U.S. Abroad Tracker (25 and under): Saief makes debut at Anderlecht

Israeli-American Kenny Saief started his first game for Anderlecht in a 1-0 win over Genk. He moved to the Belgian giant on loan from Gent during the winter break and was reunited with Hein Vanhaezebrouck, who was his coach at Gent.

The start was the first of the 2017-18 season for Saief, who had been sidelined after hernia surgery and health issues that followed the surgery.

-- Weston McKennie made his first appearance of 2018 for Schalke 04, coming off the bench in its 1-1 tie with Hannover 96 only to suffer a knee injury late in the game. The severity of the injury won't be known until Monday.

Saturday. Matt Miazga was caught on tape grabbing the private parts of Heerenveen defender Denzel Dumfries as they were setting up for a corner kick in Vitesse's Dutch Eredivisie match that ended in a 1-1 tie on Saturday.

Said Vitesse's Georgian captain, Guram Kashia, "Matt is a bit of an old school defender."



Friday. Jordan Siebatcheu (Reims) and Andrija Novakovich (Telstar), the top American goalscorers in Europe this season, both scored two goals for their respective second division clubs in France and the Netherlands. Siebatcheu, who missed a penalty kick in stoppage time, upped his total to 12 goals, while Novakovich had 11.

-- Christian Pulisic returned to Borussia Dortmund in its 1-1 tie at Hertha Berlin after an injury kept him out of the first game after the winter break.

LOAN.  Cameron Carter-Vickers is on loan again, moved to Ipswich Town from Tottenham after playing the first five months of the League Championship on loan to Sheffield United.

Goalkeepers:
FRIDAY:
Jonathan Klinsmann (20, Hertha Berlin/GER), did not dress, 1-1 vs. Bor. Dortmund
SATURDAY:
Lalo Fernandez (24, Tigres/MEX), on bench, 0-0 at Queretaro
Brady Scott (18, FC Cologne/GER), did not dress, 2-0 at Hamburg
SUNDAY:
Ethan Horvath (22, Club Brugge/BEL), did not dress, 2-0 at Antwerp

Defenders:
SATURDAY:
Ventura Alvarado (25, Necaxa/MEX), 90 minutes, 1-3 vs. Guadalajara
John Brooks (24, Wolfsburg/GER), did not dress, 1-3 vs. Ein. Frankfurt
*Cameron Carter-Vickers (20, Ipswich Town/ENG 2), 90 minutes, 1-1 vs. Bolton Wanderers
*Matt Miazga (22, Vitesse/NED), 90 minutes, 1-1 vs. Heerenveen
Shaq Moore (21, Levante/ESP), 1-2 at Villarreal
*Antonee Robinson (20, Bolton Wanderers/ENG 2), 90 minutes, 1-1 vs. Ipswich Town
Caleb Stanko (24, Freiburg/GER), sub-1 minute, 1-0 vs. RB Leipzig
DeAndre Yedlin (24, Newcastle United/ENG),  sub-25 minutes, 1-3 at Man. City
SUNDAY:
Shane O'Neill (24, Excelsior/NED), on bench, 3-2 at Sparta Rotterdam
Desevio Payne (21, Excelsior/NED), did not dress, 3-2 at Sparta Rotterdam

Midfielders:
FRIDAY:
Christian Pulisic
(19, Bor. Dortmund/GER), 90 minutes, 1-1 at Hertha Berlin
SATURDAY:

Luca de la Torre (19, Fulham/ENG2), sub-10 minutes, 6-0 vs. Burton Albion
Jonathan Gonzalez (18, Monterrey/MEX), 61 minutes, 0-0 vs. Tijuana
Lyndon Gooch (22, Sunderland/ENG 2), sub-4 minutes, 1 yellow card, 1-0 vs. Hull City
Alejandro Guido (23, Tijuana/MEX), sub-12 minutes, 0-0 at Monterrey
Emerson Hyndman (21, Bournemouth/ENG), did not dress, 1-3 at West Ham United
Kyle Scott (20, Chelsea/ENG), did not dress, 4-0 at Brighton & Hove Albion
SUNDAY:
Kenny Saief (24, Anderlecht/BEL), 90 minutes, 1-0 at Genk
Juan Pablo Torres (18, Lokeren/BEL), on bench, 0-3 at Gent
Weston McKennie (19, Schalke 04/GER), sub-20 minutes, 1-1 vs. Hannover 96

Forwards:
FRIDAY:
*Andrija Novakovich
(21, Telstar/NED 2), 90 minutes, 2 goals, 4-1 vs. Eindhoven
Jordan Siebatcheu (21, Reims/FRA 2), 90 minutes, 2 goals, 2-0 at Bourg-en-Bresse
SATURDAY:
Kekuta Manneh (22, Pachuca/MEX), did not dress, 3-1 vs. Lobos BUAP
Keaton Parks (20, Benfica B/POR 2), 90 minutes, 0-2 at Nacional
Maki Tall (22, Tours/FRA 2), did not dress, 2-1 vs. Niort
Bobby Wood (25, Hamburg/GER), sub-25 minutes, 0-2 vs. FC Cologne
SUNDAY:
Oscar Romero (21, UNAM/MEX), did not dress, 0-0 vs. Club America
MONDAY:
*Josh Perez (20, Livorno/ITA 3), at Lucchese
*On loan
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