Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Johannsson scores twice to up total to 24 goals
by Paul Kennedy, March 8th, 2014 3:55PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  americans abroad, netherlands

MOST COMMENTED

[AMERICANS ABROAD] Aron Johannsson scored two more goals -- the first with a lob of the keeper, the second following a nifty turn on the ball -- to give him 24 goals in all competitions this season for AZ and lead the Dutch club to a 4-0 win over Heracles. Jose Torres scored his first league goal since joining Tigres a year ago in its 3-0 win over previously unbeaten Liga MX leader Cruz Azul.

Leading Scorers (2013-14):
24+2 Aron Johannsson (AZ)
14 Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna)
9 Sacha Kljestan
(Anderlecht)
(Goals in all club competitions.)

Johannsson Goal #1:

Aron Johannsson by goalsandmore

Johannsson Goal #2:

Aron Johannsson2 by goalsandmore

Friday night in Mexico ...

Two Californians made their Liga MX debut Friday night: Dennis Flores, 20, for Apertura champ Leon, and Alejandro Guido, 19, for Tijuana.

Tijuana, which plays the LA Galaxy in the Concacaf Champions League quarterfinals, started Americans Joe Corona and Greg Garza while Herculez Gomez and Guido came off the bench. Edgar Castillo, who usually starts at left back, was rested after playing for the USA against Ukraine on Wednesday.

DaMarcus Beasley and Michael Orozco were both carded in Puebla's loss to Toluca.

U.S. World Cup Contenders:
GOALKEEPERS:
Saturday:
Cory Cropper (did not dress), Southampton (England), 1-0 at Crystal Palace
Tim Howard (on bench), Everton (England), 1-4 at Arsenal (FA Cup)
Idle:
Brad Guzan, Aston Villa (England)

DEFENDERS:
Friday:
DaMarcus Beasley (90 minutes, 1 yellow card), Puebla (Mexico), 0-3 at Toluca
Edgar Castillo (on bench), Tijuana (Mexico), 2-0 vs. Guadalajara
Michael Orozco (62 minutes, 1 yellow card), Puebla (Mexico), 0-3 at Toluca
Saturday:
Geoff Cameron
(90 minutes, 1 yellow card), Stoke City (England), 1-1 at Norwich City
Timmy Chandler (did not dress), Nuremberg (Germany), 0-2 vs. Werder Bremen
Steven Cherundolo (did not dress), Hannover 96 (Germany), 1-1 vs. Bayer Leverkusen
Eric Lichaj (did not dress), Nottingham Forest (England), 0-1 vs. Barnsley
Oguchi Onyewu (90 minutes), Sheffield Wed. (England D2), 0-2 at Yeovil Town
Will Packwood (90 minutes), Birmingham City (England D2), 0-2 vs. Queens Park Rangers
Tim Ream (90 minutes), Bolton Wanderers (England D2), 5-1 at Leeds United
Jonathan Spector (90 minutes), Birmingham City (England D2), vs. 0-2 Queens Park Rangers
Sunday:
John Brooks, Hertha Berlin (Germany), at Mainz

MIDFIELDERS:
Friday:
Joe Corona
(90 minutes), Tijuana (Mexico), 2-0 vs. Guadalajara
Saturday:
Alejandro Bedoya
(sub: 67 minutes), Nantes (France), 2-2 vs. Ajaccio
Stuart Holden (did not dress), Bolton Wanderers (England D2), 5-1 at Leeds United
Fabian Johnson (90 minutes), Hoffenheim (Germany), 0-4 at Schalke 04
Sacha Kljestan (on bench), Anderlecht (Belgium), 0-1 vs. Leuven
Alejandro Morales (90 minutes), FC Ingolstadt (Germany D2), 1-1 at Union Berlin
Brek Shea (did not dress), Barnsley (England D2), 1-0 at Nottingham Forest
Jose Torres (90 minutes, 1 goal, 1 yellow card), Tigres (Mexico), 3-0 vs. Cruz Azul
Danny Williams (did not dress), Reading (England D2), 1-1 at Brighton & Hove Albion
Sunday:
Jermaine Jones, Besiktas (Turkey), vs. Eskisehirspor
Offseason:
Mikkel Diskerud, Rosenborg (Norway)
Josh Gatt, Molde (Norway)

FORWARDS:
Friday:
Herculez Gomez (sub: 14 minutes), Tijuana (Mexico), 2-0 vs. Guadalajara
Bobby Wood (on bench), 1860 Munich (Germany D2), 4-0 vs. Aalen
---------------------------------------
Saturday:
Juan Agudelo
(sub: 30 minutes), FC Utrecht (Netherlands), 0-1 vs. PSV (halftime)
Aron Johannsson (90 minutes, 2 goals), AZ (Netherlands), 4-0 vs. Heracles
Sunday:
Jozy Altidore, Sunderland (England), at Hull City (FA Cup)
Terrence Boyd, Rapid Vienna (Austria), at Wacker Tirol


3 comments
  1. marco gonzalez
    commented on: March 9, 2014 at 10:42 a.m.
    THIS IS WHO I WOULD TAKE TO BRAZIL: Howard, Cameron,Besler,Gonzalez,Johnson Jones,Bradley,Kljestan Donovan,Dempsey Johannsson ................. Guzan,Rimando Parkhurst,Goodson,Beasley Beckerman, Bedoya,Zusi,Diskerud,Shea Johnson, Altidore

  1. Walt Pericciuoli
    commented on: March 9, 2014 at 11:03 a.m.
    Do we have any other player currently in the mix who could score a goal like Johannsson's 2nd. Time for him to be our featured forward.

  1. Bertrand Hamilton
    commented on: March 9, 2014 at 8:32 p.m.
    Johannsson is our best bet for striker in Brazil; Jozy may or may not find his form. Time to feature Aron in the friendlies.


Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Corona scores in Tijuana's Copa MX win    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] U.S. international Joe Corona scored the winner for Tijuana in its 3-1 win over ...
What They're Saying: Mark Geiger     
"It was very strange, with the way [Brazil] walked out on the field and just their ...
Manchester United wins third tour game in shootout    
[INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES] Manchester United won the third game of its U.S. tour with a 5-3 shootout ...
Cuevas gets start in Lobos BUAP victory    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Former U.S. under-20 national team forward Daniel Cuevas started for Torneo Ascenso (second division) ...
Lots in play on busy MLS Wednesday    
[PREVIEW: Week 21] A Wednesday of four MLS matches makes up for the lightened schedule of ...
Tim Howard returns in booth    
[SOCCER ON THE AIR] Tim Howard will again be spending many of his off-days as part ...
Clubs busy making mid-season player moves    
[MLS: Tuesday] The Philadelphia Union announced a press conference for Wednesday at which time it is ...
U.S. U-17s drop second straight game    
[OPEN NORDIC TOURNAMENT] The U.S. under-17 national team dropped its second game in two days at ...
Zusi celebrates his first post-World Cup goal     
[VIDEO PICK: MLS Goals of the Week] Sporting Kansas City midfielder Graham Zusi scored his second ...
Soccer America Power Rankings    
[MLS: Week 20] In case anyone had forgotten, the Galaxy is still to be reckoned with. ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives