Bobby Wood has found the back of the net today for Hamburg in the second round of the DFB Cup. Hamburg have been mired in a horrendous slump in the Bundesliga and sit at the very bottom of the league table.
There’s nothing like a little match-up with a third-division side in the cup to bust you out of a slump. That’s exactly what Wood did in the first half, scoring his third goal of the season with a nice little chipped finish:
Wood struggled a bit in the October friendly against Cuba, as did a lot of the USMNT players. This goal will be a good confidence booster for him heading into a very important month of November and should help his case for a starting spot against Mexico in Columbus on the 11th.
It remains to be see what exactly Klinsmann’s plans are for the starting lineup, but you have to think Wood will be in contention if he keeps the goals coming.
Update: He’s scored another