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Yanks Abroad: Julian Green, Tyler Boyd, Haji Wright among six goal scorers in busy week

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Six goals & four assists from the Americans as seasons begin around the world.

Sonderjyske vs FC Midtjylland - Danish 3F Superliga Photo by Lars Ronbog / FrontZoneSport via Getty Images

Many different leagues around the globe kicked off their seasons this past weekend, and the Americans wasted no time getting in on the action. Tyler Boyd, Julian Green, and Haji Wright contributed to six goals, while Timothy Tillman had two of the four American assists this weekend. And, we can’t forget Weston McKennie’s debut with Juventus.

Let’s get right to the action from United States internationals in our Yanks Abroad:

Germany

Josh Sargent - Striker, Werder Bremen

It was German Cup day in Germany as Sargent nodded home a header to help his team move on with a 2-0 win. He does well to see the play develop, get into the right position with space around him, and rise high enough to keep the ball under the crossbar. With so many American fans eager to see him take his game to the next level, this is obviously the perfect way to start the season for the 20-year-old. VIDEO

Gio Reyna - Midfielder, Borussia Dortmund

Dortmund smashed Duisburg 5-0 on Monday afternoon as Gio got himself a goal from a free kick. It took a heavy deflection, but we’ll take it! VIDEO

Julian Green - Forward, Greuther Fürth

Green got in on the action during extra time of a 6-1 win. Yes, extra time. Of a 6-1 win. I’m not entirely sure how it happened, but Green scored the go ahead goal in the 100th minute, before 4 more goals would pile on. He’s been around so long it feels like he must be 35 by now, but he is still just 25-years-old. VIDEO

Timothy Tillman - Midfielder, Greuther Fürth

Green’s teammate, 21-year-old Tillman, came off the bench to play 57 minutes and pick up two assists on the day.

Turkey

Tyler Boyd - Forward, Besiktas

Boyd got the new season started off with a BANG on Sunday. He started on the right but had switched over to the left side of the field as he likes to cut inside. He would do just that, giving himself room to curl in a beautiful shot and open the scoring for Besiktas in a 3-1 win over Trabzonspor. VIDEO

Sweden

Aron Johannsson - Forward, Hammarby

This man can’t stop scoring! He scored two goals in two appearances this last week, which brings his total to six goals in the last seven matches (only two of those were starts). Johannsson has become something of a super sub but is really making it hard to keep him off the field.

Denmark

Haji Wright - Forward, SønderjyskE

Making his debut in Denmark, Wright came off the bench in the 63rd minute and put the final stamp on SønderjyskE’s 2-0 win over last year’s champions with a goal in the 90th minute. VIDEO

Netherlands

Luca de la Torre - Forward, Heracles

Another big debut came from de la Torre as he recorded an assist in his first appearance for Heracles in the Eredivisie. He assisted the second goal in the 70th minute to give his team the 2-0 win over ADO Den Haag.

Joe Efford - Forward, Waasland-Beveren

After scoring his first goal a couple weeks ago for his new club, Efford assisted the lone goal in a 4-1 loss to Club Brugge.

Italy

Weston McKennie - Midfielder, Juventus

He didn’t get a goal or an assist, but McKennie’s debut for Juventus needs to be included here. It’s a beautiful thing to see him playing with Cristiano Ronaldo and under Andrea Pirlo. This was just a friendly, but Juve start the season next week against Sampdoria. McKennie Highlights | Match Highlights

Did not dress

Romain Gall - Stabaek

Matt Miazga - Chelsea

Antonee Robinson - Fulham

Bobby Wood - Hamburger SV

DeAndre Yedlin - Newcastle United

Injured

Jonathan Amon - Nordsjaelland

Duane Holmes - Derby County - “Very Doubtful”

Christian Pulisic - Chelsea - Lampard indicated he might be ready to play, but he didn’t.

