Tottenham star Erik Lamela wins Premier League Goal of the Season
Tottenham’s Erik Lamela wins Premier League Goal of the Season award for his stunning rabona against rivals Arsenal in the north London derby
- The Premier League Goal of the Season 2020-21 has now been officially decided
- Tottenham forward Erik Lamela has scooped the honour for his classy effort
- Lamela pulled off a rabona effort against Arsenal in the north London derby
- He beat the likes of Mo Salah, Edinson Cavani and James Maddison to the award
Erik Lamela’s stunning rabona goal against Arsenal in the north London derby has been named Premier League Goal of the Season for the 2020-21 campaign.
Lamela left supporters with mouths agape after pulling off the audacious effort and finding the bottom corner.
The Argentine showcased his creativity by taking on the shot first time, after the ball was played across the area by full-back Sergio Reguilon and laid off by Lucas Moura.
Tottenham forward Erik Lamela has scooped the honour for his stunning rabona effort
Lamela celebrates following his effort against Tottenham’s north London rivals at the Emirates
Lamela’s effort was struck with pinpoint precision and went through the legs of Arsenal’s record signing Thomas Partey in the process.
The goal remarkable stood as Lamela’s only strike of the Premier League season.
On the day Spurs had taken the lead with the unique strike, but would ultimately fall to a 2-1 defeat after the Gunners forced themselves back into the tie.
Martin Odegaard and Alexandre Lacazette sealed the bragging rights for the Gunners in the middle of March.
Lamela beat the likes of Mohamed Salah, who finished off a great counter-attack vs West Ham
Lamela beat the following nominees to this season’s prize: James Maddison (vs Man City, September 27), Manuel Lanzini (vs Spurs October 18), Ola Aina (vs West Brom November 2), Sebastien Haller (vs Crystal Palace December 16), Mohamed Salah (vs West Ham January 31), Bruno Fernandes (vs Everton February 6), Jesse Lingard (vs Wolves April 5), Edinson Cavani (vs Fulham May 18).
It is the second season in a row in which a Spurs player has won the Goal of the Season award.
Last campaign Son Heung-min scooped the honour for his incredible solo run and finish against Sean Dyche’s Burnley.
James Maddison also missed out on the award after his stunning effort against Man City
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