The U.S. international forward returned from a shoulder injury to net a valuable goal in Rapid Vienna's draw with Red Bull Salzburg Sunday.
Boyd, who last saw the field for Rapid Vienna on Aug. 11 against rival Austria Vienna, had been out with a shoulder injury. He made Rapid Vienna's bench for the club's Europa League playoff round second-leg triumph over FC Dila on Thursday but was not used. Instead, he started Sunday at first-place Salzburg and made his return count.
With Rapid Vienna trailing 1-0 after Stefan Hierlander's opener in the 43rd minute, Boyd pulled the teams level with a 65th-minute strike. Boyd received a layoff pass at the top of the box with Rapid Vienna in a 3-on-4 situation, but with Salzburg goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi pulled off his line, Boyd calmly slotted a first-time, right-footed shot into the goal for his third Austrian Bundesliga goal of the season and his fourth in all competitions.