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Americans Abroad Midweek Rewind: Erik Palmer-Brown, Kenny Saief, and more

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Erik Palmer-Brown's consistent playing time has been a nice sight to see for Belgian outfit KV Kortrijk. For a team that may not get as much notoriety as some of the others in the division, Palmer-Brown has taken advantage of his place in the backline. The 20-year-old made yet another start for his team in their 2-1 league win over Oud-Heverlee Hueven on Wednesday, playing the full 90 minutes.

Wednesday European Rewind: Frankfurt ousts Schalke, Real Madrid ties Bilbao, and more

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Eintracht Frankfurt haven't been in the best form in Bundesliga action lately, but Niko Kovac's answered their critics on Wednesday in the German Cup. The visitors used a 75th-minute finish from Luka Jovic to eliminate Schalke 1-0 in their semifinal clash at Veltins-Arena, and book their spot in the German Cup Final against Bayern Munich.

Tuesday European Rewind: Bayern cruises past Frankfurt, Barcelona ties Celta Vigo, and more

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Bayern Munich could not ask for an easier performance in their German DFB Pokal semifinal tie. The current Bundesliga winners cruised last Bayer Leverkusen 6-2 on Tuesday at the BayArena to book their place in the finals. Thomas Muller led the way with a hat trick while Robert Lewandowski scored a brace.

Monday Ticker: Guardiola set for new extension, Batshuayi to miss rest of season, and more

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Pep Guardiola has taken Manchester City to new heights in 2017-18, helping the Citizens to both the Premier League title and League Cup. The Spaniard is reportedly set to sign an extension with the club, as he years his second year of a three-month contract, according to ESPN.

After earning a pair of trophies in his second season with the club, Guardiola would like the team to take the next step and win the UEFA Champions League.

Sunday European Rewind: West Brom clinches EPL title for Man City, Schalke defeats Dortmund, and more

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Manchester United have gone for the highest high to the lowest low in a matter of one week. A week after coming back against rivals Manchester City for a 3-2 derby win, the Red Devils were upset 1-0 by West Bromwich Albion on Sunday which clinched City the 2017-18 league title. The lone goal came from a West Brom corner as Jay Rodriguez headed in from close-range for the winner.

Americans Abroad Weekend Rewind: Theoson-Jordan Siebatcheu, Rubio Rubin, and more

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Stade Reims have been pushing hard for promotion back into the French top flight, sitting atop the Ligue 2 table for some time now. Reims rolled their way to another three points this weekend, defeating Paris FC 3-0 away from home thanks to two goals from French-American forwardTheoson-Jordan Siebatcheu.

Saturday European Rewind: Man City edges Tottenham, Barcelona makes history, and more

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Manchester City has had a rough couple weeks after falling out of the UEFA Champions League and failing to clinch the Premier League title against their biggest rivals. However; the Citizens showed a short memory and got back to winning ways as they defeated Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 at Wembley on Saturday.

Romain Gall registers equalizing assist as Sundsvall tie Malmo

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Romain Gall got his first taste of Swedish Soccer in 2016-17, making 26 appearances in all competitions for GIF Sundsvall.

The 23-year-old American wasted no time earning his first point of the season, registering the game tying assist in Sundsvall's 2-2 draw with Malmo on Friday.

After seeing their 1-0 second-half lead disappear, the hosts had to fight back for any chance at a point.

European Weekend Preview: Tottenham hosts Man City, Monaco travels to PSG, and more

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The last two weeks have not been the prettiest for Premier League leaders Manchester City.

Pep Guardiola's side has seen themselves eliminated from the UEFA Champions League and also defeated by their closest rivals, Manchester United in the latest Manchester Derby. The Citizens will look to get back to winning ways this weekend as they travel to Tottenham.

Arsenal-Atletico, Marseille-Salzburg drawn in Europa League semifinals

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The 2017-18 UEFA Europa League is down to four sides, with one tie headlining the upcoming semifinals.

Atletico Madrid and Arsenal will square off with one another in the two legged semifinals, starting on April 26th. Both teams are the favorites to win the competition, and for sure are the two biggest clubs remaining.

