Yanks Abroad: Amon scores winner in Superliga return after 13-month layoff

Jonathan Amon was once considered one of the top young American prospects in Europe.

The South Carolina product even made his senior debut for the USA in 2018. But he missed all but two games last season with injuries that included a knee injury requiring meniscus surgery.

In his first Danish Superliga game back with FC Nordsjaelland in 13 months on Monday, the 21-year-old winger scored the winning goal off the bench, finishing off a swift counterattack when he fired an angled shot into the goal for a 1-0 over Randers.

Amon was the third young American to score in round 5 of the Superliga after 22-year-old Haji Wright (SonderjyskE) and 22-year-old Emmanuel Sabbi (OB).

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