MORELIA, Mexico -- Club Leon edged to an epic 4-3 victory against Morelia in the Liga MX Apertura championship on Saturday, but United States international goalkeeper William Yarbrough again had to settle for watching from the bench.
Yarbrough has not featured for Juan Antonio Pizzi's side in the Liga MX since he returned from Gold Cup duty with the U.S.
Club Leon goalkeeper William Yarbrough has been called up to the United States national team for upcoming friendlies against Denmark and Switzerland in Europe, the player confirmed in a press conference on Thursday.
Mexico national team coach Miguel Herrera on Wednesday opened the door for a U.S. call-up of Leon goalkeeper William Yarbrough, saying that El Tri has opted to add Pumas forward Eduardo Herrera to its roster for friendlies on March 28 and 31 against Ecuador and Paraguay, respectively.
"I am not going to rush into a recall of any player if another national team wants him," Herrera told ESPN.mx in reference to Yarbrough, who was born in Aguascalientes, Mexico, but whose parents are from Texas. "If...
Despite taking Leon from the second division all the way to two Mexican League titles in just over three years, the defending champion club and coach Gustavo Matosas parted ways on Monday after Leon failed to reach the Liguilla playoffs this season.
"The cycle is over and that is why I am leaving," said Matosas, who led the team to two titles, but who finished 10th and out of...