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Yanks Abroad: Assists from Josh Sargent, Duane Holmes, & Christian Cappis

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Weekly update for the Americans playing at clubs around the globe.

Borussia Dortmund v SV Werder Bremen - Bundesliga for DFL Photo by Lukas Schulze/Bundesliga/Bundesliga Collection via Getty Images

We have plenty of good news from over the weekend to get to this week. It was a sight for sore eyes for United States Men’s National Team fans as DeAndre Yedlin returned the pitch for the first time this season. Zack Steffen continues to impress in the Bundesliga after saving a PK this weekend, plus three players registered assists as well.

Here’s what happened this weekend:

Germany

Josh Sargent

The 19-year-old picked up his first assist of the season as Werder Bremen drew 2-2 at Borussia Dortmund. The assist came off a corner kick in which Sargent won the initial header, sending it across the face of the goal for Marco Freidl to put home. HIGHLIGHTS | YOUTH UPDATE

FotMob: 7.6 WhoScored: 7.2
76% passing; 3 chances created; 1/3 shots on target; 3/5 duels; 1/1 dribbles; 1 interception; 2 offsides

Zack Steffen

The Fortuna Düsseldorf keeper saved a PK in the 64th minute to keep the match level, but Freiburg eventually got the 2-1 win. So good to see Steffen playing so well to start this Bundesliga season. HIGHLIGHTS

FotMob: 6.1 WhoScored: 6.6
1 save; 5 throws; 83% passing; 9/14 long balls

Weston McKennie

The Schalke 04 man played all 90 minutes of a 3-1 win at RB Leipzig. HIGHLIGHTS

FotMob: 6.3 WhoScored: 6.5
59% passing; 0/1 shot on goal; 6/15 duels; 2 clearances; 0/2 dribbles; 0/3 tackles

Julian Green

Green played the full 90 as Greuther Fürth were shutout 3-0 at home against Holstein Kiel.

FotMob: 5.8 WhoScored: 5.6
82% passing; 0/1 shot on target; 2 corner kicks; 4/10 duels; 1/0 dribbles; dispossessed once; 1/2 tackles

Jann George

He went 70 minutes in a 2-2 draw for Jahn Regensburg against Hamburger SV.

FotMob: 6.6 WhoScored: 6.4
46% passing; 1 chance created; 4/6 duels; 1/2 dribbles; dispossessed once; 0/1 tackle


England

Duane Holmes

The Derby County man assisted the opening goal in the 2nd minute of a 3-2 win over Birmingham City. He read the play in the midfield well and won possession before sending in a wonderful early cross for the goal. HIGHLIGHTS

FotMob: 7.4 WhoScored: 7
79% passing; 3 chances created; 4/8 duels; 1/2 dribbles; 1/2 tackles

DeAndre Yedlin

The 26-year-old was finally able to make his first appearance of the Premier League season on Sunday after recovering from groin injury. He came on for the final 16 minutes as Newcastle were spanked by Leicester City 5-0. HIGHLIGHTS

FotMob: 5.7 WhoScored: 6
5 touches; 2/2 passing; 1/3 duels; 1/1 tackles

Tim Ream

Fulham got the 2-0 shutout at home against Wigan Athletic, with Ream going all 90 minutes at centerback. HIGHLIGHTS

FotMob: 6.6 WhoScored: 6.7
91% passing; 4/8 long balls; 3/7 duels; 0/1 tackle; 9 recoveries

Antonee Robinson

He was on the wrong side of that 2-0 shut at Fulham, playing 90 minutes at left back. He completed three dribbles, the most in the match. HIGHLIGHTS

FotMob: 6.4 WhoScored: 6.5
69% passing; 5/5 duels; 3 clearances; 3/3 dribbles; 1/1 tackles

Eric Lichaj

The Hull City captain went 90 minutes in a 2-2 draw vs Cardiff City on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

FotMob: 6.6 WhoScored: 6.8
58% passing; 5/9 duels; 1 clearances; dispossessed once; 2/5 tackles; 3 interceptions

