Premier League goal of the week is of course, Papiss Cisse’s second in Newcastle United’s win at Chelsea.
Updated 8th May 2012 at 09:09 PM by 11v11
Goal of the Week goes to Hatem Ben Arfa for his goal for Newcastle United against Bolton Wanderers on Easter Monday. Picking the ball up in his own half, Ben Arfa scored a great individual goal which Lionel Messi would have been proud of, beating three defenders on the way.
Our Premier League goal of the week goes to Papiss Cisse (Newcastle United) v Aston Villa.
The Senegal international has joined the illustrious list of centre-forwards who have worn the Newcastle United number nine shirt, a list which includes Alan Shearer, Malcolm MacDonald, Jackie Milburn, Les Ferdinand, Micky Quinn, Andy Carroll and Big Billy Whitehurst.
Just 57 minutes into his Toon debut at St James’ Park, Papiss revived the glory of the Newcasle No. 9 with a spectacular winner at the Gallowgate End to maintain United’s hopes of an unlikely return to European competition.
The ex-SC Freiburg striker controlled Jonas Gutierrez's left-wing cross on his chest before smashing a left-footed volley high into former Newcastle keeper Shay Given's top-right corner to already
Goal of the Week: Hatem Ben Arfa for Newcastle United at Bolton Wanderers.
Against a struggling Bolton who were rejuvenated by the midweek win at Blackburn, Newcastle United ended a run of six games without a win with what eventually became a comfortable victory.A draw had looked the most likely result though after a first half that lacked any notable chances.The game turned on its head midway through the second period. After Bolton gave the ball away, full-back Ryan Taylor charged down left-wing. Faced with seven defenders in or around the Wanderers penalty area, Taylor’s precise cross on the run found an unmarked Hatem Ben Arfa who beat home keeper Jussi Jaaskelainen with a crisp first-time effort.It is Newcastle’s only goal in their last six Premier