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The Week’s Best Goals Are Turning Japanese (I Really Think So)

March 16, 2016

By Dan Stelly


Photo via Sporting News

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Quincy Amarikwa pulled off a spectacular, swerving chip to help the San Jose Earthquakes top the Portland Timbers and stay perfect on the new campaign. [Source: Streamable]

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You won’t see a better touch at full speed, under pressure, and closing in on the six-yard box. Actually, you might not see a better touch at all — Alex Morgan’s sombrero and finish against Germany was pure genius. [Source: US Soccer]

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Matheus Nascimento teed up Jairo Ruiz with a perfectly-weighted backheel as Dnipro cruised past Shakhtar 4–1. [Source: Gfycat]

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Speaking of backheels, Yoichiro Kakitani produced the cleverest of finishes in Cerezo Osaka’s 1–0 win over Thespakusatsu Gunma. [Source: J League]

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Gilbert Oliveira found the top corner with a stunning effort as Salgaocar topped Shillong Lajong in I-League play. [Source: Streamable]

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