The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts with a new coach for Christian Pulisic. Borussia Dortmund fired Peter Bosz following the 2-1 loss to Werder Bremen. The club named Peter Stoger as his replacement. Stoger is a former Austrian National Team player who was most recently the coach of Bundesliga club Cologne. With Cologne in last place in the Bundesliga, they parted ways with Stoger on December 3.
"Due to the given circumstances, we unfortunately did not manage to achieve the desired results," Bosz said. "I am extremely sorry about this. I would like to use this opportunity to thank Borussia Dortmund, the club leadership, the team and the fans. I wish the club all the very best for the future and will be keeping my fingers firmly crossed."
Bosz's last game in charge saw Dortmund fall behind at home. Werder Bremen's Maxi Eggestein scored for Werder Bremen in the 26th minute. Pierre Aubameyang equalized for Dortmund in the 57th. Theodor Selassie scored Werder Bremen's winner in the 65th minute.
Also in the Bundesliga, John Brooks and Wolfsburg finished scoreless at Hamburg. Weston McKennie Schalke drew 1-1 at Gladbach. Christoph Kramer put Gladbach up in the 24th minute. An own-goal leveled the score in the 62nd.
Caleb Stanko subbed on in the 17th minute for Freiburg's 4-3 win at Cologne. Freiburg fell behind in the 8th minute, giving up a penalty in the 16th and an own-goal credited to Stanko in the 29th. The comeback started with a Nils Petersen goal in the 39th. Janik Haberer scored in the 65th with Petersen equalizing from the penalty spot in the 90th. Peterson finished off his hat-trick from the penalty spot, winning the game six minutes into stoppage time.
In the 2.Bundesliga, Terrence Boyd's Darmstadt lost 1-0 at Erzgebirge Aue. The game's only goal came in the 35th minute. Julian Green's Greuther Fuerth shutout Heidenheim 1-0 at home. Richard Magyar scored the game's only goal in the 29th minute. Alfredo Morales and Ingolstadt drew 1-1 with Kaiserslautern. Trailing from the 7th minute, Dario Lezcano equalized for Ingolstadt in the 79th.
Joe Gyau scored for Sonnenhof in their 4-1 win at Preussen Muenster in the 3.Liga. An own-goal put Sonnenhof up in the 35th with Saliou Sane doubling the lead in the 40th. Gyau's goal came in the 58th minute. Preussen Munster pulled a goal back a minute later. Timo Rottger scored Sonnenhof's fourth in the 65th minute.
Moving to the Premier League, Danny Williams subbed on in the 89th minute for Huddersfield Town, shutting out Brighton 2-0 at home. Steve Mounie scored in the 12th and 43rd minutes. Geoff Cameron returned from concussion issues, subbing on in the 75th minute for Stoke City's 5-1 loss at Spurs. Trailing 5-0 at Wembley, Ryan Shawcross scored in the 85th minute.
DeAndre Yedlin's Newcastle lost 3-2 at home to Leicester City. Joselu put Newcastle up in the 4th minute. Leicester equalized in the 20th and took the lead in the 60th. Dwight Gayle leveled the score in the 73rd with an own-goal deciding the game in the 86th minute.
A league down, Tim Ream's Fulham shutout Birmingham City 1-0 at home. Seyi Ojo scored the game's only goal in the 14th minute with Birmingham City failing to convert a penalty in the 76th.
Eric Lichaj and Nottingham Forest beat Bolton 3-2 at home. Barry McCay put Forest up in the 3rd minute with Bolton equalizing in the 45th. Joe Worrall scored for Forest in the 60th and Ben Brereton doubled the lead in the 89th. Forest gave up an own-goal two minutes into stoppage time. Lynden Gooch subbed out in stoppage time for Sunderland's 0-0 draw at Wolves. Sunderland's Lee Cattermole saw red in the 62nd minute.
Matt Miazga and Vitesse Arnhem's game at Sparta Rotterdam was postponed due to weather.
Did Not Play: Aron Johannsson (Werder Bremen 2 - Dortmund 1), Fabian Johnson (Gladbach 1 - Schalke 1), Bobby Wood (Hamburg 0 - Wolfsburg 0), Andrew Wooten (Sandhausen 3 - Arminia Bielefeld 1), David Yelldell (Sonnenhof 4 - Muenster 1), Emerson Hyndman (Bournemouth 2 - Crystal Palace 2), Cameron Carter-Vickers (Sheffield United 1 - Bristol City 2), Ethan Horvath (Club Brugge 3 - Lokeren 1), Jose Torres (Tigres 2 - Monterrey 1, Tigres wins Apertura 3-2 on aggregate)
Injured: Timmy Chandler (Eintracht 0 - Bayern Munich 1)