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Christmas advent calendar countdown: Javier Hernandez, December 2

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From December 1st until December 25th, one goal will be presented each day. The goals in the calendar have all been scored within the since January 1st this year.

The goals have been picked out by a jury of three people after a thorough review of the football year.

For December 2nd, we have decided to take a look at Javier Hernandez's goal for Real Madrid against Deportivo La Coruna...

Motivation

Difficulty

- Chicharito's shot is amazing. Not only is the ball bouncing in a very unpleasant way for a shooter, he also strikes it with his weaker foot. It was a fantastic strike from the Mexican.

Resistance

- Deportivo La Coruna had already conceded six goals prior to Chicharito's. It is also scored in the 88th minute. Unfortunately, the goal had no impact on the fallout of the game, but an incredible display of skill nonetheless.

Watch the goal HERE.

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Criteria

The goals have been examined on the following points...

Difficulty

- Plain and simple. The goals have been rated in regard of the skill displayed.

Resistance

- Resistance includes anything that might have affected the level of the opposition.

If a goal means the difference between win and draw, it has been higher valued than a 7-0 goal scored in the 90th minute. The base quality of the team who conceded has also been taken into account.

In order for it to be in the calendar, a goal has to have been scored in one of the following competitions...

- The FIFA World Cup
- UEFA Champions League
- Barclays Premier League
- FA Cup
- Liga BBVA
- Copa del Rey
- Serie A
- Coppa Italia
- Ligue 1
- Coupe de France
- Bundesliga
- DFB-Pokal

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