Najar debuts for Anderlecht, goes full 90 in friendly victory

Andy Najar with Anderlecht

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AMSTERDAM – Anderlecht loan item Andy Najar made a solid 90-minute debut in a 4-2 friendly win over Eredivisie outfit Heracles on Friday.

The D.C. United youngster, who will spend January with the Belgian champs, drew praise from the local press for a full shift on right wing. Meanwhile, US international Sacha Kljestan was given the second half off after helping the Mauves ring up all their goals by intermission.

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Anderlecht return to competitive play on Jan. 16, when they will host Gent in the second leg of their Beker van België quarterfinal matchup.