Goal of the week: David Luiz, Chelsea 3-1 FC Basel

03 May 2013 10:27

This weeks pick for goal of the week is David Luiz' brilliant long range curling effort against FC Basel in the second leg of the Europa League semi-final.

Hazard played a lofted ball towards the D of the penalty area for Lampard. Where the crowd urged the midfielder to shoot, but instead he layed the ball off for Luiz who hits a remarkable left-footed strike into the top far corner. Impeccable finish.

David Luiz - football.co.uk player bio

David Luiz Moreira Marinho (born 22 April 1987), known as David Luiz, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Chelsea in the Premier League and as vice-captain for the Brazil national team. Primarily a central defender, he can also be deployed as a left back and a defensive midfielder.

After starting out at Vitória, he moved to Benfica at the age of 19, remaining with the club five seasons (three complete). He joined Chelsea in January 2011, winning the Champions League and the FA Cup in the following season.


Source: DSG