U.S. males’s nationwide group ahead Josh Sargent scored the game-winning aim for Werder Bremen towards Eintracht Frankfurt on Friday, notching his third Bundesliga aim of the season and fifth in all competitions.
Sargent, who additionally scored within the reverse fixture towards Eintracht Frankfurt earlier within the season, gave Werder Bremen a 2-1 lead within the 62nd minute by narrowly remaining onside and taking a cross from Max Eggestein earlier than whipping in a right-footed shot. He was whistled for a slender offside simply minutes later, robbing him of an help.
Sargent’s different league aim this season got here Jan. 23 vs. Hertha Berlin.
Sargent, who simply turned 21 on Feb. 20 and is in his second full season within the Bundesliga, is a aim shy of the non-public single-season excessive he set final season within the German high flight.
A win for Werder Bremen places the membership 9 factors away from the automated relegation zone whereas additionally delivering a blow to Eintracht Frankfurt’s top-four hopes. It sits in fourth place, 5 factors away from Bayer Leverkusen and 6 forward of Borussia Dortmund having performed a sport extra. Dortmund can shut the hole Saturday vs. Arminia Bielefeld, whereas Leverkusen can do the identical on Sunday vs. Freiburg. Eintracht Frankfurt had been unbeaten in eight matches, successful its final six and coming in off a win over Bayern Munich.