Folarin Balogun joined the USMNT in the spring of 2023 as one of the program's most highly-anticipated dual-national arrivals in recent history. … Born in New York and raised in London, Balogun was also eligible to represent England or Nigeria.
Folarin Balogun subbed on in the 66th minute of Monaco's 2-2 draw at Lorient. … Balogun put Monaco up in the 69th with Lorient equalizing eight minutes into stoppage time.
The roundup of USMNT players abroad starts in Ligue 1 where Folarin Balogun's Monaco lost 5-2 at PSG. … Balogun scored for Monaco in the 75th but PSG scored again six minutes into stoppage time.
In Ligue 1, Folarin Balogun subbed out in the 83rd minute of Monaco's 3-2 home win over Marseille. … Marseille retook the lead in the 18th with Balogun equalizing in the 23rd and Akliouche scoring in the 52nd minute.
Folarin Balogun doubled the lead in the 34th. … USA: 1-Matt Turner; 19-Joe Scally (23-Auston Trusty, 79), 3-Walker Zimmerman, 4-Chris Richards, 5-Antonee Robinson; 11-Brenden Aaronson (15-Johnny Cardoso, 68), 6-Yunus Musah, 7-Gio Reyna (14-Luca de la Torre, 46); 21-Tim Weah, 20-Folarin Balogun (9-Ricardo Pepi, 76), 10-Christian Pulisic (capt.
One of the newest dual-citizens to choose to play for the USMNT, Folarin Balogun was one of Europe's most-prolific scorers last season on-loan to Reims in Ligue 1. … As all of those Ligue 1 goals showed, Balogun, 22, is a true center forward, dangerous whenever he has the ball.
Striker Folarin Balogun made his USMNT debut with the Nations League squad in June and scored the 2-0 final victory over Canada. … Balogun is one of the most-wanted strikers in the game and is regularly linked to other clubs in the roiling transfer rumor mill of Europe.
Folarin Balogun opened the scoring in the 13th minute, Brenden Aaronson doubled the lead in the 60th, and Ricardo Pepi made it 3-0 in the 79th. … Lineups:USA: 1-Ethan Horvath; 2-Sergiño Dest (19-DeJuan Jones, 76), 12-Miles Robinson, 4-Chris Richards (3-Mark McKenzie, 71), 23-Kris Lund; 17-Malik Tillman (15-Benja Cremaschi, 71), 6-Yunus Musah, 8-Weston McKennie; 21-Tim Weah (22-Kevin Paredes, 79), 20-Folarin Balogun (9-Ricardo Pepi, 46), 10-Christian Pulisic (Capt.
Folarin Balogun made it 3-0 in the 22nd and Reyna scored again in the 39th. … Lineups:USA: 1-Matt Turner; 2-Sergiño Dest, 12-Miles Robinson, 4-Chris Richards (3-Cameron Carter-Vickers, 72), 23-Kristoffer Lund; 15-Johnny Cardoso (22-Lennard Maloney, 65), 7-Gio Reyna (8-Weston McKennie, 46), 6-Yunus Musah (14-Luca de la Torre, 75); 21-Tim Weah, 20-Folarin Balogun (9-Ricardo Pepi, 46), 10-Christian Pulisic (Capt. … "We learned a lot of lessons against Germany," Balogun told TNT.
Christian Pulisic put the US up in the 27th minute with Folarin Balogun assisting. … Lineups:USA: 1-Matt Turner; 19-Joe Scally, 4-Chris Richards (3-Cameron Carter-Vickers, 66), 13-Tim Ream, 2-Sergiño Dest; 6-Yunus Musah, 7-Gio Reyna (14-Luca de la Torre, 46), 8-Weston McKennie (15-Johnny Cardoso, 75); 21-Tim Weah (11-Brenden Aaronson, 66), 20-Folarin Balogun (9-Ricardo Pepi, 66), 10-Christian Pulisic (Capt.
Antonee “Jedi” Robinson doubled the advantage four minutes later with a deflected strike from range before Gio Reyna combined beautifully with Folarin Balogun to provide extra breathing room. … The TNT Sports broadcast team made clear that they considered the USMNT to be deployed in a new 4-2-2-2 formation, with Balogun and Kevin Paredes paired up front ahead of a box midfield structure.
The United States took a 3-0 lead in the home leg of their Concacaf Nations League quarterfinal series with Trinidad and Tobago.
Folarin Balogun subbed out in the 82nd minute of Monaco's 3-1 win at Reims in Ligue 1. … Ismail Jakobs scored for Monaco in the 42nd, Balogun doubled the lead in the 46th, and Wissam Ben Yedder made it 3-0 in the 49th.
Folarin Balogun was an instant hit when he made his USMNT debut at the Concacaf Nations League finals in June, starting both the semifinal and final and scoring in the latter. … After some ups and downs in his career since his sensational debut at the start of the Concacaf qualifying Octagonal two years ago, the PSV frontrunner appears primed to contend for minutes, offering a different profile from Balogun and the others who've worked in the 9 spot.
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Folarin Balogun subbed on in the 74th minute of Monaco's 3-0 home win over Lens in Ligue 1. … Balogun saw yellow in the 78th minute.
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Jun 16, 2023) US Soccer Players - Folarin Balogun's USMNT debut also gave him his first experience of the program's rivalry with Mexico. … There was so much going on," Balogun told CBS Sports postgame after the USMNT's 3-0 win.
Those new faces include Folarin Balogun, a 21-year-old striker who was born in New York and had represented both the US and England at youth level. … " USMNT goalkeeper Matt Turner agreed, calling Balogun, who scored 21 goals in Ligue 1 with Reims this past season, "a super competitive guy.
