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VIDEO: USMNT’s Josh Sargent scores screamer for Werder

Josh Sargent

31 October 2020, Hessen, Frankfurt/Main: Football: Bundesliga, Eintracht Frankfurt - Werder Bremen, 6th matchday, Deutsche Bank Park. Bremen’s goal scorer Josh Sargent (l) cheers with Bremen’s Leonardo Bittencourt for the goal of 0:1. Photo: Uwe Anspach/dpa - IMPORTANT NOTE: In accordance with the regulations of the DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga and the DFB Deutscher Fußball-Bund, it is prohibited to exploit or have exploited in the stadium and/or from the game taken photographs in the form of sequence images and/or video-like photo series. (Photo by Uwe Anspach/picture alliance via Getty Images)

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Saturday was an excellent day for USMNT youngsters plying their trade in the Germany, as forward Josh Sargent scored a sensational long-range goal for Werder Bremen just hours after midfielder Tyler Adams bagged his first Bundesliga goal for RB Leipzig.

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Prior to Saturday’s rocket in the 77th minute, Sargent was four appearances without a goal in all competitions and hadn’t scored a goal in Bundesliga action since Oct. 31 (10 appearances totaling 820 minutes of on-field time).

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Undeniably all goals count exactly the same as they’re only worth one on the scoreboard, but this strike might still be flying straight as an arrow if not for the back of the net at the Olympiastadion in Berlin.

It’s probably safe to say that one will be a decent confidence booster for Josh Sargent, as well as USMNT fans who might have grown tired of waiting for the 20-year-old to impress.

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Now, of course, Sargent needs to put together a string of solid performances — that means scoring goals and/or providing assists on a more regular basis — to force his way back into the conversation for regular minutes with the USMNT. At present, he sits below the likes of Jozy Altidore and Gyasi Zardes on the depth chart.

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