FC Ingolstadt’s Bundesliga debut started swimmingly, and a United States men’s national team player played a big role in the match’s only goal.
Alfredo Morales, working from the left side of a three-man attacking midfield, nutmegged a defender with a pass that Lukas Hinterseer buried for a 66th minute goal against Mainz.
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It’s Opening Day in the Bundesliga, and one the 25-year-old U.S. midfielder will surely remember for the rest of his life. Morales led his team in distance covered, and played all 90 minutes in the win.