U.S. Abroad: Johansson's bike, Bornstein's comeback

Aron Johannsson single-handedly gave AZ a 4-1 win over Excelsior that gave it third place in the Dutch Eredivisie and a spot in next season's Europa League. Johannsson scored on a bicycle kick for the first goal, assisted on the second and later added a second goal on a header.



Johannsson's first half of the season was wracked by injuries, but he finished with nine goals in 21 games.

Rubio Rubin played his last game before heading to the Under-20 World Cup, going the distance in FC Utrecht's 3-3 tie with Vitesse. He finished his first pro season with three goals in 28 games.

MEXICO. Jonathan Bornstein, who had played just 12 games in his first four seasons in Mexico and had not played for Queretaro until the end of February, suddenly finds himself starting in the Mexican Liguilla for Queretaro, which advanced to the semifinals on Sunday after a 2-2 tie with Veracruz sent it through to the semifinals.

The other two Americans involved in the Liguilla lost. Ventura Alvarado came on as a sub for Club America in the second half with it leading Pachuca in the second leg and ahead in the aggregate series but it ended up losing 4-3 and 7-5 on aggregate after conceding two goals deep in stoppage time.

Edgar Castillo came on in the first half of Atlas' home match against Guadalajara, which won 4-1 to take the series by the same score. The second half was interrupted by a field invasion that almost was not contained.

-- Alfredo Morales’ Ingolstadt clinched the German second division title and promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time with a 2-1 win over RB Leipzig. Morales played the last 62 minutes.
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