Spain and Chelsea playmaker Pedro has win April’s English Premier League goal of the month award for his sublime strike against Everton.
The winger’s exertion from outside the box at Goodison Park, as he picked up the ball from Nemanja Matic before cutting onto his left foot and firing home into the top corner. Pedro’s goal could yet prove pivotal in Chelsea’s bid for a fifth Premier League title if the Blues secure every one of the three points at West Brom tonight.
With the match heading for a draw, Pedro crushed past Maarten Stekelenburg to soften the stop up the 66th minute, setting Antonio Conte’s side on their way to a 3-0 win that set up a seven-point lead over second-set Tottenham Hotspur.
The Spaniard wonderful goal beat off rivalry from Dele Alli’s goal against ( Watford), Roberto Firmino’s against (Stoke City ), Xherdan Shaqiri’s against ( Hull City) and Leroy Sane’s strike against ( Southampton) to clinch the April goal award.
“It’s amazing to win this Award, however, it’s for the team, for everybody,” says the 29-year-old, who clinched the prize for the second time this season having additionally won in November for his clinical strike against Tottenham Hotspur.
Pedro’s goals was voted from a shortlist of eight contenders from the consolidated votes of a board of experts and the general public, who picked their most loved goal.