Americans Abroad: USMNT in Europe (Weekend)

• Sam Vines' Antwerp remained perfect in Belgium with eight wins in eight games while Mark McKenzie's Genk remained in second place five points off the pace.

 Ricardo Pepi made his debut for Groningen in its 1-0 win at Cambuur in the Dutch Eredivisie, coming on in the second half and assisting on the winning goal.

 Jordan Pefok missed a penalty kick, but Union Berlin beat FC Cologne, 1-0, to take the Bundesliga lead.

With no games in England and Scotland due to the death of Queen Elizabeth, only 13 players were in action this weekend. Nine of the 10 players with games on Sunday played.

No game ...
Matt Turner (Arsenal, England)
Zack Steffen (Middlesbrough, England)
Ethan Horvath (Luton Town, England)
MLS: Sean Johnson (New York City FC).

Outside Backs:
Friday ...
George Bello (Arminia Bielefeld, Germany), sub-4 minutes (0-1 at Nuremberg)
Saturday ...
Sergino Dest (AC Milan, Italy), on bench (2-1 at Sampdoria)
Sunday ...
Reggie Cannon (Boavista, Portugal), 45 minutes (2-1 at Arouca)
Joe Scally (Borussia M'Gladbach, Germany), 90 minutes (0-0 at Freiburg)
Sam Vines (Royal Antwerp, Belgium), 90 minutes (2-0 at Cercle Brugge)
No game ...
Antonee Robinson (Fulham, England)
MLS: Shaq Moore (Tenerife), DeAndre Yedlin (Inter Miami).

Center Backs:
Friday ...
Erik Palmer-Brown (Troyes, France), 65 minutes (0-1 at Lens)
Saturday ...
John Brooks (Benfica, Portugal), on bench (1-0 at Famalicao)
Sunday ...
Mark McKenzie (Genk, Belgium), 90 minutes (2-1 vs. Zulte Waregem)
No game ...
Cameron Carter-Vickers (Celtic, Scotland)
Tim Ream (Fulham, England)
Chris Richards (Crystal Palace, England)
James Sands (Rangers, Scotland)
MLS: Aaron Long (NY Red Bulls), Miles Robinson (Atlanta United), Walker Zimmerman (Nashville SC).

Saturday ...
Luca de la Torre (Celta, Spain). on bench (1-4 at Atletico Madrid)
Yunus Musah (Valencia, Spain), 90 minutes (1-2 at Rayo Vallecano)
Sunday ...
Gianluca Busio (Venezia, Italy), on bench (0-2 at SPAL)
Weston McKennie (Juventus, Italy), 83 minutes (2-2 vs. Salernitana)
No game ...
Tyler Adams (Leeds United, England)
Malik Tillman (Rangers, Scotland).
MLS: Kellyn Acosta (LAFC), Sebastian Lletget (New England Revolution), Djordje Mihailovic (CF Montreal), Cristian Roldan (Seattle Sounders), Jackson Yueill (San Jose Earthquakes).


Saturday ...
Gio Reyna (Borussia Dortmund, Germany), sub-32 minutes (0-3 at Union Berlin)
Tim Weah (Lille, France), did not dress (1-2 at Marseille)
Sunday ...
Konrad de la Fuente
(Olympiakos, Greece), sub-13 minutes (1-1 vs. Volos)
No game ...
Brenden Aaronson (Leeds United, England)
Matthew Hoppe (Middlesbrough, England)
Christian Pulisic (Chelsea, England)
MLS: Paul Arriola (FC Dallas), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders)

Sunday ...
Jordan Pefok (Union Berlin, Germany), 74 minutes (1-0 at FC Cologne)
Ricardo Pepi (Groningen, Netherlands), sub-45 minutes, 1 assist (1-0 at Cambuur)
Haji Wright (Antalyaspor, Turkey), 90 minutes (0-1 at Kayserispor)
No game ...
Josh Sargent (Norwich City, England)
MLS: Jesus Ferreira (FC Dallas), Gyasi Zardes (Columbus Crew).

FC Cologne-Union Berlin:

Photo: IMAGO/Belga

2 comments about "Americans Abroad: USMNT in Europe (Weekend)".
  1. Santiago 1314, September 12, 2022 at 12:04 p.m.

    Oh Pefok,,, Just when things were Looking UP... Badly Missed the PK.
    TOO Much Pressure... If we end up with him as our "Gate Crasher" for Last 20 minutes of a Game;
    WE are In Trouble...
    I wonder how DIKE is coming along.??? ... He was my Original Choice for Gate Crasher.

  2. Greg Gould replied, September 12, 2022 at 7 p.m.

    And Shaq Moore continues to impress, going 90 minutes for Nashville inspite of having to commute from Tenerife, Spain!

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