The injuries have piled up and we have a shorter list to review this week, but there were a lot of positives for the United States National Team players overseas. Jan George got on the score-sheet, as well as Tim Weah in a mid-week clash for Celtic.
Over in Germany, Christian Pulisic, Tyler Adams, & Weston McKennie were all still out of the lineup as they recover from injuries.
The 26-year-old brought Jahn Regensburg level at 54 minutes before they scored the winner eight minutes later in a 2-1 win over Bochum. George completed the most dribbles (5) in the match. He also hit the woodwork with his only other shot on goal. FotMob: 8.4 | WhoScored: 8.2
11/22 passing; 2 big chances missed; 9/17 duels; 5/6 dribbles; dispossessed once; 2 interceptions
Big John Brooks went 90 minutes in Wolfsburg’s 3-1 win over Hannover 96. The win has them one point ahead of Hoffenheim for 6th place and a chance to qualify for the Europa League. FotMob: 7.2 | WhoScored: 7.2
89% passing; 8/8 long balls; 6/11 duels; 2 clearances; dispossessed twice; 3 interceptions; 7 recoveries
He came off the bench in the 66th minute of Borussia Mönchengladbach’s 1-1 draw with Werder Bremen. He had just 18 touches but did create a chance for the winner. FotMob: 5.9 | WhoScored: 6.1
1 chance created; 1 shot off target; 12/16 passing; 0/2 duels; 2 recoveries
Wooten broke a three-match scoring streak by failing to bulge the net in Sandhausen’s 1-1 draw against Paderborn. He was subbed out after 82 minutes. FotMob: 6.3 | WhoScored: 6.5
1 shot on target; 2 chances created; 72% passing; 2/2 long balls; 3/8 duels; 4 recoveries
Last Wednesday, Weah got the start and opened the scoring in Celtic’s 2-0 win over St. Mirren. Then over the weekend he came off the bench for the final 19 minutes of a 0-0 draw with Livingston.
CCV has made the most of his opportunity at more playing time and really impressed his manager at Swansea. He turned in another solid 90 minutes as Swansea defeated Middlesbrough. Carter-Vickers won the most duels (8) in the match. FotMob: 7.1 | WhoScored: 7.2 (YOUTH UPDATE)
95% passing (72/76); 8/13 duels; 4 clearances; 1/1 tackles; 2 interceptions; 5 recoveries
Yedlin played all 90 minutes as Newcastle United were beaten by Crystal Palace 1-0. He committed the foul in the box that led to the penalty kick and loan goal. FotMob: 6 | WhoScored: 5.9
1 chance created; 1 shot of target; 81% passing; 2/8 duels; 1 interception
The centerback played 90 minutes as Reading lost 3-1 at the hands of Hull City. FotMob: 5.8 | WhoScored: 6.1
1 shot off target; 73% passing; 3 clearances; 2/2 tackles; 6 recoveries
On the opposite end of the field from Miazga, Lichaj played all 90 minutes as well. He lost possession the most times (4) in the match. FotMob: 6.2 | WhoScored: 6.5
85% passing; 7/10 duels; 3/3 tackles; 6 recoveries
He played 90 minutes at what appeared to be a wing-back as Wigan Athletic drew with Bristol City 2-2. FotMob: 6.5 | WhoScored: 6.5
14/18 passing; 7 crosses; 5/10 duels; disspossessed twice; 2/3 tackles; 1 interception
Holmes had the most tackles (2) in the match as Derby County drew 3-3 with Brentford. He was subbed out in the 74th minute. FotMob: 6.2 | WhoScored: 6.4
68% passing; 6/14 duels; 1 clearance; 2/3 tackles; dispossessed three times; 7 recoveries
The QPR man got a start as they were trashed by Norwich City 4-0. Cameron was replaced after 59 minutes. FotMob: 6.3 | WhoScored: 6.1
8/11 passing; just 19 touches total; 5/8 duels; 2 clearances; 1/4 tackles; 4 recoveries
Sunderland have not lost a league match in 2019 and have lost just two all season. They picked up another win over Rochdale by a 2-1 final. Gooch started but was subbed out after just 31 minutes with a hamstring injury, something he has dealt with all season. Sunderland are level on points with 2nd place (automatic promotion) Barnsley, but they have two valuable games-in-hand.
His Fortuna Sittard side were embarrassed by a 5-0 final score on Sunday. Novakovich played all 90 minutes. He was the most fouled player (5 times) and won the most duels (17) of the match as well. However, he lost possession twice, the most in the match. FotMob: 6.8 | WhoScored: 6.7
63% passing; 0 shots; 17/26 duels; 2/2 dribbles; 1 offside
EPB had a nice showing on Saturday as NAC Breda fell 1-0 to Heracles. With the season they have had, a 1-0 loss isn’t so bad. Breda has just five wins on the year and a -39 goal differential. FotMob: 7.1 | WhoScored: 7.4 (YOUTH UPDATE)
93% passing; 4/6 duels; 4 interceptions; 5 recoveries
Horvath saved yet another penalty kick over the weekend as Club Brugge won 4-0. He was also in goal for last Thursday’s 3-2 win over Anderlecht.
The 24-year-old played all 90 minutes as Kortrijk picked up a big 4-2 win to share the top of their playoff group.
Gall played all 90 minutes as Malmö FF fell at GIF Sundsvall. He was the most fouled player (3 times) in the match. FotMob: 6.4
1 chance created; 80% passing; 2 shots off target (3 blocked shots); 1 interception