Christian Pulisic - Chelsea - USMNT - one-on-one with goalkeeper - Oct. 3, 2020
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Exports: Christian Pulisic returns from injury in Chelsea's big win, Josh Sargent starts again

US international Christian Pulisic made his long-awaited return from injury on Saturday morning, coming on in the closing minutes as his Chelsea side picked up an easy win.

Pulisic, who's been out since picking up a hamstring injury in the FA Cup final on Aug. 1, was an 83rd-minute sub for the Blues, coming on just after they'd made it 4-0 at home against Crystal Palace, which would end up being the final score.

Unfortunately for the 22-year-old Pulisic, he'll now need to wait a couple more weeks for his next opportunity since the international break has Chelsea off until Oct. 17. But with Callum Hudson-Odoi being linked to a switch to Bayern Munich, not to mention the confidence manager Frank Lampard has shown in him, Pulisic should have every opportunity to reclaim the starting spot he claimed at the end of his first Chelsea campaign.

Reyna the playmaker

Another young American made an even bigger impact for his club not long after Pulisic's game Saturday morning.

Giovanni Reyna got the start in Borussia Dortmund's 4-0 win over SC Freiburg in the Bundesliga, assisting three times. Check out his third helper below, and read more about the 17-year-old's star showing here

Sargent continues run

USMNT striker Josh Sargent started his third straight Bundesliga game for Werder Bremen, going 81 minutes in a 1-0 victory over newly-promoted side DSC Arminia Bielefeld. 

The 20-year-old stayed on one assist through three league matches, and Bremen will return to action Oct. 17 against SC Freiburg after the international break.


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