Alessia Russo wins WSU Goal of the Month – October 2016
WSU GOAL OF THE MONTH: ALESSIA RUSSO
We asked you to vote for your favourite WSU Goal of the Month for October 2016, and with a clear lead Alessia Russo was voted as your winner. Watch Alessia Russo’s winning goal again now!
During a thrilling FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup group stage encounter between England and Korea DPR, Alessia Russo scored this late equalising goal to earn a 3-3 draw against the extremely tough opposition.
Russo’s fantastic strike from 20-yards out flew into the bottom-left corner stunning the Asian champions (who went on to be crowned World Champions at this tournament) in injury time proving the Young Lionesses do not give up and they were awarded in stunning fashion thanks to a great team build-up and a brilliantly composed finish by Alessia Russo.
Alessia Russo beat Alexandra Takounda, Carli Lloyd, Deyna Castellanos, Riko Ueki, Sandra Owusu Ansah and Sarah Abu-Sabbah. Click here to watch all eight of October’s finalists again. Thank you for all your votes!
Final Results for October’s WSU Goal of the Month:
1. Alessia Russo (53%)
2. Deyna Castellanos #1 Halfway line goal (25%)
3. Riko Ueki (10%)
4. Deyna Castellanos #2 (7%)
5. Carli Lloyd (3%)
6. Sarah Abu-Sabbah (1%)
7. Alexandra Takounda (1%)
8. Sandra Owusu Ansah (0%)
Thank you for voting.