Watch Cruz Azul’s Elías Hernández Score Liga MX Best Goal Of The Season
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Think it’s a little early to announce the Liga MX best goal of the 2018 season? Look at this Elías Hernández goal and think again.
On the first week after resuming Liga MX, Cruz Azul’s Elías Hernández scored what will very possibly be named the goal of the season.
Cruz Azul made its debut hosting Puebla at Estadio Azteca. There was a lot of expectation about the game as La Máquina returned to Estadio Azteca after 22 years playing at Estadio Azul.
Some 45,000 fans welcomed Cruz Azul back to El Coloso de Santa Úrsula.
However, the game was really tight and the match was 0-0 up to 10 minutes before the end of regular time.
The result was ruining what was anticipated to be a Cruz Azul homecoming celebration.
However, in the 81st minute the opening goal came for Cruz Azul via a set piece and a well-placed Andrés Renteria header.
— Mauricio Andrés Luna (@_MauA_Moon) 22 de julio de 2018
In the 90th minute, Milton Caraglio scored from the spot after the referee awarded a doubtful penalty kick.
Milton Caraglio anotó el 2-0 de Cruz Azul vs Puebla pic.twitter.com/ZD8KXQwXpC— Loco X El Fútbol (@locoxelfutbolGT) 22 de julio de 2018
But the best was yet to come. Four minutes later, a fantastic moment happened.
Attacking on the right side and followed by two consecutive back-heel passes and a devastating nutmeg, Elías Hernández buried the ball in the top left corner. The keeper had absolutely no chance to stop the shot.
¡UNA BARBARIDAD! Dos caños, dos tacos y un zapatazo. Tremendo golazo de Elias Hernández tras una jugada magistral con Misael Dominguez. El 3-0 definitivo de Cruz Azul en su regreso al Estadio Azteca vs Puebla. #LoLindoDelFútbol pic.twitter.com/q4h5EMeugd— Actual Fútbol (@ActualFutbol) 23 de julio de 2018
Have a closer look. The play is simply astonishing: the back-heels, the nutmeg, the shot. Man what a goal!
So after one week since the tournament started, we can safely say this will be Liga MX best goal of the season.
Or do you think anyone will be able to top this incredible goal?