didn't travel with Borussia Dortmund to Hanover for its Bundesliga match with Hannover 96 on Friday.
He was a scratch, nursing what were described as "muscular
problems." He started the league opener last Sunday -- a 4-1 win over RB Leipzig -- and played 77 minutes.
In his absence, English teenager Jadon Sancho
, who came on and scored
against Leipzig, is expected to start on Friday.
ESPN FC reported
that Borussia Dortmund termed Pulisic "currently
doubtful" for the U.S. friendlies against Brazil Sept. 7 and Mexico Sept. 11.