Europa League Rewind: Arsenal eliminates CSKA Moscow, Marseille edges Leipzig, and more

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After a dominant first leg win in London last week, Arsenal knew they could sit back some in their second leg tie against CSKA Moscow. Arsene Wenger's side received an early scare but held on for a 6-3 aggregate victory against the Russian Premier League side on Thursday to advance to the semifinals.

Americans Abroad Weekend Preview: Lynden Gooch, Christian Pulisic, and more

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In the Championship, the tough and grueling schedule each and every week will see frequent changes in the table. Sunderland are one of those teams struggling to find momentum and avoid being relegated for the second consecutive year.

The Black Cats are six points from safety and need to turn things around quickly with four matches to go.

Wednesday Ticker: Kane wins goal appeal, PSG to meet with FIFA, and more

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The race for the Golden Boot in the Barclays Premier League looks to be down to two.

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah and Tottenham's Harry Kane have been neck and neck in the race for the EPL's top scorer, with only four goals currently separating them. Salah has had an amazing return to England, with 29 goals in 31 matches for the Reds.

UCL Wednesday Rewind: Real Madrid edges Juventus, Bayern eliminates Sevilla

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Following Barcelona's elimination from the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday, Real Madrid was looking to avoid any slip-ups at home against Juventus in their tie. For 90 minutes it looked like that was going to happen at the Santiago Bernabeu.

However, Los Blancos used a 97th-minute penalty kick from Cristiano Ronaldo to eliminate Juventus 4-3 on aggregate after the hosts had given up a 3-0 lead.

Wednesday Kickoff: Guardiola critical of referee, Atletico push to keep Griezmann and more

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One manager was highly critical of a referee following a Champions League exit while one of La Liga's biggest stars remains the subject of transfer talk.

Pep Guardiola criticized referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz after being sent to the stands in Tuesday's Champions League defeat to Liverpool, stating that the referee "likes to be special".

UCL Tuesday Rewind: Roma shocks Barcelona, Liverpool ousts Man City

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Barcelona had one of the most historic comebacks in Champions League history ago ousting PSG. This year the Catalan side got a nightmare of their own as they let a 4-1 aggregate lead fall apart, being eliminated by Roma on Tuesday.

Roma used a trio of goals at the Olimpico to eliminate Barcelona 4-4 on aggregate, advancing on the away goals tiebreaker.

UEFA Champions League Preview: Man City hosts Liverpool, Real Madrid travels to Juventus, and more

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After a thrilling round of quarterfinal first legs last week, four teams will punch their tickets into the UEFA Champions League semifinals at the conclusion of this week's second legs.

Barcelona, Liverpool, and Real Madrid comfortably took control of their ties with lopsided wins while Bayern Munich leads Sevilla by a slim 2-1 margin.

Americans Abroad Weekend Rewind: Christian Pulisic, Lynden Gooch, and more

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Borussia Dortmund fans have been wondering where Christian Pulisic's production has gone after a fine 2017 campaign. The U.S. international answered those critics with a goal in Dortmund's 3-0 win over VfB Stuttgart on Sunday. Pulisic was bombing down the right flank and looked to cross into the box towards Michy Batshuayi but instead found the top-left corner.

Sunday European Rewind: Real Madrid ties Atletico, Torino edges Inter, and more

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Cristiano Ronaldo has put himself atop of Europe's top scorers list with a dominant start to 2018. On Sunday, Ronaldo set another milestone with his 650th career goal between club and country helping Real Madrid to a 1-1 Derby draw against Atletico Madrid.

Following a scoreless first-half, Ronaldo broke the deadlock scoring in the 53rd minute.

Saturday European Rewind: Man United edges Man City, Bayern clinches Bundesliga, and more

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For one half of Saturday's Manchester Derby at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester City looked like they would claim their third title out of the past seven seasons. Rivals Manchester United had other ideas and rolled their way back for a 3-2 come-from-behind win to spoil the party.

Vincent Kompany and Ilkay Gundogan each netted goals in the opening 45 minutes to give City a 2-0 halftime lead.

