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Johannsson nets spectacular strike against PSV

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Johannsson nets spectacular strike against PSV

Aron Johannsson saved his most spectacular goal of the young Eredivisie season for the stiffest of opposition.

The U.S. national team striker scored a stunning winner in the 57th minute of AZ's 2-1 triumph Saturday over league-leading PSV, which suffered its first loss of the campaign. At 4-3-1, AZ is now tied for second in the Eredivisie.

The goal was Johannsson's fifth in six league matches played. The 22-year-old also scored in Europa League play last month and bagged a hat trick earlier this week in the Dutch Cup.

Settling a loose ball 25 yards from goal, Johannsson chested it down and struck a dipping volley on the bounce that beat goalkeeper Przemyslaw Tyton.

AZ returns to action Thursday with a Europa League tilt against Greek side PAOK.

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