The Real Madrid star’s curling finish arrived in his side’s 3-2 victory over the Germans, as he fired an unstoppable shot high into the far corner.
But the reigning world player of the year will have to overcome some tough competition this week, in particular from Liverpool’s Sadio Mane, who hit a stunning, acrobatic volley in the Reds’ 7-0 destruction of Spartak Moscow at Anfield.
Tottenham Hotspur’s Son Heung-Min is also in contention after showing some neat footwork to play quick one-two and whip the ball inside the far post to help Spurs to a 3-0 win over APOEL.
Bernard may fancy his chances, however, after he cut inside to bend a magnificent opener past Ederson in Shakhtar’s 2-1 victory over Manchester City.
Juventus star Federico Bernardeschi rounds off the nominations for his unstoppable low drive in the Italians’ 2-0 win at Olympiacos.