The USMNT players in Europe and Mexico opens with Christian Pulisic picking up where he left off with Borussia Dortmund, scoring in the 2017 Supercup loss to Bayern Munich on penalties. Pulisic opened the scoring in the 12th minute with Bayern equalizing in the 18th. Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang returned the lead in the 71st with Bayern equalizing in the 88th from an own-goal. Tied 2-2 the game went to penalties with Bayern winning 5-4. Pulisic subbed out in stoppage time.
“A coach is never satisfied. At least, I’m not,” Borussia Dortmund coach Peter Bosz said. “In this case, neither with the match nor the result. If you’re 2-1 up with two minutes remaining, then you have to win the match. But we didn’t. We were in the lead on three occasions if you include the penalty shootout. That’s why we’re disappointed.”
In the 2. Bundesliga, Terence Boyd subbed on in the 78th minute for Darmstadt’s 1-1 draw at Kaiserslautern. Trailing from the 39th minute, Wilson Kamavuaka equalized in the 72nd. Alfredo Morales and Ingolstadt lost 1-0 at Sandhausen.
The Championship season started with a point for Tim Ream and Fulham, drawing 1-1 at home with Norwich City. An own-goal gave Fulham the lead in the 25th minute with Norwich equalizing in the 88th.
Geoff Cameron and Stoke City beat RB Leipzig 2-1 in a preseason friendly. Stoke gave up a 5th minute penalty at Red Bull Arena Leipzig with Mame Diouf equalizing in the 44th. A 78th minute own-goal was the difference.
Mix Diskerud’s IFK lost 1-0 at Kalmar, giving up a goal four minutes into stoppage time. Ethan Horvath was in goal for Club Brugge in their 3-1 home win over Eupen. Club Brugge trailed from the 19th minute with Jelle Vossen equalizing from the penalty spot in the 32nd. Dennis Bonaventure put Club Brugge up in the 65th. Eupen went a man down in the 90th with Abdoulay Diaby scoring Club Brugge’s third goal a minute later.
Liga MX, and Joe Corona and Paul Arriola started for Tijuana in their 3-0 home loss to Monterrey. Corona subbed out in the 61st minute. Arriola saw yellow in the 26th. Omar Gonzalez and Pachuca lost 3-2 at Lobos BUAP. Trailing 3-0, Edson Puch converted a 71st minute penalty and Jonathan Urretaviscaya pulled a goal back a minute into stoppage time. Jonathan Bornstein and Queretaro drew 1-1 at Tigres. Luis Miguel Noriega put Queretaro up in the 10th minute with Tigres equalizing in the 58th.
Did Not Play: Matt Miazga (Vitesse 1 – Feyenoord 1, 2-4 on penalties with Feyenoord winning the Johan Cruyff Shield), Cameron Carter-Vickers (Spurs 2 – Juventus 0), Lynden Gooch (Sunderland 1 – Derby County 1), Eric Lichaj (Nottingham Forest 1 – Millwall 0), Jorge Villafana and Ventura Alvarado (Santos Laguna 1 – Morelia 1), Michael Orozco (Tijuana 0 – Monterrey 3), Jose Torres (Tigres 1 – Queretaro 1), William Yarbrough (Leon 2 – Cruz Azul 2)