A goal is a defining moment in any football match. Here are the top 10 greatest goals in FA Cup finals from the past five decades. The ranking is based on a vote conducted by the BBC.
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10) Stuart Pearce: Nottingham Forest vs Tottenham (2.1 %)
This goal was scored in the year 1991. It came after a foul. It is the only free kick in the top 10. Tottenham’s Paul Gascoigne brought down Gary Charles, resulting in a foul. Stuart Pearce made the most of the opportunity that came his way. He thundered a left-foot rocket past the goal keeper into the top corner.
9) Michael Owen for Liverpool vs Arsenal (3.8%)
(but Owen received more votes than McKenzie)
This winning goal was scored in the year 2001 at the Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium, while Wembley Stadium was being rebuilt. In the 88th minute, Owen chased a Patrik Berger long ball, beat Lee Dixon and Tony Adams and fired a left-footed finish into the bottom corner. This goal has earned Owen a place in the FA Cup folklore.