Watch Watford's Ismaila Sarr Score Goal of The Season Contender with Incredible Strike from Own Half

Watch Watford's Ismaila Sarr Score Goal of The Season Contender with Incredible Strike from Own Half

Fred Kennedy
August 9, 2022 at 8:10 AM
  • Ismaila Sarr was in the best form of his life on Monday night as Watford battled West Brom at the Hawthorns
  • Sarr was on target for the Hornets as he netted an incredible goal from his own half to hand his side the lead
  • In a video capturing the moment, the Senegalese can be seen picking the ball up just inside his own half before firing an incredible volley past a helpless David Button
  • The match eventually ended in a 1-1 draw, with West Brom scoring an equaliser moments before the break

Watford star Ismaila Sarr has scored a potentially 'goal of the season' contender after he fired with a remarkable effort that came from inside his own half at the Hawthorns.

Sarr was part of Watford's starting lineup that took on West Bromwich Albion in their first match of the Championship campaign on Monday night, August 8.

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Watford's Ismaila Sarr acknowledges the crowd during the Sky Bet Championship match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich. Photo by Nick Potts.
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While the two teams settled for a 1-1 draw, it was Sarr who stole the show, thanks to his sensational strike.

According to The Mirror, the Hornets star handed his side the lead inside the opening 15 minutes at the Hawthorns with an early goal of the season contender.

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Footage doing rounds on social media shows Sarr picking the ball up just inside his own half, before he pulled off an incredible effort to float the ball over the head of a helpless David Button, who was in goal for West Brom.

The stunning goal sent the away end into a frenzy as the home faithful watched in amazement.

Ismaila Sarr courts interest from Premier League clubs

Sarr's incredible goal perhaps proved why he is one of the most sought-after Championship strikers this summer.

The Senegalese forward has courted interest from a number of Premier League clubs, including Newcastle United, West Ham, and Leeds United.

The 24-year-old has long been one of the most luminous lights at Vicarage Road since joining Watford from Rennes in 2019.

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Fred Kennedy has a Bachelor's degree in journalism (Daystar University), currently working as a Sports Editor. He has more than five years of experience in digital journalism.