BERLIN – Edson Buddle scored in his debut for Ingolstadt, a 1-1 tie with Duisburg in Germany's second division on Friday.
The American forward with 15 minutes remaining when he was first to react to a corner kick. Stefan Maierhofer failed to clear the ball and Buddle made no mistake with his right foot from five yards.
Duisburg's Olcay Sahan tied the score 10 minutes later.
Buddle signed with Ingolstadt this month after his contract with Major League Soccer's Los Angeles Galaxy expired. Buddle ended the regular MLS season as the second-highest scorer with 17 goals in 25 matches.
Promoted Ingolstadt remains second from bottom in Germany's 18-team second division, with 13 points from 19 matches.