European Weekend Preview: Real Madrid hosts Atletico, Manchester Derby, and more

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The Manchester Derby may take centerstage on Saturday, but there's also another historic rivalry match that will grab your attention on Sunday.

Sunday's lunchtime kickoff comes from the Santiago Bernabeu as Real Madrid entertain rivals Atletico Madrid. The hosts defeated Juventus, 3-0, in their UCL first leg quarterfinal draw, thanks to a pair of beautiful goals from Cristiano Ronaldo.

Americans Abroad Weekend Preview: Tim Ream, Christian Pulisic, and more

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Fulham like many other second tier sides, is looking to make it back to the big show in England, fighting for an automatic promotion spot into the Barclays Premier League. The London club is currently sitting in third place in the EFL Championship on 75 points, five points back from the second automatic promotion spot in the league.

UCL Wednesday Rewind: Liverpool rolls Man City, Barcelona defeats Roma

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Liverpool already claimed the scalps of EPL leaders Manchester City at Anfield once this season, defeating them 4-3 back in January.

Jurgen Klopp's men continued that trend on Wednesday, rolling past City 3-0 in their first leg quarterfinal matchup in the UEFA Champions League.

Mohamed Salah was at the heart of the action once again for Liverpool, scoring their opener after 12 minutes.

UCL Tuesday Rewind: Real Madrid defeats Juventus, Bayern edges Sevilla

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Defending Champions League holders look to have already placed themselves in the semifinals, after a dominant performance on Tuesday.

Zinedine Zidane's men cruised their way to a 3-0 first leg win over Juventus at the Allianz Stadium. Cristiano Ronaldo carried the load with two goals including a masterful overhead kick to double Los Blancos lead.

UEFA Champions League Preview: Juventus hosts Real Madrid, Man City faces Liverpool, and more

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The UEFA Champions League returns this week with eight teams remaining in this year's competition.

Tuesday's action gets underway with a rematch of last June's final as Juventus hosts Real Madrid in Turin. Los Blancos rolled past the Old Lady. 4-1, to win the tournament last year, and the hosts will look to pull a shock against Zinedine Zidane's men.

Americans Abroad Weekend Rewind: DeAndre Yedlin, Emmanuel Sabbi, and more

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Newcastle United breezed past Southampton 3-0 ahead of the March international break, and hoped they could carry momentum over into the remaining matches of the season. DeAndre Yedlin continued his strong campaign for Rafa Benitez's men helping them to a 1-0 win against Huddersfield on Saturday. Yedlin made his 27th appearance of the season in the win, and continued to impress down the right wing.

Sunday European Rewind: Tottenham defeats Chelsea, Bremen edges Frankfurt, and more

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Tottenham Hotspur handed Chelsea a heavy home defeat on Sunday, defeating their London rivals 3-1. The Blues thought they would hold a lead at halftime, thanks to a goal in the 30th-minute from Spanish striker Alvaro Morata. Christian Eriksen had other ideas rifling home a goal of the year contender past Thibaut Courtois in first-half stoppage time.

Saturday European Rewind: Sevilla ties Barcelona, Bayern thumps Dortmund, and more

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Barcelona was staring in the face of their first league defeat at Sevilla before their dynamic duo saved the day. Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez each scored in the final minutes to help Barcelona earn a 2-2 draw at Sevilla on Saturday. Franco Vazquez's left-footed strike in the 36th-minute opened the scoring in Seville as the hosts led 1-0.

Americans Abroad Weekend Preview: Christian Pulisic, DeAndre Yedlin, and more

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Bayern Munich has had the last laugh against Borussia Dortmund in their last two meetings, downing them in both league and cup action. Now, Christian Pulisic and his side will look to pull a major upset on Saturday, traveling to the league leaders in Bundesliga play.

Dortmund is sitting in third place in the table, fighting with Schalke and a few others for a second-place finish.

Peru keeps rolling with win over Iceland

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There is just no slowing Peru down right now.

Peru extended its current undefeated streak to 12 games on Tuesday night by defeating Iceland, 3-1 in a friendly at Red Bull Arena. Renato Tapia, Raul Ruidiaz, and Jefferson Farfan were the three Peruvian goal-scorers, while Jon Fjoluson netted for Iceland.

