Matt Miazga

Americans Abroad

Report: PSV Eindhoven, Feyenoord possible loan landing spots for Miazga

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Matt Miazga shined during his loan spell at Vitesse, and it appears his performances will produce a temporary move to a bigger club.

According to Goal, Miazga will spend the 2017-18 season on loan away from Chelsea, although he is reportedly set to depart Vitesse. According to the report, fellow Dutch clubs PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord are both among the options.

Americans Abroad Weekend Rewind: Guzan, Miazga, Morales and more

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With his time at Middlesbrough moving towards its end, Brad Guzan has found some time in goal for the Premier League club.

Guzan started his fourth Premier League match in a row and seventh of the season in a 2-2 draw with Manchester City. The U.S. Men's National Team goalkeeper made three saves on the day, but couldn't do enough to prevent Manchester City from earning a late point on a finish from Gabriel Jesus in the 85th minute.

Miazga helps Vitesse win Dutch Cup final

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Matt Miazga went to the Netherlands in search of experience, with the hopes of developing well enough to break through at Chelsea. On Sunday, Miazga picked up the type of experience that should help him in that quest.

The American defender started in Vitesse Arnhem's Dutch Cup final victory over AZ Alkmaar on Sunday, a win that gave the club the first major trophy in its 125-year history.

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.

Americans Abroad Friday Rewind: Zelalem, Wood, Miazga

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Gedion Zelalem's loan move to the Netherlands began with a win.

The U.S. Under-23 Men's National Team midfielder entered as a 75th minute substitute as VVV Venlo cruised to a 4-1 win over De Graafschap. By the time Zelalem entered the field, the damage had been done, as the second-division club punished the opposition to remain atop the Eerste Division table.

Americans Abroad Weekend Preview: Johnson, Chandler, Pulisic and more

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Midweek action proved wildly successful for plenty of Americans Abroad, but now league play returns as matches kick off this weekend.

While Friday's slate is a small one, it does include a Bundesliga clash between Fabian Johnson and Timmy Chandler. Both are entering the weekend in solid form, with Johnson scoring midweek while Chandler continues to shine defensively against Germany's elite.

Americans Abroad Wednesday Rewind: Green, Miazga and more

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Julian Green stole the show on Wednesday.

The Bayern Munich forward was held quiet for most of Wednesday's DFB-Pokal clash with Augsburg before popping up just before halftime for his side's second goal. A flicked on header on a cross from Thomas Muller, Green's finish, his first competitive goal, helped propel Bayern to a 3-1 win that keeps them in the domestic cup competition.

Americans Abroad: Sunday Rewind

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Sunday wasn't the busiest day, but it was a fairly productive one for several members of the group of Americans Abroad.

Liga MX action headlined the day, as William Yarbrough played all 90 minutes yet again in Leon's 1-1 tie with Toluca. Michael Orozco and Jorge Villafana joined the goalkeeper in the 90 minute club, while Paul Arriola entered off the bench in Tijuana's 2-1 victory over Santos Laguna.

Americans Abroad: Thursday Preview

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Thursday is a light day for Americans Abroad, but several U.S. Men's National Team youngsters could see the field for their clubs.

After previously remaining on the bench in league play, Matt Miazga could make his Vitesse debut on Wednesday in a Dutch Cup clash withASV de Dijk. The former New York Red Bulls defender isn't the only American that could make an impact in the competition, as Rubio Rubin could see the field for FC Utrecht in a clash with FC Twente.

Matt Miazga 'excited' to further development at Vitesse

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It's only been a week since Matt Miazga joined Dutch club Vitesse on loan from Chelsea, but he's already feeling comfortable in his new environment.

The U.S. international participated in his second training session on Wednesday, when he was interviewed by VitesseTV about his new team, his move from the New York Red Bulls and his development.

Matt Miazga sent on season-long loan to Vitesse Arnhem

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Not England. Not Spain. Not Germany. Not Belgium.

Matt Miazga's immediate future lies in the Netherlands.

After weeks of rumors linking him to numerous clubs throughout Europe, Miazga was loaned from Chelsea to Dutch club Vitesse Arnhem on Wednesday. The deal runs through the end of the 2016-17 campaign, meaning the 21-year-old centerback will spend his first full season abroad in the Eredivisie.

Matt Miazga moves to the Eredivisie

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Matt Miazga is the latest USMNT player to make a move to the Eredivisie, but it's a different scenario for a defender.

Matt Miazga sent on season-long loan to Vitesse Arnhem

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Not England. Not Spain. Not Germany. Not Belgium.

Matt Miazga's immediate future lies in the Netherlands.

After weeks of rumors linking him to numerous clubs throughout Europe, Miazga was loaned from Chelsea to Dutch club Vitesse Arnhem on Wednesday. The deal runs through the end of the 2016-17 campaign, meaning the 21-year-old centerback will spend his first full season abroad in the Eredivisie.

