KENYA BROWN - Monday, May 2, 2016
It was very quiet weekend for the Americans in Germany, with Alfredo Morales being the only one to see action in the Bundesliga for Ingolstadt.
Hoffenheim 2 - 1 Ingolstadt
Die Shnazer's slim chances of qualifying for the Europa League were ended as two goals from Hoffenheim earned them the win at Wirsol Rhein-Neckar-Arena.
Morales, who scored his first ever Bundesliga goal last week, was in the starting lineup in the loss.
Stefan Lex opened the scoring for the visitors in the 17th minute when was able to get on to a long ball from teammate Marvin Matip to put his shot past Hoffenheim goalkeeper Oliver Baumann.
The home side were able to level the score 10 minutes before halftime when Mark Uth curled his shot around Ingolstadt goalkeeper Orjan Nyland. Andrej Kramaric provided the assist.
Hoffenheim, who are trying to stave off relegation, found the game winner in the 84th minute when Nadiem Amiri's shot from a Kevin Volland's pass beat Nyland at the far bottom corner.
The loss leaves Ingolstadt in ninth place on 40 points.
Christian Pulisic watched from the bench as Borussia Dortmund annihilated Wolfsburg 5-1 to narrow the gap on league leaders Bayern Munich to five points.
Fabian Johnson was scratched from Borussia Mönchengladbach's lineup due to injury, but the Foals were able to steal a point at the Allianz Arena as they earned a 1-1 tie against Bayern Munich.
John Brooks sat out with an injury as Hertha Berlin suffered a 2-1 loss to Bayer Leverkusen. The loss sees the capital team drop out of the Champions League places.
Tim Chandler was not in the team as Eintracht Frankfurt got a 2-1 win over Darmstadt.
Bobby Wood was in the starting lineup as Union Berlin got a 1-0 win over Bochum.
Fabrice Picault was in the starting lineup, but he could not get on the score sheet this time as St. Pauli fell 2-0 to 1860 Munich.
Shawn Barry saw 15 minutes of action for FSV Frankfurt as they suffered a 4-1 loss to Kaiserslautern. The loss drops Frankfurt into the relegation zone.
Caleb Stanko watched from the bench as Freiburg boosted their chances of winning the 2.Bundesliga crown with a 2-1 win over Paderborn.
Andrew Wooten saw 34 minutes of action as Sandhausen suffered a 3-0 beating by Karlsruher.