Americans Abroad weekend preview

Americans Abroad preview
Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images

It’s getting to be a bit dizzying to keep track of the Americans or USMNT-eligible players taking the field in the top leagues of Europe.

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Many will have their eyes on Christian Pulisic at Chelsea as he tangles with Manchester United at Old Trafford, while Giovanni Reyna and Borussia Dortmund mix it up with rivals Schalke in a Revierderby.

But there’s an American on the field against an American manager in Austria, where Austria Vienna’s Erik Palmer-Brown will hope Jesse Marsch’s Red Bull Salzburg is a bit worn out from a Champions League draw with Lokomotiv Moscow.

Here’s a handy list of most of the top talents expected to play or be in contention to play this weekend in England, Germany, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Turkey, and the Netherlands (plus a few other nations).


Premier League

Christian Pulisic, Chelsea — 12:30pm ET Sat. at Man Utd STREAM LIVE

Antonee Robinson, Fulham — 10am ET Sat. v Palace STREAM LIVE

Tim Ream, Fulham — 10am ET Sat. v Palace STREAM LIVE

Zack Steffen, Man City — 7:30am ET Sat. at West Ham STREAM LIVE

DeAndre Yedlin, Newcastle — 12:30pm ET Sun at Wolves STREAM LIVE


Geoff Cameron, QPR — Saturday v Birmingham City

Charlie Kelman, QPR — Saturday v Birmingham City

Duane Holmes, Derby County — Friday at Nottingham Forest

Cameron Carter-Vickers, Bournemouth (on loan from Spurs) — Sat at Watford

League One

Lynden Gooch, Sunderland — Saturday v Portsmouth

Indiana Vassilev, Burton Albion (on loan from Aston Villa) — Saturday v Wimbledon



Giovanni Reyna, Borussia Dortmund — Saturday v Schalke

John Brooks, Wolfsburg — Sunday v Arminia Bielefeld

Chris Richards, Bayern Munich — Saturday v Eintracht Frankfurt

Tyler Adams, RB Leipzig –Saturday v Hertha Berlin

Josh Sargent, Werder Bremen — Sunday v Hoffenheim

Timothy Chandler, Eintracht Frankfurt — Saturday at Bayern Munich

Julian Ryerson, Union Berlin — Saturday v Freiburg


Julian Green, Greuther Furth — Saturday at Holstein Kiel

Bobby Wood, Hamburg — Saturday v Wurzburger Kickers

Alfredo Morales, Fortuna Dusseldorf — Saturday at Hannover 96

Kevin Lankford, St. Pauli — Saturday at Darmstadt

Leon Flach, St. Pauli — Saturday at Darmstadt


Ligue 1

Timothy Weah, Lille — Sunday at Nice

Serie A

Weston McKennie, Juventus — Sunday v Hellas Verona

La Liga

Sergino Dest, Barcelona — Saturday v Real Madrid

Konrad de la Fuente, Barcelona — Saturday v Real Madrid


Uly Llanez, Heerenveen (on loan from Wolfsburg) — Saturday v Heerenveen

Luca de la Torre, Heracles Almelo (on loan from Fulham) — Sunday at Sparta Rotterdam

Desevio Payne, Emmen — Saturday at Heerenveen

Richie Ledezma, PSV Eindhoven — Sunday at Vitesse

Alex Mendez, Ajax — Saturday at VVV Venlo

Belgian First Division A

Ethan Horvath, Club Brugge — Saturday at OH Leuven

Matt Miazga, Anderlecht (on loan from Chelsea) — Friday at Kortrijk

Joe Efford, Waasland-Beveren — Sunday at RC Sporting Charleroi

Chris Durkin, Sint-Truiden — Sunday v Standard Liege

Brendan Hines-Ike, Kortrijk — Friday v Anderlecht

Primera Liga

Reggie Cannon, Boavista — Sunday at Famalicao

Turkish Super Lig

Eric Lichaj, Fatih Karagumruk — Sunday at Alanyaspor

Tyler Boyd, Besiktas — Monday at Denizlispor


Erik Palmer-Brown, Austria Vienna — Saturday v Salzburg
Josh Cohen, Maccabi Haifa — Nov. 2 v Maccabi Tel Aviv
Henry Wingo, Molde — Sunday v Stromsgodset
Jens Cajuste, Midtjylland — Saturday at Brondby
Nicholas Gioacchini, Caen — Saturday v Guingamp
Andrija Novakovich, Frosinone — Saturday at Pescara