That raises the bar! Gustavo Bou’s lightning shot hits the crossbar not once but TWICE before finding the net for the wonder New England Revolution goal
- New England striker Gustavo Bou scored twice to beat CF Montreal on Sunday zondag
- Bou unleashed a powerful attack from outside the box to give his team the lead
- His right-footed pile driver flew through the air and bounced off the bar twice
New England striker Gustavo Bou brought back memories of Tony Yeboah when he scored a wonder goal for New England Revolution, his lightning bolt hitting the crossbar twice before bouncing into the net.
Bou, who scored two goals in New England’s 3-1 win over Orlando City in the 2020 playoffs, ripped a right foot from well outside the area bouncing off the crossbar — twice — and into the net for the score. to open in the 29th minute.
The Argentine striker grabbed the ball on the left wing in an acre of space and decided to step in under little pressure and try his luck from just outside the penalty area.
New England Revolution striker Gustavo Bou made a blast of a goal on Sunday
He unleashed a powerful attack from about 100 feet that found the top left corner
CF Montreal goalkeeper James Pantemis couldn’t do much but watch Bao’s attack go in
Bou points away to celebrate scoring a screamer against CF Montreal in the MLS
His right-footed pile driver shot through the air and bounced off the crossbar into the goal.
There was so much power behind the shot that the ball bounced off the bottom of the bar one more time before finally finding the net.
Montreal goalkeeper James Pantemis was glued to his feet as he watched the attack pass him by.
Bou reacts by pointing his fingers at the sky after a goal against CF Montreal in the first half
The wonder goal in the 73rd minute found the top left corner, leaving the shot stop without a chance.
It was Bou’s eighth goal in his last nine games to make it 2-0 for the New England Revolution, and it could bring back memories of Leeds United legend Yeboah in some fans.
In 1995, Yeboah scored one of the Premier League’s most iconic goals when his rocket shot against Wimbledon hit the crossbar twice in the same style as Bou’s goal, it was that powerful.
New England Revolution goalkeeper Brad Knighton hugs Bou after their win over CF Montreal in the MLS on Sunday
Djordje Mihailovic’s first-timer after an assist from Joaquin Torres brought Montreal on the board in the 79th minute. 22-year-old Mihailovic, in his fifth MLS season and his first with Montreal, has a record three goals and four assists to his name this season.
The game ended in a 2-1 win for New England for their third straight win.
The Revolution (10-3-3), who won for the third time in eight days, led the entire MLS this season by 33 points – one more than leading Seattle of the Western Conference, which lost 3-1 at home to Sporting Kansas City later Sunday night.
After the loss, Montreal CF (6-5-4) is in last place in the playoffs in the Eastern Conference.