With the season almost over Goal.com’s Allen Ramsey points to some of the matches American fans should be looking out for over the weekend.
By Allen Ramsey
The season in
For Clint Dempsey and Fulham this season has been nothing short of a major success. Roy Hodgson and his troops have already guaranteed the Craven Cottage faithful of their best finish ever in the Premiership, and
The match should prove to be a close contest, with Fulham needing only a point to virtually (it would take Tottenham beating
This is the type of match that could truly go either way and is a can’t-miss event for any U.S. National Team fan.
Here’s a list of some of the other big matches involving American’s this week.
Rangers jumped back to the top of the SPL last week when Celtic stumbled at Hibernian and Maurice Edu’s side will have a chance to walk away with the title on Sunday. It won’t be easy for the Gers as they travel to
Rangers will probably need a win to take home the title, but Celtic has a tricky match of their own against Hearts.
Borussia Monchengladbach vs. Borussia Dortmund:
Three points clear of the drop heading into the final round of matches is never where you want your team to be, but that’s exactly where Michael Bradley and ‘Gladbach are right now.
The good new is that they’re at home. The bad news is that they have to play Borussia Dortmund, a team that they’ve already lost to once this season, and ‘Gladbach have to rebound from a 5-0 spanking at the hands of Bayer Leverkuesen last week.
They should also find some comfort in a healthy goal differential over the only two teams that can catch them, but another big loss could see Bradley and the boys headed to the second division next season.
This playoff for the Belgian title will start on Thursday with
The matches will likely be Oguchi Onyewu’s farewell to
West Ham vs.
Admittedly, this one doesn’t have too much to do with the future of the American that will be involved, but Jonathan Spector and the Hammers will have their hands full with trying to knock Boro out of the EPL.
Spector is still seeing limited playing time, but the big story here is
Allen Ramsey in an assistant editor for Goal.com