The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in the Premier League with Christian Pulisic subbing on in the 80th minute for Chelsea’s 4-1 win at Southampton. Tammy Abraham put Chelsea up in the 17th minute with Mason Mount scoring in the 24th. Southampton pulled a goal back in the 30th with N’Golo Kante making it 4-1 in the 40th. Michy Batshuayi finished off the Chelsea goals in the 89th minute.
“We’re a few points short of where we should be on performance,” Chelsea manager Frank Lampard said. “There are games we should have gained more points from, and that’s on us. But I’m pretty happy that we’re in and around the group behind Liverpool. At this early stage we’re in a nice position. It should give us determination to go away and come back in the same vein. The minute you relax in this league it can all change very quickly.”
DeAndre Yedlin’s Newcastle United shutout Manchester United 1-0 at home. Matthew Longstaff scored the game’s only goal in the 72nd minute. Yedlin saw yellow in the 15th
Geoff Cameron’s QPR beat Blackburn 4-2 at home. Nahki Wells scored for QPR in the 30th minute with Eberechi Eze doubling the lead in the 49th. Blackburn pulled a goal back from the penalty spot in the 57th minute. Bright Osayi-Samuel scored QPR’s third goal in the 60th with Jordan Hugill making it 4-1 in the 77th. Blackburn scored again in the 86th minute. Cameron Carter-Vickers’s Stoke City won 2-1 at Swansea City. Trailing from the opening minute, Samuel Raymond Clucas equalized for Stoke in the 22nd with Scott Hogan scoring in the 90th minute.
Duane Holmes subbed on in the 84th minute for Derby County’s 2-0 home win over Luton Town. An own-goal opened the scoring in the 11th minute with Tom Lawrence doubling the lead in the 70th. Kelle Roos kept the clean sheet with one save. Eric Lichaj’s Hull City lost 3-0 at Huddersfield Town. The goals came in the 68th, 74th, and 82nd minutes. Matt Miazga’s Reading lost 1-0 at Bristol City. The game’s only goal came in the 12th minute.
Tim Ream’s Fulham drew 2-2 at home with Charlton Athletic. Falling behind in the 41st minute, Ivan Cavaleiro equalized for Fulham in the 55th. Charlton retook the lead in the 57th with Aleksandar Mitrovic equalizing in the 63rd minute. Antonee Robinson’s Wigan Athletic lost 1-0 at Sheffield Wednesday. The game’s only goal came in the 57th minute.
Matthew Olosunde’s Rotherham United shutout Coventry City 4-0 at home in League One. Matt Crooks scored in the 13th minute with Michael Smith converting a 19th minute penalty. Coventry went a man down in the 57th with Smith converting the penalty in the 58th. Crooks scored again in the 75th minute. Lyndon Gooch subbed out in the 53rd minute for Sunderland’s 2-0 loss at Lincoln City. An own-goal opened the scoring in the 18th minute. Lincoln missed a penalty in the 52nd minute, scoring in the 59th.
Zack Steffen started and Alfredo Morales subbed on in the 71st minute for Fortuna Dusseldorf’s 3-1 loss at Hertha BSC. Fortuna took the lead in the 32nd minute through a Rouwen Hennings penalty. Hertha equalized in the 37th, adding goals in the 44th and 62nd minutes. Weston McKennie subbed on at halftime for Schalke’s 1-1 home draw with Cologne. Suat Serdar put Schalke up in the 71st minute with Cologne equalizing a minute into stoppage time. Josh Sargent’s Werder Bremen drew 2-2 at Eintracht. Davy Klaaasen scored for Werder in the 27th minute with Sebastian Rode equalizing in the 55th. Eintracht took the lead in the 88th minute through an Andre Silva goal. Milot Rashica equalized from the penalty spot a minute into stoppage time.
Julian Green subbed out in the 78 minutes in Furth’s 2-0 loss at Hamburg in the 2.Bundesliga. Hamburg scored in the 49th and 85th minutes. In the 3.Liga, Terrence Boyd’s Hallescher drew 1-1 at home with Zwickau. Trailing from the 36th minute, Bentley Baxter Bahn equalized in the 82nd.
Matt Polster subbed on in the 64th minute for Rangers in their 5-0 win at Hamilton Academical in the Scottish Premier League. Jermaine Defoe scored in the 7th minute with Connor Goldson doubling the lead in the 34th. Borna Barisic made it 3-0 in the 61st. Defoe finished off his hat-trick with goals in the 63rd and 71st minutes. Romain Gall subbed on in the 79th minute for Malmo’s 1-0 home win over Goteborg. Playing a man up from the 57th minute, Felix Beijmo scored for Malmo in the 62nd.
Sergino Dest’s Ajax won 2-0 at ADO Den Haag. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar opened the scoring in the 10th minute with David Neres doubling the lead in the 86th. Andre Onana kept the clean sheet with one save. Luis Gil subbed on in the 71st minute for Viktoria Zizkov’s 1-0 home win over Slavoj Vysehrad in the Czech National Football League. Jaroslav Divis scored in the 30th minute. Zizkov finished a man down with a red card to Michal Rezac five minutes into stoppage time. Erik Palmer-Brown subbed out at halftime for Austria Wien’s 1-0 home win over Sturm Graz. Christoph Monschein scored in the 82nd minute.
Andrija Novakovich subbed out in the 73rd minute in Frosinone’s 1-1 draw at Salernitana in Serue B. Frosinone went a man down in the 28th with a red card to Mirko Gori with Salernitana converting a 31st minute penalty. Marco Capuano equalized five minutes into stoppage time. Mix Diskerud subbed out in the 80th minute for Ulsan Hyundai’s 2-1 loss at Pohang Steelers. Kim Tae-hwan put Ulsan up in the 50th minute. Pohang equalized from the penalty spot in the 87th scoring again four minutes into stoppage time.
Ventura Alvarado’s Necaxa won 3-2 at Morelia in Liga MX. Monarcas scored in the 23rd minute and went up 2-0 in the 45th. Necaxa responded with goals from Mauro Quiroga in the 54th and 63rd. Felipe Gallegos scored for Necaxa in the 84th minute. William Yarbrough was in goal for Leon’s 1-1 home draw with Veracruz. Leon went a man up in the 37th minute. Veracruz scored in the 83rd with Leon’s Luis Montes equalizing in the 86th minute.
Did Not Play: Luca de la Torre (Fulham 2 – Charlton 2), Tyler Adams (RB Leipzig 1 – Bayer Leverkusen 1), John Brooks (Wolfsburg 1 – Union Berlin 0), Fabian Johnson (Gladbach 5 – Augsburg 1), Timmy Chandler (Eintracht 2 – Werder Bremen 2), Bobby Wood (Hamburg 2 – Furth 0), Tim Weah (Lille 2 – Nimes 2), Aron Johannsson (Hammarby 2 – Djurgarden 1), Jonathan Amon (Nordsjaelland 1 – Lyngby 1), Ethan Horvath (Club Brugge 4 – Gent 0), Kenny Saief (Anderlecht 2 – Charleroi 1), Tyler Boyd (Beskitas 2 – Alanyaspor 0), Shaq Moore (Tenerife 1 – Extremadura 2), Jose Torres (Puebla 1 – Toluca 1), Rubio Rubin (Dorados 1 – Cimarrones de Senora 2)
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