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Matty Longstaff beats Martial, Silva and Rodriguez to Match of The Day accolade

1 year ago

Voting concluded on Sunday night for the Match of The Day October goal of the month accolade.

There were seven contenders in all, including Adama Traore, David Silva and Anthony Martial, as well as Newcastle United’s Matty Longstaff.

The NUFC midfielder nominated for his superb winner against Man Utd four weeks ago.

The public vote ended and the result was announced live on MOTD 2 on Sunday night.

Matty Longstaff coming out on top with 22% of the vote, just ahead of Burnley’s Jay Rodriguez for a goal against Chelsea.

The rest were pretty much nowhere, the next highest vote share being 13% with Silva, Sigurdsson and Martial all getting the same backing from the public.

8% Douglas Luiz – Norwich v Aston Villa – Saturday 5 October

11% Adama Traore – Manchester City v Wolves – Sunday 6 October

22% Matty Longstaff – Newcastle v Manchester Utd – Sunday 6 October

13% Gylfi Sigurdsson Everton v West Ham – Saturday 19 October

13% David Silva – Crystal Palace v Mancester City – Saturday 19 October

20% Jay Rodriguez – Burnley v Chelsea – Saturday 26 October

13% Anthony Martial – Norwich v Manchester Utd – Sunday 27 October


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