6 goals we’d like to see again

Antonio Di Natale, Udinese v Chievo

Hits an unstoppable, swerving right-footed free-kick with the outside of his boot into the top corner.

Erian Mealla, Nacional Potosi v The Strongest

An amazing back-heel volley from outside the area on the opening day of the Bolivian season.

Dries Mertens, PSV Eindhoven v Vitesse

A pacy run, a drop of the shoulder and a powerful shot into the top corner.

Dani Alves, Barcelona v Real Madrid

Latches on to a ricochet following a Barca free-kick and sends a blistering shot high across goalkeeper Iker Casillas and into the far top corner.

Idir Ouali, Le Mans v Guingamp

Shades of Marco Van Basten for Holland in 1988 as Ouali volleys into the far top corner past an outstretched Guingamp goalkeeper.

Cristian Villagra, Metalist Kharkiv v Dinamo Moscow

Sees the goalkeeper off his line and hits a looping free-kick from well inside his own half that goes in off the crossbar.

Clarence Seedorf, Milan v Lazio

Clarence Seedorf cuts inside on to his right foot and blasts a shot past the Lazio keeper, but it was the deft assist from Stephan El Shaarawy that really made this goal.

8 Alessandro del Piero, Juventus v Roma

Alessandro del Piero scored a lovely curler in Juventus’ 3-0 Italian Cup win over Roma..

9  Youssef Msakni, Tunisia v Morocco

Youssef Msakni slalomed past three players before stroking the ball past Morocco keeper in Tunisia’s 2-1 African Cup of Nations victory.

10 Lionel Messi, Barcelona v Malaga

Just another day at the office for Lionel Messi. A hat-trick for the Argentinian in Barcelona’s 4-1 win at Malaga, included this gem.

11 Maicon, Inter v Genoa

Maicon’s screamer in Inter’s 1-0 win over Genoa came from more or less a standing start and employed minimal backlift.

12 Caner Erkin, Fenerbahce v Manisaspor

Fenerbahce’s opener in their 2-1 win over Manisaspor came when Caner Erkin played a 1-2 before firing home the opener.

13 Oscar Trejo, Sporting Gijon v Malaga

Oscar Trejo scored a stunning injury-time winner to earn Sporting Gijon a 2-1 victory over Malaga.

14 Benoit Assou Ekotto, Tottenham v Everton

Even without the slight deflection, Benoit Assou Ekotto’s stunning long range strike for Spurs against Everton looked goal-bound.

15 Hatem Ben Arfa, Newcastle v Blackburn

Displaying Lionel Messi-like dribbling skills, Hatem Ben Arfa scored a wonderful solo goal for Newcastle United against Blackburn Rovers on Saturday.