The Top Corner is a Popular Destination

Last week’s top soccer moments

By Dan Stelly | Photo via


Sophie Schmidt connected on a sweet half-volley as Canada topped England in a Women’s World Cup tune-up. [Source: Gfycat]


Serie A champions Juventus only managed a draw against Hellas Verona, but Roberto Pereyra provided the fireworks with a perfectly-placed curler. [Source: Streamable]


On his 100th MLS start, Gershon Koffie smashed a bending half-volley to hand the Vancouver Whitecaps an early lead over Real Salt Lake. The Canadian side went on to win 2–1. [Source: MLS]


Kota Mizunuma’s brilliant free kick was the lone highlight for Sagan Tosu, who fell 6–1 to J-League leaders Urawa Reds. [Source: Streamable]


Indy Eleven’s Kyle Hyland thundered home a 98th-minute(!) equalizer to salvage a point against the Tampa Bay Rowdies. [Source: Indy Eleven]


No need to pick out the top corner if you can dribble half the team, right? Lionel Messi’s solo effort from a victorious Copa del Rey final was crafted to perfection. [Source: Streamable