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By Dan Stelly

Last week’s top soccer moments

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Chest trap → double sombrero → scorching volley? Color us impressed, Lucas Alario. [Source: Gfycat]


Blaise Matuidi let fly with a cracking volley as France claimed a 2–1 victory over Serbia. He got the first one, too, albeit in less spectacular fashion. [Source: ESPN FC]


Sure, it looked like a bad touch at first, but Ralekoti Mokhahlane pulled off an incredible volley in Lesotho’s World Cup qualifying defeat to Algeria. [Source: Streamable]


Didier Drogba scored his first goal for the Montreal Impact with a smart finish against the Chicago Fire. He’d go on to score two more in a 4–3 win. [Source: Streamable]


There’s nothing against dark arts in FIFA’s Laws of the Game, right? Israel’s Tal Ben Haim cast a spell on Gareth Bale’s free kick, which is why he missed it, obviously. [Source: Imgur]


Jessica Fishlock volleyed home a stunner in the Seattle Reign’s 2–1 victory over the Washington Spirit. [Source: Gfycat]


Look closely — there probably wasn’t a better save all weekend than Andrew Hogg’s point-blank stop against Azerbaijan. Malta would end up drawing 2–2. [Source: Gfycat]


Santos forward Geuvânio smashed a shot into the top corner to give his side a 3–1 lead over Chapecoense. [Source: Streamable]


David Silva makes difficult things look really easy, like this clipped assist to Jordi Alba during Spain’s win over Slovakia. [Source: Streamable]