There's palpable anticipation around the potential debut of Folarin Balogun after his breakout campaign with Reims in France's Ligue 1. … "Personally for me, it's going to make me better, I'm going to make him better," said striker Ricardo Pepi of Balogun.
Mid-table in France is Reims, home to newly committed USMNT forward Folarin Balogun. … Balogun is tied for fourth in goals in Ligue 1 with 20 headed in the finale against Montpelier, a game that could see his club improve its place in the table from 11th to 10th if Lorient fails to win against Strasbourg.
Also in the soccer news, US Soccer announced that Folarin Balogun is now eligible for the USMNT after changing his international registration. … "My decision to represent the United States came together with my family," Balogun said in the press statement.
Folarin Balogun subbed on in the 73rd minute of Monaco's 2-0 home win over Montpellier.
The coaches had to adapt on the fly even as they continued to try out a new 4-2-2-2 formation led by two out-and-out strikers in Folarin Balogun and Ricardo Pepi, who were starting together for the first time, and ensure that no one was exposed to elevated injury risk on a wet pitch in muggy tropical conditions.
) 5-Antonee Robinson; 7-Gio Reyna (19-Joe Scally, 42), 6-Yunus Musah, 14-Luca de la Torre (22-Lennard Maloney, 91), 11-Brenden Aaronson; 9-Ricardo…
Emmanuel Sabbi subbed on in the 72nd and Monaco's Folarin Balogun followed in the 73rd minute.
GK: Ethan Horvath (Nottingham Forest/ENG; 9/0), Gaga Slonina (KAS Eupen/BEL; 1/0), Matt Turner (Nottingham Forest/ENG; 35/0)DEF: Cameron Carter-Vickers (Celtic/SCO; 14/0),…
Folarin Balogun subbed out in the 81st minute of Monaco's 2-0 home win over Brest.
Folarin Balogun subbed out at halftime of Monaco's 2-0 loss at Lille to goals in the 32nd and 42nd minutes.
Folarin Balogun subbed out in the 89th minute of Monaco's 2-1 home win over Metz.
At the same time, Gregg Berhalter's side gets a chance to test themselves at home at a time when so many of their European-based players – most notably Christian Pulisic, Yunus Musah, Folarin Balogun, and Weston McKennie – are off to a very strong start in their club campaigns.
Fresh faces like Maloney, striker Folarin Balogun, and fullback Kristoffer Lund add to a group that believes in its ability to push USMNT, and by extension American soccer as a whole, to new heights.
GK: Ethan Horvath (Nottingham Forest/ENG; 9/0), Matt Turner (Nottingham Forest/ENG; 33/0)DEF: Cameron Carter-Vickers (Celtic/SCO; 12/0), Sergino Dest (PSV Eindhoven/NED; 28/2),…
In Ligue 1, Folarin Balogun subbed out in the 67th minute of Monaco's 1-0 home loss to Nice on a stoppage time goal.
The attacking trident of Christian Pulisic, Folarin Balogun, and Tim Weah is a prime example, as is the central-midfield triangle that became so influential during the 2022 cycle.
), 5-Antonee Robinson (23-Kristoffer Lund, 81); 8-Weston McKennie (17-Malik Tillman, 81), 14-Luca de la Torre (16-Tanner Tessmann, 35), 6-Yunus Musah;…
FOR: Brenden Aaronson (Union Berlin/GER; 32/7), Folarin Balogun (Arsenal/ENG; 2/1), Cade Cowell (San Jose Earthquakes; 8/1), Ricardo Pepi (PSV Eindhoven/NED;…
Did Not Play: Ulysses Llanez (Wolfsburg 2 - Cologne 1), Timmy Chandler (Eintracht 1 - Mainz 1), Gio Reyna (Dortmund…
Folarin Balogun wasn't in the squad for Arsenal.
Did Not Play: Ethan Horvath (Nottingham Forest 1 - Arsenal 2), Folarin Balogun (Arsenal 2 - Forest 1), Austin Trusty…
Did Not Play: Matt Turner and Folarin Balogun (Arsenal 1 - Manchester City 1, 4-1 pen, Community Shield), Zack Steffen…
Since then, Folarin Balogun committed his future to the USMNT and Ricardo Pepi transferred to PSV Eindhoven.
Striker Folarin Balogun and defender Auston Trusty move on to New Jersey, where the Gunners will take on Manchester United at MetLife Stadium on Saturday.
Folarin Balogun is back from his loan at Reims and aspires to carve out a regular role in north London after his headline-making arrival to the USMNT brotherhood.
With Folarin Balogun joining the program, Ricardo Pepi returning to form, Brandon Vazquez headlining MLS-leading FC Cincinnati, and Ferreira determined to stay in the mix, there are now more options at the #9 role.
USA: 1-Matt Turner; 2-Sergiño Dest, 12-Miles Robinson, 4-Chris Richards, 5-Antonee Robinson; 7-Gio Reyna (14-Luca de la Torre, 75), 6-Yunus Musah, 8-Weston McKennie; 21-Tim Weah (11-Brenden Aaronson, 82), 20-Folarin Balogun (9-Ricardo Pepi, 75), 10-Christian Pulisic (capt.
FOR: Brenden Aaronson (Leeds United/ENG; 30/7), Folarin Balogun (Stade Reims/FRA; 0/0), Taylor Booth (Utrecht/NED; 2/0), Ricardo Pepi (Groningen/NED; 14/6), Christian…
Members of the USMNT playing in Europe and Mexico.