Report: Matt Miazga nearing deal to join Espanyol on loan

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After weeks of speculation, Matt Miazga is reportedly close to landing at a temporary home.

Sports Illustrated reported on Wednesday that the Chelsea defender is close to signing with Spain's Espanyol. Miazga would join the La Liga club on a season-long loan after reportedly turning down Premier League options in favor of more game-time at Espanyol.

Report: Miazga loan delayed as Chelsea look to add new defenders

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Chelsea still expects Matt Miazga to go on loan, but the club has a bit of housekeeping to do before allowing the U.S. Men's National Team defender to leave.

According to Goal, Miazga is still expected to leave Chelsea on loan on the near future, but the club is waiting on several signings before making any moves.

Report: 1860 Munich latest team linke with Matt Miazga

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Just over a week remains in the summer transfer window, and another club has reportedly joined the race to sign Chelsea centerback Matt Miazga before the window shuts.

German outlet Bild says that 1860 Munich is interested in making a move for the U.S. Men's National Team defender. The 2. Bundesliga club hopes to bring in a central defender before the end of the window, with a loan deal for Miazga being seen as a "conceivable" option.

Report: Chelsea's Matt Miazga offered to Sunderland for season-long loan

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It looks like Matt Miazga couldplay Premier League football this season after all.

The Guardian reportedon Thursday afternoon that Chelsea has offered to loan the 21-year-old centerback to Sunderland for the duration of the 2016-2017 season.

Miazga moved to Chelsea last season,but, since making the move to the London-based side, the defender has made only two appearances as he sits low in the depth chart for the Blues.

Several Americans face new beginnings as Premier League kicks off

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The 2016-17 Premier League season is just days away with several Americans set to face interesting club situations as play begins in England's top flight.

Following the departure of Tim Howard, Brad Guzan is now the longest-tenured American in the Premier League. However, the U.S. Men's National Team goalkeeper faces a new club situation following the relegation of Aston Villa.

Report: Miazga misses Chelsea training ahead of potential loan move

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Matt Miazga has been in limbo for the past several weeks, but it now appears a resolution is nearing for the U.S. Men's National Team centerback

The 21-year-old defender reportedly missed Chelsea training on Wednesday, foreshadowing a potential loan move away from the club. Miazga was also absent from Chelsea'sfinal pre-season friendly against Werder Bremen.

Chelsea's Conte hints at Miazga loan move

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Matt Miazga's path to Chelsea's first team is a crowded one, and it now appears that the club's new manager is expecting the U.S. Men's National Team centerback's development to continue elsewhere for the time being.

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte stressed the importance of playing time for Miazga's development while also hinting at a potential loan move away from Stamford Bridge.

Miazga ready to prove himself with USMNT after up and down Chelsea season

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January's move to Chelsea was one of the biggest moments of Matt Miazga's life. Just 20-years-old and bound for one of the world's top clubs, Miazga threw himself into a new environment that wasunlike any he had seen before.

The ensuing months have seen their share of challenges, and Miazga will be the first to admit it, but those challenges have been vital to what Miazga sees as an ongoing maturation process as both a player and person.

Matt Miazga pulled at halftime after yellow card in loss to Swansea

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Matt Miazga earned his second consecutive start for Chelsea in the English Premier League on Saturday, but the match was arguably one to forgot for the American defender.

The 20-year-old started at centerback against Swansea City, and performed well enough for close to 25 minutes next to Branislav Ivanovic on the Chelsea back line.

Americans Abroad: Weekend Preview

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After seeing Matt Miazga make an impressive debut in the Chelsea backline, Americans will be watching intently to see if 20-year-old defenderstarts again in the English Premier League this weekend.

The former Red Bulls defender played 90 minutes against Brad Guzan and Aston Villa last time out, helping to shutout the Villans with a 4-0 result.

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

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While a 20-year-old centerback made his English Premier League debut, Fabian Johnson made a major impact in a crucial Bundesliga matchup.

The U.S. Men's National Team winger and fullback started animportant fixture against Hertha Berlin as a right midfielder, and helped Monchengladbach earn an impressive 5-0 victory.

Miazga impresses Hiddink in Chelsea debut

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Matt Miazga made his Chelsea debut this past weekend, and the performance he put forth left his manager impressed with his first foray into English Premier League soccer.

The U.S. Under-23 Men's National Team defender started and played all 90 minutes in Saturday's 4-0 win over Aston Villa.

Matt Miazga starts for Chelsea in thrashing of Aston Villa

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Saturday proved to be a memorable day for Matt Miazga.

The U.S. Under-23 Men's National Team defender started and played all 90 minutes as Chelsea cruised past Brad Guzan's Aston Villa, 4-0. The appearance was Miazga's first for Chelsea since joining the club in January.Chelsea's victory featured goals from Alexandre Pato and Ruben Loftus-Cheek, while Pedro added a brace.

