Top10: Latin Americans best goals in Europe

In Latinamerican Post we bring you a top of the most outstanding goals of our soccer players in the Champions League and Europa League

The 10 best goals of Latin Americans in Europe

As the saying goes: "Goals are loves and not good reasons" In Latinamerican Post we present you the 10 best goals of Latin American soccer players in Europe, the five best goals scored in the second day of the UEFA Champions League group stage and the quintet of goals of the second Europa League date.

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The Top5 of goals in the Champions

1. Neymar Jr.

The Brazilian is in the first place on the podium of the most beautiful goals on the second day of the Champions League. The 10 of the PSG repeats a goal in the Top10 and in his specialty. The score had more complexity due to its distance and angle, leaving the goalkeeper with no possibility.


2. Paulo Dybala

Without letting it fall, the Argentine striker opened the score of the game for Juventus at minute 5, in the 3-0 win against Young Boys of Switzerland. The gaucho received a long pass from Bonucci from the middle of the field and connected the ball to put it away from the goalkeeper. In the duel, Dybala scored a triple goal (5 ', 33' and 69 ').

3. Neymar Jr.

At a distance of no more than 20 meters, the Brazilian opened the score of the match and his personal account at minute 20, with a final score of 6-1 against Serbian Red Star.

4. Erik Lamela

The Argentine score the second goal of Tottenham against Barcelona, leaving the score at 2-3. In the end, the team did not win because the Azulgrana left the score in their favor 4-2.

5. Junior Moraes

The Brazilian opened the scoring for Shakhtar Donetsk in the minute 45. The carioca was the protagonist when he scored a double against Lyon, leaving the score 2-2.

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The Top5 of goals in the Europa League

1. Fredy Montero

The gold medal for the best goal of the Europa League is for the Colombian Fredy Montero. The coffee striker charmed the assistants with a goal that paid the ballot, for the concept of the play and the moment of the game. In the minute 90, he gets rid of an opponent, receives the ball in the chest, then he low the ball, eludes another opponent and coldly accommodates to put it on the other side of the goalkeeper.

The Colombian had tried to score before through a chilena that was stopped by the goalkeeper. The coffee goal served as a mental release for his team and three minutes later he left the score 2-1 against Vorskla of Ukraine.

2. Léo Jabá

The Brazilian appeared on the covers of the European media after being the figure of PAOK of Greece, in a 4-1 defeat against BATE Borisov of Belarus. Jabá scores a double goal and double assisted. The most outstanding goal was the 3-0, after a play from the middle of the field and defined by the middle of the legs of the goalkeeper.

3. Mauricio Pereyra

From Uruguay came the savior of the unknown Krasnodar of Russia in his agonizing victory against Sevilla (2-1). Pereyra opened a gap in the middle of the defense, entered and defined crossing through the middle of the legs of a defender, pushing the ball away from the goalkeeper.

4. Gonzalo Higuaín

The always criticized Argentine striker does not shine in his national team, but with Milan, he always contributes. The 'Pipita' made the second goal for the victory of his team 3-1 against Olympiacos. The gaucho striker broke the defender's waist and shot with his left foot before the goalkeeper's exit and the arrival of another rival.

5. Luiz Gustavo

The Brazilian, who plays for Marseille, scored the second goal of the French team shooting long distance, about 25 meters. However, his team only managed to take a point in his visit to Apollon Limassol of Cyprus (2-2).


LatinAmerican Post | Jorge Hernández

Translated from "Los 10 mejores goles de latinoamericanos en Europa​"​​​​​​

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