A common complaint I have about this Goal of the Month award, or any Goal of the Given Period award, is that it tends to favor long-range strikes. A bit like the old adage about home runs in baseball, people dig the long bombs. And so, once again, we have a number of strikes nominated for the Premier League’s Goal of the Month award for September be long range efforts.
Manchester City required a fantastic second-half comeback to keep the title race in their own hands as they drew 2-2 at West Ham.
The Liverpool star leads the golden boot race while his Tottenham rival has continued to close the gap in the standings this week.