This weekly list is slowly growing back to its formal self! Ligue 1 started up in France and even more leagues follow the in next couple weeks. But we had plenty of positives to look at from the Americans who have taken their talents overseas.
Aron Johannsson - Forward, Hammarby
He stayed hot this past week with an assist in a 35 minute appearance as Hammarby beat Puskas FC Academy 3-0 in Europa League qualification last Thursday. He then followed that up with a brace over the weekend in a 3-3 draw vs Kalmar FF.
Just after halftime he brought the match level by slotting home a beautiful cross. And he also then put them in front with a penalty kick in the 60th minute.
Joe Efford - Forward, Waasland-Beveren
After signing a three year deal at the end of July, Efford is making an impact for Waasland-Beveren. On Friday he made his third appearance and scored in the 51st minute. Unfortunately that was his team’s lone goal in the 3-1 loss to OH Leuven.
Tim Weah - Midfielder, Lille
We’re breathing a big sigh of relief with Weah back on Yanks Abroad! Lille got the 1-0 win at Reims on Sunday and the 20-year-old came off the bench for the final 11 minutes, making his first appearance since tearing his hamstring on February 16. Unfortunately, he was credited with a “big chance missed” which is probably what happened just before the header photo was taken. Lille sit in fourth place with four points after two matches.
Yanks Abroad Aug. 28-31
|Mix Diskerud (M)||Helsingborg/Allsvenskan||3-1 vs at Djurgarden||90||7.4||0(0)||1||71%||10/14||0/0|
|Chris Durkin (M)||St. Truiden/First Division||1-1 Draw at Eupen||45*||5.8||0(0)||1||78%||3/10||0/0|
|Joe Efford (F)||Beveren-Waasland/First Division||3-1 loss vs OH Lueven||90||7||2(2)||0||78%||2/7||0/0|
|Ethan Horvath (K)||Club Brugge/First Division||2-1 win vs Genk||0||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Aron Johannsson (F)||Hammarby/Allsvenskan||3-3 draw vs Kalmar FF||90||8.7||5(2)||2||91%||0/3||0/0|
|Tim Weah (M)||Lille/Ligue 1||1-0 win at Reims||11*||6.3||2(1)||0||75%||2/4||0/0|
Did Not Dress
Romain Gall - Orebro
Kenny Saief - Lechia Gdansk
Sebastian Saucedo - PUMAS
Sebastian Soto - SC Telstar