The Iranian women’s futsal team puts on a show

Last week’s top soccer moments

By Dan Stelly | Photo via Persian Football


iran

Fahimeh Zarei capped the slickest of moves with a clever backheel to put the Iranian women’s national team ahead of Malaysia in the FIRST minute of the AFC Championship. They went on to win 4–2. [Source: theafcdotcom]

sturridge

Daniel Sturridge thundered home a volley after James Milner looped a perfect pass into his path. Poor Brad Guzan. [Source: Streamable]

abdullah

Lorient’s Rafidine Abdullah put his foot through a venomous effort against Montpellier. [Source: Streamable]

chelsea

Chelsea loanee — audible sighs — Dominic Solanke pulled off a silky nutmeg in Vitesse’s scoreless draw with Heerenveen. [Source: Streamable]

mata

That’s an incredible touch you’ve got there, Juan Mata. [Source: Streamable]

scarpa

We’re big fans of the sombrero → half-volley → top corner combination. Fluminense’s Gustavo Scarpa ticked all the boxes in a 2–0 win over Goiás. [Source: Streamable]

norway

You’ve been keeping up with the Lithuanian A Lyga, right? Andro Švrljuga produced a volley from the toughest of angles in Žalgiris’ 2–1 defeat to Trakai. That’s some consolation. [Source: Streamable]