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28.11.2023Bayer 04

Florian Wirtz wins October Goal of the Month award

The fans have decided: The goal scored by Florian Wirtz to make it 1-0 for Bayer 04 Leverkusen in the 2-1 home win against SC Freiburg was voted Goal of the Month for October with 45 % of the votes cast. The 20-year-old Werkself player won the vote conducted by ARD-Sportschau by a clear margin ahead of second-placed Harry Kane (Bayern Munich).
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Wirtz scored on 36 minutes against Freiburg with an impressive dribble in the SCF penalty area where he beat several opponents before slotting the ball into the far corner.

Also in the vote in addition to Wirtz and Kane were Fabien Schleusener (Karlsruher SC), Antonia Halverkamps (MSV Duisburg) and Florent Muslija (SC Paderborn 07).

 

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goal of the month number 17 for the Werkself

This is the 17th Goal of the Month for Bayer 04. The last one before Wirtz was scored by Nadiem Amiri in January 2021 and the first time the award went to Bayer 04 was for a strike by Dietmar Demuth in February 1980. A best of the Goals of the Month under the Cross is HERE.

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