After last weekend served as the year’s best weekend yet for Americans abroad, positive activity was scarce this time around.
Fabian Johnson and DeAndre Yedlin returned to their respective team’s starting lineups, but neither them or any other American abroad managed to put the ball in the back of the net.
To make matters worse, Matt Miazga left Reading’s match on Saturday with an apparent ankle injury.
Here is a list of several other USMNT affiliates making a name for themselves (or not) abroad this weekend.
DeAndre Yedlin, Newcastle — Yedlin was back on Steve Bruce’s starting lineup on Saturday. The fullback played all 90 minutes in Newcastle’s draw with Oxford United.
Duane Holmes, Derby County — Holmes remianed on the bench in Derby’s 0-0 draw with Northampton Town on Friday.
Matt Miazga, Reading (loan from Chelsea) — The 24-year-old captain started and played 66 minutes before exiting the field with an apparent ankle injury against Cardiff City on Saturday.
Eric Lichaj, Hull City — The Tigers’ defender started and played 90 minutes in Hull’s 2-1 loss to Chelsea.
Geoff Cameron, QPR — The 34-year-old defender stayed on the bench in QPR’s 2-1 loss to Sheffield Wednesday on Friday.
Tim Ream, Fulham — Ream played the final six minutes in Fulham’s 4-0 loss to Manchester City on Sunday.
Timothy Weah, Lille — Weah didn’t feature on the field or on Lille’s bench this weekend.
Theoson Jordan-Siebatcheu, Rennes — Jordon-Siebatcheu watched Rennes draw 1-1 with Nice from the bench.
Sergino Dest, Ajax — Dest started and played 90 minutes in Ajax’s 2-1 defeat to Groningen.
Desevio Payne, FC Emmen — The U-23 MNT fullback didn’t dress for FC Emmen on Sunday.
Timmy Chandler, Eintracht Frankfurt — The fullback played 89 minutes in Frankfurt’s 2-0 win over RB Leipzig on Saturday.
Tyler Adams, RB Leipzig — Adams started and played 71 minutes for Leipzig.
Weston McKennie, Schalke — McKennie is back and running, playing 10 minutes for Schalke in their 5-0 loss to Bayern Munich.
Zack Steffen, Fortuna Dusseldorf — Steffen is inactive with an injury.
Alfredo Morales, Fortuna Dusseldorf — Morales started and played 90 minutes in Fortuna’s 3-0 loss to Bayer Leverkusen.
Josh Sargent, Werder Bremen — The 19-year-old started and played 66 minutes in Werder Bremen’s 3-0 loss to Hoffenheim.
Alex Mendez, Jong Ajax — Mendez played all 90 minutes and registered an assist in Jong Ajax’s 3-3 draw with NEC Nijmegen.