‘Can’t even be mad at that’: Watford’s Cucho Hernandez scores ‘one of the goals of the season’ with incredible bicycle kick that leaves even Arsenal fans applauding… with Gary Lineker leading the praise for ‘stunning’ strike
- Watford forward Cucho Hernandez scored a superb bicycle kick against Arsenal
- It was an equaliser for the Hornets following Martin Odegaard’s early opener
- Fans were left spellbound by what many described as the ‘goal of the season’
- Even Arsenal supporters were left applauding the sensational finish from Cucho
Arsenal fans were left stunned after Watford’s Cucho Hernandez scored ‘one of the goals of the season’ against them on Sunday.
After Martin Odegaard had opened the scoring for the Gunners at Vicarage Road, the Colombian equalised just six minutes later with a sensational bicycle kick.
As Kiko Femenia’s cross came in, Cucho peeled away from his marker and connected with the ball brilliantly to send it past Aaron Ramsdale.
Watford’s Cucho Hernandez connected perfectly with his bicycle kick against Arsenal
Gary Lineker was among those who took to Twitter to praise the 22-year-old’s goal.
‘Oh wow! What a stunning equaliser from Cucho Hernandez,’ the Match of the Day presenter said.
‘Classic goal by Cucho Hernandez,’ one Twitter user said. ‘Must be one of the goals of the season. Go Watford!’
‘Cucho Hernández is such a decent little player I don’t get why he doesn’t play more for Watford,’ another added.
Watford players and mascot celebrate Cucho’s equaliser during the Premier League clash
Even Arsenal fans were in awe of the spell-binding finish.
‘Can’t do anything but applaud that goal by Cucho Hernández’, one supporter said.
‘Can’t even be mad at that, what a spectacular goal,’ another added.
On the day of the Manchester derby, some saw similarities with one of the greatest ever Premier League goals.
Watford’s Cucho Hernandez scored a superb bicycle kick against Arsenal at Vicarage Road
‘Cucho Hernández with a fitting tribute to Rooney in the derby, on the day of the derby,’ said journalist Sam Tighe.
Meanwhile, pundit Micah Richards could not speak highly enough of Cucho’s strike.
‘The finish is just exceptional, it really is,’ he said on Sky Sports. ‘To get your foot up that high and get the direction, timing, everything is just perfect.’