American Players Abroad

Christian Pulisic screams an F-bomb after a horrific missed shot vs. Brighton

Brighton recorded its first-ever Premier League victory against Chelsea with a 4-1 win at the Amex on Saturday. A shocking Christian Pulisic miss vs Brighton was one of the lowlights for the Blues in the defeat.

Pulisic got his second start in-a-row on Saturday. He recorded a great assist to Kai Havertz on Tuesday in Champions League action vs. RB Salzburg but had a forgettable performance against Brighton.

Weston McKennie scores a thunderous header in Juventus' victory over Empoli

Juventus got a confidence boost after crushing Empoli 4-0 at the Allianz Stadium for their second straight victory in Serie A. American Weston McKennie played 65 minutes and helped to keep the three points at home, scoring a magnificent header. 

Weston McKennie goal vs. Empoli

McKennie's goal was his first this season for Juventus and came in the most McKennie fashion: a thunderous header after a set piece. 

American starlet Gabriel Slonina set to join Chelsea in training for the first time

America's most promising goalkeeping prospect is officially heading abroad, as Gabriel Slonina is set to begin a 13-day training spell with Chelsea.

The youngest signing in Chicago Fire history and the youngest starting keeper in MLS history, Slonina became Chicago's most expensive player ever on Aug. 2 when he joined Chelsea for a $15 million fee. The keeper was then loaned back to the Fire for the remainder of the MLS season.

Birmingham City fans chant ‘U-S-A’ after American defender Auston Trusty scores twice in 3-0 victory

American defender Auston Trusty was the hero for EFL Championship side Birmingham City on Saturday after scoring a brace in his team’s 3-0 victory vs. Bristol City.

The 24-year-old from Media, Pennsylvania, isn’t known for scoring goals. Trusty had three goals across 181 games in his club career coming into the game. Saturday’s clash with Bristol City will be one that the Arsenal loanee never forgets.

Christian Pulisic scores his first goal of the season after manager Graham Potter starts him

Christian Pulisic opened his scoring account for the 2022-23 season on Saturday as he scored in Chelsea’s 3-0 victory against Wolves. After drama with former manager Thomas Tuchel and limited starts, the Pulisic goal vs Wolves ends his 150-day scoring drought for Chelsea.

Ricardo Pepi scores his second goal for Groningen — too little too late for World Cup roster spot?

Ricardo Pepi scored Groningen’s sole goal in a 4-1 defeat to top Eredivisie side AZ Alkmaar on Saturday. This was the second Ricardo Pepi Groningen goal in the club’s previous two games.

Before the international break Pepi scored in Groningen’s game vs. Sparta Rotterdam to end his 345-day goal scoring drought. Despite a poor showing during the U.S. friendly vs. Saudi Arabia, Pepi didn’t let that affect his club form.

Christian Pulisic assists sensational game-winning goal in 90th minute after subbed on in the 84th

Christian Pulisic made a great impression on new Chelsea manager Graham Potter after assisting the game-winning goal of the Blues’ 2-1 victory vs. Crystal Palace on Saturday. The game was Potter’s first Premier League game in charge for Chelsea.

Pulisic sat on the bench for 84 minutes of the match and was brought on late in the game with the score tied 1-1. He only needed six minutes to make an impact as he assisted fellow substitute Conor Gallagher for the 90th minute game-winner.

Injury bug in full swing as USMNT will have seven players miss September friendlies due to injury

The United States men’s national team was forced to replace Yunus Musah, Chris Richards and Cameron Carter-Vickers on the September friendlies roster after all three picked up injuries. The three amigos of injuries are the latest addition to a growing list of USMNT injuries

3 Shocking Inclusions And 3 Major Snubs From Gregg Berhalter’s Latest USMNT Roster

Gregg Berhalter announced the latest USMNT roster for two friendlies in September. The games against Japan and Saudi Arabia will be the final two for Berhalter’s side before the 2022 World Cup.

The roster for the friendlies includes the usual stars like Christian Pulisic and Weston McKennie but also has several fringe players fighting for a spot on the plane to Qatar.

Latest USMNT Roster For September Friendlies

From Howard To Horvath: How Many American Keepers Have Played In The Champions League?

Last week, an American seldom known by even the most astute USMNT fans made his debut in the UEFA Champions League. Josh Cohen played all 90 minutes between the posts for Israeli side Maccabi Haifa during the club's 2-0 defeat to Benfica.