Pulisic to miss US Nations League games vs Canada, Cuba

DAVENPORT, Fla. (AP) — Christian Pulisic will miss the United States‘ CONCACAF Nations League games against Canada and Cuba after leaving Chelsea’s match against Crystal Palace with a hip injury.

The 21-year-old attacker from Hershey, Pennsylvania, appeared to get hurt when he scored his fifth goal in three Premier League matches, colliding with goalkeeper Vicente Guaita during a header in the 79th minute Saturday. Pulisic became just the fourth American to score in three straight EPL games, after Roy Wegerle, Joe Max-Moore and Clint Dempsey.

“This was a collaborative decision with the club, looking after the best interests of the player,” U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter said at training Monday. “It was a risk
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