ST. PETERSBURG, Russia – Ethan Horvath and Molde FK finished as Europa League Group A winners after rallying for a 1-1 draw at Ajax on Thursday night.
The 20-year-old US Under-23 goalkeeper made two saves look easy, but also got help from the woodwork once in each half. With Fabian Johnson's Borussia Monchengladbach ousted from Champions League 1101597066" style="line-height: 1.6em;" tabindex="0">on Tuesday night, Horvath is likely to be the only current American international in action when the UEFA tourney knockout stages begin in February.
Horvath & Co. now hold a seeded position for the Round of 32 draw, which will take place 1101597067" style="line-height: 1.6em;" tabindex="0">on Monday.
Horvath's U-23 teammate Cameron Carter-Vickers made his first senior-team roster with Tottenham in their 4-1 rout of Monaco that ensured their top spot in Group J. Carter-Vickers didn't see action, however.