1. Jesse Marsch won his first Austrian Bundesliga game as head coach
of Red Bull Salzburg, a 2-0 winner at Rapid Vienna before 24,000 fans
in the season opener. Marsch, who was an assistant coach at RB Leipzig last season, was hired by the Red Bull group to replace Marco Rose, who is now at Borussia Moenchengladbach. Salzburg has won six
straight league titles and eight in the last 10 years. -- Awards
: NPSL Best XI 2. U.S. U-20 stars
Chris Gloster and Sebastian Soto were on the bench for
Hannover 96's opening game of the 2019-20 German 2. Bundesliga season, a 2-1 loss at VfB Stuttgart. Both Hannover and Stuttgart were relegated
last season from the Bundesliga.
3. Three Americans were included in Mexico's under-16 national team for its trip to Denmark for the
Nordic Cup: Jonathan Gomez (FC Dallas academy) and Johnny Perez (LA Galaxy academy), who both played for the U.S. U-16s in 2018, and Adrian Gonzalez, Jonathan Gonzalez's younger brother.