#OffsideRussia18: Top 5 goals so far at Russia 2018 WC

By Mubarak Haruna
Russia 2018
Russia 2018

It has been an entertaining World cup in Russia so far with the underdogs giving the big gangs a run for their money.

With only two matches to go to bring the curtains down to matchday one we have witnessed some great goals so far.

After 14 games played so far, 32 goals have been scored in which football enthusiasts around the world have witnessed fine-stunning goals.

Therefore we take a look at the top 5 elegant goals scored so far in the tournament out of the 32
goals scored.

5: Alexander Kolarov scored an elegant freekick against Costa Rica.

The former Manchester City defender scored a stunning free-kick as his country ease pass Costa Rica 1-0. Kolarov's 56th-minute effort rewarded Serbia for their overall quality. He curled a sensational 30-yard free kick from a tight angle towards the right edge of the area past a helpless Navas. Stunning !



4: Dries Mertens volleyed home for Belguim as they trashed Panama 3-0.

He dinked the ball into the box, a number of heads cleared back to him who then waste no time by hitting the ball on a volley from the right side in the 18-yard box into the bottom left corner. A superb volley.



3: Dennis Cheryshev's second goal vs Saudi Arabia is absolutely indisputable. Cheryshev scored a brace as Russia run riot over helpless Saudi Arabian side by 5-0.

The former Real Madrid man controlled the ball in motion before bending a superb shot past Abdullah Al-Maiouf with the outside of his boot. Classic!

 

2: There is the talisman of Portugal and the current best player in the world popping up amongst the best goals scored at the world cup in Russia.

The forward Ronaldo curls the ball over the wall and into the top corner to bring Portugal level and also to complete his hattrick.



1: Undoubtedly the best goal so far at the World cup in Russia is the strike from the former Liverpool and current Barcelona man Philipe Coutinho.

He shifted the ball onto his right boot and from 25 yards sends a classic strike curling into the top corner. He is known for this category of goals. Sublime!

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