Bedoya scores in Helsingborg debut

Bedoya scores in Helsingborg debut

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Bedoya scores in Helsingborg debut

Alejandro Bedoya 1 (Getty Images)

Another Americans Abroad season debut, another goal.

Alejandro Bedoya added himself to the list of Americans who have scored for their respective clubs in their debut games of the current campaign, netting a bicycle kick in his first game with Helsingborgs IF. Bedoya got off to a dream start with the Swedish powerhouse by scoring the opener in the 37th minute, his first goal in the Allsvenskan since May 2011, but he and Helsingborg would relinquish the lead and lose, 2-1.

While the loss hurts Helsingborg's chances of trying to finish in first place, Bedoya going the distance (he also got a yellow card) in his return to Swedish soccer is a sign that he may be ready to insert himself back into the U.S. men's national team picture after failing to get called up since Jurgen Klinsmann took over as head coach of the program.

Bedoya joins strikers Jozy Altidore, Terrence Boyd and Herculez Gomez as American players to find the back of the net in their first games of the current season.

Here's the goal:


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