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Goal of the year candidates from Norway and Portugal
by Samuel Charles, April 25th, 2013 12:50AM

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[VIDEO PICK: Golazos] Two of the best goals all season are on the menu today with Norway now looking to be a heavy favorite to bring home the women's goal of the year and Benfica taking aim at team goal of the season, and best assist.

During Saturday’s 4-1 win over Sandviken in Norway’s first division, Medkila’s Elisabeth Jeppesen submitted her nominee using just three magical touches.

The 27-year-old forward chested a long midfield pass perfectly, changed direction with a right-footed chip and then used her left to smash it across her body into the top right corner in this amazing sequence -- where the ball never touches the ground…

It will instantly become clear our second clip has sound, as Benfica’s rapid-fire team masterpiece in Sunday's 2-0 win over Sporting Lisbon elicits praise in Portugese. Lima is the goalscorer, but Argentine Nicolas Gaitan’s furious footwork, blinding one-two, and perfect cross are the stars in this scintillating tribute to team soccer.

Now this is how you move the rock …

1 comment
  1. Andres Yturralde
    commented on: April 25, 2013 at 2:30 p.m.
    "Now this is how you move the rock." Absolutely.

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