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Yanks Abroad: Goals from Novakovich, Wooten, Green, and Holmes

Recapping a busy weekend for the Americans playing for clubs abroad.

England v United States - International Friendly Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

While several Americans are dealing with injuries at the moment, there was plenty of action to report over the past week. Julian Green had an almost-screamer, Andrew Wooten scored in his third straight match, and Duane Holmes shined with a goal and assist in England.


Duane Holmes
The 24-year-old midfielder recorded a goal and an assist in a huge 6-1 win or Derby County over Rotherham United. GOAL FotMob: 8.3 WhoScored: 8.6

3 chances created; 77% passing: 1 shot on target; 1 interception; 1 clearance; 2 recoveries

DeAndre Yedlin
Yedlin went 90 minutes on Monday as Newcastle United fell to 3rd place Arsenal 2-0. HIGHLIGHTS FotMob: 5.9 WhoScored: 6

13/21 passing; 4/7 duels; 1/2 tackles; 3 clearances; 4 recoveries;

Matt Miazga
The Reading centerback played all 90 minutes in a 2-1 win over Preston North End. Miazga won the most duels (10) in the match and had the most tackles (3) as well. HIGHLIGHTS FotMob: 7.9 WhoScored: 7.4

69% passing; 5/11 long balls; 10/11 duels; 3/3 tackles; 9 clearances; 5 recoveries

Danny Williams

He got on the field for the final ten minutes as Huddersfield Town lost to Crystal Palace 2-0 and ensured they will be relegated to the Championship next season. FotMob: 5.7 WhoScored: 6

Antonee Robinson
21-year-old Robinson went 90 minutes at right-back as Wigan Athletic drew 0-0 with Brentford. He picked up a yellow card in the 50th minute for a bad foul. YOUTH UPDATE HIGHLIGHTS FotMob: 6.8 WhoScored: 6.9

1 chance created; 15/24 passing; 1 blocked shot; 1/2 duels; 5 clearances; 1/1 tackles; 2 interceptions; 10 recoveries

Cameron Carter-Vickers
CCV went the distance for Swansea in a 2-1 loss at Nottingham Forest. He was the most accurate passer (96%) to go at least 45 minutes. HIGHLIGHTS FotMob: 5.8 WhoScored: 6.5

68/71 passing; 3/5 long balls; 7 clearances; 1/1 tackles; 3/8 duels; 10 recoveries

Eric Lichaj
Hull City got a 2-0 shutout at Ipswich Town with Lichaj going 90 minutes at left back. He was fouled three times in the match, the most of any player. HIGHLIGHTS FotMob: 7.5 WhoScored: 7.9

1 chance created; 67% passing; 9/14 duels; 3 clearances; 1/2 tackles; 1 intereption; 8 recoveries

Lynden Gooch
Sunderland suffered a heartbreaking loss in the EFL Trophy Final. Extra-time wasn’t enough to decide a winner and Portsmouth got the win in penalty kicks by a 5-4 margin. Gooch converted his PK after coming on as a 73rd minute substitute.


Tyler Adams
RB Leipzig embarrassed Hertha Berlin with a 5-0 win on Saturday. You’ve seen the assist already. Well, watch it again. YOUTH UPDATE ASSIST FotMob: 8.2 WhoScored: 8.2

2 chances created; 89% passing; 7/9 duels; 0/3 tackles; 1 interception

Julian Green
The 23-year-old “scored” a goal as Greuther Fürth drew with Arminia Bielefeld. He subbed out in the 75th minute. He was the most fouled (4) player in the match. GOAL FotMob: 7.6 WhoScored: 7.5

88% passing; 2/2 shots on target; 5/8 duels; 1 clearance; 1/2 dribbles; 2 recoveries

Andrew Wooten
Wooten has scored in three consecutive matches after a 90th minute winner for Sandhausen over Ingolstadt. As he does quite often, he had the fewest touches (26) of any player to go 90 minutes. GOAL FotMob: 7 WhoScored: 7.3

