It was a season of transition for the Americans Abroad contingent.
Christian Pulisic dealt with a cut in his playing time, and a record-setting transfer to Chelsea. Weston McKennie had to cope with a coaching change as his Schalke had a terrible campaign. Matt Miazga had to endure a terrible loan stint in France before rescuing his season with a successful stint at Reading FC.
It was also a year that saw some Americans rebound and recover from rough periods in their career. John Brooks put together an outstanding season for Wolfsburg after missing much of the previous season through injury. Ethan Horvath rebounded from a season spent on the bench at Club Brugge to not only become a starter, but standout for the Belgian club. Lynden Gooch endured a second straight relegation season with Sunderland last campaign, but has been a top performer for the Black Cats as they work to climb back up the promotion ladder.
There were also some career years, including Andrew Wooten's goal-filled campaign at Sandhausen, and Ventura Alvarado's season as captain and defensive leader for Necaxa. Tyler Adams had a special year as well, making a successful transition from MLS to the Bundesliga, becoming a starter for RB Leipzig.
Which Americans Abroad enjoyed the best seasons? Here are Goal's selections for the Americans Abroad Best XI for the 2018/2019 season: