John Brooks has gone from not scoring at all to scoring twice in three games.
Brooks helped Hertha Berlin advance in DFB Pokal by scoring the insurance goal in a 2-0 road win over Nurnberg on Wednesday. The 22-year-old centerback struck in the 65th minute, beating his defender to the spot on a corner kick and heading neatly to the far post.
The goal not only played a part in Hertha Berlin advancing to the quarterfinals of the German cup, but it also gave Brooks his second tally in his last three matches across all competitions. Brooks, a subject of recent transfer talk, found the winner vs. Bayer Leverkusen earlier this month via a similar header.
Prior to that Dec. 5 finish, Brooks had not scored at the club level since Dec. 17, 2014.
You can see Brooks’ latest goal here:
What do you think of Brooks’ latest goal-scoring performance? How far can he and Hertha Berlin go in DFB Pokal? See him leaving the club soon? Should he stay given his regular playing time or challenge himself elsewhere?
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