Good Day, and welcome to this weekends commentary thread.
The good news is that there are lots of games and lots of US talent on display this weekend. The German leagues are back on full schedule with games at all (4) levels. Bobby Wood (above) should get the start for 1860 Munich, and all the USMNT German Squad are back with their teams. Steve Cherundolo went through (minor) knee surgery on Thursday so he will not be in the Hannover 11 facing Fabian Johnson and Danny Williams, when they take the field for Hoffenheim.In one of this weekends marquee games in Germany Jermaine Jones and Schalke visit Bayern Munich, in a match that will test Schalke’s defensive steel. In England, we may get to see Brek Shea join Geoff Cameron at Stoke as they face off with an improving Reading team. Stuart Holden went 90 minutes in a reserve game early in the week so we may get to see Stuart come on and join Tim Ream as a sub for Bolton. I am sure that Clint Dempsey will play for Tottenham, but I am guessing that he will be starting from the bench. Gooch and Malaga are our main Spanish match, with Carlos Bocanegra and Racing Santander also playing. Finally, in the senior leagues, expect to see Maurice Edu start for Bursaspor in the Turkish Super Lig. These plus an ever-growing list of Americans playing overthere, will keep this weekend one of the busiest this year.
As usual please feel free to comment, chat and express your opinions on this weekends matches, or anything US OT related.