As 2011 draws to a close and all is quiet on the La Liga front until matches resume again in 2012, we’ve taken the chance to look back at a selection of our favourite goals from the year gone by. We’ve selected what we believe in our opinion are the best 5 goals from the La Liga Primera division in 2011. So why not check them out and let us know what you think by commenting below?
1. Julio Baptista (Malaga 3-2 Getafe) – A splendid overhead kick from Brazilian international Julio Baptista seals a dramatic late winner for Malaga in their 3-2 home win over Getafe in October.
2. Inigo Martinez (Real Sociedad 3-2 Real Betis) – This young centre back has already received praise this month for his long-range goal scoring exploits on La Liga Blog and here’s his incredible halfway line goal which came right on the final whistle to give Real Sociedad a 3-2 victory over Real Betis.
3. Pedro Leon (Malaga 3-2 Getafe) – Another goal from the classic encounter between Malaga and Getafe this season as Pedro Leon slams home a rifling shot from 30 yards out.
4. Helder Postiga (Real Zaragoza 2-0 Real Sociedad) – Another impressive overhead kick from Portugese striker Helder Postiga to help give his Zaragoza side a 2-0 win over Real Sociedad back in October.
5. Xavi (Barcelona 8-0 Osasuna) – A cheeky lob from Xavi piles on the misery for hapless Osasuna in this 8-0 rout courtesy of Barcelona.
So there we have it, 5 top-notch goals for you to feast your eyes upon. Which goal was your favourite out of the five? Was there any goals we didn’t include in the list that you think were worthy of praise? Let us know by commenting below.