Yanks Abroad Sept. 11-14

Name (Position) Team/Competion Result M Rating S(OG) CC P DW Y/R
Name (Position) Team/Competion Result M Rating S(OG) CC P DW Y/R
Tyler Adams (M) RB Leipzig/DFB Pokal 3-0 win vs Nuremburg 90 - - - - - -
Tyler Boyd (F) Besiktas/Super Lig 3-1 win vs Trabzonspor 81 7.4 2(1) 0 75% 1/7 0/0
John Brooks (D) Wolfsburg/DFB Pokal Furstenwalde 0 - - - - - -
Geoff Cameron (M) Queens Park Rangers/Championship 2-0 win vs Nottingham Forest 90 7.1 0(0) 1 62% 4/10 0/0
Luca De La Torre (F) Heracles/Eredivisie 2-0 win vs Den Haag 27* 7.8 3(0) 2 89% 3/4 0/0
Sergino Dest (D) Ajax/Eredivisie 1-0 win vs Sparta 33* 6.4 1(0) 1 95% 3/8 0/0
Mix Diskerud (M) Helsingborg/Allsvenskan 2-2 draw vs Hammarby 90 6.5 0(0) 1 83% 1/1 0/0
Chris Durkin (M) St. Truiden/First Division 2-3 loss vs Royal Antwerp 90 5.5 0(0) 0 87% 1/10 Jan-00
Joe Efford (F) Waasland-Beveren/First Division 4-1 loss vs Club Brugge 71 6.7 1(0) 2 63% 3/8 0/0
Lynden Gooch (M) Sunderland/League One 1-1 draw vs Bristol 12* 6.3 1(0) 1 70% 2/4 0/0
Julian Green (F) Greuther Furth/DFB Pokal 6-1 win vs Meinerzhagen 90 - - - - - -
Ethan Horvath (K) Club Brugge/First Division 4-1 win vs Waassland-Beveren 0 - - - - - -
Aron Johannsson (F) Hammarby/Allsvenskan 2-2 draw vs Helsingborg 90 7.7 6(2) 1 74% 4/9 0/0
Eric Lichaj (D) Fatih Karagumruk/Super Lig 3-0 win vs Malatyaspor 25* 6.2 0(0) 0 80% 1/1 0/0
Weston McKennie (M) Juventus/Club Friendly 5-0 win vs Novara 51 - - - - - -
Shaq Moore (D) Tenerife/Liga 2 2-0 win vs Malaga 90 7 1(0) 1 76% 4/8 0/0
Alfredo Morales (M) Fortuna Dusseldorf/DFB Pokal 1-0 win vs Ingolstadt 90 - - - - - -
Erik Palmer-Brown (D) Austria Wien/Bundesliga 1-0 loss vs LASK 0 - - - - - -
Tim Ream (D) Fulham/Premier League 3-0 loss vs Arsenal 90 5.5 0(0) 0 96% 2/2 0/0
Gio Reyna (M) Borussia Dortmund/DFB Pokal 5-0 win vs Duisburg 90 - - - - - -
Emmanuel Sabbi (F) Odense/SuperLigaen 3-2 win vs Kobenhaven 64 7.1 3(3) 1 75% 4/12 Jan-00
Kenny Saief (M) Lechia Gdansk/Ekstraklasa 3-0 loss vs Gornik Zabrze 58 - - - - - -
Josh Sargent (F) Werder Bremen/DFB Pokal 2-0 win vs Carl Zeiss Jena 90 - - - - - -
Timothy Tillman Gruether Furth/DFB Pokal 6-1 win vs Meinerzhagen 57* - - - - - -
Tim Weah (M) Lille/Ligue 1 1-0 win vs Metz 7* - 0(0) 0 20% 3/3 0/0
Haji Wright (F) Sonderjyske/SuperLigaen 2-0 win vs Midtjylland 27 6.8 2(2) 1 50 0/6 0/0

Did not dress

Romain Gall - Stabaek

Matt Miazga - Chelsea

Antonee Robinson - Fulham

Bobby Wood - Hamburger SV

DeAndre Yedlin - Newcastle United

Injured

Jonathan Amon - Nordsjaelland

Duane Holmes - Derby County - “Very Doubtful”

Christian Pulisic - Chelsea - Lampard indicated he might be ready to play