74% passing; 1/1 shot on goal; 2/2 long balls; dispossessed twice; 3 recoveries

John Brooks

The big centerback played 90 minutes for Wolfsburg in a 2-0 loss in front of the Yellow Wall of Borussia Dortmund. He picked up a yellow card in the 7th minute after taking down Mario Götze. HIGHLIGHTS FotMob: 5.8 WhoScored: 5.9

91% pasing; 5/9 long balls; 1/4 duels; 1 interception; 2 recoveries

Josh Sargent
Sargent made his only appearance in March on Saturday, and it was for just six minutes. He completed both passes on three touches.

Fabian Johnson
Borussia Mönchengladbach fell 3-1 at Fortuna Düsseldorf with Johnson playing the first 69 minutes at right-back. HIGHLIGHTS FotMob: 5.3 WhoScored: 6

1 chance created; 88% passing; 1/3 long balls; 3/8 duels; 1 clearance; 1 interception; 2 recoveries

Jan George
The 26-year-old played all 90 minutes for Jahn Regensburg in a 1-1 draw at Darmstadt. He had the most tackles (3) in the match and was the most accurate passer at 84%. FotMob: 7 WhoScored: 7.2

21/25 passing; 1/1 shots on goal; 1 chance created; 2 clearances; 3/4 tackles; 9 recoveries

Khiry Shelton
Shelton made his second appearance for Paderborn in a 3-1 win over Union Berlin. He played the final 16 minutes. FotMob: 6.2 WhoScored: 6.4

1/1 passing; 1 chance created; 3/6 duels; dispossessed once


Andrija Novakovich
Novakovich got on the scoresheet for the second straight game as he opened the scoring of a 3-2 loss for Fortuna Sittard at Willem II. He had just 31 touches, the fewest of any player, and he was dispossessed three times. GOAL YOUTH UPDATE FotMob: 6.6 WhoScored: 7

79% passing; 1/1 shots on goal; 5/13 duels; 1 clearance; 5 recoveries

Erik Palmer-Brown
NAC Breda picked up a rare point in a 1-1 draw with VVV-Venlo. He completed the most passes (58) and was the most accurate passer (92%) of the match. FotMob: 7 WhoScored: 7.2

58/63 passing; 6/10 duels; 10 clearances; 1 interception; 6 recoveries


Aaron Schoenfeld
The 28-year-old scored - with his shoulder - the lone goal as Maccabi Tel Aviv beat Maccabi Haifa to win their 23rd league title. I was unable to find highlights from this one, unfortunately. READ


Ethan Horvath
The Club Brugge keeper saved a penalty kick en route a a 3-0 shutout of Gent.

Brendan Hines-Ike
The 24-year-old played all 90 minutes as Kortrijk beat Royal Excel Mouscron 3-1. Brendan picked up a yellow card in the 17th minute.


Joel Soñora
22-year-old Soñora had a rough match over the weekend as Talleres lost to River Plate 2-0. He lost possession twice and lost 13 duels, both the highest of any player. HIGHLIGHTS FotMob: 4.7 WhoScored: 5.7

1 chance created; 67% passing; 0/2 shots on goal; 1/14 duels; 0/2 dribbles; 8 recoveries


Michael Orozco
Lobos BUAP gave up two own goals in a 4-0 loss to Puebla. Orozco had the first own goal to open the scoring with a beautiful diving header. HIGHLIGHTS FotMob: 4.1

1 chance created; 73% passing; 1/4 duels; 1 recovery

Ventura Alvarado
The Necaxa man went 90 minutes and picked up a yellow card in a 2-0 win over Veracruz. He completed the most passes (45) in the match. FotMob: 7.1

87% passing; 5/10 long balls; 6/11 duels; 4 clearances; 2 interceptions; 5 recoveries