A Beautiful Forgotten Premier League Goal Moment, By Carles Gil

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“This happened on January 2, 2016. The goal was born from the right moment. Check the video!”

ONENEWS.MY.ID – Usually, not many positive things can be taken from a team’s bad luck when relegated, as happened to Aston Villa in the 2015/2016 season. They have just a league win ratio of 0.75% per game and have been bottom of the table for 28 of 38 Premier League weeks.

At that time, the Villans could only end the season with one point and scored just seven goals from the last 13 games before dropping into the Championship. That includes a very painful defeat to Watford through two goals in additional time in the second half!

But, that does not mean Aston Villa always play badly. Although defeats often occur, the club from Birmingham actually had time to display a number of classy matches. In fact, creating a beautiful goal.

One of the moments that should be remembered is the match against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light, January 2, 2016. Despite losing 1-3, their player, Carles Gil, was able to get a standing ovation and a standing ovation from the home fans.

How come? It was because Gil’s goal was absolutely beautiful. It happened in the 63rd minute when Aston Villa trailed 0-1 after Sunderland scored through Patrick van Aanholt in the 30th minute. Although in the end Jermain Defoe scored twice in the 72nd and 90+2 minutes, Gil’s goal is considered one of the best to date this.

This goal process is similar to what Asnawi Mangkualam and Witan Sulaeman did during the first leg of the 2020 AFF Cup semifinal against Singapore. The difference is there is no nutmeg and one-two.

At that time, Adama Traore got the ball in the Aston Villa defense, on the right wing. Then he dribbled, ran, dodging some of the Sunderland players. He continues to outwit the opposing players and runs fast with the ball being pushed. Adama’s maneuver ended with a cross into the penalty box.

In the area of ​​12 passes, there are three Sunderland players and one other running behind to make a back-up. In contrast, The Villans only put two players, one of whom was Gil. He’s on the far pole.

Whether by chance or fate, Adama’s ball turns towards Gil. Without a second thought, Gil unleashed a volley while flying and fell. It’s like a less than perfect overhead kick. And, by the Premier League, Gil’s action was named the 2015/2016 Goal of the Season.

(diaz alvioriki/you)



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