American midfielder Aaronson scores 1st goal for Salzburg

<p>American midfielder Brenden Aaronson scored his first goal for Red Bull Salzburg in a 3-1 victory over Austria Vienna on Wednesday night in the Austrian Bundesliga.</p>
<p>The 20-year-old from New Jersey, broke a 1-1 tie in the 72nd minute after he received a pass from the left flank with his back to the goal. Aaronson took several dribbles and switched feet and he shimmied to create space, then curled an angled right-footed shot from about 10 yards between defenders Stephan Zwierschitz and Eric Martel. The ball sailed beyond stunned goalkeeper Patrick Pentz and the far post.</p>
<p>Aaronson ran to the post, slid and somersaulted in celebration.</p>
<p>Major League Soccer’s Philadelphia Union announced Oct. 16 that Aaronson was joining Salzburg during the January transfer window. Salzburg is coached by former New York Red Bulls coach Jesse Marsch.</p>
<p>Aaronson debuted as a 62nd-minute substitute at Altach on Jan. 24.</p>
<p>He made his U.S. national team debut against Costa Rica in February. He had a goal and and in December during an exhibition against El Salvador.</p>
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