Great goal by the goalkeeper in women’s football: from a free kick and from an angled position, as if he were Chilavert

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After the withdrawal of the mythical Jose Luis Chilavert It seemed that goalkeepers with good punch, who dared to step out of their goal to try and score goals from set pieces, were extinct. But is not so.

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This Friday morning, in the game between UAI Urquiza and Defenders of Belgrano’s Women’s soccer, there was a free kick that recalled the style of those goalkeepers like Chila or the Brazilian Rogerio Ceni. In this case it was the Uruguayan Sofia Oliverawho scored a real goal.

At the beginning of the second half, the goalkeeper of 31 years oldgot the call from her teammate Romina Nuñez to kick a free kick on the edge of the penalty area when her team led 1-0 on the scoreboard, and the former Rosario Central didn’t hesitate to dare to take charge of the execution.

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He crossed the whole field, accommodated him, outlined himself well to the side to hit him with his left foot and ended up shooting over the barrier directly into the left corner of his rival colleague. totally unassailableand candidate to be one of the best goals in the competition.

When the ball hit the net, Olivera celebrated with her teammates making it 2-0 and automatically started running towards her goal to return to her role as goalkeeper, which she had abandoned for a few seconds to become a specialist kick player of punishment.

“Romina (Nuñez) told me: ‘go do it’ because we practiced yesterday. Things work out,” said Olivera after scoring his goal.

Also, in order for the day to be perfect for Olivera, he ended the match with the unbeaten fence and his team won 3-0 by drawing his own undefeated so far in the tournament and thus remain in first position. He took 5 points (for a total of 16 out of 18 possible) from Rosario Central, who have one game less.

Source: Clarin

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