Chelsea's Hiddink looking to give chances to young players like Miazga

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Matt Miazga has yet to play a single minute for Chelsea's senior team since joining the English Premier League club on Jan. 31, but he may soon have the opportunity.

In his press conference on Friday, Blues head coach Guus Hiddink admitted a top four finish in the league was likely out of reach, and so opportunities for fringe and youth players on the team to play will likely be given in the coming weeks.

Hiddink: Matt Miazga 'fit', close to featuring for Chelsea

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Veteran centerback John Terry is not an option for Guus Hiddink and Chelsea come Sunday against Manchester City in the fifth round of the FA Cup, but the Blues boss revealed that a certain U.S. Men's National Team defender may be ready to go.

In a press conference on Friday, Hiddink told reporters 20-year-old Matt Miazga is fit, and barring tests in training on Friday, could be ready to play on Sunday.

Americans Abroad: Midweek Rewind

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While one American made the bench for a UEFA Champions League club this week, another clocked in a superb shift in Mexico.

Miguel Ibarra was the driving force for Club Leon in its Copa MX match against Mineros on Tuesday, scoring the first goal of the game and assisting the second before being substituted off.

Matt Miazga travels with Chelsea ahead of Champions League clash against PSG

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A series of injuries to Chelsea's key defenders may have opened the door for a high-profile debut for Matt Miazga.

Following injuries to John Terry and Kurt Zouma, Matt Miazga has been named to Chelsea's traveling squad ahead of Tuesday's UEFA Champions League meeting with Paris Saint-Germain.

Chelsea

Defender: Chelsea are watching me; we will hold talks in the summer

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Chelsea defender, Matt Miazga, has revealed that he keeps regular contact with his parent club.

The centre-back joined last summer from New York Red Bulls and has made two Premier League appearances for the club.

He was then sent on loan to Vitesse to get regular games under his belt.

Champions League Benching Provokes Measured and Thoughtful Inquest

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If you watched the Chelsea-PSG Champions League first leg yesterday, you saw an exciting game. PSG dominated possession and narrowly beat Chelsea 2-1, but the English club looked dangerous on the break with Willian often leading the charge. However, in America, lots of attention turned to events off the field.

Copa America Centenario

USA vs. Puerto Rico, 2016 friendly: Time, TV schedule and live stream

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The USMNT - or some semblance thereof - faces an exhibition against a very young Puerto Rican side

It's safe to say that today's United States vs. Puerto Rico match is a strange one. The USMNT just announced their roster for the Copa America Centenario, but it's not the same roster that will be available for today's game.

Darlington Nagbe on 40 Man USMNT Copa America Roster

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Darlington Nagbe was named to the preliminary United States Mens National Team roster for the Copa America Centenario today by head coach Jurgen Klinsmann.

Nagbe, along with eighteen other players from Major League Soccer, was named to the 40 man roster, but that does not mean that he is assured of a place on the side.

U.S. Men's Olympic Team

U.S. U-23s, Chandler on Klinsmann's radar for Copa America

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With World Cup qualifiers complete until the fall, the focus of the U.S. Men's National Team has turned to the Copa America and which players could makeJurgen Klinsmann's tournament roster.

The USMNT is set to play host to South America's biggest tournament, which will be celebrating its 100th anniversary on U.

Morris, Green, Miazga headline U-23 USMNT squad for Olympic playoff

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U.S. Under-23 Men's National Team head coach Andi Herzog may not have his completearsenal of weapons available in the upcoming Olympic playoff against Colombia, but he will certainly have most of it.

Herzog unveiled his 23-man roster on Saturday for the upcoming two-legged affair with Colombia, and the squad includes a blend of regulars from MLS and abroad, including forward Jordan Morris, winger Julian Green, centerback Matt Miazga, and midfielder Wil Trapp.

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Major Link Soccer: Abby Wambach arrested for DUI

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Then Twitter got involved and things deteriorated from there.

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Hooo boy, recently retired USWNT forward Abby Wambach was arrested on DUI charges in Portland on Saturday night.

Sapong, Fabinho, and Rosenberry Best XI honors, power rankings climb, more

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Sapong, Fabinho, and Rosenberry on Best XIs for Week 3. Union power rankings climb. More from Sunday's win. More news.

The Rest

Cahill and Terry injured but Matt Miazga steps in for "Flawless" display!

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Matt Miazga has hailed our performance on his Premier League debut against Aston Villa as "flawless" and I wondered what your first impressions are of the big American defender?

I have to be honest and admit that when the team came out with no JT or Gary Cahill, but Miazga next to Ivanovic I was apprehensive to say the least!

Grading each MLS club on their work completed in the off-season

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With opening day of the 2016 MLS season less than a month away, clubs across the league are putting the finishing touches on an offseason that has at different points been eventful, confounding, and fascinating.

It's been an interesting few months for MLS. There has been an exodus of top players – mostly, with the startling exception of Matt Miazga — to Mexico, and an exodus of the lowest earners in the league, mostly to the lower levels of American soccer.