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Pulisic scores in wild German Cup match (video)

Borussia Dortmund v Benfica - International Champions Cup 2018

PITTSBURGH, PA - JULY 25: Christian Pulisic #22 of Borussia Dortmund in action in the first half during the 2018 International Champions Cup match at Heinz Field on July 25, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images)

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Even in extra time, Christian Pulisic showed that he has plenty of energy left in the gas tank.

The 20-year-old American winger completed a lung-bursting run, combining with Paco Alcacer to score during Borussia Dortmund’s German Cup match against Werder Bremen. Pulisic’s goal in the 105th minute of the match put Dortmund in the lead, 2-1 at the time.

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Unfortunately for Pulisic and his teammates, Dortmund weren’t able to hold on, as Dortmund fell 4-2 on penalty kicks after extra time finished, 3-3.

Fellow American Josh Sargent was not in the Gameday squad for Bremen.

The goal will surely give Pulisic some confidence during what’s been a tough season. However, the defeat may be a blow to the U.S. Men’s National Team star. Pulisic has mainly been playing mid-week League and cup matches, and with Dortmund out of the DFB Pokal, it’s one less opportunity for Pulisic to get playing time.

Of course, this performance could be rewarded by coach Lucien Favre with a regular place in the first team. Ultimately, Dortmund are in pole position to win the Bundesliga and even with Pulisic’s transfer to Chelsea complete, there’s still incentive to get the most out of him while they have him.