What They're Saying: Gregg Berhalter

“What I really liked is the transition moments, the moments when he won the ball. The space behind the defense, he was able to take advantage, that really clever movement. And then when he got in position to score goals, he finished them off with cleverness.”

-- U.S. men's national team head coach Gregg Berhalter on 19-year-old Matthew Hoppe, who became the first American to score a hat trick in the Bundesliga with three goals in Schalke's 4-0 win over Hoffenheim that ended a 30-game winless streak in the Bundesliga. Hoppe, who moved to Germany in 2019, has never appeared for a U.S. national team. (AP)
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