Cameron Carter-Vickers

The Tottenham Hotspur loanee played 90 minutes for Stoke City in a 2-3 loss against Nottingham Forest. He completed the most passes (60) in the match. HIGHLIGHTS

FotMob: 5.8 WhoScored: 6.2
90% passing; 0/1 shot on target; 4/5 duels; 2 clearances; 1/2 tackles

Geoff Cameron

34-year-old Cameron played the full 90 in Queens Park Rangers’ 2-0 loss to West Bromwich Albion. He picked up a yellow card in the 21st minute for a bad foul. HIGHLIGHTS

FotMob: 5.6 WhoScored: 5.9
74% passing; 3/8 duels; 4 clearances; dispossessed twice; 2/2 tackles

Lynden Gooch

Gooch played 89 minutes as Sunderland beat Milton Keynes Dons 2-1 on Saturday at the Stadium of Light. He lost possession five times, the most in the match. The Black Cats are in 5th place on the Championship table with 19 points after ten matches.

FotMob: WhoScored:
82% passing; 3 chances created; 5/13 duels; 2/2 dribbles; 1 interception


Denmark

Christian Cappis

Sabbi’s teammate Cappis assisted the loan goal for Hobro in that 2-1 loss. Cappis also earned a yellow card, just six minutes before Sabbi. HIGHLIGHTS

FotMob: 7.3
81% passing; 3 chances created; 1/2 shots on target; 5 corner kicks; 3/7 duels; 2 clearances; dispossessed twice; 1/1 tackle; 2 interceptions

Emmanuel Sabbi

Sabbi played 90 minutes in Hobro’s 2-1 loss to Lyngby. He picked up a yellow card in the 66th minute. HIGHLIGHTS

FotMob: 6.8
84% passing; 2/2 shots on target; 2 chances created; 6/11 duels; 2/4 dribbles; 0/1 tackle


Netherlands

Sergiño Dest

The Ajax man came off the bench for the final 23 minutes of a 2-0 win over Groningen after playing 78 minutes midweek. Ajax are top of the table in the Eredivisie with 20 points through eight matches.

FotMob: 6.8 WhoScored: 7
36 touches; 0/1 shot on target; 23/26 passing; 5/7 duels; 2/3 dribbles; 1/2 tackles

Haji Wright

Wright played 90 minutes in VVV-Venlo’s 3-0 shutout loss at home against Heerenveen. The striker missed a penalty kick in the 25th minute. YOUTH UPDATE

FotMob: 6.4 WhoScored: 5.8
65% passing; 1/4 shots on target; 6/10 duels; 0/3 dribbles; 1 offsides


Italy

Andrija Novakovich
He recorded an assist in midweek action before coming off the bench for the 30 minutes of Frosinone’s 1-1 draw with Cosenza on Saturday.

FotMob: 6.2
8 touches; 4/5 passing; 2 chances created; 1/1 shot on target; 1/1 dribble; 1 offsides


Austria

Erik Palmer-Brown

The 22-year-old centerback played 79 minutes of a 4-1 loss at RB Salzburg. He was subbed out after the fourth goal on a match to forget.

FotMob: 5.2
62% passing; 5/9 duels; 1 clearance; 3/4 tackles; 4 interceptions


Mexico

William Yarbrough

The Leon keeper got his first game since November on Friday as they were defeated 2-1 at Puebla. He guessed the right way on a PK but it was smashed into the upper corner out of his reach. The second goal, however, was quite ugly for Yarbrough. HIGHLIGHTS

FotMob: 5.4
1 save; 3 throws; 88% passing; 2/3 long balls

Ventura Alvarado

Alvarado played two full matches last week including a 0-0 draw for Necaxa against FC Juarez. HIGHLIGHTS

FotMob: 6.7
77% passing; 5/11 duels; 4 clearances; 1/1 dribble; 0/1 tackle; 1 interception


Injuries:

Tim Weah - Lille

Tyler Adams - RB Leipzig

John Brooks - Wolfsburg

Alfredo Morales - Fortuna Düsseldorf

Fabian Johnson - Borussia Mönchengladbach