Premier League Goal of the month: April

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The Premier League games passim April threw up plentifulness of goals, twists and shocks arsenic the races astatine some ends of the array tightened up, with Everton dropping into the relegation portion and Manchester United dropping retired of the Champions League race.

But, of the 118 goals scored this month, which ones merit to beryllium nominated for Goal of the Month for April.

Here are the 10 contenders.

1. Granit Xhaka (Arsenal) vs Manchester United

With the crippled finely poised astatine 2-1 betwixt 2 contenders for the last Champions League spot, Arsenal’s midfield antheral stepped up. The shot fell to him 25 yards out, and the Swiss thundered a left-footed onslaught past David De Gea for Arsenal’s third, and guarantee that each 3 points remained successful northbound London.


— Arsenal (@Arsenal) April 24, 2022

2. Enock Mwepu (Brighton) vs Arsenal

Another beauteous extremity astatine the Emirates stadium that this clip Arsenal were connected the receiving extremity of, Enock Mwepu doubled his side’s pb connected the time with a glorious half-volley from the borderline of the punishment area, flying done a big of bodies and past Aaron Ramsdale and helping consign the Gunners to defeat.

A peculiar goal. 🌟 @EnockMwepu45 🇿🇲

— Brighton & Hove Albion (@OfficialBHAFC) April 11, 2022

3. James Ward Prowse (Southampton) vs Leeds United

The archetypal of respective free-kicks to beryllium portion of this shortlist, and who amended to invited them successful than arguably the champion free-kick taker successful Premier League history, James Ward-Prowse.

With his broadside a extremity down, Ward-Prowse fired implicit the partition from 25 yards, and into the apical country past a stranded Ilan Meslier to rescue a constituent astatine Elland Road.

4. Rodrigo (Manchester City) vs Watford

In amongst the 4 goals scored by Gabriel Jesus against Watford was this rocket from Rodri. With teammate De Bruyne connected the level aft a collision, Rodri took the inaugural himself and smashed the shot location from the borderline of the country connected the fractional volley to reconstruct a 2 extremity cushion for his side.

5. Mo Salah (Liverpool) vs Manchester United

Mo Salah capped a superb squad determination against Manchester United, which centred connected a superb circular the country walk from Sadio Mane. The 2nd extremity successful the game, successful information Liverpool could person tally retired acold much than 4-0 winners connected the night.

Sadio Mané inventing caller angles there. What a extremity this is.

— The Redmen TV (@TheRedmenTV) April 20, 2022

6. Antonio Rudiger (Chelsea) vs Brentford

Despite coming successful a 4-1 defeat, Antonio Rudiger’s extremity to unfastened the scoring against Brentford was thing special. All of 40 yards out, the German centre-back stepped guardant and enactment 1 firmly successful the apical country to manus his broadside the pb successful the game.

7. Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United) vs Norwich

Another month, different stunner from Ronaldo, and this clip from a set-piece. Handed a free-kick 25 yards retired with 2 goals already to his sanction and his broadside being held 2-2 by bottommost of the league Norwich, CR7 stepped up to smash the shot past Tim Krul, and nett his 3rd and his broadside each 3 points.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s winning free-kick against Norwich from each angles ✨

— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) April 17, 2022

8. Joelinton (Newcastle United) vs Norwich

If, similar successful section younker squad football, determination was a astir improved subordinate grant for the Premier League, it would surely spell to this man. His determination into midfield has resuscitated a dormant Newcastle career, and helium capped disconnected immoderate fantastic squad play with a crisp decorativeness against Norwich for his archetypal of 2 successful the game.

9. Connor Roberts (Burnley) vs Southampton

A monolithic extremity and a superb one, Burnley needed immoderate magical shot to get themselves retired of the relegation zone, and Connor Roberts provided it, curling location the opener with his weaker ft from extracurricular the box.

10. Aaron Cresswell (West Ham) vs Everton

Another free-kick connected this list, this clip from full-back Aaron Cresswell, who curled location a delightful effort conscionable minutes into their 2-1 triumph implicit Everton.

Which 1 warrants being crowned extremity of the month? Read more: Is James Ward-Prowse the champion free-kick taker successful Premier League history? 101 Great Goals Premier League End of Season Awards
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Premier League table # Team MP D P 1 Manchester City 33 59 80 2 Liverpool FC 33 63 79 3 Chelsea FC 32 40 65 4 Arsenal FC 33 12 60 5 Tottenham Hotspur 33 18 58 6 Manchester United 34 2 54 7 West Ham United 34 8 52 8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 33 4 49 9 Newcastle United 34 -15 43 10 Leicester City 32 -4 42 11 Brighton & Hove Albion 34 -11 41 12 Brentford FC 34 -8 40 13 Southampton FC 34 -16 40 14 Crystal Palace 33 2 38 15 Aston Villa 32 -4 37 16 Leeds United 33 -30 34 17 Burnley FC 33 -16 31 18 Everton FC 32 -21 29 19 Watford FC 33 -36 22 20 Norwich City 33 -47 21
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