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Fabian Schär Wins Match of the Day’s Goal of the Month Award for February

His stunning goal, got all the recognition it deserved

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Schär and the boys celebrate after his stunner against Burnley
Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Fabian Schär was recently announced as the winner of the goal of the month contest put on by BBC’s Match of Day program.

In case you have been living underneath a rock Schär scored this stunning goal from long range against Burnley to give Newcastle a 1-0 lead.

Schär beat out the likes of Sergio Aguero (twice on the list), Mo Salah, Sadio Mane and Anthony Martial. Schär won the contest with 32% of the vote with Anthony Martial finishing behind him with 24% of the vote.

The announcement of this “award” was a bit awkward as it came the day after Schär had one of his worst Newcastle matches as the Magpies fell short to West ham with a score of 2-0.

Match of the Day Goal of the Month final tallies:

2% Sergio Aguero – Manchester City v Arsenal – Saturday 3 February

24% Anthony Martial – Fulham v Manchester United – Saturday 9 February

4% Mohamed SalahLiverpool v Bournemouth – Saturday 9 February

15% Sergio Aguero – Manchester City v Chelsea – Sunday 10 February

32% Fabian Schar – Newcastle v Burnley – Tuesday 26 February

23% Sadio Mane – Liverpool v Watford – Wednesday 27 February