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Observers' choice: goals of the #UCL season

It was a case of saving the best until last as the UEFA Technical Observers named their top ten goals of the UEFA Champions League season. Watch them all now!

Technical Observers pick their top ten #UCL goals of 16/17

The UEFA Technical Observers, a collection of expert observers including Ryan Giggs, Sir Alex Ferguson, Fabio Capello and Ioan Lupescu, have chosen the top ten goals of the UEFA Champions League season.

Top ten goals of 2016/17 UEFA Champions League season

1Mario Mandžukić (Juventus 1-4 Real Madrid) final, 03/06/2017
An unforgettable acrobatic finish in the biggest game of the season.

2 Casemiro (Real Madrid 3-1 Napoli) round of 16 first leg, 15/02/2017
A beautiful, full-volleyed finish from distance.

3 Thomas Delaney (København 4-0 Club Brugge) group stage, 27/09/2016
A powerfully struck volley high into the top corner.

4 Arjen Robben (Bayern 5-1 Arsenal) round of 16 first leg, 15/02/2017
Patient build-up and an excellent curling strike.

5 Gonzalo Higuaín (Monaco 0-2 Juventus) semi-finals first leg, 03/05/2017
Higuaín's first of two goals followed an incisive attack featuring a skilful flick, an astute back-heeled assist and a composed finish.

6 Mesut Özil (Ludogorets 2-3 Arsenal) group stage,01/11/2016
A wonderful solo effort to beat the goalkeeper and multiple defenders before finishing coolly.

7 Antoine Griezmann (Atlético 2-1 Rostov) group stage, 01/11/2016
Griezmann's first of the night was an instinctive adaptation to the flight of the ball and a wonderful agile finish.

8 Dani Alves (Juventus 2-1 Monaco) semi-finals second leg, 09/05/2017
Another brilliant volley from outside the area.

9 Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid 2-1 Sporting CP) group stage, 14/09/2016
A splendid dead-ball strike to spark a late comeback win.

10 Alexis Sánchez (Arsenal 6-0 Ludogorets) group stage, 19/10/2016
A deftly chipped finish at the start of a resounding victory.


UEFA Technical Observers in Cardiff

Sir Alex Ferguson, Ryan Giggs, Mircea Lucescu, Fabio Capello, Roy Hodgson, Peter Rudbæk, Mixu Paatelainen, Ginés Meléndez, Thomas Schaaf, Ioan Lupescu.