The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts with Fulham and Liverpool drawing 1-1 in the second-leg of their League Cup semifinal series with Liverpool advancing 3-2 on aggregate. Antonee Robinson started for Fulham with Tim Ream on the bench, falling behind on the night in the 11th minute. Issa Diop scored for Fulham in the 76th minute.
“Performance-wise, overall the game wasn’t our best performance, I have to say, but I would prefer to start with the desire and the attitude and the commitment from our players,” Fulham manager Marco Silva told his club’s official site. “They gave everything. They gave everything from the first minute until the last minute to keep to the semifinal open until the last minute of the game.”
In the Championship, Josh Sargent subbed out in the 79th minute of Norwich City’s 1-0 loss at Leeds United to a 16th minute goal. Norwich City is in 8th-place in the Championship table, on 41 points from 29 games played. They’re a point ahead of the teams in 9th through 11th-place and a point behind 7th-place Hull City.
Brenden Aaronson subbed on in the 78th minute of Union Berlin’s 1-0 loss at Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga. Bayern scored in the 46th minute.
Sergino Dest and Malik Tillman started and Ricardo Pepi subbed on in the 82nd minute of PSV’s 1-0 loss at Feyenoord in the round of 16 of the KNVB Beker. Tillman subbed out at halftime. Feyenoord scored in the 31st minute.
Gabriel Slonina was in goal for KAS Eupen in their 1-0 win at RWDM in the Belgian Pro League. Renaud Edmond scored in the 58th. Slonina saw yellow four minutes into stoppage time.
In Liga MX, Brandon Vazquez subbed out in the 67th minute of Monterrey’s 1-1 home draw with Queretaro. Vazquez scored in the 41st with Queretaro equalizing in the 83rd minute. Alex Zendejas subbed on in the 67th minute of Club America’s 2-0 win at FC Juarez. Diego Valdes opened the scoring in the 16th and Alvaro Fidalgo doubled the lead in the 84th minute.
On Tuesday, Luca de la Torre subbed on at halftime for Celta Vigo’s 2-1 home loss to Real Sociedad in the quarterfinal round of the Copa del Rey. Trailing from goals in the 2nd and 66th, de la Torre scored for Celta Vigo two minutes into stoppage time.
On Thursday, Tyler Adams wasn’t in the squad for Bournemouth’s 5-0 home win over Swansea City in the Fourth Round of the FA Cup. Lloyd Kelly opened the scoring for Bournemouth in the 7th, Alex Scott doubled the lead in the 10th, and Luis Sinisterra scored in the 14th. David Brooks extended the Bournemouth lead in the 35th and Dominic Solanke finished off the scoring in the 44th minute.
FRIDAY’S SOCCER TV
La Liga on ESPN Deportes: Almeria vs Alaves at 3pm. Ligue 1 on beIN Sport: Lyon vs Rennes at 3pm. Olympic qualifying on Fox Soccer Plus: Bolivia vs Ecuador at 3pm. FS2 has Brazil vs Colombia at 6pm. Liga MX on TUDN: Puebla vs Toluca at 8pm ET.
WEEKEND SOCCER TV
Saturday has the Cup of Nations on beIN Sport: Angola vs Namibia at 12pm.
La Liga on ESPN Deportes: Real Sociedad vs Rayo Vallecano at 8am, Las Palmas vs Real Madrid at 10:15 am, Barcelona vs Villarreal at 12:30pm, and Mallorca vs Real Betis at 3pm. Ligue 2 on beIN Sport: St Etienne vs Amiens at 9am. Ligue 1 on beIN Sport: Marseille vs Monaco at 3pm.
Honduran Liga Nacional on Fox Deportes: Real Espana vs Motagua at 7pm. Liga MX on Univision: Monterrey vs San Luis at 8pm and Necaxa vs Club America at 10pm. Guatemalan Liga Nacional on Fox Deportes: Xelaju vs Comunicaciones at 9pm.
Sunday has the Cup of Nations on beIN Sport: Equitorial Guinea vs Guinea at 12pm.
Serie A on CBS Sports: Genoa vs Lecce at 6:30am. Ligue 1 on beIN Sport: Montpellier vs Lille at 7am, Reims vs Nantes at 9am, and PSG vs Brest at 2:45pm. La Liga on ESPN Deportes: Celta Vigo vs Girona at 8am, Cadiz vs Athletic at 10:15am, Sevilla vs Osasuna at 12:30pm, and Atletico Madrid vs Valencia at 3pm. Primeira Liga on GolTV: Moreirense vs Famalicao at 10:30am and Farense vs Porto at 1pm.
Peru’s Primera Division on GolTV: Carlos Manucci vs Universitario at 5pm. Liga MX on TUDN: UNAM Pumas vs Pachuca at 6:15pm and Queretaro vs Tigres at 10pm.
Monday has the Cup of Nations on beIN Sport: Cape Verde Islands vs Mauritania at 12pm and Senegal vs Ivory Coast at 3pm. Primeira Liga on GolTV: Estrela vs Benfica at 1:45pm and Sporting vs Casa Pia at 3:45pm. La Liga on ESPN Deportes: Getafe vs Granada at 3pm. Olympic qualifying on FS2: Brazil vs Ecuador at 3pm and Colombia vs Venezuela at 6pm. All Times Eastern
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