Top ten goals of the 2014/15 Champions League
Monday, September 14, 2015
Robert Lewandowski, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo feature in the ten best goals of the 2014/15 UEFA Champions League – watch them all on UEFA.com now.
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As 32 clubs prepare for the start of the 2015/16 UEFA Champions League group stage, UEFA.com looks back at ten great goals from last season's competition.
Cristiano Ronaldo's sublime strike in Real Madrid's 3-0 group stage win at Liverpool features, while Barcelona duo Lionel Messi and Ivan Rakitić each have two on the list.
Son Heung-Min's free-kick for Bayer Leverkusen at Zenit, a training-ground move also involving Hakan Çalhanoğlu and Karim Bellarabi, was among the five best set-piece goals.
UEFA Technical Observers' best goals of 2014/15
Karim Benzema (Real Madrid CF 5-1 FC Basel 1893, 16/09/14)
Lionel Messi (Paris Saint-Germain 3-2 FC Barcelona, 30/09/14)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Liverpool FC 0-3 Real Madrid CF, 22/10/14)
Marco Reus (Galatasaray AŞ 0-4 Borussia Dortmund, 22/10/14)
Vincent Aboubakar (FC Porto 4-0 FC Basel 1893, 10/03/15)
Ivan Rakitić (FC Barcelona 1-0 Manchester City FC, 18/03/15)
Luis Suárez (Paris Saint-Germain 1-3 FC Barcelona, 15/04/15)
Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München 6-1 FC Porto, 21/04/15)
Lionel Messi (FC Barcelona 3-0 FC Bayern München, 06/05/15)
Ivan Rakitić (Juventus 1-3 FC Barcelona, 06/06/15)
UEFA Technical Observers' best set-piece goals of 2014/15
Andrea Pirlo (Juventus 3-2 Olympiacos FC, 04/11/14)
Son Heung-Min (FC Zenit 1-2 Bayer 04 Leverkusen, 04/11/14)
Aaron Ramsey (Galatasaray AŞ 1-4 Arsenal FC, 09/12/14)
Steven Gerrard (Liverpool FC 1-1 FC Basel 1893, 09/12/14)
Casemiro (FC Porto 4-0 FC Basel 1893, 10/03/15)
The list was selected by the UEFA Technical Observers, comprising Jean-François Domergue, Ioan Lupescu, Gınés Meléndez, Mixu Paatelainen and Thomas Schaaf.
The group met in Berlin following the UEFA Champions League final to discuss the merits of each goal, as well as picking their Squad of the Season and identifying any tactical trends which developed during the course of the campaign.
In the 2015/16 season, fans are again be able to vote for their official UEFA Champions League Goal of the Season, presented by Nissan.