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Liga MX Clausura Week 4: Top 5 goals of the Week

There were so many golazos to choose from this week it was difficult to narrow it down to just five.

Toluca v Cruz Azul - Torneo Clausura 2018 Liga MX
Pablo Barrientos of Toluca celebrates with teammates after scoring the first goal of his team during the Jornanda 4 match between Toluca and Cruz Azul on January 28.
Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images

5. Matias Fernandez

This game was wild. As time winded down in the first half, Necaxa took a one-goal lead against Leon with this wonderful freekick from Matigol. The former AC Milan midfielder elevated the ball just so before it came back down and bounced off the ground and past William Yarbrough. Nobody expected what was to come in this game, though...

4. Angelo Sagal

Pachuca went to the locker rooms down by two and needed to come back out ready to fight. Los Tuzos did just that on the back of Sagal. The Chilean forward cut inside before letting off a left-footed scorcher past the far post of Nahuel Guzman and into the back of the net.

3. Pablo Barrientos

Toluca might not have a Matias Fernandez to score from a freekick but Los Diablos Rojos still handled their set play beautifully. Rubens Sambueza crossed the ball past the goal before Rodrigo Salinas crossed it back just inside the penalty box and El Pitu let off a powerful shot, hitting the crossbar before going in the net. Toluca would play Cruz Azul to a 1-1 draw on Sunday.

2. Dieter Villalpando

Seriously, what happened in this game? After two goals from striker Carlos Gonzalez, Necaxa’s number 10 scored the most unexpected but best goal since their first one. The 26-year-old’s golazo from outside was the final one in a 4-0 rout of La Fiera on Saturday. Both this tremendous finish and the final result made every Liga MX fan’s jaw drop.

1. Andre-Pierre Gignac

The defending Liga MX champions were on their way to split points with Pachuca for their second-straight draw. Enter Andre-Pierre Gignac. The star Frenchman finished on a great cross from Jorge Torres Nilo and gave Los Felinos all three points. How he managed to volley that ball perfectly past the left side of Alfonso Blanco, we couldn’t tell you, but it definitely deserves being the best goal of the Jornada.

Disclaimer: Tigres’ Eduardo Vargas scored what should have been the best goal of the week, but we didn’t include it because he was offside and it shouldn't have counted. You can find the goal below to see for yourself.

What was your favorite goal of the week? Any we missed? Let us know in the comments section below!