Andreas nets Goal of the Season prize
Andreas Pereira’s stunning strike against Southampton has been declared Manchester United’s Goal of the Season for 2018/19.
The Brazil international netted his first Premier League goal for the Reds in some style during our 3-2 win over the Saints at Old Trafford on 2 March.
With 52 minutes on the clock and the Reds trailing 1-0, the 23-year-old curled in a spectacular effort from outside the box in front of the Stretford End, after receiving the ball from Diogo Dalot.
Take another look at the award-winning strike below...
The sublime strike was the overwhelming winner in our poll, after thousands of fans voted exclusively in the official app.
Here are the final results:
1: Andreas v Southampton (45%)
2: Mata v Juventus (10%)
3: Martial v Cardiff (9%)
4: Martial v Fulham (9%)
5: Rashford v Tottenham (8%)
6: Pogba v Young Boys (6%)
7: Rashford v Brighton (4%)
8: Mata v Chelsea (4%)
9: Lingard v Arsenal (3%)
10: Lukaku v Palace (1%)
Andreas’s award-winning effort was only the second goal the midfielder has netted for the Reds, with his other coming in a 3-0 League Cup win over Ipswich Town back in 2015.
Asked how it felt to collect the trophy, Andreas said: "It’s very heavy!
"I want to say thanks to all my team-mates, the staff who helped me, the fans who voted for me, so I’m very happy to win this and play for a great club like this and win a trophy. I’m very happy."
Reflecting further on the goal, the Brazilian continued: "As soon as I struck the ball, to be fair I didn’t see it going in because I used the defender in front of me, but as soon as the crowd went crazy I knew it was in the back of the net."
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