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Vote for your Best Goal of 2021 AFC Champions League Matchday Five (West)


Kuala Lumpur: After another thrilling set of fixtures in the 2021 AFC Champions League (West) on Monday and Tuesday, the-AFC.com has announced the contenders for the best goal of the round. 

From cheeky finishes to flying headers and electric counter-attacks, the Matchday Five games saw some fine contenders for the accolade.

We've selected five of the best goals for you to choose from in the poll at the foot of the article.

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Abdou N’Diaye – Al Wehdat
vs Al Nassr , April 26, 2021

Abdou N’Diaye (Al Nassr vs Al Wehdat)

He had only been on the pitch for two minutes, but Al Wehdat's Abdou N’Diaye made an immediate impact, evading the Al Nassr defence to score with a diving header after being spotted and expertly picked out at the back post by Ahmad Zreik in a well-executed counterattack.


Tim Matavz – Al Wahda FSCC
vs Persepolis FC, April 26, 2021

Tim Matavz (Al Wahda FSCC vs Persepolis FC)

Persepolis went into the game looking for a fifth straight win, but Al Wahda netted the only goal of the tie after just five minutes as their Slovenian forward Tim Matavz punished a hesitant defence when he powered into the penalty area to smash a right-foot shot high into the roof of the net.


Salem Saleh – Sharjah FC
vs Air Force Club, April 26, 2021

Salem Saleh (Air Force Club vs Sharjah FC)

A fine counter-attacking move by Sharjah FC was capped by Khalid Bawazir's dinked pass into the path of Saleh who connected perfectly on the half-volley, hammering home his second goal of the campaign and his side’s second on the night in their 3-2 win over Iraq's Air Force Club.


Mohammed Dawood – Al Shorta
vs Al Duhail SC, April 27, 2021

Mohammed Dawood (Al Shorta vs Al Duhail SC)

With just six minutes to go against Al Duhail, Al Shorta found the winner and did so in style. Amjed Atwan whipped a cross from a set-piece into the far post and defender Saad Natiq headed it across the face of goal and downwards for Mohammed Dawood who controlled and back-heeled it into the back of the net.


Luciano Vietto – Al Hilal SFC
vs AGMK FC, April 27, 2021

Luciano Vietto (AGMK FC vs Al Hilal SFC)

Argentine star Luciano Vietto opened the scoring against AGMK in explosive fashion as he ran at the heart of the AGMK defence before slamming the ball in from 25 yards, giving little hope to Botirali Ergashev of keeping the shot out.


Poll ends at 23:00 (UTC+8) on April 29.

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