International Friendly Rewind: Brazil edges Germany, Spain trounces Argentina, and more

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International friendlies came to a close on Tuesday with many of June's World Cup sides in action. For most countries that qualified for this summer's tournament, this international break allowed coaches another chance to make decisions for their rosters. For teams that are did not qualify, it was a chance to start a period of transition as they look towards the future.

Tuesday Kickoff: Messi injury; Bayern, Dortmund chase Hasenhuttl and more

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One of the game's big stars will miss a big-time friendly while two top teams have reportedly set their sights on the same manager.

Lionel Messi will reportedly miss Argentina's friendly against Spain due to a muscle issue. (REPORT)

Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund are reportedly interesting in hiring RB Leipzig bossRalph Hasenhüttl.

Americans Abroad Weekend Rewind: Terrence Boyd, Joe Gyau, and more

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After seeing time in German's top flight with Darmstadt last season, Terrence Boyd is looking to help his side stay relevant in the second tier. Darmstadt, who are currently in the bottom three of the 2. Bundesliga, used a goal from the American forward to draw 1-1 with Nurnberg on Sunday. Boyd headed home Wilson Kamavuaka's assist in from close range after 18 minutes in to give his side a 1-0 lead on the road.

Mexican Soccer

Omar Gonzalez provides assist in Pachuca's win over Santos Laguna

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Omar Gonzalez's had only made two appearances in league play coming into Saturday's clash with Santos Laguna. Gonzalez made the most of his time on the pitch, though, playing the full 90 minutes and grabbing an assist in Pachuca's 3-1 home victory.

An opening strike from Keisuke Honda put Pachuca ahead 1-0 in the 25th minute as Gonzalez was credited with the assist.

USMNT, Mexico move up in latest FIFA world rankings

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The U.S. Men's National Team moved up a spot in the FIFA World Ranking to 24th, but it still sits nine spots behind Mexico.

El Tri jumped to 15th, as Colombia, Croatia and Italy dropped out of the top 15. Costa Rica is the third-best CONCACAF nation in the rankings, as the Ticos sit one spot behind the USMNT in 25th.

Giovani, Jonathan Dos Santos out for upcoming Mexico friendlies

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Mexico will be without the services of both Giovani and Jonathan Dos Santos for their upcoming friendlies against Iceland and Croatia.

The team announced Sunday night that both of the Galaxy players will miss out on the friendlies, which take place on March 23rd and 27th.

Giovani had already been excluded from the Mexico squad due to an injury suffered in the Galaxy's 2-1 loss to New York City FC back on March 11th.

Major League Soccer

A look at the Top 5 international matches involving MLS players

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Fifty-five players on Major League Soccer rosters received call-ups to their respective international teams for games to be played over the next week.

The matches featuring MLS players begin Thursday, with Albert Rusnak and Slovakia taking on the United Arab Emirates and the stretch of matches ends with Mexico and the U.

Impact sign Uruguayan midfielder Alejandro Silva

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The Montreal Impact's midfield got even deeper on Monday, with the acquisition of Uruguayan international midfielder Alejandro Silva.

Silva was acquired from Argentine club CA Lanus via the use of Targeted Allocation Money, and the 28-year-old has signed a three-year deal with the club.

He has four caps with the Uruguayan National Team, most recently last Summer in friendlies against Ireland and Italy.

The Rest

Rubio Rubio scores first goal for Club Tijuana in win over Chivas

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Rubio Rubin has seen his his playing time go and up and down since joining Liga MX outfit Club Tijuana, but the22-year-old made the most of his time on Friday, scoring the third goal in Tijuana's 3-0 home victory over Guadalajara.

Rubin came off the bench in the 73rd minute and made an impact in the final minutes.

International Weekend Preview: Germany hosts Spain, Mexico faces Iceland, and more

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With only three months until the World Cup kicks off in Russia, the time for teams to start preparing their rosters begins this weekend. Domestic action takes a break as international fixtures take centerstage across the globe, beginning with a huge slate on Friday. Familiar foes will duke it out in Europe, while some other intriguing fixtures will also occur in both North and South America.