Jozy Altidore nets two in AZ Dutch Cup win over Sneek

He may not be on Jurgen Klinsmann's list, but the New Jersey native was again among the goals, scoring twice in AZ Alkmaar's KNVB Cup tie against VV sneek
Jozy Altidore scored twice for AZ Alkmaar as the Dutch side eased past lower-division opposition in the KNVB Cup, increasing pressure on U.S. national team manager Jurgen Klinsmann to recall the 22-year-old to the national fold for this month's friendly against Russia in Krasnodar.

AZ went up early through Johan Berg Gudmundsson, and the Iceland international tallied a second soon after the restart. VV Sneek soon pulled one back, but Altidore replied almost instantly with a goal, and added his second on the hour mark to seal the result.

In addition to his Cup exploits, Altidore has been in white-hot form in the Eredivisie for struggling AZ, contributing 8 goals - half of the side's total - in just six appearances.

Altidore has not been part of the USA linup for the last two matches, as he was omitted from Klinsmann's squad for vital qualifiers against Antigua & Barbuda and Guatemala last month.

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