U.S. Abroad Weekend (July 28-29)
Several European leagues began their seasons over the weekend with three U.S. national team regulars -- Claudio Reyna, David Regis and Tony Sanneh -- each playing 90 minutes for their respective clubs. In Scotland, Reyna's Glasgow Rangers overpowered host Aberdeen while Regis and Metz lost to Lorient in the French First Division.
Claudio Reyna, Rangers (PL) Started (90 min. vs. Aberdeen (3-0). Rangers dismantled the hosts in their Scottish Premier League opener. Reyna played in right midfield.
David Regis, Metz (D1) Started (90 min.) vs. Lorient, 0-1. Metz opened its season dubiously by losing on the road to a newly-promoted team on an 82nd minute goal from Pascal Feindouno. Regis was cautioned in the 89th minute, along with Lorient's Elie Kroupi.
Tony Sanneh, Nuremberg (D1) Started (90 min.) vs. Borussia Dortmund (0-2). Sanneh played on the right flank in front of 65,500 at Dortmund and received a low rating from Kicker magazine.
Cory Gibbs, St. Pauli (D1) DNP vs. Hertha Berlin (0-0).
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