It was a successful night of international action for Yuya Osako and Josh Sargent on Thursday. Osako assisted two of Japan’s goals as they defeated South Korea 3-0 in a friendly. Meanwhile in the USA’s international friendly against Jamaica, Josh Sargent set up the second goal as the Americans beat the Reggae Boyz 4-1.
Three matches, three goals, seven points. Josh Sargent has impressed with his goals in recent weeks, showing how important he is for Werder. In Bielefeld, his goal immediately after half-time helped bring about another win for Werder. He spoke to WERDER.DE the day after the match to chat about his goalscoring form, the clash with champions Bayern Munich and a metaphorical ketchup bottle.
Josh Sargent has set himself the ambitious goal of being Werder’s top scorer come the end of the season. “As a striker, it would be dumb not to want to be the top scorer for your team. I want to be that guy. The season isn’t over yet and I will keep working hard towards that goal,” says the USMNT striker.
“We can all sleep well tonight,” said Josh Sargent shortly after the match against Eintracht Frankfurt, and the 21-year-old was just as ecstatic with the win the morning after. “We wanted to pick up points again no matter what – not just for the team, but also for the fans.”
Werder fought back from behind and secured a massive three points on Friday evening as they defeated Champions League-chasing Eintracht Frankfurt 2-1. A lightning start to the second half saw Theodor Gebre Selassie level the scores after just two minutes (47’) before Josh Sargent remained cool to slot home the winner in the 67th minute. André Silva had given the visitors an early lead with his 9th...