This summer Jozy Altidore said that his goal for the upcoming club season was to improve on his 22-goal campaign of last season. That seemed like an ambitious goal at the time, but based on how his new season has begun, it may be more realistic than we thought.
The U.S. National Team striker scored a pair of quality goals just two minutes apart in AZ Alkmaar's season-opening 2-2 draw vs. Ajax Amsterdam on Sunday. The goals, which came early in the second half, helped AZ erase a 1-0 halftime deficit and has Altidore looking like he's going to score even more goals for AZ this season.
Here are Altidore's goals: