Josh Sargent is the second youngest American to reach double figures in the Bundesliga
The United States international scored in his second consecutive game for Werder Bremen and he became the second youngest American to reach double digits in Germany’s top flight league.
Josh Sargent reached a milestone on Sunday on matchday 19 of the Bundesliga. The United States international scored in Werder Bremen’s 1-1 draw against FC Kõln to reach 10 goals in 60 league appearances. Sargent scored for the second consecutive game and became the second youngest American to reach double digits in the Bundesliga at 21 years of age.
The current record holder is Christian Pulisic, who played for Borussia Dortmund between 2016 to 2019. The United States international reached double digits in the Bundesliga at 20 years and four days old in the 2018 season.
Currently Bremen are fighting against relegation with 14 games left of the season and they are in 12th place with 27 points. The result on Sunday left Kõln four points above the relegation zone and left Bremen with a nine-point cushion.
In the current season Sargent has made 22 Bundesliga appearances, scoring four goals and supplying two assists. The 21-year-old has now equalled his personal-best scoring haul in a single Bundesliga season and he has 14 more games to surpass his record.
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