Home Global Game Europe Mississauga’s Jackson gets his first Premiership goal

Mississauga’s Jackson gets his first Premiership goal

0
0
569

Simeon Jackson has opened his Premier League scoring account.

The Canadian national-team regular scored his first Premier League goal, Tuesday, as Norwich City had to settle for a 2-2 draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers.

After going on a torrid scoring spree at the tail end of last season — a spree which helped Norwich gain automatic promotion from the Championship to the Premier League — Jackson has spent almost the entire EPL campaign on the bench or coming on as a late sub. The only starts Jackson has enjoyed have come with the Canadian national team.

But the Mississauga product scored just one minutes after being inserted as a sub in Tuesday’s match, tapping home a cross from Steve Morison. That 76th-minute goal gave Norwich City a 2-1 lead, but they were pegged back thanks to a headed effort from Wolves’ Ronald Zubar.

Jackson had a great chance to score Norwich’s third goal right after he scored the second, but his effort went over the bar.

But it was a bright cameo for the Canadian — and hopefully it can lead to more appearances (as in, starts), especially with the crowed Christmas fixture list forcing sides to rotate their squads.

Load More Related Articles
Load More By Steven Sandor
Load More In Europe

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Security Question *

Check Also

Zero is my hero: Despite being shut out in two of three matches, Canada takes third at Algarve Cup

To finish third at a tournament, in which more than three teams were participating, withou…