Bale volley beats Ozil solo stunner to UEFA Champions League Goal of the Week, presented by Nissan!

The Real Madrid man's thumping strike trumped the Arsenal midfielder's stunning solo effort to claim the gong for Matchday Four

Gareth Bale’s fabulous volley for Real Madrid in their gripping 3-3 draw with Legia Warsaw has been named matchday four's UEFA Champions League Goal of the Week, presented by Nissan.

The Welshman spectacular strike from outside the area was the fastest goal in UEFA Champions League history, hammering home after Cristiano Ronaldo headed on a Fabio Coentrao cross in just 57 seconds during the six-goal thriller.

Bale trumped some fine competition for the gong on a matchday of outstanding goals, which included Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil’s astonishing 88th-minute winner in his side’s victory over Ludogorets.

Latching on to a through ball, the Germany midfielder flicked it over the goalkeeper and sent two defenders sprawling, before slotting home.

Article continues below

Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann also missed out after earning a nomination for his clipped volley past Rostov goalkeeper Soslan Dzhanaev in stoppage time earned Atleti a hard-fought 2-1 win in the Spanish capital.

Paris Saint-Germain defender Thomas Meunier’s stunning hit with the outside of his boot against Basel and Vadis Odjidja’s powerful strike for Legia versus Madrid also missed out on the final prize.

Click here to watch the UEFA Champions League Goal of the Week, presented by Nissan!

Next article:
Fabio wants to continue at KL, reveals offer from Thailand
Next article:
Chelsea vs Perth Glory: Kick-off time, TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview
Next article:
To those who enjoy seeing others fail, I feel for you – Karius responds to criticism
Next article:
'You don't get always in life what you want' - Mourinho responds to Martial exit talk
Next article:
Klopp hails Dortmund star Pulisic after Liverpool loss

We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy.

Show more Accept