U.S. Abroad: Big finale for Yanks in Germany

Bobby Wood's Hamburg avoided a relegation playoff when it rallied to beat Wolfsburg, 2-1, on the final day of the Bundesliga season. Wood, who has been battling a knee injury, played the entire game for HSV, which won a goal by Gian-Luca Waldschmidt in the 88th minute. The loss sent Wolfsburg into the relegation playoffs.

Christian Pulisic was fouled for the penalty kick Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang converted to give Borussia Dortmund a 4-3 win over Werder Bremen that clinched third place and a spot in the UEFA Champions League group stage. The goal was Aubameyang's 31st of the season, setting a record for the most goals by a foreigner in a season.

Weston McKennie, 18, made his debut for Schalke 04 while fellow teenager Haji Wright dressed for the first time in the 1-1 tie at FC Ingolstadt. McKenzie, who joined Schalke from the FC Dallas academy program last summer, is the second youngest American to play in the Bundesliga after Pulisic.

BELGIUM. Ethan Horvath started for Club Brugge, which beat Gent, 2-1, to clinch second place in the Belgian playoffs and a place in next season's Champions League qualifiers.

MEXICO. Joe Corona started and Paul Arriola came off the bench for top-seed Tijuana, which fell to 2016 champion Torneo Apertura Tigres, 2-0, at home and exited the Torneo Clausura playoffs, 4-0, on aggregate in the semifinals.

BELGIUM, Jupiler Pro League
Ethan Horvath
(Club Brugge), 90 minutes, 2-1 vs. Gent

ENGLAND, Premier League
Geoff Cameron (Stoke City), 90 minutes, 1 assist, 1-0 at Southampton
Lynden Gooch (Sunderland), sub-29 minutes, 0-3 at Chelsea
Brad Guzan (Middlesbrough), 90 minutes, 0-3 at Liverpool

GERMANY, Bundesliga
John Brooks (Hertha Berlin), 90 minutes, 2-6 vs. Bayer Leverkusen
Timmy Chandler (Ein. Frankfurt), 90 minutes, 2-2 vs. RB Leipzig
Fabian Johnson (Bor. Moenchengladbach), 73 minutes, 2-2 vs. Darmstadt
Weston McKennie (Schalke 04), sub-14 minutes, 1-1 at FC Ingolstadt
Alfredo Morales (FC Ingolstadt), sub-2 minutes, 1-1 vs. Schalke 04
Christian Pulisic (Bor. Dortmund), sub-45 minutes, 4-3 vs. Werder Bremen
Bobby Wood (Hamburg), 90 minutes, 2-1 vs. Wolfsburg
Haji Wright (Schalke 04), on bench, 1-1 at FC Ingolstadt

GERMANY, 2. Bundesliga
Russell Canouse (Bochum), on bench, 0-1 vs. St. Pauli
Julian Green (VfB Stuttgart), on bench, 4-1 vs. Wurzburger Kickers
Jerome Kiesewetter (Fortuna Duesseldorf), 90 minutes, 1-0 vs. Erzgebirge Aue

ISRAEL, Ligat ha’Al
Aaron Schoenfeld (Maccabi Tel Aviv), 90 minutes, 0-2 vs. Beitar Jerusalem

Paul Arriola (Tijuana), sub-20 minutes, 0-2 vs. Tigres
Joe Corona (Tijuana), 90 minutes, 0-2 vs. Tigres

NORWAY, Eliteserien
Stefan Antonijevic (Lillestrom), sub-1 minute, 1-1 at Rosenborg
Alex Horwath (Brann), on bench, 3-2 at Sogndal

SCOTLAND, Premier League
Bjorn Johnsen (Hearts), 90 minutes, 0-2  at Celtic
Perry Kitchen (Hearts), on bench, 0-2 at Celtic

SWEDEN, Allsvenskan
Monday: Mix Diskerud (IFK Goteborg), vs. GIF Sundsvall
Monday: Romain Gall (GIF Sundsvall), at IFK Goteborg
Brendan Hines-Ike (Orebro), 90 minutes, 0-0 at Halmstad
Josh Wicks (Sirius), 90 minutes, 1-1 vs. Hammarby

Caleb Stanko (FC Vaduz), 45 minutes, 1-2 at Lugano

4 comments about "U.S. Abroad: Big finale for Yanks in Germany".
  1. Fire Paul Gardner Now, May 21, 2017 at 11:54 a.m.

    Good news from Germany. Would still prefer for the Schalke boys to be with the U20s in Korea (and I think that experience would be better for their development too) but at least Weston got a run out and Haji made the bench. Hopefully all three of them see more first-team minutes next year.

  2. Quarterback TD replied, May 22, 2017 at 8:43 a.m.

    Next year ?? Season starts this year and he will get more play-- Haji been doing everything right

  3. Dan Eckert, May 22, 2017 at 8:18 a.m.

    The voice over on this is just stupid - and obviously it is more about them them than the game they were describing. Here's the sad part - I'm not surprised or shocked.

  4. Nick Daverese, May 24, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.

    You see Christen Pulisic fouled for a pk. But they let their specialist take it and they win the game.

    Can learn a lot from that move. Unless of course if the specialist missed it :)

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