Gatt scores in Molde season opener

Gatt scores in Molde season opener

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Gatt scores in Molde season opener

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Josh Gatt might not be with the U.S. Under-23 men's national team for Olympic qualifying, but that doesn't mean his week still won't be a memorable one for him.

Recalled by Molde after initially being part of Caleb Porter's 20-man qualifying roster, Gatt scored in his club's Eliteserien season opener as part of a 2-1 win over Stromsgodset. 

Gatt completed a run from just over the midfield line into the Stromsgodset area and finished low and to the far corner with his left foot to tally in the 70th minute of the game, which also marked former Columbus Crew midfielder Emmanuel Ekpo's debut with the club (highlights of the match can be seen here. Gatt started and went the distance, and his goal wound up being the game-winner as the defending league champions held on to open their season with three points.

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