Californian Lynden Gooch
made his pro debut for English Premier League club Sunderland as a sub in its 6-3 victory over
Exeter in the Capital One Cup. Tim Ream
debuted for Fulham in a 3-0 win over Sheffield United.
Gooch, 19, grew up in Santa Cruz, Calif., and moved
to Sunderland at the age of 16, qualifying for work permit because his father is English. He played for the USA in 2015 U-20 World Cup qualifying but did not make the team for the world championships
in New Zealand.
Ream signed with Fulham after two and a half seasons with Bolton Wanderers. He has not played since the Gold Cup as he waited for his club situation to be finalized.
Fulham will play Stoke City in the third round. Geoff Cameron
converted his attempt in the shootout that gave the Potters an 8-7 victory at Luton Town after a
1-1 tie. Cody Cropper
will get a date with his former club, Southampton, after he helped MK Dons beat Cardiff City, 2-1, in overtime. It was the
U.S. U-23 keeper's second start after moving from the Saints over the summer. Danny Williams
, a candidate to be called up for the USA's friendlies
against Peru and Brazil, was subbed with an undisclosed injury with a minute left in Reading's 2-1 win at Portsmouth. Jonathan Spector
started for Birmingham City in a 2-0 win over