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

Johnson has made only a handful of appearances for his Bundesliga club this season, but started in his team’s 2-1 win over Hanover96 on Saturday.

Sorting through the US national team’s 55-player pool

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A full list of the 55 players in the USMNT's current player pool, plus 32 others in contention.

Bruce Arena has officially been named new US national team head coach, and one of his first actions since replacing Jurgen Klinsmann was compiling a massive player pool of 50 or more players. We don't know who is on that list, but we have a pretty good idea of the players in consideration.

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Paul Arriola on USMNT roster for World Cup Qualifiers

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The Black-and-Red sees another player join his national team for Russia games.

D.C. United midfielder Paul Arriola, has been recalled for the United States' upcoming World Cup Qualifier matches against Costa Rica (at Red Bull Arena on September 1) and at Honduras on September 5. The rest of us learned that Arriola has already arrived for USMNT duty, along with current German club players Christian Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund), Fabian Johnson (Borussia Monchengladbach) and Bobby Wood (Hamburg) via a tweet from U.

Wednesday Kickoff: Big offers for Mbappe, Chelsea eyes Bonucci and more

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Offers have begun to roll in for one of the brightest prospects in the game.

Two clubs have reportedly made bids over €100 million for Monaco star Kylian Mbappe. (REPORT)

Chelsea is reportedly interested in making a move for Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci. (REPORT)

Mario Balotelli's agent says the forward could sign for Borussia Dortmund.

Player of the week: Christian Pulisic

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With a Champions League goal, Hershey's second most famous export is PSP's player of the week.

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USA vs. Mexico preview: North America rivals meet in Hex opener

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The final round of World Cup qualifying is set to begin with a bang with USA against Mexico, one of the biggest rivalries in this hemisphere.

Every game between these two nations is gripping and intense. But with a good start to the final qualifying round at stake, this should be even better than previous meetings.