E_C_Oneill, Celtic FC player, was chosen as the Finals MVP by fans on Twitter. The poll was very close until the last moment between E_C_Oneill and Usmakabyle. During the last minutes that the poll was open, E_C_Oneill took the lead and was the player with the most votes when the poll closed. Here are the player’s key moments, explained:
1. On the 16th minute of Game 1 of Semifinal 1, INDOMINATOR assisted E_C_Oneill with a crossed pass from the corner of the penalty area to the penalty spot, where E_C_Oneill scored the first goal of the game, with a shot that went over Nantes’ goalkeeper into the net.
2. This moment was during the 32nd minute of Game 1, with a first attempt by INDOMINATOR, which was rejected by Nantes’ goalkeeper, and E_C_Oneill quickly snatched the ball from the goalkeeper’s hand and finished it off to score Celtic’s second goal.
3. This moment came off from a series of quick passes among the duo until E_C_Oneill received it inside the area and opted to shoot from behind the penalty spot to score the third goal of the game and secure a hattrick.
4. But he was not finished yet, since he was able to score a 4th goal during the 72nd minute from two passes that finished in a first-time shot to the back of the net.
5. Celtic tied Game 2 of Semifinal 1 with a goal that came off from a crossed pass from INDOMINATOR to E_C_Oneill after struggling among Nantes' defense that ended with a powerful shot from E_C_Oneill to secure the equalizer.
6. On the 27th minute of Game 2 of Semifinal 1, the Bhoys created another moment from a couple of passes before the penalty area ending with a long pass from E_C_Oneill to INDOMINATOR, who was almost by himself, to score the goal and Celtic FC up in the scoreboard.
7. During the extra time, FC Nantes was awarded a free kick right just a few metres away from the semicircle of their offensive penalty area. Alex GRD attempted to score, but Celtic’s goalkeeper, which was controlled by the MVP, was effective at guarding the net and prevented the goal.
8. E_C_Oneill came close to an opportunity to score and avoid penalty kicks on Game 2 with a powerful kick to the goal, but it went to the right side of Nantes’ goalkeeper.
9. The MVP did an outstanding performance during the penalty shootout as both kick taker and goalkeeper, not allowing a single goal for Nantes, and scoring his goals.
10. E_C_Oneill came very close to scoring an equaliser on the 38th minute of Game 1 of the Final with a through ball he received from INDOMINATOR inside the penalty area and shooting for goal, but AS Monaco’s goalkeeper deflected the ball away.
11. On the 57th minute of Game 1, INDOMINATOR did a long pass to E_C_Oneill, who kept approaching the goal without any problems to give Celtic its first goal of the Final with a powerful shot that went by the left side of Monaco’s goalkeeper and into the net.
12. The Bhoys scored an equaliser right after AS Monaco’s first goal of Game 2. It came after a couple of quick passes until INDOMINATOR tried to shoot for goal, but it hit one of AS Monaco’s defenders and bounced back. E_C_Oneill was able to chase the ball and shoot for goal to equalise the game.
13. Before the first half of Game 2 was over, Celtic FC was very close to scoring. E_C_Oneill shoot the ball for goal but it hit the right post.