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Yanks Abroad: Goals from Brooks & Novakovich

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John Brooks continued his great form and Andrija Novakovich got on the scoresheet in the Netherlands.

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26-year-old John Anthony Brooks has put together a string of solid performances the last few weeks and he’s got a goal and an assist the last two matches. Over in the Netherlands, Andrija Novakovich scored his sixth goal of the season. But it wasn’t all pretty for the United States players overseas as Julian Green was given a red card on Monday and Bobby Wood continues a disappointing campaign.

Germany

John Brooks
After picking up an assist last week, Brooks scored a header off a free kick in Wolfsburg’s 1-1 draw with Werder Bremen. GOAL

89% passing; 12 shots on target; 4/8 duels; 2 clearances; FotMob: 7.6 WhoScored: 7.1

Tyler Adams

Adams went 90 minutes for RB Leipzig in a 1-0 win at Nürnberg. Youth Update

75% passing; 7/16 duels; 23 dribbles; 4 interceptions; FotMob: 6.9 WhoScored: 7

Fabian Johnson
He came off the bench in the 76th minute in Borussia Mönchengladbach’s 5-1 loss to Bayern Munich.

7/8 passing; 11 touches; 1 recovery

Bobby Wood
Yet another rough day for Wood as he played 90 minutes in Hannover 96’s 5-1 loss to Stuttgart. He lost possession the most times in the match (6), and only touched the ball 36 times.

81% passing; 0 shots; 4/13 duels; 0 chances created; FotMob: 4.8 WhoScored: 5.8

Julian Green
Green got the start for Greuther Fürth’s 1-0 loss at Hamburg on Monday, but he only played 67 minutes before getting two yellow cards (the 2nd for diving) and being shown red.

77% passing; 2 chances created; 1/1 shots on target; 1/7 duels; FotMob: 4.8 WhoScored: 5

Andrew Wooten
The 29-year-old went 90 minutes at striker in Sandhausen’s 3-0 loss to Erzgebirge Aue. They’re dead last in second tier with just 17 points.

77% passing; 0/2 shots on target; dispossessed twice; FotMob: 5.5 WhoScored: 6.1

Jann-Christopher George
He entered in the 69th minute as Jahn Regensburg defeated Heidenheim 2-1.

77% passing; 1 chance created; 13 duels; FotMob: 6.3 WhoScored: 6.3

Khiry Shelton
After moving from Sporting Kansas City, Shelton got hurt upon arriving at Paderborn. But he made his first appearance on Saturday coming off the bench for the last five minutes as they fell to St. Pauli 1-0.


Netherlands

Andrija Novakovich
The 22-year-old went 90 minutes, scoring in the 45th minute, as his Fortuna Sittard side fell to AZ Alkmaar 4-2. He had the least touches of any outfield player to go 90 minutes, with just 27. GOAL

67% passing; 3/4 shots on target; 3/13 duels; FotMob: 6.6 WhoScored: 7.4

Erik Palmer-Brown
The NAC Breda defender, still on loan from Manchester City, played 90 minutes as they fell to Vitesse 4-1.

86% passing; 8/13 duels; 9 clearances, 3 interceptions; FotMob: 5.8 WhoScored: 6.9


England

Tim Ream
It was a double-game week for the 31-year-old and he went 90 minutes in each. Last Wednesday he was part of a 2-0 loss to Southampton in which he turned in a solid performance. But Fulham took another loss over the weekend against Chelsea by a 2-1 final. Fulham are running out of time to turn things around as they sit ten points from safety in the relegation zone.

SOU: 89% passing; 9/11 duels; 2/2 dribbles; 2 clearances; FotMob: 7.1, WhoScored: 6.9
CHE: 90% passing; 1/4 duels; 5 clearances; 2 interceptions; FotMob: 5.7 Who Scored: 6.4

Matt Miazga
The centerback played 90 minutes as Reading beat Ipswich Town 2-1. The win - over the last place team - keeps them just barely out of the Championship’s relegation zone.

73% passing; 8/11 duels; 8 clearances; 6 recoveries; FotMob: 7.5 WhoScored: 7.1

Cameron Carter-Vickers
CCV played 90 minutes in Swansea City’s 2-0 shutout of Bolton Wanderers. The 21-year-old won the most duels in the match (10 of 15). GOAL

95% passing; 8/8 long balls; 2 clearances, 10 recoveries; FotMob: 7.6 WhoScored: 7.7

Eric Lichaj
The left-back played 85 minutes as Hull City defeated Birmingham City 2-0.

73% passing; 4/8 duels; 1/1 dribbles; 1 clearance; FotMob: 6.9 WhoScored: 6.8

Duane Holmes
Holmes went 90 minutes for Derby County in a 4-0 loss at Aston Villa. He picked up a yellow card in the 71st minute for a bad foul.

77% passing; 1 shot (off target); 2/6 duels; dispossessed twice; FotMob: 6.0 WhoScored: 5.8


Belgium

Ethan Horvath
The Club Brugge shot-stopper got the 1-0 shutout over Sint-Truiden.


Sweden

Romain Gall
Gall played 90 minutes in Malmö’s 2-0 cup win over Falkenbergs.


Argentina

Joel Soñora
The 22-year-old entered Talleres’ 2-0 win over Colon in the 67th minute.

11/13 passing; 2/4 duels; dispossessed once; FotMob: 6.1 WhoScored: 6.2