The Mali international may be rewarded for his team’s imperious efforts against the Ukrainian Premier League team
Adama Traore was nominated for the FC Sheriff’s strike in the 2-0 defeat of Shakhtar Donetsk in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday and has been nominated for the best goal of the week.
He will face off against Jack Greerish of Manchester City, Jordan Henderson of Liverpool and Ante Rebic of AC Milan.
The Mali international opened the scoring for Yuri Verni Dubu’s team at the Sheriff’s Stadium, and the 26-year-old boldly launched an attack.
Cristiano da Silva’s lung breakthrough from left back allowed him to complete his role in scoring, completing his goal for Traore, and his acrobatic volley hit the goalkeeper Ann. Drey Pyatov’s net.
In the process, he became the sheriff’s first goal scored in the Champions League, thus putting his name down in history. This was also the team’s first goal in the championship.
In addition, the 26-year-old became the first Malian player ever to score a goal in his Champions League debut.
Two minutes after the hour mark, Guinea star Momo Yansane secured the victory.
The Moldovan sits deep, allowing the Ukrainians to attack without missing any clear chances. Perhaps Vinny Dub’s team is the closest to scoring the third goal of the night, but Frank Castaneda’s The effort was saved well by Pyatov.
Traore played from start to finish, while Edmund of Ghana-who had a place in the starting XI-was replaced by Addo Stjepan Radeljic for five minutes.