Best goals of the month – August 2014

Every month we select the best goals scored in world football. Here’s our selection from August 2014.

1. Germano, Coritiba v Fluminense
Controls the ball with the inside of his boot before a left-footed volley into the corner.

2. Fabian Klos, Arminia Bielefeld v Sandhausen

Volleys home following a corner with perfect technique from the edge of the penalty area.

3. Edinson Cavani, Paris Saint-Germain v Brest

Controls a long pass, before adjusting position and volleying into the bottom corner.

4. Marc Burch Colorado Rapids v LA Galaxy

A howitzer of a free-kick that crashes in off the underside of the crossbar.

5. Pedro Velasco, Barcelona v Alianza Lima

Runs from just inside the opposing half before scoring for the Ecuadorian side with a low shot past the Peruvian club’s goalkeeper.

6. Karim Bellarabi, Bayer Leverkusen v Borussia Dortmund

Puts the finishing touch to a rapid move straight from the kick-off by cutting inside his marker to score the fastest-ever goal in Bundesliga history.

7. Edinson Cavani, Paris Saint-Germain v Saint Etienne

Shoots first time from outside the box, curling it around the keeper and bouncing the ball off the inside of the post.

8. Christiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid v Cordoba

Strikes the ball with power from outside of the box low into the bottom left corner.

9. Robert Lewandowski, Bayern Munich v MLS All Stars

Manages to maintain possession under pressure and his long rage shot dips over the keeper.

10. Bradley Wright-Phillips, MLS All Stars v Bayern Munich

Takes a great touch from a long ball and shoots with his left foot across the goal into the top right corner.

11. Jordan Henderson, Liverpool FC v Borussia Dortmund

Amazing, fast team build-up covering most of the pitch consisting of 15 passes and some very skillful play leading to Henderson deflecting a pass into the net.

12. Ivica Olic, Wolfsburg v Bayern Munich

Fantastic strike from the edge of the box, lobbing the goalkeeper.

13. Beth Mead, England Women’s U20 v Mexico Women’s U20

Uses skill to nutmeg a player and strikes an amazing shot into the right side of goal.

14. Clare Lavogez, France Women’s U20 v Costa Rica Women’s U20

Great skillful team play to set up the goal scorer with an amazing shot from just outside the box, curling the ball into the top left corner.