U.S. Abroad Tracker (25 and younger): Gall opens 2018 Swedish season with goal

Former U.S. U-20 Romain Gall scored for GIF Sundsvall in its 4-2 win over Norrby in the Svenska Cupen, the Swedish Cup competition.

Gall, who was born and raised in France, played briefly for the Columbus Crew in 2014. He spent 2015 with the USL's Austin Aztex before moving to Sweden. He is in his second season with top-tier GIF Sundsvall.

The 2018 Swedish season opened with the first of three matchdays in the Swedish Cup's group stage involving 32 teams. The Sundsvall-Norrby game was played indoors at the Nordichallen, but most games took place at outdoor stadiums despite the winter weather.

Jonathan Klinsmann (20, Hertha Berlin/GER), did not dress, 0-2 vs. Mainz
Lalo Fernandez (24, Tigres/MEX), on bench 2-0 vs. Atlas
Ethan Horvath (22, Club Brugge/BEL), did not dress, 2-2 vs. Genk
Brady Scott (18, FC Cologne/GER), did not dress, 1-1 vs. Hannover 96
Bill Hamid (27, FC Midtjylland/DEN), on bench 3-1 vs. FC Copenhagen

Ventura Alvarado (25, Necaxa/MEX), did not dress, 3-0 vs. Monterrey
John Brooks (25, Wolfsburg/GER), did not dress, 1-2 vs. Bayern Munich
*Matt Miazga (22, Vitesse/NED), did not dress, 1-2 vs. Excelsior
Shane O'Neill (24, Excelsior/NED), on bench, 2-1 at Vitesse
Erick Palmer-Brown (20, Kortrijk/BEL), did not dress, 1-0 at Lokeren
Desevio Payne (22, Excelsior/NED), did not dress, 2-1 at Vitesse
*Antonee Robinson (20, Bolton Wanderers/ENG 2), 90 minutes, 0-2 at Queens Park Rangers
Caleb Stanko (24, Freiburg/GER), vs. Werder Bremen
Brendan Hines Ike (23, Orebro/SWE), 90 minutes, 3-0 vs. Tvaakar (Svenska Cupen)
Shaq Moore (21, Levante/ESP), did not dress 0-3 vs. Real Sociedad
*Cameron Carter-Vickers (20, Ipswich Town/ENG 2), 90 minutes, 1-1 at Norwich City

Kenny Saief (24, Gent/BEL), 90 minutes, 0-1 at Sint-Truiden
Kyle Scott (20, Chelsea/ENG), sub-29 minutes, 4-0 vs. Hull City (FA Cup)
Luca de la Torre (19, Fulham/ENG 2), did not dress, 2-0 vs. Aston Villa
Jonathan Gonzalez (18, Monterrey/MEX), 90 minutes, 1 yellow card, 0-3 at Necaxa
Lyndon Gooch (22, Sunderland/ENG 2) on bench, 0-2vs. Brentford
Alejandro Guido (23, Tijuana/MEX), sub-21 minutes, 4-1 vs. UNAM
Jerome Kiesewetter (25, Fortuna Duesseldorf/GER 2), did not dress, 1-1 vs. Greuther Fuerth
Weston McKennie (19, Schalke 04/GER), did not dress, 2-1 vs. Hoffenheim
Juan Pablo Torres (18, Lokeren/BEL), did not dress, 0-1 vs. Kortrijk
Christian Pulisic (19, Bor. Dortmund/GER), sub-17 minutes 1-0 at Borussia M'Gladbach
Jake Rozhansky (21, Maccabi Netanya/ISR), at Hapoel Haifa

*Haji Wright (19, Sandhausen/GER 2), 45 minutes, 1-0 at Kaiserslautern
*Andrija Novakovich (21, Telstar/NED 2), 90 minutes, 1-1 at Fortuna Sittard
Jonathan Amon (18, FC Nordsaelland, DEN), did not dress, 2-1 vs. OB
Jordan Siebatcheu (21, Reims/FRA 2) 72 minutes, 2-1 at Gazelec Ajaccio   
Maki Tall (22, Tours/FRA 2), did not dress, 2-2 at Nimes
*McKinze Gaines (19, Darmstadt/GER 2), did not dress, 0-2 at Arminia Bielefeld
Julian Green (22, Greuther Fuerth/GER 2), 90 minutes, 1 yellow card, 1-1 at Fortuna Duesseldorf
Kekuta Manneh (23, Pachuca/MEX), did not dress, 1-1 at Guadalajara
Rubio Rubin (21, Tijuana/MEX), did not dress, 4-1 vs. UNAM
Bobby Wood (25, Hamburg/GER), sub-37 minutes, 1-2 vs. Bayer Leverkusen
Romain Gall (23, GIF Sundsvall/SWE), 76 minutes, 1 goal, 4-2 vs. Norrby (Svenska Cupen)
Keaton Parks (20, Benfica/POR), 90 minutes, 1-5 at Real
*Josh Perez (20, Livorno/ITA 3), sub-45 minutes, 0-1 vs. Pontedera
Emmanuel Sabbi (20, Hobro/DEN), did not dress, 0-0 at Randers
*On loan
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