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American Exports: Buddle scores twice in Ingolstadt win

AMSTERDAM — Edson Buddle nodded home a first-half double to help Ingolstadt catapult out of the 2.Bundesliga danger zone with a 4-2 win over Friday night guests Dynamo Dresden.

The former LA Galaxy star was the quickest to a corner kick pinball to open the scoring after just three minutes. After the visitors had scored twice to flip the score line, Buddle bagged a more conventional restart header to re-level matters just shy of the break.

The home side then scored at the hour mark and again seconds after Buddle departed in stoppage time to complete the margin.

The win takes Ingolstadt tentatively up to 10th place with a trip to face Matt Taylor's Paderborn set for next Friday.

Meanwhile, in the Dutch second flight, Charles Kazlauskas got his side on the board for the second match in a row in Helmond Sport's 2-1 defeat at Almere. The midfielder raced into the area on a lead pass to slot home an equalizer just before the hour.