First published by sbisoccer.com
A pair of U.S. Men’s National Team players square off this weekend in Bundesliga play looking to spark their respective teams to a needed win.
Hannover forward Bobby Wood and Wolfsburg center back John Brooks headline the matchup, with both sides sitting in the bottom eight. Hannover is winless in four straight with Wood seeking his first goal since Oct. 6th in league action. 10th place Wolfsburg fell 1-0 to Borussia Dortmund last weekend, snapping a two-match winning streak in all competitions. Brooks has made ten appearances in the current campaign, being the lead center back for Bruno Labbadia’s side.
Elsewhere, Christian Pulisic and Borussia Dortmund face defending champs Bayern Munich in a huge rivalry match on Saturday. DeAndre Yedlin and Newcastle United will seek a second straight win against in-form Bournemouth. Tim Ream hopes to get back into Fulham’s starting XI despite a tough test approaching in the form of Liverpool on Sunday.
Eric Lichaj and Hull City face Birmingham City in league play while Antonee Robinson and Wigan Athletic travel to Middlesbrough. Weston McKennie will aim for a place in Schalke’s starting lineup against Eintracht Frankfurt. Andrija Novakovich and Fortuna Sittard battle VVV Venlo in Eredivisie action.
Here’s a closer look at this weekend’s Americans Abroad:
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Timothy Weah and PSG face Monaco on Sunday.
Matt Miazga and Nantes face Theoson-Jordan Siebatcheu and Rennes on Sunday.
Quentin Westberg and Auxerre face Niort on Friday.