It was a dream finish to his days in front of the Yellow Wall as Chirstian Pulisic scored in his second straight match over the weekend. Elsewhere in Germany, Julian Green got on the score-sheet for the fourth time this season. Ethan Horvath also had a good week as Club Brugge look to qualify for the UEFA Champions League in Belgium.
What a way to cap off his time at Signal Iduna Park! Pulisic opened the scoring the 41st minute of a 3-2 Borussia Dortmund win over Fortuna Düsseldorf in his last match in front of the BvB faithful. He was FotMob’s highest rated player after completing the most dribbles (7) in the match. He also won the most duels (10) AND lost the most duels (10). YOUTH UPDATE - VIDEO
FotMob: 8.3 WhoScored: 7.9
2 chances created; 88% passing; 1/3 shots on goal; 1 big chance missed; 2 corners; 1 clearance; 7/12 dribbles; dispossessed twice
PULISIC! IT HAD TO BE!— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) May 11, 2019
The American gives Dortmund the crucial lead in his final home game, and look what it means to him. pic.twitter.com/Z9bpiU0BN8
Green put Greuther Fürth in front with a nice headed goal in the 16th minute of a 1-1 draw with Erzgebirge Aue. He completed the most dribbles (3) and was the most fouled (3) player in the match. He’s got four goals and two assists on the season with one game remaining. VIDEO
FotMob: 7.5 WhoScored: 7.5
90% passing; 1/3 shots on goal; 5 corners; 7/13 duels; 1 clearance; dispossessed once; 6 recoveries
Americans scoring headers in Germany seems to be a theme this weekend. Here’s Julian Green scoring the opener for Greuther Furth in their match against Erzgebirge Aue this morning. 4 goals and 3 assists now on the season for the midfielder. pic.twitter.com/0ymTyMf7fY— Future USMNT (@FutureUsmnt) May 12, 2019
The 20-year-old played 90 minutes as a defender for Schalke’s 1-1 draw with Bayer Leverkusen. Unfortunately, McKennie had a very awkward moment and ended up heading the ball right to Kai Havertz who put it into the net. VIDEO
FotMob: 6.6 WhoScored: 6.4
1 error led to goal; 77% passing; 0/2 shots on goal; 2 throws; 5/8 duels; 9 clearances; 3 interceptions; 3 recoveries
Arminia Bielefeld were able to keep Wooten off the score-sheet for the first time in a month as Sandhausen were shutout at home 3-0. They’re now just two points clear of Ingolstadt and the relegation zone heading into the last match. As he often does, he had the fewest touches (24) of any outfield player.
FotMob: 6.2 WhoScored: 5.9
1 chance created; 76% passing; 0/2 shots on goal; 2/3 duels; 3 recoveries
Already officially relegated to 3 Liga, Duisburg fell 4-3 to FC Heidenheim with Gyau playing all 90 minutes.
FotMob: 6.5 WhoScored: 6.7
4 chances created; 85% passing; 1/3 shots on goal; 3/9 duels; 2/6 dribbles; dispossessed twice; 4 recoveries
Holmes got the start in Derby County’s 1-0 promotion playoff loss to Leeds United. He played 70 minutes, picking up a yellow card along the way. He was playing CAM and completed the most dribbles (3) in the match, but lost possession the most times (6) as well. Derby will have to overcome the deficit as visitors on Wednesday. (He draws a big roar from the crowd at 1:35) VIDEO
FotMob: 5.9 WhoScored: 6.6
80% passing; 0/1 shots on goal; 9/17 duels; 3/4 dribbles; 2/3 tackles; 1 interception; 4 recoveries
Sunderland are fighting for promotion to the Championship in the playoffs and Gooch went 70 minutes in the 1-0 first leg win over Portsmouth at The Stadium of Light. They’ve got the second leg coming up on Thursday. Hopefully this season of Sunderland ‘Til I Die will have a happy ending. (He’s robbed of an assist at :28) VIDEO
22-year-old Novakovich played 64 minutes in Fortuna Sittard’s 3-0 loss to FC Groningen. He was the match’s most accurate passer with 91% but he lost possession the most times (5) as well. Sittard are just above the red line but are safe with a 4 point cushion heading into the final week. VIDEO
FotMob: 5 WhoScored: 5.9
1 chance created; 10/11 passing; 0/1 shot on goal; 4/13 duels; 1 offside call
EPB played 90 minutes for the pitiful NAC Breda in a 2-1 loss. Breda are still dead last, 7 points behind the next team.
FotMob: 6.5 WhoScored: 7
77% passing; 1/4 long balls; 5/6 duels; 6 clearances; 1/1 dribble; 3 interceptions; 6 recoveries
Club Brugge got a huge 3-2 win over Genk with Horvath between the sticks. The win brings them within three points of Genk with two matches left in the playoffs. As it stands now, Horvath and Brugge will play in the UCL Qualification rounds. VIDEO
The 24-year-old played 90 minutes as Kortrijk beat Zulte-Waregem 5-0 in Playoff Group B.
Amon played 90 minutes as FC Nordsjælland fell at Brøndby IF 2-0. He completed the most dribbles (5) in the match.
57% passing; 1/2 shots on goal; 1 big chance missed; 8/9 duels; 5/5 dribbles; dispossessed once; 1/1 tackles
Necaxa were eliminated in the second leg of the quarterfinals after finishing 1-1 on aggregate against Monterrey, who advance as the higher seed. Alvarado played all 90 minutes in the 1-0 second leg loss. VIDEO
66% passing; 1/6 long balls; 3/4 duels; 9 clearances; 2/2 tackles; 1 interception; 5 recoveries