Antony Wins Manchester United Goal Of The Month Award [Video]
Manchester United forward Antony has won Manchester United Goal of The Month Award, MySportDab reports.
His classic wonder goal against Real Betis in the Europa League has earned him the award.
After eliminating Barcelona in the Europa League, Manchester United clashed with Real Betis, another Spanish opponent in round 16.
The Red Devils were no match for the Laliga side, defeating the team home and away to reach the quarterfinal of the competition.
In the first leg, Marcus Rashford opened the scoring for Manchester United before Real Betis equalised before the first-half break.
In the second half, Antony scored a second-half wonder goal to return Manchester United into the lead.
After receiving the ball from the right edge of the box, Antony did not bother to break into the box but delivered a perfect left-footed curler into the top left corner of the post.
Real Betis’ goalkeeper stood clueless as the ball curled pass him into the net.
Goals from Bruno Fernandes and Wout Weghorst sealed the win for the Red Devils but Antony’s strike was a top shot for Man United’s goal of the month ward.
Also making the list of goals that was nominated for the award was Rashford’s goal in the return leg of the Europa League tie against Real Betis.
The votes from Manchester United’s website show Antony’s goal narrowly beat Marcus Rashford’s goal by just 1%.
Antony had 23% of the vote while Marcus Rashford was a close second with 22% of the vote.
Antony had now won the award for two consecutive times after he won it last month.