DeAndre Yedlin gets his second EPL start

Of the 13 foreign-based players who were on the U.S. roster for its games against Mexico and/or Costa Rica, nine saw action last weekend with their clubs, including both goalkeepers, Brad Guzan and Tim Howard, who each suffered English Premier League losses. DeAndre Yedlin made his second EPL appearance for last-place Sunderland in a 1-0 loss at West Brom.

Fabian Johnson, sent home after the Mexico game by Jurgen Klinsmann for asking to be subbed in overtime, played the full 90 minutes in a 5-1 Borussia Moenchengladbach win.

Guzan took heat for an "embarrassing gaffe" on Chelsea's first goal, finished by Diego Costa after Willian exploited a poor pass from the American. Chelsea's second was an own goal.

The 22-year-old Yedlin, who saw only 11 minutes of EPL action after arriving at Tottenham last January, joined Sunderland on loan Sept. 1 and has played in one League Cup game in addition to his two league starts. The Sunderland Echo gave Yedlin a 7 out of 10 rating and wrote: "Neutered [James] McClean effectively and got forward well during the first half, despite suffering from jet-lag."

What they did this weekend:
GOALKEEPERS
Brad Guzan (Aston Villa/ENG), 90 minutes, 0-2 vs. Chelsea
Tim Howard (Everton/ENG), 90 minutes, 0-3 vs. Manchester United

DEFENDERS
Ventura Alvarado (Club America/MEX), on bench, 2-0 at Tijuana Xolos
Geoff Cameron (Stoke City/ENG), 90 minutes, 1-0 at Swansea
Fabian Johnson (Bor. M'Gladbach/GER), 90 minutes, 5-1 at Eintracht Frankfurt
Michael Orozco (Tijuana/MEX), 37 minutes, 0-2 vs. Tijuana
Tim Ream (Fulham/ENG D2), did not dress, 0-0 at Middlesbrough
Jonathan Spector (Birmingham City/ENG D2), on bench, 2-1 vs. Queens Park Rangers

MIDFIELDERS
Alejandro Bedoya (Nantes/FRA), did not dress, 3-0 vs. Troyes
Danny Williams (Reading/ENG D2), sub-20 minutes, 1-0 vs. Charlton
DeAndre Yedlin (Sunderland/ENG), 90 minutes, 0-1 at West Bromwich

FORWARDS
Bobby Wood (Union Berlin/GER D2), 90 minutes, 3-3 vs. St. Pauli
Andrew Wooten (Sandhausen/GER D2), 90 minutes, 1-0 vs. Kaiserslautern

3 comments about "DeAndre Yedlin gets his second EPL start".
  1. aaron dutch, October 19, 2015 at 1:01 p.m.

    I guess Fabian Johnson injury wasnt as bad as everyone said? He played 90 in the toughest league in Europe (for endurance) there is some weird german backstory here

  2. Andrea Hana, October 19, 2015 at 2:35 p.m.

    Great. He's on an even MORE sh!tty team than he was in the MLS. Thanks, Tottemham-Sunderland tag-team.

  3. Andrew Kear, October 21, 2015 at 7:07 a.m.

    Klinsmann will just misuse this talent in upcoming games.

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