Las Vegas, NV - Lights FC has scored a total of 97 goals in 69 regular season USL Championship matches. A panel of experts narrowed down to the top-8 scores in team history, followed up by two rounds of voting from our fans to select the best two in their opinion that are now competing in the Final of the America First Credit Union Best Goal in Lights FC History Fan Poll!
The top four seeds advanced to the semifinals, where the voting was very close. Both sides of the bracket ended up determined by single digit votes, with # 1 seed Junior Burgos edging out # 4 seed Jesus Gonzalez 475 votes to 466 and with # 3 seed Javan Torre having the upset victory over # 2 seed Sammy Ochoa 201 votes to 195 votes.
Two bangers, but only one can be selected as the Best Goal in Lights FC History in this Fan Poll presented by America First Credit Union!
The first goal for Lights FC in the 2020 USL Championship season will be one that won't be forgotten by fans of the team. Las Vegas wanted to spoil the party for the debuting San Diego Loyal S.C., with the inaugural USL goal scored in Torero Stadium potentially being the best to ever been seen there.
El Salvador National Team member Junior Burgos fired a rocket from 30+ yards out, the precision on it was amazing with the ball barely hitting the crossbar before going into the back of the net. ESPN Radio Las Vegas host Tyler Bischoff described it as "The greatest goal in Lights FC history", and now the fans will have the opportunity to vote for it in this poll to officially be named that.
Junior's goal won its quarterfinals matchup against Miguel Garduño by receiving 89% of the votes, while in the semifinals he edged out Jesus Gonzalez with 50.47% of the votes and defeated # 3 seed Javan Torre in the final round with 64% of the votes.