Tottenham player Erik Lamela wins Premier League Goal of the Season award for his stunning rabona against rivals Arsenal in North London derby
- The Premier League goal for the 2020-21 season has now been officially determined
- Tottenham forward Erik Lamela has been given credit for his stylish effort
- Lamela delivered a rabona try against Arsenal in the North London derby
- He defeated Mo Salah, Edinson Cavani and James Maddison, among others, for the prize
Erik Lamela’s stunning rabona goal against Arsenal in the North London derby has been named Premier League Goal of the Season for the 2020-21 season.
Lamela left supporters open-mouthed after making the daring attempt and finding the bottom corner.
The Argentine showed his creativity by taking the shot for the first time, after the ball was passed over the area by fullback Sergio Reguilon and was sacked by Lucas Moura.
Tottenham forward Erik Lamela has been given credit for his stunning rabona effort
Lamela celebrates after his attempt against Tottenham’s rivals in North London at the Emirates
Lamela’s effort was struck with pinpoint precision, passing through the legs of Arsenal’s record signing Thomas Partey.
The remarkable goal was Lamela’s only goal of the Premier League season.
On the day Spurs took the lead with the unique strike, but would eventually fall back to a 2-1 loss after the Gunners forced themselves back into the tie.
Martin Odegaard and Alexandre Lacazette sealed the bragging rights for the Gunners in mid-March.
Lamela defeated Mohamed Salah, who completed a great counterattack against West Ham
Lamela defeated the following nominees for this season’s award: James Maddison (vs Man City, September 27), Manuel Lanzini (vs Spurs, October 18), Ola Aina (vs West Brom, November 2), Sebastien Haller (vs Crystal Palace, December 16 ), Mohamed Salah (vs West Ham January 31), Bruno Fernandes (vs Everton February 6), Jesse Lingard (vs Wolves April 5), Edinson Cavani (vs Fulham May 18).
It is the second season in a row in which a Spurs player has won the Goal of the Season award.
Son Heung-min’s final campaign took credit for his incredible solo run and finish against Sean Dyche’s Burnley.
James Maddison also missed the award after his stunning attempt against Man City