Gaven’s great goal is best of the week | Soccer By Ives

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The MLS Goal of the Week race isnt much of a race this week. While Dwayne DeRosario, Steve Zakuani, Chris Rolfeand Maykel Galindo had nice finishes, the Columbus Crews Eddie Gaven should walk away with the award for his half-field run and finish in the Crews 2-0 win vs. FC Dallas on Saturday.

Here is the finish:

Gavens finish is reminiscent of Clint Mathis mazy run and finish against Dallas back in 2001, a goal that won Goal of the Year in 2001:

What do you think of Gavens finish? Easy Goal of the Week vote? Think the goal was more a product of lazy defending? Did you like one of the other candidates better?

Share your thoughts below.

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