Almost 300 goals found the back of the net in the USL Championship over the month of August, including highlight-reel finishes that landed on ESPN’s SportsCenter Top 10 and grabbed the spotlight on social media. We’ve selected 10 of the best, now you get to vote for the goal that will earn the USL Fans’ Choice Goal of the Month award.
Voting will continue through 12 p.m. ET on Monday, September 9th
USL Championship Fans’ Choice Goal of the Month Finalists - August
Cristian Parano (SA) - #SAvRGV, 8/17/19: Parano produced a sensational chipped finish to lob RGVFC goalkeeper Nicolas Corti just before halftime in San Antonio’s 2-2 draw with its in-state rival at Toyota Field.
Edson Partida (ELP) - #ELPvTAC, 8/17/19: Partida executed a stunning bicycle kick to open the scoring in Locomotive FC’s 2-0 victory over Tacoma that clocked in at No. 1 on ESPN’s SportsCenter Top 10.
Rodrigo Da Costa (TUL) - #TULvFRS, 8/31/19: Da Costa produced another moment of magic as he first controlled on his chest before unleashing a brilliant bicycle kick into the bottom-left corner for the Roughnecks against the Foxes.
Faris Abdi (AUS) - #OKCvAUS, 8/24/19: Abdi fired an unstoppable left-footed drive into the top-left corner past a helpless Cody Laurendi from nearly 30 yards out in the second half of his side’s contest with Energy FC.
Konrad Plewa (SLC) - #SLCvOKC, 8/30/19: The 6-foot-3 center back showed off remarkable athleticism as Plewa reacted perfectly off a set piece with a bicycle kick that put the Monarchs ahead late in the first half against Energy FC.
Rafael Garcia (OKC) - #OKCvAUS, 8/24/19: Garcia curled a left-sided free kick up and over the wall and into the top-left corner from around 25 yards out to double OKC’s lead in the first half of its 4-2 victory over Bold FC.
Jaime Chavez (FRS) - #FRSvLV, 8/3/19: Chavez rifled a right-footed shot past Lights FC goalkeeper Thomas Olsen and off the underside of the crossbar for the first of his two goals in Fresno’s 2-1 win over Las Vegas.
Niall McCabe (LOU) - #LOUvATL, 8/11/19: McCabe ended any hopes of an ATL UTD 2 comeback against LouCity with a spectacular free kick from distance that fizzed past Dylan Castanheira into the top-right corner.
Sammy Kahsai (PIT) - #OTTvPIT, 8/30/19: Kahsai’s first professional goal was a special one as his 45-yard chip against Ottawa Fury FC capped a big road performance by the Hounds in their 4-0 victory at TD Place.
Sebastian Dalgaard (HFD) - #HFDvNY, 8/10/19: Dalgaard was allowed space to shoot and made the most of it, firing an unstoppable shot into the top-left corner from nearly 30 yards out in his side’s contest against the New York Red Bulls II.