American striker Josh Sargent, 18, scored on his first touch in the Bundesliga -- two minutes into his professional club debut -- with a 78th-minute header that helped Werder Bremen beat visiting Fortuna Duesseldorf 3-1 on Friday.
Sargent, who joined Bremen last winter, scored after Davy Klaassen sent a pass into the penalty area from 30 yards that was toe-poked by Martin Harnik. The ball bounced off a shoulder of goalkeeper Michael Rensing, and Sargent raced in to nod the ball into the goal from...
United States international striker Josh Sargent could make his first appearance for German side Werder Bremen after the club announced he will be included in the matchday squad against Fortuna on Friday.
Sargent, 18, signed with Bremen in February 2018 but has not made a gameday roster for the first team.
Bayern Munich's Serge Gnabry scored twice to help beat his former club Werder Bremen 2-1 on Saturday as the embattled champions notched their first win in four Bundesliga matches.
Gnabry, who briefly played for Werder before joining Bayern in 2017, opened the scoring after 20 minutes, with the visitors, who saw the return of winger Kingsley Coman after an injury at the start of the season, missing several early chances.
But as in the previous three league matches where Bayern scored first they quickly...