This was an astonishingly good goal, no matter what level it was scored at. Indeed, Marcus Edwards’ spell with Vitória may prove to be just what the doctor ordered.
The former Tottenham boy now has 6 Liga NOS league goals to his name, but this goal in particular highlights how his talents are being honed. Progressive dribbling is a main feature of his attacking play and this goal is typical of his final third play. Edwards ranks 10th in the Portuguese league successful dribbles.
Now 21, the Enfield boy may only be a personality test away from move to a bigger stage, after this interview with Jack Pitt-Brooke a year ago revealed his character to be less than ideal.