USA's Sacha Kljestan scores twice for Anderlecht in Belgian Cup match

Wednesday January 21st, 2015

Sacha Kljestan is rumored to be headed back to MLS, but he's still putting in work overseas with Anderlecht.

Kljestan scored twice in the first half of Anderlecht's 4-2 win over Zulte-Waregem in the second leg of their Belgian Cup quarterfinal matchup, helping Les Mauves to a 7-2 aggregate rout and a place in the semifinals. 

Kljestan, who also scored in the opening leg last month, scored both of his goals Wednesday in a similar manner. Both came off corner kicks, with him being the second to head the ball and doing so on the doorstep. His first goal came in the 25th minute and gave Anderlecht a 1-0 lead:

His second came in the 44th and gave Anderlecht a commanding 6-0 aggregate edge:

The goals were Kljestan's third and fourth in all competitions this season. He's coming off a 2013-14 season in which he set a career high for goals with nine, including one in the UEFA Champions League. 

The former Chivas USA midfielder could be on his way back to North America, with the LA Galaxy, Philadelphia Union and New York Red Bulls all reportedly in the mix to sign him.

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